LGBT

12:40pm

Wed May 1, 2013
The Two-Way

WATCH: Civil Unions Are Legal In Colorado

Originally published on Wed May 1, 2013 5:13 pm

Anna, left, and Fran Simon, both of Denver, Colo., are the first same-sex couple to be issued a Civil Union license at a midnight ceremony in the Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder, at the Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building on Wednesday.
Marc Piscotty Getty Images

At midnight, civil unions became legal in Colorado. The state joined eight other states with similar laws and nine others — plus the District of Columbia — to permit gay marriage.

As has become the custom, couples lined up at courthouses across the state in the middle of night, waiting for the clock to strike 12 to receive their paperwork and exchange their vows.

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7:30am

Wed May 1, 2013
Civil Unions

Storify: The First Civil Union In Denver

Fran and Anna Simon. The first in #Denver to enter into a Civil Union
Nathan Heffel KUNC

At midnight on May 1st, same-sex couples could enter into a Civil Union in Colorado. Many couples were in line waiting for the clock to strike midnight.

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1:46pm

Tue April 30, 2013

12:35pm

Tue April 30, 2013
The Two-Way

NBA Player Jason Collins Could Snag Endorsements, Speaking Gigs

Originally published on Tue April 30, 2013 2:04 pm

Jason Collins of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center earlier this month in Chicago.
Jonathan Daniel Getty Images

For Jason Collins, coming out just might prove a winning career strategy.

Before this week, the NBA center seemed like just another second-tier professional athlete, slouching toward retirement while still in his 30s. But all that changed overnight when Collins acknowledged he was gay in an interview with Sports Illustrated magazine published Monday.

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9:57am

Tue April 30, 2013
Civil Unions

Colorado LGBT Couples Await Historic Midnight Civil Unions

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