Tag Archives: Denver

VIDEO: Trans Activists Storm Stage At Task Force’s Creating Change Convention

I reported on this early today and this afternoon the Task Force posted video. The audio cuts in and out early in the clip but returns after few minutes.

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DENVER: Mayor Cancels Speech To Task Force After Trans Advocates Storm Stage

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock canceled his planned welcoming address at the Task Force’s annual  Creating Change conference last night after a large group of transgender advocates stormed the stage in protest of the recent killing of a Latina teen by Denver police. Michelle Garcia reports at the Advocate: Task Force deputy executive director Russell Roybal and Creating Change director Sue …

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COLORADO: Pro-Gay Bakery Launches Legal Defense Crowdfunding Campaign

From Azucar Bakery’s GoFundMe page: As many of you know some time ago a person came into my bakery asking to make a Bible shaped cake with discriminatory and hateful words against the LGBT community. I did not feel comfortable writing said message. I would gladly make the cake but would give him the tools to write the message himself. …

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COLORADO: Wingnut Files Discrimination Complaint Against Pro-Gay Bakery

A Denver bakery has been hit with a discrimination complaint after declining to make a wedding cake that would have featured anti-gay slurs. Here’s how the incident went down, via Out Front: The gentleman took a seat at one of the tables as the team served him free samples and began building his order. He swiped through pics of Bible …

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The Most Wonderful Time to be Queer

From the morning radio team at Denver’s KS107 FM. (Tipped by JMG reader Don)

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COLORADO: Denver Gay Bar Found Guilty Of Discriminating Against Man In Drag

Colorado civil rights officials have ruled that a Denver gay bar discriminated when its bouncers refused entry to a man in drag. Via the Associated Press: The civil rights division of the state’s Department of Regulatory Agencies has ordered the Denver Wrangler to resolve the dispute with Vito Marzano, a gay man who was wearing a dress and wig when …

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Fox TV Apology Of The Day

Deadspin has the apology: While reporting breaking news about the crash of the KOMO-TV helicopter in Seattle, FOX31 Denver accidentally broadcast an offensive photo while scrolling live through a Twitter feed of pictures from the crash scene. The photo was mistakenly broadcast by our control room. It did not come from the tablet many viewers saw being used by one …

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Denver Nuggets Star Becomes First NBA Player To Join LGBT Allies Sports Group

Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried, who has two moms, has become the first NBA player the join Athlete Ally, the group founded by former collegiate wrestling star Hudson Taylor. Amanda Terkel reports at Huffington Post: “Becoming an Athlete Ally gives me the opportunity to spread a message of inclusiveness throughout the NBA and our country,” said Faried in a statement …

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That Starbucks Preacher? Child Abuser!

Anti-gay but gay-sounding Denver preacher Bob Enyart, it turns out, is a convicted child abuser. Yesterday Enyart posted a clip of himself pouring a cup of Starbucks (which he bought) down the sewer. After internet ridicule reached viral proportions, Enyart pulled his clip. But it lives on elsewhere.

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Totally Not Gay-Sounding Preacher Buys Starbucks To Pour It Down The Sewer

(Via Good As You)

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Weekend Mix – DJ Jerry Bonham

How about a dreamy mix of lovely morning music from Denver’s DJ Jerry Bonham to get your weekend off on the right foot? Setlist. Website. Facebook. PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: DJ Michael Fierman. DJ Sin Morera. DJ Herbie James. DJ Paul Ferrer. DJ Dave Huge. NOTE: This is the sixth in the revived JMG Weekend Mix series in which we highlight …

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COLORADO: Cop Resigns Over Anti-Gay Trolling On Local News Sites

A 13-year Denver-area police officer has resigned after being exposed as the author of numerous anti-gay and racist comments left on the websites of local news outlets. Lt. Jeff Egnor resigned Tuesday after Douglas County officials confronted him about hundreds of postings on the 7NEWS website, www.thedenverchannel.com, and the KUSA-TV website, according to Undersheriff Tony Spurlock. “A large portion of …

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Midweek Mix – DJ Jerry Bonham

Shake off those DADT blues for an hour or so with this gorgeous electronic vocal mix from Denver’s DJ Jerry Bonham. Website. Facebook. UPCOMING GIG: Remember The Party, San Francisco, Oct. 10th PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: DJ Russ Rich. DJ Jeb Edwards. DJ James Torres. DJ Bill Pfeiffer. DJ Mike Ponsades. DJ Steve Sherwood. DJ Pete Savas. DJ Jeff Jackson & …

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DENVER: Poz Man Charged With Using Saliva As A Deadly Weapon

Even though the odds of transmitting HIV via saliva are considered to be infinitesimal, a Denver gay man has been been charged with assault with a deadly weapon for spitting on someone. “We are at the point in the case where it has gone to the deputy district attorney who will handle it and he is currently reviewing it,” [DA …

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Ted Haggard Incorporates New Church

The world’s second-most famous rentboy patron (for the moment) has incorporated a new church in his hometown of Denver. Ted Haggard, the deposed founder of the New Life megachurch, told the Gazette newspaper on Tuesday that the incorporation of a new church on April 29 was done for accounting purposes — tracking reimbursement of travel costs as they speak at …

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Activist Tim Gill And Husband Buy Historic Phipps Mansion In Denver

The Denver Post reports today that activist Tim Gill and his husband have bought the historic Phipps Mansion from the University of Denver. Not earth-shattering political news, to be sure, but note how casually the Denver Post’s front page story treats their marriage. Political activist Tim Gill and his husband, Scott Miller, are buying the historic Phipps Mansion from the …

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Bash Back “Queer Anarchist” Busted For Smashing Denver Democratic Offices

This a confusing story that I’ve been following for a couple of days, but it looks like a transgender activist from Bash Back, who once canvassed for the Democratic party, has been busted for smashing the windows of the Denver offices for the Dems. Initially a Democratic spokesman blamed GOP sympathizers for the vandalism. This story is all over Free …

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Great Nationwide Kiss-In Round Up

In San Diego, activists invaded Doug Manchester’s Grand Hyatt.

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Third Grader Organizes Marriage Rally

Well, the Freepers are all OVER this one. A Denver third-grader will be front and center at the Colorado State Capitol Saturday pushing for same sex marriage in the state. Ethan McNamee arranged the rally as an independent class project. He was concerned about the issue after hearing about anti-gay remarks on the playground and then learning about a same …

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Obama Draws 100,000 At Denver Rally

Police estimated the size of the crowd at Barack Obama’s rally in Denver to be “well over 100,000.” Last week a similar-sized crowd came out to hear him speak in St. Louis. Last night my friends and I were (fingers crossed) talking about going to DC for the inauguration. I imagine there won’t be a hotel room for 200 miles …

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