Nicolais: How a prison gang-rape led to a glimmer of hope

As a part of a recent settlement, Colorado took a step toward addressing the unconscionable violence and abuse faced by transgender prisoners

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


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

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