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Attack on transgender man to be prosecuted as hate crime

Friday, May 15, 2015
Paul Wettengel
Paul Wettengel has been charged with third-degree assault and a bias-motivated crime after police said he punched and groped a man who is transgender. [...]

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Republicans block Colorado bill on transgender birth certificates

Thursday, April 16, 2015
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A Senate committee voted 3-2 Wednesday to reject a bill to allow people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without getting surgery. All three Republicans on the committee voted against it. [...]

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Colorado Senate panel rejects bill to prohibit conversion therapy on minors

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Colorado state capitol in Denver.
A bill to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth in Colorado has been rejected by Republicans that control the state Senate. [...]

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Cake wars: Bakeries serve up tension between LGBT rights, religious objections

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Jack Phillips of Masterpeice Cakeshop in Denver.
A pair of Colorado cases - locally dubbed the "Cake Wars" - have added a new twist to the fight over LGBT discrimination and the "religious freedom" debate playing out across the U.S. [...]

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State: Colorado bakery did not discriminate by refusing to write ‘God hates gays’ on cake

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Bakery owner Marjorie Silva stands for a photo inside her own Azucar Bakery, in Denver. Silva is facing a discrimination complaint with Colorado’s Civil Rights Division because she refused to write hateful words about gays on a cake for a customer.
The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies has determined that a Denver bakery did nothing wrong when it refused to write anti-gay messages on a cake [...]

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Transgender birth certificate change gets initial approval in Colorado House

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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A bill to allow transgender people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without undergoing sex reassignment surgery has won initial approval in the Colorado House. [...]

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Birth certificate gender change wins initial Colorado House approval

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Colorado state capitol in Denver.
A bill to allow transgender people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without undergoing sex reassignment surgery has passed its first test in the Colorado Legislature. [...]

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Colorado state House passes bill to ban conversion therapy on minors

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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The bill will now be considered by the Senate, where its chances are less clear. That chamber is controlled by Republicans. [...]

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Colorado Democrats kill GOP-proposed bills that would ‘sanction discrimination’

Monday, March 9, 2015
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What some conservatives view as trying to preserve religious freedom, Democrats and LGBT rights advocates said would potentially sanction discrimination. [...]

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Colorado House gives initial OK on bill to ban gay conversion therapy on minors

Monday, March 9, 2015
Colorado state capitol in Denver.
A final vote this week could send the proposal to the more conservative state Senate, where its chances are less clear. [...]

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