LGBTQ

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Yvie Oddly, 25, and Bettie Pages, 64, celebrate the liberating craft of self-expression that is drag, then and now -- everything from dirty street punk to classic glam

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Nicolais: Mark Kennedy’s journey on LGBTQ issues outweighs his congressional record

Judging the sole finalist for the CU president only on votes he took long ago would be antithetical to lessons I learned at CU

Opinion

Nicolais: By finally passing Jude’s Law, Colorado grows up a little

After advocating for passage of the birth certificate modernization bill, a 12-year-old girl made the state better for a friend I made a long time ago

Opinion
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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

House Bill 1129 would prohibit a licensed psychiatrist or mental health counselor from providing therapy to minors meant to “change an individual’s sexual orientation” or eliminate “sexual or romantic attraction or feelings toward individuals of the same sex"

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The legislature denied them four times, so transgender people found another way to rewrite Colorado law on birth certificates

Current Colorado law -- the one transgender advocates have tried to change the last four years -- requires a person to have gender-reassignment surgery and prove it to a judge before asking to change the gender marker on a birth certificate