Civil Unions http://www.kunc.org en After One Year Of Civil Unions, Colorado LGBT Still Look To Full Marriage http://www.kunc.org/post/after-one-year-civil-unions-colorado-lgbt-still-look-full-marriage <p>May 1 marks the one year anniversary of civil unions becoming legal in Colorado. Denver officials will celebrate the milestone with a reception. However, LGBT advocates are still fighting for marriage equality in the state.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:00:43 +0000 Nathan Heffel 56010 at http://www.kunc.org After One Year Of Civil Unions, Colorado LGBT Still Look To Full Marriage Could Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Be A Boon For Colorado's Economy? http://www.kunc.org/post/could-legalizing-same-sex-marriage-be-boon-colorados-economy <p>Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Colorado could add an estimated $50 million in spending to the state and local economy and $3.7 million in tax revenue according to a study. Currently, Colorado bans same-sex marriage, offering civil unions in their stead.<br /> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:29:57 +0000 Nathan Heffel 55169 at http://www.kunc.org Could Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Be A Boon For Colorado's Economy? Same-Sex Couples File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/same-sex-couples-file-civil-rights-lawsuit-against-colorado <p>Following the lead of similar lawsuits in Utah, Virginia and Kentucky, nine same-sex couples have filed civil rights litigation against Governor John Hickenlooper and Denver Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson saying the state’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional.</p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:19:51 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54165 at http://www.kunc.org Same-Sex Couples File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Colorado One Colorado Director Steps Down, Optimistic About LGBT Rights In Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/one-colorado-director-steps-down-optimistic-about-lgbt-rights-colorado <p>In late August Brad Clark, Executive Director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered advocacy group One Colorado, announced he was leaving the organization. While Clark has not said what he’s doing next, he did speak about what’s next for the state’s largest LGBT advocacy group.</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:15:17 +0000 Nathan Heffel 49440 at http://www.kunc.org One Colorado Director Steps Down, Optimistic About LGBT Rights In Colorado Colorado’s LGBT Community Celebrates Supreme Court Rulings, Discusses Impact http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-s-lgbt-community-celebrates-supreme-court-rulings-discusses-impact <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Colorado’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community is celebrating Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision striking down a key section of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:50:31 +0000 Nathan Heffel 46350 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado’s LGBT Community Celebrates Supreme Court Rulings, Discusses Impact