One Colorado http://kunc.org en Same-Sex State Tax Bill Passes House, Heads To Governor http://kunc.org/post/same-sex-state-tax-bill-passes-house-heads-governor <p>Having passed its third and final reading in the Colorado House, <a href="http://www.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2014A/csl.nsf/fsbillcont3/480C36805CEC7DA187257C300005E032?Open&amp;file=019_rev.pdf">Senate Bill 19</a> now only awaits the Governor’s signature. &nbsp;The bill allows same-sex couples residing in Colorado and married in one of the 17 states and the District of Columbia where same-sex marriage is legal to file joint state taxes.</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:50:56 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54118 at http://kunc.org Same-Sex State Tax Bill Passes House, Heads To Governor Colorado Senate Approves Bill Allowing LGBT Couples To File Joint State Tax Returns http://kunc.org/post/colorado-senate-approves-bill-allowing-lgbt-couples-file-joint-state-tax-returns <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Breaking along party lines, the Colorado Senate Tuesday passed, on an initial vote, a proposal to allow gay couples legally married in other states to file a joint Colorado tax return.</span></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:15:53 +0000 Nathan Heffel 53559 at http://kunc.org Colorado Senate Approves Bill Allowing LGBT Couples To File Joint State Tax Returns Utah Same-Sex Marriage Case Has Implications For Colorado http://kunc.org/post/utah-same-sex-marriage-case-has-implications-colorado <p>It may take months before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver decides on <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/31/politics/utah-same-sex-supreme-court/" target="_blank">Utah’s same-sex marriage ban</a>. Dave Montez, executive director of One Colorado, the state’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group says they're watching the challenge.There’s a reason; Colorado has a similar constitutional amendment on the books.</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:01:25 +0000 Nathan Heffel 53422 at http://kunc.org Utah Same-Sex Marriage Case Has Implications For Colorado 'Are You LGBT?' Simple Question Has Profound Health Care Impact http://kunc.org/post/are-you-lgbt-simple-question-has-profound-health-care-impact <p>The doctor/patient relationship is one of the most personal; it can be even more complicated for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. There’s a fear that if doctors discover their orientation, they would be treated differently.</p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:40:44 +0000 Nathan Heffel 52923 at http://kunc.org 'Are You LGBT?' Simple Question Has Profound Health Care Impact One Colorado Director Steps Down, Optimistic About LGBT Rights In Colorado http://kunc.org/post/one-colorado-director-steps-down-optimistic-about-lgbt-rights-colorado <p>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.</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:15:17 +0000 Nathan Heffel 49440 at http://kunc.org One Colorado Director Steps Down, Optimistic About LGBT Rights In Colorado