Former state Rep. Lori Saine, who is a GOP congressional candidate and self-proclaimed conservative firebrand, seemingly took umbrage with gender-nonconforming children earlier this month, posting a meme to Facebook decrying a supposed decline in the masculinity of young boys.
More than 100 people showed up to a Denver rally to support the LGBTQ community after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.
Colorado State Rep. Lori Saine, a Republican from Firestone, shared an article on Facebook from the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) that condemns what it refers to as “gender ideology” and claims that the acceptance of transgender people amounts to child abuse.
A coalition of Colorado grassroots groups launched a website Tuesday where constituents can find rankings for their state representatives.
Amid national political attacks on transgender rights, Colorado’s State House passed a bill yesterday that would make it easier for people to change the gender on their birth certificate to the gender they identify with.
A bill to ban conversion therapy for minors in Colorado, sponsored by State Rep. Paul Rosenthal (D-Arapahoe) and State Sen. Stephen Fenberg (D-Boulder), passed the House with a 38-27 bipartisan vote. The bill is now headed for the Republican controlled Senate where it was defeated twice before, in 2015 and 2016.
One Colorado defends Colorado’s transgender student rights in face of attacks by the Trump Administration
On Wednesday, February 22, the Trump administration took a stand against transgender rights by rescinding the Obama Administrations order that transgender students be allowed to use the bathroom corresponding with their gender identity.
Richard Drake, the chair of the Saguache County, Colorado, Republican Party, has apparently removed a meme from his Facebook page depicting a castration device with the statement, “Make’em think twice before entering the ladies room. Share if you know what these are used for.”
On Friday, Donald Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States, and as most Coloradans demonstrated on Election Day, they’re not too happy about it.