Topics :: Colorado

Gay Marriage’s Win Streak Tested in Higher Court

By Brady McCombs and Nicholas Riccardi | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
The gay rights movement’s winning streak in same-sex marriage lawsuits faces its biggest test yet in Denver where a federal appeals court will weigh whether to give an important victory to gay couples’ right to marry or halt their momentum.

Just Make The Damn Cake: How Confection Turned Into A Cause

By NIcholas Riccardi | Saturday Apr 5, 2014
The encounter at Jack Phillips’ Masterpiece Cakeshop lasted less than a minute. Phillips stepped out to meet customers Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins. They told him they wanted a cake to celebrate heir own marriage. Phillips replied he couldn’t.

Joint Tax-Filing for Gays Signed in Colorado

Thursday Feb 27, 2014
Colorado gay couples who are married in another state and in a civil union here can now file joint state tax returns.

Colorado Couples Challenge State Gay Marriage Ban

Wednesday Feb 19, 2014
Several same-sex Colorado couples have filed suit in Denver challenging the state constitution’s ban on gay marriage, saying it makes them second-class citizens.

Joint Tax-Filing for Colorado Gay Couples Heads to Gov. Desk

Tuesday Feb 18, 2014
Gay couples in Colorado who are married in another state and in a civil union here could file joint state tax returns under a measure headed to the governor’s desk.

Gay Marriage in Utah but Not Colorado?

By Nicholas Riccardi | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
A look at the fight for marriage equality in Colorado.

Mile Marker 420 Becomes 419.99 to Thwart Thieves

Sunday Jan 12, 2014
Colorado officials think a difference of one-hundredth of a mile will be enough to stop thieves from stealing the mile marker 420 sign along Interstate 70.

Legal Recreational Pot Industry Opens in Colorado

By Kristen Wyatt | Wednesday Jan 1, 2014
The nation’s first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday, kicking off an experiment that will be followed closely around the world and one that activists hope will prove that legalization is a better alternative than the costly America

Gay Ski Week Returns to Colorado Resort Town

By John McDonald | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
It was once the epicenter of the counterculture movement. Now, Aspen, Colorado is a recognized week for gays to go outdoors.

Colorado School Official Backs Anti-Trans Remark

Friday Dec 6, 2013
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.