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One Colorado Applauds the End of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Today, as Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell comes to its official end, One Colorado is applauding the state’s two U.S. Senators who showed tremendous leadership in ending the discriminatory policy that prohibited openly gay and lesbian Americans from serving in the military. “Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet demonstrated unwavering courage and leadership to bringRead more >>

Colorado Civil Rights and Community Organizations Condemn Alleged Wellington Hate Crime, Express Gratitude to Larimer County Sheriff’s Office

In response to the reported vandalism of three school buses with swastikas and anti-gay slurs at Grant Family Farms, three civil rights and community organizations condemned the hateful messages and expressed gratitude toward the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office for its quick and responsive actions investigating this incident as a bias-motivated crime. The following statement wasRead more >>

“This Is What Love In Action Looks Like” Screening Scheduled at the LGBT People’s Caucus

On Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, One Colorado will bring together equality advocates for the LGBT People’s Caucus, statewide summit that seeks to build LGBT power in the state. The weekend-long conference is an opportunity for LGBT Coloradans to learn about important issues affecting our community and to plan for the upcoming legislativeRead more >>

One Colorado Launches Colorado GSA Network

One Colorado is excited to announce the launch of the Colorado GSA Network, a program to empower LGBTQ and allied students to combat bullying in their schools. Follow us on Facebook — click here to “like” our page. Following the passage of an LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying bill in early 2011, One Colorado began on-the-ground work toRead more >>

Medicare steps up enforcement of equal visitation and representation rights in hospitals

Rules finalized last year empower patients to designate their own visitors, including same-sex partners Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new guidance to support enforcement of rules that protect hospital patients’ right to choose their own visitors during a hospital stay, including a visitor who is a same-sex domestic partner. TheseRead more >>

Updates on the LGBT People’s Caucus

We are thrilled about the excitement folks have expressed about the LGBT People’s Caucus, and we’re looking forward to seeing more than 100 of you throughout the weekend! For those of you who have registered to attend the Caucus, we’ll be in touch with final details (like where to go, what to bring, and allRead more >>

Brad & Jess Reflect on The Ally Awards

It’s been two weeks since The Ally Awards, but we’re still recovering from a wonderful night that many of you made possible. Watch this week’s video as Brad and Jess reflect on their favorite parts of the evening, including when U.S. Senator Mark Udall came out in support of marriage equality. Allies like him areRead more >>

Registration for the LGBT People’s Caucus closes on August 31

Registration for the LGBT People’s Caucus will close on Wednesday, August 31 so please register today! Here are all the details you need to know about the event before you register: LOCATION & SCHEDULE The LGBT People’s Caucus is happening on Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18. We’re holding the Caucus at the YMCARead more >>

Talking About Inclusivity

This week, Jess is without Brad! But she’s brought in two very special guests to talk about inclusivity. Through our T-POC Caucus, an engaged group of transgender Coloradans and people of color, we’re beginning to have important conversations about how to end racism and transphobia within the LGBT community in the state. Learn about theRead more >>

Evolving guidelines on immigration enforcement result in an additional five months for Sujey Pando

Abandoned as a child, abused, and mistreated, Sujey Pando made her way from Mexico to Colorado with her mother when she was a teenager. In 2006, she met and began building a life alongside Violeta, the woman she loves. The two married in Iowa in 2010. But on Friday, August 19, the couple’s future wasRead more >>