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US Midterms: Colorado’s Jared Polis Elected Nation’s First Openly Gay Governor

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Jared Polis elected Colorado governor

Colorado Democratic candidate Jared Polis has become the first openly gay man elected to governor of any US state. The five-term congressman (pictured, left) comfortably defeated Republican Walker Stapleton and will succeed incumbent Democrat John Hickenlooper, Vox reported. Polis was open about his sexuality during the election campaign, and often referenced it in his criticism …

same sex couple wedding cake religious beliefs

The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple. But the court’s narrow ruling applied to just the one case and avoided the larger question of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and …