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Judge Asks Pointed Questions In Gay Marriage Case

A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.

04/17/2014

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Gay Rights Group Promises 2016 Marriage Initiative In Colorado

Gay rights groups promise that same sex marriage is coming to Colorado, either through the courts or the ballot box.

03/03/2014

Michelle Kwan of the USA warms up before the ladies free skate during the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games on the February 21, 2002 at the Salt Lake Ice Center. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Will Sochi Be A Watershed Moment For Gay Rights?

With Russia’s new anti-gay laws making international headlines, the winter games at Sochi may turn into a watershed moment for gay rights.

08/13/2013

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Hundreds Take Part In Overnight Ceremonies As Civil Unions Become Legal

Colorado made history overnight as civil unions became legal.

05/01/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper gives Colorado  House Speaker Mark Ferrandino a high five after signing the civil unions bill into law in March. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Civil Union Ceremonies Begin After Midnight

Midnight ceremonies are planned in Denver and Boulder after civil unions in Colorado become legal.

04/30/2013

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

First Colorado Bills Address Gay Rights, Guns And Unions

Civil unions for same-sex couples, concealed firearms by school employees and proposals about unions are among the first bills introduced in the Colorado Legislature.

01/09/2013

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Gun Control, Gay Rights, Taxes Headline Colorado Session

Gay rights. Gun control. Taxes. Illegal immigration. The Colorado Legislature will be far from timid this year.

01/08/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

A gay pride and an American flag hang from a shoulder bag during a demonstration.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/GettyImages)

Gay Illegal Immigrant Denied Protection In US

A federal appeals court in Denver is refusing to block extradition of a gay illegal immigrant who sought protection in the U.S. claiming Mexican authorities persecute gay people.

10/04/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012

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