State of the (Same-Sex) Union
This summer, the Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples before the Colorado Supreme Court agreed to consider Colorado Attorney General John Suthers's arguments against it this fall -- and ordered Hall to stop. But this wasn't the first time a Boulder clerk had pushed the envelope. Back in 1975, Clela Rorex became the first official in the country to issue same-sex marriage licenses. This week, Westword talks with Rorex about that "moment of courage," how it changed her life -- and what this summer's actions have meant. Read all about it on the Latest Word.
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