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An effort to curb campus sexual assault is on life support...

Update: The Senate Appropriations Committee, controlled by Republicans, killed this bill on Tuesday, May 1.  Jessica Higgins never reported. After she was raped her freshman...

Another senator accused of sexual harassment as other investigations drag on

Allegations of sexual misconduct continue to rattle the state Capitol this session. Sen. Larry Crowder, R-Alamosa, became the fifth lawmaker this session to be...

Donors financing state treasurer’s race change candidates amid sexual harassment investigation

As House leadership continues its investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Steve Lebsock, a Thornton Democrat who is running for state treasurer,...

GUEST POST: In response to ‘#MeToo’

The trending #MeToo, used by individuals sharing that they, too, have been sexually assault and/or harassed, provides a striking visual of a fact many...

Stalking, sexual assault victims may be able to break rental agreements...

Women’s groups, advocates for the homeless and those who support victims of sexual assault or stalking are cheering a near-unanimous vote today on a...

GUEST POST: Trump isn’t above consent. No one is.

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are...

Sorority sister: State House candidate downplays her years on a controversial...

Katy Brown, the Republican vying for Colorado’s highly competitive House District 3 seat, touts her experience as a web developer, Cherry Hills councilwoman and community...

Wiretap: Remembering the Greatest of All Time

Eulogizing Ali The great writers were drawn inevitably to the man who was The Greatest. You can take your pick now that Muhammad Ali has died...

Polis calls his remarks against due process in campus sexual assault...

Rep. Jared Polis is not known for nuance. This was abundantly clear last week when he suggested in a Subcommittee on Higher Education and...

Legislature requires universities to get “SANE” in face of campus sexual...

"I lay there at 20 years old thinking, 'OK, this is how I’m going to die,'" said Kimberly Weeks, testifying last week before the Senate...