Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signs House Bill 1039 and House Bill 1129 into law on the west steps of the Colorado Capitol on Friday, May 31, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s first openly gay governor signs two of state’s most significant LGBTQ measures into law since 2013

The legislation makes it easier for transgender people to change their birth certificates without surgery, a doctor’s note or a court order and also bans so-called “gay conversion therapy” for minors

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Nicolais: Don’t be shocked by a drawn-out Democratic primary in Colorado Senate race

Despite the entry of two-term Gov. John Hickenlooper, prepare for 10 months of infighting with progressive candidates

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