We meet Damien Williamson, who earned a degree in molecular something-or-other from Harvard, then chucked it all and moved here to become editor of Aspen Peak Magazine. There still are. Is it not true that partying and skiing and celebrating with hundreds, if not thousands, of gay folks looking to let loose in the Colorado mountains certainly will have its entertaining moments? Things have really changed a lot. Shopping Cart Search Open Navigation. While Aspen has always been a hot bed for liberal ideas and politics, that has not always meant smooth sailing for civil liberties.
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Plenty of once-rowdy regulars have kids of their own now. So not only is Aspen Gay Ski Week a great time for parties and skiing, it has also played a role in state and federal legislation. And, of course, the skiing. Aspen is still a rural community, and it was still hard to be a gay person in America in the s.