For the LGBTQ community in Colorado Springs, the Club Q shooting brought back memories of the area’s bigoted past — and the tremendous strides that have been made (and are yet to be made).

The Vietnam War propelled people like Martinez into activism and enabled a growing movement to create space for LGBTQ+ people in Colorado Springs. Martinez was ready to fight. For as long as he could remember, there were signs at local stores that read “No Mexicans or Dogs Allowed,” both depicting his family as animals and … Read more

Colorado Springs struggles with its past after Club Q shooting

Mourners outside Colorado Springs City Hall where a rainbow flag was draped November 23 in honor of victims of the November 19 Club Q shooting. Photo: Chet Strange/Getty Images As Colorado Springs looks to the future, it struggles with its past. Driving the news: The Nov. 19 Club Q shooting, which killed five people and … Read more

‘Club Q Will Go On’: Colorado Springs LGBTQ Club Co-Owner Talks Recovery, Memorial Visit and Club Q’s Future

Wearing a Stonewall Inn t-shirt, Club Q co-owner Nic Grzecka didn’t hesitate to say the LGBTQ club will carry on after a mass shooting left 5 dead and many more injured. “It has to move on when you hear the stories and understand what it means for this community,” he said. He couldn’t speak to … Read more

Colorado gunman suspect Anderson Aldrich choked her own mother, father claims

SAN DIEGO, California — The father of Anderson Aldrich, who is accused of killing four people in a shooting at a Colorado gay bar, admitted his son had “a lot of anger” and strangled his own mother during a violent domestic outburst . Aaron Brink, an MMA fighter and former porn star, told The Post … Read more

Navy officer Thomas James speaks out against accused Colorado gunman Anderson Aldrich

A US Navy member who helped subdue the suspected gunman in the deadly attack on an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado spoke for the first time about his exploits, saying he “just wanted to save the family that I found.” Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas James was photographed in his bed at Centura Penrose Hospital, where … Read more

Navy officer Thomas James speaks out against accused Colorado gunman Anderson Aldrich

A US Navy member who helped subdue the suspected gunman in the deadly attack on an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado spoke for the first time about his exploits, saying he “just wanted to save the family that I found.” Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas James was photographed in his bed at Centura Penrose Hospital, where … Read more

The alleged Colorado killer Anderson Aldrich, like so many mass shooters, a man from a dysfunctional home

Family is the root of our social existence, but like many things in life, we have no control over which roots we emerge from. Some of us are blessed with the appropriate level of parenting to grow into healthy, productive members of society. Some are unfortunately cursed with adults posing as parents and carelessly drenching … Read more

The massacre at a gay nightclub in Colorado shows the hypocrisy of the Democrats

For three days after the Colorado gay nightclub massacre, Democrats and their media allies have slammed conservative opponents of drag queen groomer hour as “stochastic terrorists” to blame for the tragedy. Then, much to their chagrin, the suspect’s attorneys filed court filings on Tuesday saying he identified as non-binary and using the pronouns “they, they.” … Read more

Suspect in Colorado gay club shooting, visibly injured by visitors, held without bail

Raw video: Club Q suspect’s court appearance Anderson Lee Aldrich, appearing in court via video conference for the first time since the attack with five dead and more than a dozen injured, answered a few questions in a barely audible voice. Video courtesy of El Paso County Court via FOX. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The … Read more

The father of Colorado shooter Anderson Lee Aldrich expresses his anti-gay rhetoric in an interview

The father of Anderson Lee Aldrich – the suspect in a mass shooting at a Colorado nightclub – spat anti-gay comments in a rambling, incoherent explanation of his relationship with his estranged son. The father bizarrely claimed during an interview with CBS 8-San Diego that when he learned his son had allegedly killed five at … Read more