Mac and Daniel Meet President Obama
By Daniel Ramos, Colorado GSA Network Program Manager Last week, President Obama made a stop in Denver to meet with Coloradans and talk about issues impacting young people and students. His visit drew thousands to the University of Colorado at Denver on the Auraria Campus to meet with him and hear about his plan to easeRead more >>
Brad and Jess Are in the Club. Are you?
In this week’s video, Brad and Jess talk with you about something they’ve never mentioned before—investing in our work. We’ve set a goal to add 20 new members to our ONE(ce) A MONTH Club by the end of the year, and we need your help to reach it. Watch this week’s video to learn moreRead more >>
Prominent Straight Allies Pledge to Make It Better for LGBT Young People
In honor of Ally Week, a national week celebrating straight allies who improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young people—prominent Coloradans are voicing their commitment to “making it better” for LGBT students across the state. Governor John Hickenlooper, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet, Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Mayor Michael Hancock, andRead more >>
OC & CIRC Now Hiring Two Alliance Building Organizers
One Colorado Education Fund (OCEF) and Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) have entered into a joint project to increase reciprocal support, awareness and activism among the LGBT and immigrant rights communities in Colorado. OCEF and CIRC will work in partnership on an LGBT-immigration project to educate and mobilize our respective bases of support around theRead more >>
We’re Coming Out Against the ICE Secure Communities Program
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Organizations Call for the Immediate Elimination of ICE’s “Secure Communities” Program Dozens of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) organizations across the country are adding their voices to the growing national movement to end Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) controversial fingerprint-sharing Secure Communities (S-Comm) program. By forcing local lawRead more >>
A Glimpse at the Results of our LGBT Health Survey
Throughout the month of August, we asked for your help. And nearly 1,200 of you answered our call and completed our LGBT health survey. Because of you, we have a much clearer picture of the state of LGBT health and wellness in Colorado. We’re still combing through all the data, but we wanted to goRead more >>
Celebrating LGBT History Month
October is LGBT History Month, and we want you to celebrate with us! Our friends at the Equality Forum have selected 31 LGBT icons to honor this year–from Lady GaGa to Langston Hughes to Kye Allums–and each day of the month, we’ll be using our Facebook page to share videos and information about these folksRead more >>
CDC awards $55 million for HIV prevention among gay, bisexual, and transgender youth of color
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today awarded $55 million over five years to 34 community-based organizations (CBOs) to expand HIV prevention services for young gay and bisexual men of color, transgender youth of color, and their partners. The awards expand upon a previous program to reach these populations with an increase of $10Read more >>
Will You Adopt Your Legislator?
What changes the hearts and minds of Coloradans and brings them to support equality? Knowing someone who is openly LGBT. That’s why our Adopt a Legislator program is so important—because it will connect you with your legislators in a meaningful way so that they know you for who you are as an LGBT person. SignRead more >>
A Message from U.S. Senator Mark Udall Celebrating the End of DADT
As Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell comes to its end, U.S. Senator Mark Udall — one of the Senators who fought tirelessly to end the discriminatory policy — has a message for you: gay or straight, man or woman, he’s proud of your service, and he wants to hear your story.