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Colorado Civil Unions Bill

Civil Unions Bill Signed Into Law

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Civil unions for gay couples got the governor's signature in Colorado on Thursday, punctuating a dramatic turnaround in a state where v...

LOOK: Newspaper Defends Running Lawmaker's Gay Kiss On Front Page

Posted 03.14.2013 | Gay Voices

A photograph of Colorado House Speaker Mark Ferrandino is the subject of local debate. The shot, which appeared in The Denver Post, shows Ferrandi...

WATCH: GOP State Rep Defies Party With Emotional 'Yes' Vote

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.01.2013 | Gay Voices

A Republican state representative may have befuddled some in her conservative region after she voted "yes" on Colorado's civil unions bill. Rep. C...

'There Was A Truck Circling The Capitol That Said I Was Going To Hell'

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 08.29.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Colorado state Representative B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, this weekend said the experience of bigotry an...

Gay Latino Candidates Could Tip Balance Of Power In Colorado Legislature

Carlos Marquez | Posted 08.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Carlos Marquez

For Colorado's LGBT families, the prospect of doubling Colorado's LGBT representation in the legislature with an openly gay Speaker at the helm can restore hope that same-sex relationship recognition legislation will pass in the next session.

Time for a New Speaker?

Miller Hudson | Posted 07.14.2012 | Denver
Miller Hudson

Removing the speaker prior to next week's special session remains possible, but will demand considerable political courage from both sides of the aisle.

Colorado's General Assembly Makes History

Posted 11.21.2011 | Denver

Colorado House Democrats elected Mark Ferrandino their minority leader last Friday, making him the first openly gay man to serve such a high position ...

Supporting Denver's LGBT Community and Equality for All Coloradans

Chris Romer | Posted 06.18.2011 | Denver
Chris Romer

As mayor, I will work to ensure Denver treats all its citizens and employees equally, regardless of sexual orientation.

Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Second Reading In Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Senate approved a bill on second reading Wednesday morning that would establish Civil Unions for gay couples in the state. Senate Bill 1...

Civil Unions Bill Clears First Hurdle After Heated Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Judiciary committee of the Colorado Senate approved a bill on Monday that would grant homosexual couples many of the same rights currently reserve...

Polling Shows Widespread Support For Civil Unions In Colorado

Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As state Senator Pat Steadman gets set to introduce his civil unions legislation in Denver next week, new public opinion poll results bolster the case...