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Brad & Jess Chat with Daniel About the Launch of the Colorado GSA Network

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess talk with Daniel Ramos, our youth organizer and the Program Manager of the Colorado Gay-Straight Alliance Network about our work to support gay-straight alliances (GSAs) all across the state. From developing resources to launching the Network’s website to meeting with clubs in every corner of the state —Read more >>

President Obama’s Commitment to Transgender Equality

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger For the first year of his presidency, President Barack Obama took some serious criticism for his lack of focus on advancing LGBT equality. But as the Commander in Chief has settled into the Oval Office, he’s been consistently making marked — though sometimes quiet — steps to be inclusive ofRead more >>

Become a Transgender Ally

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger As we continue through Transgender Awareness Month (TAM), we want to provide tools to help those who know and love transgender people become stronger allies for the trans people in their lives and community. For the sake of this article, we’re going to define an ally by the University ofRead more >>

Jess Trades Brad in for a Conversation with Courtney

We’re working hard to elevate the voices of transgender Coloradans as part of our celebration of Transgender Awareness Month throughout November. This week, to bring more visibility to the “T” in “LGBT,” Jess ditches Brad and talks with Courtney Gray, a transgender community leader in Denver. Watch the video to get to know Courtney, toRead more >>

Meet Courtney Gray

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger When it comes to telling the stories of transgender people, many focus on the trauma that often surrounds the transgender experience. While it’s worthwhile to acknowledge the significant discrimination, harassment, and violence that transgender people regularly experience, it’s also important to recognize that being transgender in and of itself isRead more >>

Round 1: Resources for Transgender Coloradans and Their Allies

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger Continuing with our celebration of Transgender Awareness Month (TAM), today we want to begin our multi-week effort to highlight groups, organizations, and resources dedicated to serving the transgender community on a national level and right here in Colorado. National Center for Transgender Equality Founded in 2003 by Executive DirectorRead more >>

Celebrating Transgender Awareness Month

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger While October was officially LGBT History Month, this month we’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be dedicating November to raising awareness about transgender people. As we step into Transgender Awareness Month, we will highlight influential members of the statewide transgender community; share resources for trans people and their friends, family and allies;Read more >>

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 >>