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OneColoradoHouse Speaker Mark Ferrandino, who is openly gay, addresses marriage equality adovcates at the Colorado state capitol in Denver on Mondya, March 3, 2014.

Gay rights advocates rally in Denver, say marriage equality is coming to Colorado

Monday, March 3, 2014
DENVER — Gay rights advocates promise that marriage equality is coming to Colorado, either through the courts or the ballot box. [ Read more → ]
KREX-TVKatherine Svenson

Colo. school board member stands by her transphobic remarks

Friday, December 6, 2013
DENVER -- 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. [ Read more → ]
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Colo. transgender woman denied breast cancer screening

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
DENVER -- A transgender woman in Denver is suing Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains and Women's Wellness Connection after she was denied a free breast cancer screening. [ Read more → ]
Tilo Sandoval

UPDATE: Suspect in alleged hate crime against Denver gay man turns himself in

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Denver Police said via Twitter just before 6 p.m. Tuesday evening that Tilo Sandoval, identified as the suspect in last week's brutal beating of a gay man, had turned himself in to police. [ Read more → ]
Jared Olson before and after he was badly beaten on Sept. 2.

Denver man needs reconstructive surgery following alleged anti-gay attack

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
DENVER -- Police in Denver are investigating an assault on a gay man over the holiday weekend in what the victim said was an anti-gay hate crime. [ Read more → ]
Brennan Linsley, APDave Mullins (right) with his husband Charlie Craig.

Gay couple pursuing discrimination complaint against Colo. bakery

Thursday, June 6, 2013
DENVER -- A gay couple is pursuing a discrimination complaint against a Colorado bakery, saying the business refused them a wedding cake to honor their ceremony and alleging that the owners have a history of turning away same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]
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Denver Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried and his two moms for Colorado civil unions

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Here's Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried, appearing in a video speaking out for civil unions in Colorado. Faried grow up in a household with two loving parents -- his moms. [ Read more → ]
Lloyd Holman of Castle Rock, a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney, clashes with supporters of President Barack Obama shortly before the first Presidential Debate at the University of Denver Oct. 3. Photo by Sean Mullins, Out Front Colorado

Obama, Romney mix on economy, health care, style during Denver debate

Thursday, October 4, 2012
If the point of the first presidential debate was to establish a fundamental difference between President Barack Obama and his Republican opponent Gov. Mitt Romney, as moderator Jim Lehrer set out to do, it was achieved not in soaring rhetoric or memorable one-liners, but mostly by body language and attitude. [ Read more → ]
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Denver sheriff’s department plans new policies for transgender inmates

Friday, June 22, 2012
The Denver Sheriff Department in January will roll out new policies regarding transgender inmates, The GLBT Community Center of Colorado announced Friday. The new 360-degree policies will include new practices from transport to booking and housing. [ Read more → ]
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All eyes on the House, civil unions at Colorado LGBT Lobby Day

Thursday, March 1, 2012
About 180 LGBT Coloradans and allies who took to the Colorado Capitol Feb. 27 to share their stories and feelings with lawmakers who are debating a bill that would establish civil unions in the Centennial State. The 2012 lobby day was organized by One Colorado, a statewide LGBT advocacy organization. [ Read more → ]
Kevin Lundberg

Colorado’s most anti-gay state senator eyes Jared Polis’ congressional seat

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Colorado State Sen. Kevin Lundberg is contemplating a run for Congress. Lundberg, perhaps the most conservative state senator and most definitely the most anti-gay lawmaker under the dome, tweeted he might want to advance his political career to Washington D.C. [ Read more → ]
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Gay couple says they were threatened, called ‘faggots’ by United Airlines agent

Monday, November 28, 2011
DENVER -- A San Diego gay couple returning home from celebrating Thanksgiving alleges a United Airlines agent bullied and intimidated them, called them "faggots," and threatened with being banned from their flight, all because they complained about poor customer service from United employees. [ Read more → ]
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Boy who identifies as girl, may be allowed to join Girl Scouts

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
DENVER -- Bobby Montoya, a 7-year-old boy from Denver, Colo., who identifies as a girl, may be allowed to join the Girl Scouts after initially being told no by a local troop leader. [ Read more → ]
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Two Denver police officers fired over excessive force, beating of gay man

Sunday, March 27, 2011
Two Denver police officers were dismissed on Friday for their involvement in a controversial beating a gay man almost two years ago that was captured on police surveillance video. [ Read more → ]
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