Civil Unions


Thu May 1, 2014
Civil Unions

After One Year Of Civil Unions, Colorado LGBT Still Look To Full Marriage

Fran and Anna Simon, the first couple to enter into a civil union in Denver, May 1, 2013.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

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.

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Thu April 3, 2014

Could Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Be A Boon For Colorado's Economy?

Guerrilla Futures | Jason Tester Flickr-Creative Commons

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.

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Wed February 19, 2014
Marriage Equality

Same-Sex Couples File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Colorado

The Supreme Court of the United States struck down DOMA in 2013. Now Colorado will face a court challenge to its 2006 same-sex marriage ban.
Photo Phiend Flickr-Creative Commons

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.

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Wed September 11, 2013

One Colorado Director Steps Down, Optimistic About LGBT Rights In Colorado

Brad Clark, Executive Director of LGBT Advocacy Group One Colorado YouTube

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.

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Wed June 26, 2013

Colorado’s LGBT Community Celebrates Supreme Court Rulings, Discusses Impact

The Supreme Court of the United States
V.C.-bakedbeans Flickr - Creative Commons