Spring might not yet be in the air, but at least it's on the March calendar. To help you shake off that case of cabin fever, check out these five fashion shows and events that should have you thinking spring. See also: Meet the 2014 Masterminds: Lisa Ramfjord Elstun, fashion/design
When Ann Bolinger-McQuade went to get a mammogram in 1986, she wasn't prompted by her doctor or any signals from the rational world. She was prompted by pure intuition, which turned out to be correct: She had breast cancer. Due to early detection, though, the cancer was treatable. Bolinger-McQuade's ... More >>
Back in 2010, we told the quirky tale of Leah Campbell, who blogs under the name Single Infertile Female. Her concept? Asking the online community which sperm donor she should choose. Unfortunately, this novel effort didn't result in Campbell getting pregnant. But her journey ended in a happy plac ... More >>
This week's cover story, "The Meaning of Life," tells the story behind a seemingly contradictory legal argument being made by Englewood-based Catholic Health Initiatives: that a fetus is not a person. The court case in which it asserts that claim has now been appealed to the Colorado Supreme Court. ... More >>
Feminism isn't a ladies-only club, Bree Davies pronounced yesterday. Feminism is for everybody. Including two very supportive male friends: one of whom attended the Rally to Protect Women's Health at the Capitol Monday, both of whom earned a shout-out in her piece.
Pro-choice activists, legislators, physicians and faith leaders gathered on the west steps of the Capitol Monday in a "Rally to Protect Women's Health." The event was a spin-off of Pro-Choice Lobby Day, as well as a response to local and federal fetal personhood proposals.
For every parent out there worried about pedophilia, Doug Stanhope offers a reassurance: In all likelihood, nobody wants to fuck your kid. That bit is up there on the list of incredibly offensive Stanhope material, but it's by no means all there is; over the course of his twenty-year career, ... More >>
Nothing says love like storing your child's umbilical cord.Plum Deals, a Groupon-esque daily deals site targeted at moms, is offering something really special. It's something that is worth a lifetime of love, memories and hope. No, it's not a picture frame made by the hands of children in the ... More >>
Sean KenyonWould you like a mustache ride with your vaginal discharge?In the same city that welcomes visitors with "Focus on the Family" signage, there resides a bar called Copperhead Road, a self-described "honkey-tonk saloon" that promises "the best live music, and the wildest late night pa ... More >>
What does a gay man look like? Or a whistleblower? Or a woman who, were she to return to her home country, would be targeted for female genital mutilation? Those are the questions raised by "social visibility," a criterion adopted by the Virginia-based Board of Immigration Appeals that some ... More >>
Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin at home in June, before his epic surgery.Earlier today, Jay Marvin appeared on the AM 760 program he used to host with David Sirota, who's been named his permanent replacement. And those who missed hearing it may not get another chance to catch him on the ou ... More >>
Well wishes are due to Elana Rogers, who was recently diagnosed with IDC breast cancer. Last month, the young singer-songwriter underwent a double masectomy and had four of her sentinel lymph nodes removed. Fortunately, the surgery went well and Rogers now appears to be on her way to making a full r ... More >>
The Candy Girls were systematically working our way around the chocolate shops, bakeries and specialty candy makers of Denver when we stumbled upon Big Fat Cupcake, 129 Adams Street. While the uniquely flavored, award-winning cupcakes drew us in, it was shop-owner Kathleen Nevin's mission to donate ... More >>
Sir Mix-A-Lot understands the appeal of a little extra "back." The October 30 Rocky Mountain News article "Many Obese Women Sexually Active, Study Finds" isn't quite as stupid as the moronic headline placed on it. The piece doesn't begin and end with the assertion that women considered to be medic ... More >>
Sunday, March 9, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
Experience counts at Boulder’s Dinner Theatre.
In 1960, a new medication was released that sparked the second-wave feminist movement and the sexual revolution. It was the Pill, of course -- a daily prescription-only pharmaceutical that kept women from getting pregnant. And there was much rejoicing. But there was something missing. It was anothe ... More >>
Tuesday, April 18, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Stories on Stage returns with more forgotten lore.
Hybrid styles fill the Mizel Center, and pure abstraction stars at Havu.
Bras for the Cause raises money for breast cancer
High on the Hog (Self-released)
Trinidad's transgendered sex-change surgeon knows what her patients are going through.
Mars Hill Cafe gives sanctuary to diversity
The Global Walker returns to Colorado
Comfort & Joy Oriental Medicine
Casting spells in a modern world.
He worked wonders with chronic-pain patients. So why was the university so eager to get rid of him?
"Prevention Option for Women: Equal Rights"
A Boulder women's center survives governor's attempts to abort funding.
Former Visotcky employees sound off.
October 22 - 28. 1998
Colorado has become a national laboratory for domestic-violence programs. sometimes it's a strange science. A Westword special report
Hacks at work