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One Colorado Reaction to CCRD Reauthorization Passing Senate Judiciary Committee

April 18, 2018 This afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on the bill to reauthorize the Colorado Civil Rights Division. After some amendments were added, HB1256 passed 5-0. One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans, released the following statement from Joe Megyesy, Chair of the BoardRead more >>

Conversion Therapy Ban on Minors Passes House, Moves to Senate

April 5, 2018 This morning, the Colorado House of Representatives passed House Bill 1245 on a bipartisan 36-26 vote. If signed into law, the bill would ban the harmful, discredited practice of conversion therapy on minors by a licensed professional. One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ColoradansRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on Defeat of Birth Certificate Modernization Act

March 28, 2018 One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos on the decision by Senate Republicans on the State, Veterans, and Military to vote down the Birth Certificate Modernization Act on a party-line vote: “ForRead more >>

One Colorado Lauds House Committee Defeat of Anti-LGBTQ Religious Exemption Bill

March 27, 2018 This afternoon, the Judiciary Committee of the Colorado House of Representatives voted down House Bill 1206, a mean-spirited anti-LGBTQ religious exemption bill that would have rolled back protections for LGBTQ Coloradans and their families in nearly every facet of their lives, including in the areas of adoption and foster care, health care,Read more >>

One Colorado Statement on President Trump’s New Policy Banning Transgender Troops from Serving in the U.S. Military

March 23, 2018 One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos on the newly-released Trump Administration policy attempting to implement another discriminatory ban on transgender troops. “For a second time, President Trump is attacking thousands ofRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on Senate Democratic Leader Lucia Guzman

March 22, 2018 One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families, released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos on the news that State Senator Lucia Guzman, D-Denver, would be stepping down from her position as the Senate Democratic Leader: “I cannot begin toRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on Colorado House Passing Clean CCRD Reauthorization

March 21, 2018 One Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos after the Colorado House passed a clean reauthorization of the Colorado Civil Rights Division on a vote of 36-26-2 this morning: “This is a great step towards ensuring the Colorado Civil Rights Division and Commission can continue to do what theyRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on the Ban on Conversion Therapy on Minors Passing out of House Committee

March 20, 2018 One Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos on the passage House Bill 18-1245 out of the Public Health Care and Human Services Committee of the Colorado House of Representatives by a 7-6 vote: “I applaud the members who voted yes to ban the dangerous and discredited practices aimedRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on Birth Certificate Modernization Act Passing House, Heading to Senate

February 27, 2018 This morning, the Colorado House of Representatives passed the Birth Certificate Modernization Act on third and final reading. With its bipartisan passage on a 37-27 vote, House Bill 18-1046 will move on to the State Senate. One Colorado released the followed statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos: “I applaud the Colorado House forRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on GOP Decision to Block Funding of Colorado Civil Rights Division

One Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos in reaction to Colorado Republicans’ decision to block funding for the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Division of Civil Rights: “It is extremely troubling that Republicans on the Joint Budget Committee chose to block funding for an office that exists to protect theRead more >>