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Gay Rights

An image from a rally for legalization of same sex marriage on Wednesday morning in Boulder (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Gay Marriage Fight Echoes Drama In 1975

Nearly 40 years ago, a newly elected, miniskirt-wearing feminist in Colorado stumbled into history when a gay couple denied a marriage license sought her help instead.

07/09/2014

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

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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

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