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Colorado Mesa University trustees now led by rare all-woman executive committee

Alison Griffin didn’t know she would be part of a team making Colorado history, and national waves, when she agreed to serve on the board of trustees at Colorado Mesa University. The Lafayette mother and education advocate has been on numerous of boards in her two decades dedicated to reforming challenges in the field of […]

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Republican anti-LGBTQ bills at the Colorado Capitol test: Where does the party stand?

Daniel Ramos, the executive director of Colorado’s largest advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, sees Republicans as allies in the fight for equality, tolerance and progress. But a slate of legislation being championed by a handful of hard-right conservatives in the Colorado House, including one bill that would seek to end […]

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

In a year of historic firsts for the LGBTQ community in Colorado politics, Gov. Jared Polis on Friday signed into law a pair of bills years in the making that seek to improve the lives of gay and transgender people in the state. They mark the most significant LGBTQ rights legislation passed in Colorado since […]