High school volleyball coach says Valor Christian forced him out for being gay
School officials say his sexuality does not align with Valor beliefs
Jack Phillips appeals Colorado court’s ruling on gender transition cake
Judge A. Bruce Jones ruled that attorney Autumn Scardina was denied a cake that was blue on the outside and pink on the inside to celebrate her gender transition on her birthday because of her transgender status in violation of the law
Colorado web designer who didn’t want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples loses challenge to anti-discrimination law
The Colorado Solicitor General has previously questioned whether Lorie Smith should even be allowed to challenge the law since she had not started offering wedding websites yet.
SunLit interview: Author wrote “the kind of book I always wanted to read but could never find”
David R. Slayton, a high school dropout and gay, found plotlines in his impoverished youth and melded them with fantasy -- plus his study of Denver history
Littwin: The timing couldn’t be better for Carl Nassib to be the first active NFL player to come out as gay
As the 6-foot-7, 275-pound defensive end for the Las Vegas Raiders takes a giant step forward, it’s with the hope that in 2021, the era of the activist athlete, it’s the bigot who draws the scorn.
Masterpiece Cakeshop baker fined $500 for refusing to make a cake celebrating a woman’s gender transition
Alliance Defending Freedom, which is defending baker Jack Phillips, said it would appeal the ruling.
Nicolais: Anti-transgender activists should take a lesson from Colorado
Scoring short-term political points among the conservative base at the cost of LGBTQ equality is a losing proposition
“Everyone is being crazy”: Conservative Delta County erupts over an effort to teach sexual education
A task force spent two years drafting a curriculum that was ultimately rejected by the Delta County School District 50J board last week amid dueling rallies and big tensions
“The best day in two years”: Colorado Army captain celebrates Biden’s repeal of transgender military ban
Capt. Alivia Stehlik came out before the ban began in 2017. She hopes the repeal will lead to more gains for trans soldiers.
Colorado Supreme Court updates definition of common-law marriage to include LGBTQ, nontraditional couples
Three rulings issued Monday broaden criteria for common-law marriage, address situations where couples don’t agree on marriage status
Opinion: In Mike Pence, evangelicals had their “24-karat-gold” man in the White House
Nicolais: A Colorado Supreme Court justice put principle over personal preference in two recent cases
By choosing to write dissents in two anti-discrimination cases before the Colorado Supreme Court, Marquez showed exceptional judicial restraint
With coronavirus nixing gatherings, LGBTQ+ Coloradans seek new ways to foster belonging
LGBTQ+ people feel some impacts of the pandemic more sharply than the general population, but there have been silver linings to the shutdown
As HIV infection rates rise in Colorado, pharmacies can now prescribe preventative pills
Medication to protect people from contracting HIV was approved in 2012, but public health officials want to increase access to the drug
Littwin: Yes, Trump used Barrett’s swearing-in ceremony to taunt his opponents one more time
Who knows what the ramifications of a conservative court will be? Would the threat of overturning Roe influence voters on anti-abortion Prop. 115?
Nicolais: The ad attacking Brianna Titone is an ugly miscalculation
Focusing on the gender of Colorado’s first transgender legislator is both bad politics and dumb