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
New program aims to teach rural Colorado health providers about transgender care
The nonprofit Extension for Community Health Outcomes, or ECHO, offers virtual, interactive classes on complex health issues, including gender-affirming care, to providers outside of major metropolitan areas.
Exclusive excerpt from “Going to Trinidad”: A patient arrives at a gender-confirmation crossroads
For 41 years, Dr. Stanley Biber's practice made the southern Colorado town a destination for the surgery. Upon her arrival, Claudine Griggs reflected on how she got there.
SunLit Interview: For Martin J. Smith, “Going to Trinidad” launched a challenging odyssey
From puzzling over a cousin's transition years earlier to tackling the complex nuances of gender, the author found his two-year nonfiction project revealed many things -- including his own naiveté
Kindness Yoga called out: Weakened by coronavirus, 9 studios close after Instagram campaign exposes rift over race
A hashtag led to hundreds of cancellations just as the company was readying to reopen. But some teachers wonder how closing down helps Denver’s yoga community make progress.
U.S. Supreme Court rules LGBT people are protected from job discrimination
The court decided by a 6-3 vote that a key provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 known as Title VII that bars job discrimination because of sex encompasses bias against LGBT workers
Republican anti-LGBTQ bills at the Colorado Capitol test: Where does the party stand?
A number of GOP members of the statehouse declined to talk about the measures. Several who did said they disagree with the slate of legislation.
LGBT activists say new bills — including one in Colorado — target transgender youth
The proposed laws, if enacted, “would bring devastating harms to the transgender community,” said Chase Strangio, a transgender-rights lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union
Nicolais: It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our friends
An open letter to one of my favorite authors after JK Rowling publicly undermined the transgender community
Opinion: When Colorado students learn about LGBTQ leaders, they will feel pride
A text, chat line for LGBTQ youth contemplating suicide gets a boost in Colorado
The Trevor Project connected with 1,500 Colorado teens last year, and that’s not nearly enough, the nonprofit says
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
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
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