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Colorado Community Organizations and Legislators Submit Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

October 30, 2017 Today, community organizations across Colorado, along with current and former Colorado legislators, submitted a friend-of-the-court brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, an important case going before the U.S. Supreme Court about a Lakewood-based baker who refused to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple, citing his religious beliefs.Read more >>

Republican Attorney General in Colorado Defends LGBTQ Non-Discrimination in U.S. Supreme Court Case

October 25, 2017 This week Colorado Republican Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman’s office filed a brief on behalf of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, one of the parties in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, an important case going before the U.S. Supreme Court that concerns a Denver-based baker who refused to sell aRead more >>

One Colorado Education Fund Releases 2016 Needs Assessment

Much has changed for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Coloradans since One Colorado Education Fund (OCEF) was founded in 2010, including winning the freedom to marry, safer schools for LGBTQ students, increased access to healthcare, and greater protections for transgender Coloradans. Thanks to your participation in the 2016 Need Assessment Survey, we betterRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Sweeping Religious Exemption Guidance

October 6, 2017 Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued sweeping guidance instructing federal agencies to provide significant leeway to staff and government contractors and grantees seeking exemptions from federal laws, rules, and regulations. This license-to-discriminate guidance comes just one day after the Department of Justice announced they would no longer protect transgender Americans from workplaceRead more >>

Joint One Colorado and Jefferson County LGBTQ+ Caucus Statement on Westminster Colorado Proclaiming Their Opposition To Conversion Therapy

September 25, 2017   Tonight, Westminster City Council issued a proclamation opposing the controversial and harmful practice of conversion therapy in Colorado. Westminster is the first city to issue such a proclamation in the state, distinguishing them as a city that respects and understands the needs of their thriving, diverse community. Brianna Titone, Secretary/Treasurer for the Jefferson County DemocratsRead more >>

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) releases Colorado State Report of the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey

September 14, 2017 The 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS) is the largest survey examining the experiences of transgender people in the United States, with 27,715 respondents nationwide. The USTS was conducted by the National Center for Transgender Equality in the summer of 2015. Of respondents in the USTS, 669 were Colorado residents. The report ofRead more >>

One Colorado’s Statement Regarding Trump Administration Rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families has released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos on the Trump Administration rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “Terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program puts as many as 800,000Read more >>

One Colorado Releases Report on Colorado Schools’ Anti-Bullying Efforts for LGBTQ Students

August 23, 2017 One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families, released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos on a new publication that reports on school districts’ anti-bullying efforts for LGBTQ students in Colorado over the past six years. The report, Safe SchoolsRead more >>

Welcome back to school! Sign up for a GSA Leadership Summit!

Summer is coming to a close and it’s back to school for another great year! The first days of a new school year are exciting and busy for everyone – new school supplies, teachers, and classes, reuniting with friends, and making new ones. But for many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students, that excitement can be accompaniedRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on President Trump’s Announcement Banning Transgender Americans from Serving in the U.S. Military

July 26, 2017 One Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director, Daniel Ramos, on President Trump’s announcement that transgender people can no longer serve in the U.S. Military. “President Trump just attacked thousands of patriotic transgender Americans who already serve in our military and who put their lives on the line every day toRead more >>