Lu Lo Coco and spouse Chris Lo Coco, who both use they/them pronouns, at dinner in Boulder this month. Lu said health care never felt more unfair than when their insurance company paid for adult braces but refused to pay for testosterone so that Lu could transition to a nonbinary gender. (Jennifer Brown, The Colorado Sun)

While the Trump administration backtracks, Colorado is plowing forward on transgender rights

State reforms were propelled in Colorado by advocates who accuse the federal government of “erasing” trans people

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DSCC officially throw their weight behind Hickenlooper in U.S. Senate race, irking primary rivals

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee endorsed Colorado’s former governor in a statement Saturday to The Colorado Sun

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Chris Jarnot, vice president of Vail Resorts’ mountain operations, steps down after 30 years

Jarnot announced Friday that he is leaving the company at the end of the year

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At Colorado College, where tuition runs $71,000, many new in-state students will pay just a fraction — or nothing at all

The Colorado Springs liberal arts school has launched the “Colorado Pledge,” an effort to attract more Colorado students and eliminate sticker shock that might prevent them from applying