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National LGBTQ Task Force conference examines religion, faith

Friday, February 6, 2015
Matthew Vines, who is one of the speakers at the annual meeting of the National LGBTQ Task Force taking place in Denver this week, talks about how debates over issues like gay marriage often pit champions of of change against Americans of faith, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in downtown Denver.
Debates over same-sex marriage often seem to pit champions of change against Americans of faith, but it’s possible to be both, say activists gathered in Denver for the annual “Creating Change” conference of the National LGBTQ Task Force. ...

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Dispute over Bible cake with gay slurs raises charge of religious discrimination

Thursday, January 22, 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.
A dispute over a cake in Colorado raises a new question about gay rights and religious freedom: If bakers can be fined for refusing to serve married same-sex couples, can they also be punished for declining to make a cake ...

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Colo. won’t clarify civil unions law until Supreme Court issues marriage ruling

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Colorado state capitol in Denver.
Colorado won't address some legal questions about civil unions pending a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage. The state currently allows both same-sex marriage and civil unions. ...

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Bakery gets discrimination complaint over refusal to write anti-gay messages on cake

Friday, January 16, 2015
Azuvar Bakery in Denver, Colo.
Denver’s Azucar Bakery is the target of a discrimination complaint after declining to decorate a wedding cake with anti-gay slurs. ...

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Colorado church under fire for stopping woman’s funeral because she was gay

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Vanessa Collier
A "Dignity in Death" rally was held Tuesday for a Colorado woman whose funeral was abruptly cancelled by a Lakewood, Colo., church when a minister refused to allow a picture to be shown of the deceased woman proposing to her ...

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Out Democrat Jared Polis elected to fourth term in U.S. House

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (R-Colo.)
DENVER -- Openly gay Democratic Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder has won a fourth term. He defeated Republican challenger George Leing in Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, which includes the University of Colorado and Colorado State University. ...

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Director of gay pilots association killed in single-engine plane crash

Monday, October 27, 2014
Steven Moore
BOULDER, Colo. -- The Executive Director of the National Gay Pilots Association was killed Monday when the single-engine plane he was flying crashed and burst into flames after taking off from Boulder Municipal Airport. Steven Moore, 35, was killed in ...

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Gay marriage supporters in Colorado celebrate in rally at 10th Circuit court

Thursday, October 9, 2014
The first same sex couple married in Denver after the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling of earlier this week, Vicky Pierce, left, and Nikki Holmlund, right, hold their 5-year-old daughter, Audrey Holmlund-Pierce during a rally staged by Why Marriage Matters Colorado on the steps of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.
DENVER -- Supporters of same-sex marriage in Colorado are celebrating their legal victory but also trying to help advance their cause elsewhere. Gov. John Hickenlooper and others, including software entrepreneur Tim Gill and representatives of the ACLU and NAACP, rallied ...

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Marriage equality now the law of the land throughout the state of Colorado

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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DENVER -- Same-sex marriage officially became legal throughout Colorado on Tuesday but, with such unions now on firm legal ground, there was no rush of couples to tie the knot. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers ordered clerks in all of ...

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Boulder, Denver counties resume issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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DENVER -- Boulder and Denver counties are joining other Colorado counties in issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Clerks there announced Tuesday they are now issuing the licenses after the Colorado Supreme Court lifted previous orders against them. ...

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