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Tenth Circuit judges have what they need in gay-marriage cases

The U.S. appeals court here weighing two path-breaking cases in which Utah and Oklahoma same-sex marriage bans have been struck down was all business Thursday in court....

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April 17, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage: Round Two at the Tenth Circuit in Denver

The U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the second of two gay marriage cases Thursday afternoon, wrapping up the arguments phase in what is the first round of federal cases testing the constitutionality of state gay-marriage bans. ...

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April 17, 2014 Dig In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage in Denver: What happened, what’s happening this month at the U.S. Tenth Circuit

  DENVER– A panel of three judges at the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals here last week grilled lawyers presenting arguments in a Utah […]...

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April 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Dig In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage comes to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

A key chapter in the story of gay marriage in the United States opens today in Denver, where the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in the pathbreaking Utah case that in December struck down...

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April 10, 2014 Civil Rights, Dig In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

WATCH: Freedom to Marry ads feature Wyoming Republican Alan Simpson

"I was raised here, Cody, Wyoming. It was a town of western values; independence, freedom… Live and let live. It is very simple."...

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April 8, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Gay-rights group preps ground for court cases with Denver TV ad buys

They're court hearings, not candidate elections or legislative debates, but national gay-rights organization Freedom to Marry is leaving nothing to chance....

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April 4, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage job creators

Colorado political candidates looking to tout job-creating policy proposals on the stump this election year got an email gift this morning from the Williams Institute at UCLA....

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April 3, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

American lovers, risk takers, hummus makers

Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity are gay and in love and not married. They want to be married, and they could have been married, except it wouldn’t have been exactly right. Kitchen and Sbeity like to do things right....

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April 3, 2014 Civil Rights, Dig In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

What matters to kids: Love, stability, not parent sexual orientation

"It doesn’t matter a bit whether parents are gay or straight, only that they treat their children with respect and provide a sense of security."...

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March 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Howl, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Colorado gay rights campaign tapping into fast-growing support

OneColorado announced some of the leaders lining up behind its Why Marriage Matters campaign, including relatively high-profile figures such as Denver Rep. Rhonda Fields and former Speaker of the House Terrance Carroll. ...

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March 21, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

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Hick leads; Udall, Gardner tied. Haven’t we heard this all before?

The latest Colorado polls are out (more to come Thursday), and they look a lot like the last round of polls: John Hickenlooper has opened […]

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