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Colorado Civil Unions

The Colorado Recall Elections vs. Common Sense

Michael Sargeant | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics
Michael Sargeant

On September 10, 2013, Colorado voters in two state Senate districts will go to the polls for a special election. The central question on the ballot i...

More Women Seeking Civil Unions Licenses Than Men

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 08.01.2013 | Denver

The number of women entering into civil unions in Boulder County far outpaced men throughout the month of May, under a new state law that took effect ...

White House To Honor Colorado State Senator

Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

It took the legislature a few years, but when civil unions passed this year it carried a meaning that was both bittersweet an extra special to Colorad...

Same-Sex Couples Celebrate Civil Unions In Boulder

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 07.01.2013 | Denver

More than 50 people gathered at Fate Brewing Co. in Boulder on Tuesday night for a "pre-union" party celebrating Colorado's civil union law taking eff...

Boulder County Issues 48 Civil Union Licenses

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Denver

History and romance were wedded early this morning as 48 couples streamed into Boulder County offices to seal their commitments under Colorado's new c...

Colorado Civil Unions Opening Day: A Same-Sex Celebration

The Colorado Independent | Susan Greene | Posted 05.01.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Susan Greene. Almost a year ago, Erika Highstead and Sarah Musick rented a party space, dressed in their finest and...

Colorado Ushers In New Law With Midnight Civil Unions

AP | ALEXANDRA TILSLEY | Posted 07.01.2013 | Denver

DENVER — The first gay couple granted a civil union in Colorado said their vows before hundreds of people early Wednesday morning at a downtown ...

Out Boulder Hosting Parties To Celebrate Civil Unions

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 06.30.2013 | Denver

A slate of festivities before, during and after the first issuing of civil union licenses in Boulder County under Colorado law has been announced by a...

Andrea Rael

Civil Unions In Colorado Begin At Midnight!

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Rael | Posted 05.01.2013 | Denver

As the clock strikes midnight Wednesday morning, same-sex couples in Colorado will finally be able to obtain a civil union and have it be recognized b...

Marriage Victory In Delaware And Rhode Island -- And Soon In Colorado Too! (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 06.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

Last week legislators voted in favor of equality, which means the hard work is finished and only a few procedural steps are left before marriages can start. Barring any 11th-hour surprises, weddings are scheduled to start in Delaware on July 1, and in Rhode Island on Aug. 1.

POLL: Colorado Voters Support Gay Marriage

Posted 04.29.2013 | Denver

Colorado's enactment of civil unions is just days away, but according to a recent poll, voters are ready to take it a step further by supporting full ...

More Female Couples Could Turn Out Early In Boulder Civil Unions

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 06.29.2013 | Denver

More than twice as many women as men are planning to turn out at 12 a.m. Wednesday in Boulder County to secure state certification of their civil unio...

Colorado Having Midnight Civil Union Ceremonies

Posted 06.23.2013 | Denver

It's been a long and winding road, but civil unions are just around the corner in Colorado. The law goes into effect at midnight on May 1st and som...

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...

Hickenlooper Signing Civil Unions Bill Today

Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

Colorado is set to make history today as the sixth state to pass civil unions. Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper is expected to sign the civil ...

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...

Hick Blasted For Civil Unions Means 'Equal Rights' For All Coloradans Remark

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.13.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper supports civil unions and celebrated yesterday's historic civil unions bill passage in the Colorado House by posting this messa...

Civil Unions Bill Clears Colo. Legislature, Likely To Become Law

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers took a historic vote to approve civil unions for gay couples Tuesday, delivering on a campaign promise from Democrat...

Civil Unions Bill Passes Colorado House, Expected To Become Law

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

Colorado's civil unions bill which grants same-sex couples similar rights to married couples passed in the Colorado House on Tuesday morning and now h...

Colorado Civil Unions Gets Initial Approval In House

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 05.11.2013 | Denver

Civil unions advanced in the Colorado House on a voice vote Monday, and is poised to become law. The House will take a formal recorded vote on Tues...

WATCH: Colorado House Debates Civil Unions For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 03.11.2013 | Denver

For the first time in its history, the Colorado State House is debating civil unions Monday. Though a civil unions bill has been introduced for th...

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...

Civil Unions Bill Passes House Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.01.2013 | Denver

After five hours of testimony, Colorado's civil unions bill, which grants same-sex couples similar rights to that of married couples, easily cleared a...

Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

Posted 02.11.2013 | Denver

Without any further debate, Colorado's civil unions bill that grants same-sex couples similar rights to that of married couples has passed through the...

Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Second Senate Hurdle

Posted 02.11.2013 | Denver

As expected, a civil unions bill that would allow same-sex couples in Colorado similar rights to that of married couples has received its second appro...