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.
Top CO Dems Rally Behind LGBTQ Community After SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Anti-Gay Baker
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 lawmaker joins hate group in demonizing transgender individuals
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.
Colorado progressive groups just issued report cards for state legislators. See how yours stack up.
A coalition of Colorado grassroots groups launched a website Tuesday where constituents can find rankings for their state representatives.
State House bill seeks less invasive procedure to change a birth certificate
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.
Bill to ban conversion therapy in minors passes house
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.
A Colorado county Republican chair apparently deletes controversial Facebook meme
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.”
A guide to anti-Trump inauguration events in Colorado
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.