Posted inCulture, News, Opinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: For modern progressive liberals, love can win, but it will take some personal heroism

2019 is a strange time for the contemporary progressive liberal. We stand before an epic precipice, our communities active and engaged and staring an honest, hostile threat in the eye. We are building a bridge toward 2020 across vast gulf of uncertainty, on the remnants of messages for hope and change that we could believe […]

Posted inArts, Culture

From “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” to a comic book baron: Denver’s scene is a lesson in drag diversity

For Denver native Yvie Oddly, winner of this season’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” June has been a trans-Atlantic drag race. Pride Month has seen her triumphing on VH-1, performing in Denver, then London, with a brief stop back in Denver to “swap out my bags,” before heading to New York’s World Pride festival this weekend. For […]

Posted inColoradans, News, Politics and Government

Colorado lawmakers for a fifth — and likely final — time will weigh whether to ban gay “conversion therapy”

Jeff Johnston grew up in a conservative Christian home where he was taught that sex is reserved for a man and his wife. So, his life’s plan was to marry a woman and raise a family. The problem, though, was that he was attracted to men. Johnston, now an issues analyst for Focus on the […]

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Colorado baker, central in U.S. Supreme Court case, back in court over 2nd LGBT bias allegation

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press Attorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stand partially upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — argued in federal court Tuesday that the state is punishing him again over his refusal to bake a cake celebrating […]