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US Department of Health and Human Services Protects Transgender People

By Kyle Inselman, Communications Intern In another victory for the transgender community, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) clarified yesterday that the provisions in the Affordable Care Act prohibiting sex discrimination in health care include discrimination on the basis of gender identity. This announcement follows the April ruling from the Equal EmploymentRead more >>

Personhood is back – pledge to vote NO – again

A “Personhood” Amendment will be on Colorado’s ballot this November. Yes, again. The proponents needed to collect just over 86,000 valid signatures to get on November’s ballot. We don’t know how many of their 112,121 signatures are legitimate. But, based on previous campaigns, they will likely qualify. The proponents of the “Personhood” Amendment won’t giveRead more >>

Colorado Love Knows No Borders Tour

Our team of LGBT immigrants is in town to share their stories with you! One Colorado and the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition invite you to a dialogue on the intersection of LGBT identity and immigration. Join us to hear stories about coming out, living openly, and fighting for our families. Join us to talk aboutRead more >>

Needed: Your Stories

In recent years, One Colorado has supported legislation that would provide critical updates to the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act. These updates would give equal footing to all Colorado employees who face discrimination or harassment in the workplace. Although the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people — and all Coloradans — atRead more >>

Welcome Lia & Corey!

All of us are thrilled to welcome two new team members to One Colorado! Lia Sperandeo will serve as our Denver Field Organizer, and Corey Wiggins will serve as our Safe Schools Coordinator. We’re so excited to have them join our team and get to know our amazing supporters across the state. Lia came toRead more >>

One Colorado Issues Statement in Response to Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision on the Affordable Care Act, upholding the Obama Administration’s health care reform law. In response to this decision, Brad Clark, Executive Director of One Colorado—a statewide organization dedicated to securing and protecting equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans and their families—has issued theRead more >>

One Colorado Issues Statement in Response to Supreme Court Decision on AZ-1070

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in Arizona v. United States. In a 5-3 vote, the nation’s highest court blocked most provisions of Arizona’s controversial policing law but upheld the “show-me-your-papers” provision that concerns immigrant rights supporters. In response to this decision, Brad Clark, Executive Director of One Colorado—a statewide organizationRead more >>

Mark Your Calendars for The Second Annual Ally Awards

Mark your calendars for the event of the summer: The Ally Awards! Please join One Colorado Education Fund at the 2nd Annual Ally Awards — and help us celebrate the many allies who work across our state to enhance the lives of LGBT Coloradans and our families. Early bird tickets are now available for ourRead more >>

One Colorado Education Fund Releases Scan of School District Policies

Results Show Only 37% of Districts Are in Compliance with Statewide Anti-bullying Law Passed in 2011 Today, One Colorado Education Fund released the results of a scan of school district policies on bullying prevention, nondiscrimination, and harassment. One Colorado Education Fund is a statewide organization securing equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Coloradans. TheRead more >>

The Journey

The Journey from One Colorado on Vimeo. They said it couldn’t be done. They said we’d never win a Republican vote in the House. They said civil unions was dead on arrival. But we proved them wrong. Our community came together like never before — making calls, sending e-mails, visiting with our legislators. And together,Read more >>