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Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week

It’s National LGBT Health Awareness Week! And to celebrate, we asked Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, if she would take a few minutes to share with us some information about how the Obama Administration is supporting LGBT health. Specifically, we wanted to know how the Affordable Care Act impactsRead more >>

Get Involved in One of Our Alliance Building Caucuses

When One Colorado formed in early 2010, our focus was clear. We committed ourselves to a fair and just Colorado—for all Coloradans. And we meant all. But when we started our work—talking with Coloradans in every corner of the state—we were confronted with a difficult legacy. For decades, LGBT people of color and transgender peopleRead more >>

Focus on the Family’s Ballot Measure Is Unnecessary and Deceptive

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess give an update on the ballot measure filed by Focus on the Family last week. This deceptive and unnecessary measure would create a two-tiered society where the law applies only to some and not others. With your support, we’re standing against it and mounting a legal challenge inRead more >>

Under Attack

They’re at it again. Focus on the Family is attacking our families, filing a ballot initiative that would legalize discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans. If passed, this initiative would allow anyone with a religious conviction to deny employment, housing, or services to LGBT people. Help us fight back against this attack. DonateRead more >>

Brad & Jess Are Exhausted & Old

Brad and Jess are exhausted (and old) after hosting three big events in three weeks. But they’re looking forward to our next big event–Faithful Conversations–and want you to join us!

Notes from the Field: Our Southern Colorado Organizer Celebrates the LGBT Movement

By Jessie Pocock, Southern Colorado Organizer, One Colorado As our Southern Colorado Organizer, I have so many opportunities to meet and work with incredible individuals and organizations, from Colorado Springs to Pueblo to Buena Vista. I gain so much energy from connecting with these community leaders and creating plans to make our region a moreRead more >>

A bipartisan climate for civil unions

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess talk about why Jess’ hair looks so good (and it’s not what you’d expect). And the two discuss the bipartisan climate that has developed in support of civil unions. More and more Republicans have come out in favor of this critical legislation, including Republican Speaker Pro Tempore ofRead more >>

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall support the freedom to marry

While support for civil unions is growing here at home in Colorado, we’re also seeing incredible support for marriage for same-sex couples from our Senators in Washington, DC. U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are joining a growing number of Senators in urging the Democratic Party to adopt a plank in support of theRead more >>

John Swartout, Ken Buck’s former Campaign Manager, comes out in favor of civil unions

During his time running Ken Buck’s campaign against U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, John Swartout watched as one Sunday morning on Meet the Press, Buck explained his opposition to equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, claiming that being gay is a choice and comparing being gay to alcoholism. Now, less than two yearsRead more >>

Community Groups Respond to Assault on Lesbian Woman in Grand Junction

Community Forum on hate violence to be held at Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO – Just after midnight on the morning of February 17, 20-year old Colorado Mesa University college football player Shane Williams physically assaulted Chelsea Gallagher, a lesbian woman, outside of a local Grand Junction bar due to his alleged homophobic bias.Read more >>