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Colorado School Official Backs Anti-Trans Remark

Friday Dec 6, 2013
A Colorado school board member who said she has no regrets about saying transgender students should use their own locker rooms vowed to keep pushing for schools to ignore court rulings on the transgender issue.

Colo. Court Hears Discrimination Case Over Wedding Cake

By Ivan Moreno | Wednesday Dec 4, 2013
A discrimination complaint over a Colorado bakery’s refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple is being heard in a Denver court.

Colo. School Board Member: Trans Students Should be Castrated

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 25, 2013
A school board member from Colorado made headlines Monday after she said that transgender students should be castrated if they want to use the bathrooms that fit their gender identity.

New Colorado? Rural Voters Approve Secession Idea

By Ivan Moreno | Monday Nov 11, 2013
The nation’s newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There wouldn’t be civil unions for gay couples, new renewable energy standard

State Patrol Must Pay $768K to Gay Ex-Trooper

Sunday Aug 18, 2013
The Colorado State Patrol must pay more than $768,000 to a former patrol captain who was denied re-employment after the agency learned he was gay.

First Gay Divorce Finalized in Colorado

Tuesday Jul 30, 2013
Colorado’s first recognized same-sex divorce is final.

Pastors Blame Gay Civil Unions and Abortion for Colorado Wildfires

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 1, 2013
Two pastors are claiming that abortion and gay civil unions in Colorado ticked off God, who started the devastating wildfires that are ripping through the state’s forests.

Appeals Board Upholds Permit for Christo Project

By Catharine Tsai | Monday Jul 1, 2013
An appeals board is upholding the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to grant the artist Christo a permit for his Over the River project, which will temporarily suspend 5.9 miles of silvery fabric panels in sections over 42 miles of the Arkansas River

Colorado Ushers in New Law With Midnight Unions

By Alexandra Tilsley | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The first gay couple granted a civil union in Colorado said their vows before hundreds of people early Wednesday morning at a downtown Denver municipal building, where eager couples and members of the public gathered to celebrate the first legal unions.

Marijuana Users Celebrate 4/20

By Kristen Wyatt | Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
Thousands are expected to attend events and packaged tours celebrating the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington state.