This year, Project Angel Heart looks forward to proudly serving nearly a half of a million meals to 2,000 residents of the Denver metro area and Colorado Springs – with your help. These meals are healthy, balanced, prepared with love, delivered with love by almost 10,000 passionate volunteers and are funded almost entirely by individual donations.
An event name like the Colorado Dark Expo (or CoDE-13) conjures up images of something macabre, something spooky, something wild, and perhaps even something kinky. And while these assumptions are all correct, as CoDE-13 promises to be a devilishly good time, the production company behind the event hopes to become associated with one more adjective – philanthropic.
CafeVivid, a community calendar and social network from former Denverite Silke Reuthlinger, is now CafeVivid Powerd by Out Front – where upcoming happenings, news and views will combine into a one-stop community resource.
The Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their 16th annual Business Awards Dinner from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15. Tickets for the dinner, which will be held at the Mile High Station, are now available on the DGLCC website.
A new book of interest to the LGBT community and friends and family of transgender persons is now available: Trans-Kin: A Guide for Family and Friends of Transgender People. Colorado natives and editors Cameron Whitley and Eleanor Hubbard have compiled a record of accounts from friends, family members and allies of transgender people.
It won’t just be ghosts and ghouls roaming the streets of Denver this Halloween. The Mile High Freedom Band, an all-inclusive nonprofit band supporting the LGBT community and beyond, is encouraging people to pull out their best Brad and Janet costumes and join them in their second annual Spooktacular! Spooktacular! Double Feature. The spooky event will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Kim Robards Dance Theater, with a 3:30 p.m. matinee for the costume-clad kiddos, and the 21-and-up show starting at 7:30 p.m.
Like a dating website for potential board members and nonprofits, OnBoard functions as an intermediary between the two, having interested volunteers fill out a questionnaire, then matching them with organizations based on their interests, experience and former relationship with nonprofits. The mission of the Gill Foundation is very simple – to provide equality to everyone, [...]
Matthew Shepard’s legacy in the LGBT world is still noted as one of the most horrific hate crimes to affect the community. The death of Shepard was followed by an activist reaction, resulting in the passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act as well as a rising consciousness to actively seek out hate and overpower it.
Boulder’s 9th annual Pride celebration will be held Sunday, Sept. 16 on the Pearl Street Mall, to cap off a weekend of LGBT community events. A kickoff party starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 leads to a midnight parade by Prop Gay, a group that turns one Boulder bar into a “gay bar” [...]
By Kelsey Lindsey Along with free food, music and entertainment, this year’s Servicios de La Raza’s Fiesta Cookout will provide free HIV testing. With help from HeyDenver and the Youth HIV Advocacy Coalition (YHAC), Servicios de La Raza hopes to expand their desire for an all-inclusive community of Denver, reaching out to the LGBT [...]