Discrimination

Evan Young (credit: CBS)

Longmont School Asks For Outside Review Of Ban On Gay Student Speech

Under pressure from a congressman, the Longmont school that stopped a valedictorian from delivering a commencement speech in which he planned to come out as gay has asked outside lawyers to review what happened.

06/04/2015

Evan Young (credit: CBS)

Longmont School Probing Barring Gay Valedictorian Speech

The Longmont school that barred a gay valedictorian from coming out during his commencement speech says it will investigate what happened but is defending itself against accusations of discrimination from U.S. Rep. Jared Polis.

06/03/2015

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (credit: CBS)

Denver Mayor Bans City-Funded Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says he is banning all nonessential, city-funded travel to Indiana after it adopted a religious-freedom law that critics say allows discrimination against gays and lesbians.

03/31/2015

John Martinez, left, and Wade Stonier, right (credit: Broomfield police)

Suspect In White Powder Scare Was Employee At Broomfield Business

Newly released documents are shedding light on why police in Broomfield believe two men allegedly planted white powder on a co-worker’s desk.

11/07/2014

Officer Ricardo Damian (credit: Denver Police Department)

Denver Suspends Officer For Anti-Gay Comments

CBS4 has learned that a veteran Denver police officer has been suspended for three months for a barrage of anti-gay comments directed at coworkers.

10/07/2014

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Colorado: Gay Bar Discriminated Against Man In Drag

Colorado regulators say a Denver gay bar discriminated against a man when a bouncer denied him entry last year because he was dressed in drag.

08/04/2014

Jack Phillips at his shop (credit: CBS)

Bakery Will Stop Making Wedding Cakes After Losing Discrimination Case

The owner of a bakery in Lakewood said he will no longer sell wedding cakes after the Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruled he did discriminate against a gay couple when he refused to sell them a cake.

05/30/2014

Panel: Baker Must Make Cakes For Gay Weddings

Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission on Friday ordered a baker to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples, finding his religious objections to the practice did not trump the state’s anti-discrimination statutes.

05/30/2014

University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine (credit: ucdenver.edu)

Blacks Wary Of Colorado University Dental School

A faculty committee asked to look into the experience of minorities at the University of Colorado’s dental school finds the school has such a bad reputation that potential black students are advised not to apply.

05/15/2014

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Arizona Refusing To Learn Lessons From Colorado’s Dance With Discrimination

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will ultimately decide, with either her veto or signature, if Arizona becomes the hate state of the 21st Century.

02/25/2014

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