Colo. School Board Member Denies Existence of Gay, Trans Identities
December 08 2013 8:00 AM ET

Gay, Trans Identities Don't Exist, Says Colo. School Board Member

Sunnivie Brydum

While defending her claim that transgender students shouldn't be allowed to use the bathroom "until there's castration," Katherine Svenson said she doesn't believe transgender or gay people really exist at all.

Colo. Bakery's Refusal to Bake Gay Wedding Cake Is Discrimination, Judge Rules
December 07 2013 8:00 AM ET

Colo. Bakery's Refusal to Bake Gay Wedding Cake Is Discrimination

Sunnivie Brydum

A civil court judge in Denver determined that Jack Phillips violated Colorado's antidiscrimination law when he refused to bake a cake for the wedding of a gay couple last summer.

WATCH: Rep. Polis's Epic Blowup on House Floor Over Immigration
December 05 2013 4:22 PM ET

WATCH: Rep. Polis's Epic Blowup on House Floor

Sunnivie Brydum

The gay Colorado Democrat had a conniption when the presiding officer warned a colleague not to address the undocumented immigrants sitting in the House chamber in support of immigration reform.

WATCH: Colo. Baker Who Refused Gay Wedding Cake Appears In Court
December 05 2013 1:33 PM ET

WATCH: Colo. Baker Charged with Antigay Discrimination

Sunnivie Brydum

The bakery owner contends that baking cakes is a form of expression that is protected under the First Amendment. The gay couple who were denied contend it's against the state's nondiscrimination laws to refuse to serve them.

Colo. School Board Member: No Trans Bathroom Access 'Until the Plumbing's Changed'
November 22 2013 6:54 PM ET

Colo. School Board Member: No Trans Bathroom Access 'Until the Plumbing's Changed'

Nicholas Cimarusti

Katherine Svenson, a member of the Delta County School Board in Colorado, publicly stated her lack of support for transgender student rights, which sparked controversy within the Colorado community.

WATCH: Activists Picket Calif. Group Targeting Trans Kids
November 22 2013 4:43 PM ET

WATCH: Activists Picket Calif. Group Targeting Trans Kids

Sunnivie Brydum

Transgender activists hosted a demonstration outside the Southern California office of the Pacific Justice Institute to protest the Christian organization's ongoing harassment of a transgender teen in Colorado.

'Ex-Gay' Therapist Leading Air Force Academy's Cadet Counseling
November 19 2013 4:36 PM ET

'Ex-Gay' Therapist Leading Air Force Academy's Cadet Counseling

Sunnivie Brydum

Mike Rosebush has spent more than two decades advocating for the discredited therapeutic practice that aims to turn gay people straight. He's now the head of the cadet counseling program at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Right-Wingers Won't Stop Harassing Colo. Trans Teen for 'Unhealthy Behavior'
October 25 2013 3:10 PM ET

Right-Wingers Won't Stop Harassing Colo. Trans Teen for 'Unhealthy Behavior'

Sunnivie Brydum

A 16-year-old transgender student in Colorado is in anguish after the right-wing Pacific Justice Institute made up a report that she was 'harassing' students in the girl's bathroom.

Mother of Trans Teen Targeted by Right-Wingers Speaks Out
October 21 2013 1:55 PM ET

Mother of Trans Teen Targeted by Right-Wingers Speaks Out

Sunnivie Brydum

When the antigay Pacific Justice Institute claimed a transgender teenager was harassing cisgender students in the school bathroom, LGBT activists went to work uncovering the truth — which has now been confirmed by the teen's lesbian mother.

Right-Wing Group: Presence of Trans Student in Girls' Restroom Is 'Harassment'
October 18 2013 8:20 PM ET

Right-Wing Group: Presence of Trans Student in Girls' Restroom Is 'Harassment'

Trudy Ring

False reports have been circulating of harassment by a transgender girl at a Colorado high school, and now a conservative group says she's committing harassment simply by using the girls' restroom.

Transgender First-Grader Wins Right to Use Girls' Bathroom
June 24 2013 12:04 PM ET

Transgender First-Grader Wins Right to Use Girls' Bathroom

Sunnivie Brydum

A landmark ruling from the Colorado Division of Civil Rights is the first in the nation to decide in favor of transgender youth using the facility that corresponds with their gender identity.

Not So Elementary: A Trans Student's Fight With Her School
April 05 2013 4:00 AM ET

Not So Elementary: A Trans Student's Fight With Her School

Sunnivie Brydum

When a Colorado school told a 6-year-old transgender girl she could no longer use the girls’ bathroom, her parents fought back.

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