Denver Pride to Celebrate Civil Rights This Weekend

Published Date Author: , June 14th, 2012

Denver Gay Pride 2012Denver’s 37th annual PrideFest is set for Saturday and Sunday in Civic Center Park. This year’s theme is fighting for the rights of Colorado’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.

One key right participants are seeking is civil unions, the ability for same-sex couples to form a domestic partnership – a topic state Rep. Mark Ferrandino, D-Denver, thinks is one of the key civil-rights issues of contemporary times.

“Ten years – 20 years – from now, people are going to look back at this, just like they looked at some of the civil-rights movements in the ’50s and ’60s, and not understand why this was ever an issue.”

Full Story from the Fowler Tribune

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