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LGBTQ:

Wiretap: Vatican winks at twenty-first century

Church bishops released a document calling for the church to welcome gay people, cohabiting couples and divorcees. It doesn't change church doctrine but, hey......

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October 14, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Coloradans celebrate gay marriage, rally for upcoming elections

Love may be win for Democrats as well. More than two-thirds of Colorado voters support same-sex marriage....

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October 9, 2014 Elections 2014, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver Clerk Johnson on gay marriage: We’re open for business

  It’s clearly a day of reward and relief for Denver County Clerk Debra Johnson, a longtime supporter of same-sex marriage — so much so […]...

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October 7, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: And then the justices did nothing, which meant everything

  I think the first time I wrote that it was definitely all over on gay marriage was the day that Antonin Scalia wrote grudgingly, […]...

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October 7, 2014 LGBTQ, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Colorado’s swift, swerving trip to marriage equality

Jubilant supporters of marriage equality here Monday said that, in hindsight, the glimmer of victory shone in defeats....

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October 7, 2014 Civil Rights, Elections 2014, In-Depth, LGBTQ, The Mix

High court non-decision brings marriage equality to one-time ‘hate state’

"I'm shaking with emotion, I've been shaking all day," said Kate Burns, standing before the Federal 10th Circuit Court in Denver. ...

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October 6, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

AG Suthers: Gay marriage will be legal in Colorado

  BOULDER, Colo. — The Supreme Court on Monday decided to green-light gay marriage in at least five states by deciding not to hear any […]...

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October 6, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Supreme Court to begin reviewing gay marriage cases

Many believe Kitchen v. Herbert, the case that overturned Utah's gay marriage ban, will be among the most-compelling to the justices. ...

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September 29, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Throw-Back Beauprez: He joined Musgrave, Akin in 2006 push for federal gay-marriage ban

  DENVER — As state courts here and federal appeals courts around the country consider the constitutionality of Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban, Gov. John Hickenlooper […]...

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September 18, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, LGBTQ

Utah appeals marriage ruling to the Supreme Court

"The momentum is clear, the hardships of denial are real, and the country is ready for the High Court to act.”...

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August 5, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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Keefe: Cory Gardner as Colorado’s surrealist candidate

You see, he’s not lying. He is “challenging our preconditioned perceptions of reality.”

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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