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DENVER -- Legal same-sex marriage came to Colorado in a flash last year, delivered at breakneck speed on a winding path that passed through...
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...
"The right wing made this a national issue. It seems they're beginning to realize their mistake and that more inclusiveness is better, for everybody."
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.
"People come into my office to get married. It's a happy office. There are a lot of benefits that come with state-sanctioned marriage. I think everyone has an equal right to those benefits."
DENVER -- Gay rights supporters in Colorado are applauding the New Mexico Supreme Court ruling that affirmed the right of same-sex couples to marry in the state, celebrating the unanimous decision as yet another in a cascade of similar developments.
“This is personal for me," Montez said. "From coming of age as a gay Latino kid in a rural Colorado town to lobbying my legislator for the passage of civil unions – and everything in between – I understand what LGBT equality means for Coloradans and our families.”
DENVER -- New Jersey moved from same-sex civil unions to gay marriage in a flash. It will be a longer road for Colorado. A 2006 amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage stands in the road like a high hurdle.