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One Colorado’s Statement on Republicans in Colorado State Senate Vote Down a Ban on Conversion Therapy for LGBT Minors

Today, Senate leadership once again killed a bill that would protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young people by banning conversion therapy – the discredited practice that aims to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans and their families, released the following statementRead more >>

2016 Pink Party: Denver Pride’s biggest and best party (6/18)!

Join us for Denver Pride season’s biggest and best party! DJ Jordan P will be opening for DJ Grind, who will be headlining the party. And, as always the bar will be open. TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE MAY 1ST! There are limited tickets again this year, so make sure to get them fast! TELLRead more >>

Join us for the Southern Colorado Ally Awards (5/19)!

Join One Colorado Education Fund for the 2016 Southern Colorado Ally Awards on Thursday, May 19th! TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE ON APRIL 15TH! When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Where: The Mining Exchange A Wyndham Grand Hotel & Spa, 8 S. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 One Colorado celebrates the contributions ofRead more >>

LGBT Health: Know Your Rights (4/26)

Please join One Colorado for a brief workshop to learn more about your rights as an LGBT patient, how to access care, and how to fight discrimination in health care. This event is open to the public. When: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Boulder Public Library: Boulder Creek Room 1001 Arapahoe Ave Boulder, CO 80302Read more >>

2016 Day of Silence

The GLSEN Day of Silence is a national day of action in which students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools. Day of Silence is open to everyone in any community. TAKE OUR PLEDGE | TELL YOUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOKRead more >>

Transgender rights added to Democratic Party of Denver Platform

Transgender Coloradans and their allies worked to add two amendments to the Democratic Party of Denver Platform during the Denver County Democratic Assembly. The amendments were accepted without comment by voice vote. The amended platform as a whole became the 2016 Democratic Party of Denver Platform. The two amendments to the Democratic Party of Denver Platform specify theRead more >>

Executive Director, Dave Montez’s, remarks on Colorado Mesa University’s Action on Former Student Athlete Revelations

Good afternoon I’m Dave Montez and I’m the executive director of One Colorado. We are the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people and our families. Our job is to ensure a fair and just Colorado for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people in every corner of this state. Today hasRead more >>

One Colorado’s Statement on the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee Voting Down the Birth Certificate Modernization Act

March 21, 2016 Today, the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee voted to defeat the Birth Certificate Modernization Act (House Bill 1185) — a bill that would bring Colorado law in line with federal policy for transgender Coloradans who want to update the gender on their birth certificate. One Colorado released the following statement from ExecutiveRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on Colorado House Passage of Prohibition on Conversion Therapy

March 17, 2016 One Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director Dave Montez on the passage of the Prohibition on Conversion Therapy, House Bill 1210, by the by the Colorado House of Representatives today with bipartisan support. “So-called ‘conversion therapy’ includes a range of dangerous and discredited practices aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation or suppressing a person’sRead more >>

Join us for the 2016 Western Slope GSA Network Leadership Summit!

The One Colorado GSA Network is hosting the Western Slope Regional Gay-Straight Alliance Leadership Summit! This summit is FREE and are a way to bring students, advisors, and other stakeholders committed to making schools safe and inclusive for LGBTQ young people. At the Summit, we will share best practices for creating and supporting effective GSA programs and empowering LGBTQ studentsRead more >>