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Third Insurer Clarifies its Health Plans Will Cover Transgender Coloradans

One Colorado has received news that a major insurer in Colorado, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, is improving access to inclusive health care for transgender Coloradans. Anthem stated in recent correspondence that they have held, and continue to hold, a strong commitment to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans and their families.  According toRead more >>

New One Colorado Report on LGBT Health: “Becoming Visible”

As the movement to secure and protect equality for LGBT Coloradans advances, so does our understanding of how sexual orientation and gender identity and expression are part of our everyday lives. One thing we learned from our previous report on LGBT health, Invisible: The State of LGBT Health in Colorado, is that LGBT people oftenRead more >>

One Colorado Names Dave Montez as New Executive Director

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Today, One Colorado announced that Dave Montez has been named our new Executive Director. Montez, who grew up in Colorado, brings tremendous leadership and experience to the job – having served most recently as Acting President of GLAAD, a national organization that works with media and news outlets at all levelsRead more >>

Sunday, December 1 is World AIDS Day

All across the state, and throughout the week of December 1, there are events taking place in observance of World AIDS Day. This occasion is an important opportunity for our community to recognize those living with or impacted by HIV/AIDS, as well as remember the many we have lost and recommit ourselves to the ultimate goal ofRead more >>

One Colorado Issues Statement on Senator Evie Hudak

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 For Immediate Release DENVER — This morning, after years of public service to the people of Colorado, Senator Evie Hudak submitted her letter of resignation to the Secretary of the Colorado Senate. In response, One Colorado – the state’s leading advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans and their families – releasedRead more >>

Recognizing November 20th, Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today, November 20th, One Colorado is observing the 15th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. As we come together to remember those whose lives have been lost to senseless violence against our community, we know we must also commit ourselves to making things better — for the one in five transgender Americans who report being refusedRead more >>

One Colorado Responds to Denial of Transgender Woman’s Preventive Care Due to Guidance from CDC

October 18, 2013 Captain Jacqueline Miller, MD Medical Director, National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333 Dear Dr. Miller: As the largest advocacy organization for Colorado’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, we are concerned with a recent case of an uninsuredRead more >>

One Colorado Education Fund Releases New Report: “Facing Barriers: Experiences of LGBT People of Color in Colorado”

Anecdotal understanding of the ways that racism, homophobia, transphobia, and oppression play out in our society suggests that LGBT people of color face even greater challenges throughout their lives than white LGBT people. But little quantitative research currently exists to help us understand how race and sexual orientation or gender identity intersect – or howRead more >>

Just Released: One Colorado Education Fund’s 2012 Annual Report

One Colorado Education Fund’s 2012 Annual Report is now available, highlighting the progress we have made on behalf of LGBT Coloradans and their families. 2012 was a busy year for our community — from creating safe schools and advancing civil unions legislation, to expanding access to health care and building community alliances. Here are justRead more >>

One Colorado Issues Statement on Kent Lambert’s Remarks Likening Colorado’s Civil Unions Law to “Mind-Control Experiment”

Republican state Senator Kent Lambert recently claimed in an interview that Colorado’s civil unions law amounted to a “mind-control experiment” to force Coloradans “to believe in homosexual marriage.” On Thursday, September 26, in response to these remarks, One Colorado released the following statement: “Earlier this year, when the Colorado legislature took up the issue ofRead more >>