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 >>
The Colorado Supreme Court has declined to hear a case in which Englewood-based Catholic Health Initiatives argued that it couldn't be held liable for the deaths of two unborn babies at one of its hospitals because fetuses are not people. The case was the focus of our recent cover story "The Meaning ... 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 >>
Flickr A week from today, Colorado is cutting -- pun intended -- Medicaid funding for circumcisions. According to the Associated Press, the state will join seventeen others in making the cost-saving move, which will likely please circumcision opponents, such as Paul Russo, the subject of a 19 ... 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 >>
Put your money where your mouth is tonight at the annual Simmer & Stir for the Cure, which runs from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Kimball Distributing, 1400 West Third Avenue. The $30 ticket gets you in the door for chef demonstrations, wine tastings and more; all proceeds will benefit breast-cance ... 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 >>
Sunday, March 9, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
Experience counts at Boulder’s Dinner Theatre.
Catch a hottie at this Susan G. Komen benefit.
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)
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