Issues

LGBT Health

In Colorado and all across the country, people struggle to gain access to the affordable, quality health care they deserve. While LGBT Coloradans face many of the same health care challenges as heterosexual and non-transgender Coloradans, they also encounter unique obstacles to fulfilling their specific health needs. Yet, we know little about how one’s sexualRead more >>

Safe Schools

Schools are often hostile environments for LGBT youth. Nearly 9 in 10 LGBT students report experiencing harassment within the last school year, and 3 in 10 report missing a class – or even a whole day of school – because they felt unsafe. It’s critical that we work to build environments of acceptance to ensureRead more >>

Alliance Building

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans are a diverse group. We’re members of every race and economic class. We’re old and young; documented and undocumented; followers of many faiths and none at all. But the national movement for equality hasn’t always reflected all of us. At One Colorado, we’re committed to working for all LGBTRead more >>

Transgender Coloradans

Transgender Coloradans face unique challenges. Widespread discrimination and unemployment, homelessness, and violence are just some of the issues transgender people face on a daily basis. One Colorado is devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender Coloradans through education and advocacy on state and local issues of importance to transgender people. In recent years inRead more >>

LGBT People of Color

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans come in all races, and One Colorado is committed to reflecting this diversity as we work to create a fair and just Colorado for all people, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, economic class, or race. Our 2010 Needs Assessment of LGBT Coloradans and our town hall meetings withRead more >>

2010 Needs Assessment

In early 2010, One Colorado Education Fund launched a survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people to learn more about the experiences, needs, and priorities of LGBT Coloradans. We provided the survey both online and in print as well as in both English and Spanish. And we asked questions about how LGBT people liveRead more >>