Register for your 8 free Gazette only stories Login | Register

Gay lawmakers await session's end to celebrate own civil unions

In this March 5, 2011 photo, Louis Trujillo, left, and Jesse Ulibarri, walk in City Center Park with their 12-year-old son Israel in Denver. The number of same-sex households in Colorado jumped by about 60 percent last decade, and more than one in five gay couples in the state are raising children, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday June 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)