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Tag Archives: Gay Rights

Christian religious beliefs clash with gay rights at the U.S. Supreme Court. Colorado is at the heart.

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case set to pit Christian religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding cake in […]...

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June 27, 2017 Uncategorized

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the Colorado same-sex wedding cake case. Here’s what you should know.

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case set to pit Christian religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding cake in […]...

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June 26, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GUEST POST: Why an upside-down rainbow flag is dangerous for LGBT people

At a rally in Greeley Sunday night, moments after taking the stage, Donald Trump unfurled a large rainbow flag with the words “LGBTs for Trump” […]...

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November 3, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: California passes a $15 minimum wage. Now what?

Go big It looks like California is volunteering to become a statewide laboratory on minimum-wage economics. A deal has been made to raise the wage […]...

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March 29, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Not all rainbows for gay Republicans at Western Conservative Summit

On Friday, the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law of the land. Gay Republican Jeff Bjorlin said hearing the news that morning was a […]...

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June 27, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Twin Peaks charter school bucks Polis, retains anti-gay lawyer

Embattled Twin Peaks Charter Academy will keep its lawyer, Barry Arrington, despite a request from Congressman Jared Polis that Arrington, who has an anti-gay track record, […]...

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June 8, 2015 Civil Rights, Education, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Polis: Fire lawyer for ‘Maoist-style thought reform camp’ jab

"I have had respect for your legal abilities and it pains me to make that recommendation. But in this instance it appears as if some political agenda that I don’t understand might be clouding the quality of your advice to...

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June 4, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lessons learned: Censorship of a gay valedictorian

Valedictorian Evan Young made national news after his high school, Twin Peaks Charter Academy, refused to allow him to give a graduation speech in which […]...

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June 4, 2015 Civil Rights, Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Sexual-orientation discrimination may cost Twin Peaks’ school charter

Twin Peaks Charter Academy blocked senior and valedictorian Evan Young from giving his graduation speech because he refused to remove his gay identity from the script. The […]...

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June 3, 2015 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Obama apologizes for two Western hostages killed in drone strikes

Droning On President Obama has relied on the clean, subtle technique of killing with drones. But independent investigations have found that his administration is underestimating the […]...

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April 24, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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