LGBT http://www.kunc.org en Colo. Clerk Recalls Issuing Same-Sex-Marriage Licenses — In 1975 http://www.kunc.org/post/colo-clerk-recalls-issuing-same-sex-marriage-licenses-1975 For the past month, county clerks in Colorado have been challenging a ban on same-sex marriage by <a href="http://www.cpr.org/news/story/denver-pueblo-clerks-follow-boulder-issuing-marriage-licenses-gay-couples">issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples</a>.<p>The Colorado Supreme Court is expected to rule on their actions any day now.<p>But few know that this is history repeating itself.<p>Back in 1975, when Clela Rorex was the newly elected county clerk in Boulder, she began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.<p>On a visit to StoryCorps, Rorex tells her friend Sue Larso Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:35:00 +0000 NPR Staff 58913 at http://www.kunc.org Colo. Clerk Recalls Issuing Same-Sex-Marriage Licenses — In 1975 Boulder County Clerk Cleared To Continue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses http://www.kunc.org/post/boulder-county-clerk-cleared-continue-issuing-same-sex-marriage-licenses <p></p><p>A judge said Thursday that he will allow Boulder’s clerk to continue issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:01:55 +0000 Jackie Fortier 58747 at http://www.kunc.org Boulder County Clerk Cleared To Continue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Colorado Judge Rules State Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Stays Ruling http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-judge-rules-state-same-sex-marriage-ban-unconstitutional-stays-ruling <p>A Colorado District Judge has ruled that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. But Adams County District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree also issued an immediate stay in the case.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:05:58 +0000 Nathan Heffel 58731 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Judge Rules State Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Stays Ruling Mourning In The Closet: She Was More Than My Best Friend http://www.kunc.org/post/mourning-closet-she-was-more-my-best-friend <em>OutLoud, a new StoryCorps project, records and amplifies the voices of the LGBTQ community.</em><p>Now 70, Patty Woods looks back to the late 1970s, when she met a woman who would become her partner — and leave a long-lasting mark on her life, despite the fact they were not able to be open about their relationship.<p>"I was working in a restaurant and she would come in every day for lunch. I was like, 'Oh my God, I want to know her,' " Woods tells her friend, 22-year-old Cedar Lay.<p>"And I just insisted on finding ways to get together with her. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:51:00 +0000 58494 at http://www.kunc.org Mourning In The Closet: She Was More Than My Best Friend 'Don't Sneak': Dad's Unexpected Advice To His Gay Son In The '50s http://www.kunc.org/post/dont-sneak-dads-unexpected-advice-his-gay-son-50s <em>StoryCorps is marking the anniversary of a pivotal moment for gay rights, the 1969 <a href="http://soundportraits.org/on-air/remembering_stonewall/">Stonewall riots</a>. Forty-five years ago, on June 28, gay protesters clashed with police in New York. Now, StoryCorps is launching an initiative to preserve the stories of LGBT people called "OutLoud."</em><p>In the 1950s in rural Washington, a teenage boy learned an important lesson about self-acceptance. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:26:00 +0000 NPR Staff 58279 at http://www.kunc.org 'Don't Sneak': Dad's Unexpected Advice To His Gay Son In The '50s