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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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Photo: Flying the flags of Pride

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Party for Pride

The seventh annual Durango Pride Festival will be kicking off Wednesday. Formerly called the Four Corners Pride Festival, the event offers five days of fun events for everyone. And, in the wake of...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Candlelight vigil in Durango to remember Orlando victims

The Four Corners Alliance for Diversity will hold a vigil at 8:30 p.m. today to remember the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The vigil will be at Rotary Park, 15th Street and...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Vigil for Orlando victims transcends race, sexual orientation

Tears, heartbroken embraces and the weight of silence pulsated Tuesday night throughout the hundreds of people who gathered in Durango to honor those killed and injured in the Orlando nightclub...

DATE: June 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Orlando massacre spurs grief and fear for LGBT Americans

NEW YORK – The gay, lesbian and transgender community has seen violence before, from Harvey Milk to Matthew Shepard, and an ever-lengthening list of transgender women. But never anything like this....

DATE: June 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Rotary Park candlelight vigil to honor Orlando victims

A candlelight vigil to honor those killed early Sunday morning in an Orlando, Florida, nightclub will be at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Durango’s Rotary Park. “I just can’t believe it,” said Krisi Dean,...

DATE: June 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Organizers going ahead with Denver PrideFest

DENVER – Organizers of Denver’s PrideFest, which holds a parade and rally that has attracted hundreds of thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in past years, are going ahead...

DATE: June 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News