Since the only frame of reference I have is my own, I talk a lot about growing up in the '90s. Of course, I would also argue that that the '90s was the best decade ever: daytime talk shows ruled everything, Courtney Love was queen and MTV didn't suck yet. But not only did MTV not suck, it was home t ... More >>
Jeff Trujillo has been with the Colorado Aids project for almost six years. He started as the event coordinator for AIDS Walk Colorado, and when he took over the reins of other failing fundraising programs he decided that it was time to start fresh. The result was the Red Ball, coming up on Sunday, ... More >>
Denver blog posts can even spell hard words like "chlamydia." The Redheaded Slut comes up with the week's most arresting headline: "Why I'm Glad I Got Chlamydia." Colorado Independent's Susan Greene on a case that forced Supermax to acknowledge an inmate's warning signs of suicide. Denver Egotist ... More >>
This Friday, July 12, the 2013 edition of the Apocalyptic Ball -- dubbed The Awakening -- will take over the Denver Mart. A blowout fundraiser featuring dozens of diverse performances from local and national drag stars, burlesque dancers, comedians, musicians and more, the night aims to entertain a ... More >>
The AIDS Adagio: Wes Kennedy and Albert Winn exhibit opening tonight connects the work of two photographers and each man's personal experience with AIDS: Wes Kennedy passed away in 1993, but Albert Winn continues to shoot. This is just the second show in the gallery at the brand-new Fulginiti Pavili ... More >>
Is there really a good way to tell someone you may have given them an STD? Maybe not, but there are certainly some ways that are less embarrassing and/or horrifying than others. Sending an e-card isn't one of them, according to a recent study conducted at the Denver Metro Health Clinic.
Matt, who is HIV positive. The Positive Project -- tagline: "HIV stories for the greater good" -- is a Denver-based nonprofit that's home to the world's largest collection of videos of people infected with and affected by HIV. Reliant on grants and donations for funding, The Positive Project ... More >>
Mondo Guerra's "Live and Love" tree tee. At the Denver Public Library's November Frock Out designer showcase, guest judge (and beloved local Project Runway runnerup) Mondo Guerra let a few cats out of the bag: He's staying in Denver because "it's our time;" after coming out as HIV-positive on ... More >>
Damien LaGoy.Yesterday, the board of health considered lowering medical marijuana license fees for indigent patients -- and wound up eliminating them for those who qualify. Problem is, the criteria used to determine indigency leaves out many people in need -- including AIDS-patient Damien La ... More >>
Lisa Raville (right), of Denver's Harm Reduction Action Center, and Andrew McClure advocate for clean needles on World AIDS Day 2009. A lot has happened in the eleven months since Westword last wrote about Colorado's lack of a legal syringe exchange program -- and how a group called Undergro ... More >>
Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant will donate a portion of its proceeds to BCAP.Eat out for a good cause today, when both Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant, 2010 16th Street in Boulder, and Aji Latin American Restaurant, 1601 Pearl Street in Boulder, will donate 15 percent of the day's sales to the Boulder ... More >>
Darren Garcia reportedly had a three-letter secret he didn't share with his customers.It's my understanding, reached via careful research conducted in the name of journalism, that some prostitutes have specialties beyond the old in-n-out. But if the Denver District Attorney's Office is correc ... More >>
Dave Schultheis, shmuck emeritus.Say it ain't so, Dave! Colorado Springs Republican state senator Dave Schultheis, whose untenable positions and fabulously xenophobic quotes made him one of Westword's favorite Shmucks of the Week, has announced that he won't seek reelection in 2010. A champ ... More >>
Theres a party at the end of this rainbow.
Rodger McFarlane. It's not often that a Denverite who most locals wouldn't recognize is the subject of a feature obituary in the New York Times. But that was the case for Rodger McFarlane, 54, who died last Friday in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. McFarlane, who committed suicide (he suffered ... More >>
Colorado Springs Republican senator Dave Schultheis continued a style of politics this week that values Biblical interpretations and right-wing philosophy over human life, human suffering and common sense. His latest sentiments involved a bill that would require pregnant women to be tested for HIV. ... More >>
A Gallery M exhibit takes participant photography to a new level.
DocuWeek gives viewers a glimpse of rare films.
Get some Juice at the Hip-Hop Flix Film Series.
It Is What You Think It Is (Self-released)
Unblinking Beirut imagines an era when AIDS poisons intimacy.
Gates Mansion, now Dave's Place
From the week of January 17th
"Prevention Option for Women: Equal Rights"
Did you hear the one about the HIV-positive comedian?
From the week of March 23
Performance artist Cristofer Lix talks and sings about living with AIDS.
JAMES DOBSON URGES A LETTER-WRITING CAMPAIGN AGAINST A DPS GAY-HEALTH POSTER.
DISCOVERING A WAY TO FIGHT AIDS IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD.
THE STATE AIDS COUNCIL LOSES YET ANOTHER DIRECTOR.
SEX IS BECOMING AN INCREASINGLY RISKY BUSINESS FOR YOUNG GAYS.
From the week of January 5