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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 >>

Brad & Jess Live from Madison

Brad and Jess are on the road (or in the air), coming to you from the airport in Madison, Wisconsin, to talk about conferences, caucuses, and building community and solidarity. On their way home to Denver from an LGBT leadership conference, the two talk about the fun they had in Madison connecting with other LGBTRead more >>

In a Broken Immigration System, DOMA Adds Another Level of Injustice

Bi-national lesbian couple waits for answer; DOMA holds their future hostage. Abandoned as a child, abused, and mistreated, a young lesbian woman made her way from Mexico to the United States and built a life alongside the woman she loves. However, Mrs. Hernandez’s future (who asks that her full name not be used) now hingesRead more >>

Brad & Jess discuss what to wear to The Ally Awards

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess talk through their worries about what to wear to The Ally Awards—and attempt to offer advice to other struggling attendees. More importantly, they discuss their favorite time of year—back to school. This year, Colorado students will return to cafeterias and locker rooms under the protection of a new,Read more >>