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Nicolais: Colorado’s GOP has not learned its lesson on anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric from 10 years ago

Amid the chaos of a controversial bill to combat the fentanyl epidemic and Republican efforts to “billibuster” legislation as time wound down on the legislative session lurked the memory of Colorado’s most controversial ending beneath the golden dome. Ten years ago the bill to create civil unions died on the state House floor. It died […]

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The number of LGBTQ foster kids is on the rise, but does Colorado have enough accepting homes?

Diamond Kobylinski spent almost his entire childhood in foster homes, from age 2 to 17. The worst, though, was when one set of foster parents changed their mind about adopting him after Kobylinski blurted out during an argument that he was gay.  It was the first time Kobylinski had ever said the words out loud. […]

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Littwin: As culture wars rage around us, Jared Polis gets married without so much as a stir

As you may have noticed, the culture wars in America have heated up again, and, in some cases, the pressure points are so stressed that you worry something might well explode. That’s why I wanted to mention the recent marriage of Jared Polis, the nation’s first elected openly gay governor, to his longtime companion, Marlon […]

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Gardner says Roe v. Wade is “settled law” in final U.S. Senate debate, as Hickenlooper talks court packing

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said he believes the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade protecting a woman’s right to an abortion and a ruling affirming a same-sex couple’s right to marriage are settled law. “Both cases are settled law … and that precedent should be respected,” Gardner said. The Republican incumbent’s comments in the […]