Gays and lesbians

Court orders Arizona tribe to recognize same-sex marriages

PHOENIX – A tribal court has cleared the way for gay couples to marry on an American Indian reservation in the Phoenix area after a two-year legal battle that could have repercussions for Native...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Disney Channel is making history with its first gay coming-out story

Disney Channel’s “Andi Mack” is making history with the network’s first story line about a gay character coming out. The comedic drama from “Lizzie McGuire” creator Terri Minsky follows 13-year-old...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

One Colorado honors Durango Herald for coverage of LGBTQ issues

One Colorado, a statewide advocacy organization that works on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Coloradans and their families, has honored The Durango Herald with the Western...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, state LGBT advocacy groups and lawmakers respond to Trump’s tweets

DENVER – State and local LGBTQ advocacy groups as well as Colorado lawmakers responded harshly to President Donald Trump’s tweets announcing intentions to bar transgender people from the military....

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Pride on the rapids

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance – and face some

NEW YORK – Gay pride parades Sunday in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights, while contending with the...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Durango shows its pride

Themes of love, diversity and acceptance poured into the streets Saturday for the Pride Parade on Main Avenue in Durango. About 200 people participated in the parade, which started near Seventh...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arrest of student spurs Fort Lewis College march

The line between free speech and hate speech became a little blurry for some students this week at Fort Lewis College when a “campus preacher” proselytized about specific groups, including...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘We Are One Colorado’ tour to arrive March 10

One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, will bring the “We Are One Colorado” tour to Durango March 10. A presentation...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pride comes to Purgatory

Draped in rainbow flags and sporting rainbow wigs, skiers and snowboarders took to the slopes Saturday afternoon for the Winter Pride parade at Purgatory Resort. The Four Corners Alliance for...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Transgender Day of Remembrance will be Sunday

The Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil and Service will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango, 419 San Juan Drive. Transgender Day of Remembrance is held...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Pride on display in rainbow colors

Two weeks after 49 people were killed at an Orlando nightclub frequented by the LGBTQ community, Durangoans donned their rainbow colors and paraded down Main Avenue for the seventh annual Durango...

DATE: June 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News