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Colorado’s Vague Sexual Assault Sentencing Laws Led To A College Rapist Avoiding Jail

The 22-year-old former University of Colorado student pretended to be helping a drunk woman get home safely from a party in 2014 when he raped her. More »


Colorado’s Rape Kit Legislation Has Already Resulted In New Leads And Convictions

From marijuana to handling sexual assault, Colorado seems to be leading the way on just about every issue. More »


How Marijuana Legalization Really Affects The Number Of Teens Smoking Pot

Spoiler: it doesn’t. More »


New Dinosaur Species Discovered That Probably Looked Like A Big-Headed Pony With Horns

A four foot tall and 11 feet long dinosaur skeleton has been fully discovered and put together in Montana by a team of Colordado-based paleontologists.

It is a Ceratopsian dinosaur from 75 million years ago of the late Cretaceous period.

The scientists predict that the dino resembled the Tricerotops but that… More »


Pot Will Get A One-Day 10 Percent Tax Break In Colorado Next Week

Hey, Coloradans! You can get discounted pot on September 16! Mark your calendars!

The way this is working out is sort of complicated: Apparently, in Colorado, if the state collects more taxes than projected, the state has to get permission from the voters to keep the extra money. Because the state collected moreMore »


Police Leave Reporter A Voicemail About Her “Fucking Giant Tits”

We didn’t know people even left voicemails anymore, but Colorado Deputy Sergeant Zach Farnam accidentally did when calling The Durango Herald reporter Chase Olivarius-McAllister back for a crime stats report.

He called her back with two other officers on the line as well, and when she didn’t answer, it obviously went to voicemail. But instead… More »


Colorado Asks: Are IUDs Contraception Or Abortion?

Colorado, you ARE high. More »


Weed Weddings Are All The Rage In Colorado

Forget an open bar, the coolest way to impress your wedding guests is to pass them a blunt and offer up a plate of THC-laced brownies. That’s right, man, weed weddings — “weedings,” obvs — are the hot new nuptial trend in, where else, Colorado. According to an article in The New York Times –More »


Colorado Teen Jumps To His Death After Eating Marijuana Cookie

For the first time since Colorado legalized weed for recreational use, a coroner has listed “marijuana intoxication” as a contributor to a death. Wyoming student Levy Thamba was in Denver on spring break with three friends when he jumped to his death from a Holiday Inn balcony after eating a marijuana cookie, reports the Denver Post. More »


Colorado Is Considering “Fetal Personhood” Bill To Ban Abortion

Colorado’s state legislature is considering a “fetal personhood” bill which would classify a fertilized egg as a “human being.” Such a bill would ban all abortions and possibly ban emergency contraception, including in cases of rape and incest. [KDVRThink Progress]
Oh, look, yet another depressing study about how women’s perceived… More »


Colorado Girl Scouts Put The Kibosh On Selling Cookies Outside Of Pot Shops

Last week, clever California Girl Scout made bank after she set up shop outside of a marijuana dispensary in San Francisco. The enterprising 13-year-old sold 117 boxes in two hours, both to neighbors and customers of the cannabis club. Tragically, Girl Scouts in Colorado won’t have a similar circumstance to exploit — even though their… More »


Colorado Replaces “420” Mile Marker With “419.99” To Stop Stoner Thefts

And people say stoners are lazy. After marijuana fans in Colorado — which recently legalized the drug — repeatedly kept stealing the 420 mile marker on Interstate 70, the Department of Transportation gave up and put up a 419.99 marker instead. “420,” of course,” is a number associated with pot-smoking culture, and Colorado is one… More »


Colorado Anti-Choicers Get Enough Signatures For Fetal Personhood Ballot Initiative

Anti-abortion activists have been successful in collecting enough signatures to get a fetal personhood ballot initiative for the 2014 election.The initiative will ask voters if they would like to change the definition of a person to include fetuses, or in anti-abortion parlance, the “unborn,” in the state’s criminal code. … More »


Transgender 6-Year-Old Coy Mathis Wins Case For Access to Girls’ Bathroom

A win for the transgender community! Coy Mathis, a transgendered 6-year-old from Fountain, Colorado has won a case against the Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8, allowing her to officially use the girls’ bathroom.

Coy had been using the girls’ bathroom at her school because she identifies as a female. Although she was assigned the… More »


Rick Brainard, Colorado Councilman-Elect, Slapped Girlfriend To “Shut Her Mouth”

You know those mouthy girlfriends! Sometimes they just need a good slap so she’ll “shut her mouth.” And throw in some hair-pulling and shoving, too.

Rick Brainard, City Councilman-elect of Grand Junction, Colorado, knows all about it. In fact, he admitted to slapping, pushing and hair-pulling to a police officer last Saturday when… More »


An Answer For Fox’s “The Five” Host Bob Beckel: Yes, Rape On College Campuses Happens

Nothing gets me up on my soapbox more than comments about rape, especially rape on college campuses. It seems that despite the plethora of statistics laid out plainly in nifty little infographics, the public remains woefully ignorant to the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and rape right here in the U.S. of A.More »


NBA Star Kenneth Faried Of The Denver Nuggets Introduces His Lesbian Moms

This video had me tearing up: here’s NBA star Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets and his two moms, Waudda and Carol. They talk about how they’ve been a couple for 11 years, have supported each other through health scares, and how special it was for them to marry. Faried and his two moms filmed… More »


Today’s Lady News: Colorado Gets Its First Lesbian Supreme Court Judge

Meet Monica Marquez, 41, the first lesbian and Latina Supreme Court justice in Colorado. Monica and her dad, a retired senior judge who was the state’s first Latino to serve on the appeals court. Both cried with joy as he read to her the Colorado Supreme Court oath. She’s a graduate of Stanford and Yale… More »


Love Vandal: Those Four Lovely Letters

Reader Kristin spotted this while visiting her sis in Denver, CO. [Photo: Kristin Mohn]

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send us a pic at tips@thefrisky.com.More »


Pink Pooch Owner Gets Beauty Schooled

You gotta fight for your right to pink your poodle, or so a woman in Boulder, Colorado learned. Joy Douglas, who owns a local beauty salon, gave her pooch Cici a dye job to match beauty school dropout Frenchy from Grease. She now faces a $1,000 a day fine for breaking a city ordinance which… More »