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Almost 40% of Denver workers do not receive paid sick days, including 72% of food service workers. These folks are forced to choose between going to work sick and losing pay. Many even lose their jobs if they dare to call in sick. That’s why One Colorado is proud to be a part of CampaignRead more >>
Thank you to our Denver PrideFest volunteers, marchers, and dancers!
Denver PrideFest 2011 was a huge success because of you! Our volunteers at the booth helped us gather thousands of petition signatures in support of the Uniting American Families Act, and our marchers and dancers ensured that we made quite a splash at the parade. We are so thankful to everyone who celebrated Pride withRead more >>
A message from Senator Mark Udall
Senator Mark Udall has been a champion for LGBT equality in Washington, DC. From his leadership on the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell to his sponsorship of critical bills like the Respect for Marriage Act and the Uniting American Families Act–he has courageously demonstrated his unwavering commitment to ensuring that all Americans can earnRead more >>
Bennet Cosponsors Bill to Repeal DOMA
Bennet: Married Same Sex Couples Deserve Equal Treatment by the Federal Government Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement on cosponsoring a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). “The federal government should no longer pick and choose which legal marriages to recognize,” Bennet said. “Married same-sexRead more >>
Want to celebrate Pride with us?
Pride season is almost upon us, and we’re so excited to celebrate with all of you! We’ll be marching in parades and setting up booths at Pride celebrations across the state, including Grand Junction, Denver, Durango, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Boulder. But we need your help! Will you volunteer with us at one of theseRead more >>
Governor Hickenlooper signs anti-bullying bill into law
On Friday, May 13, as dozens of youth stood watching, Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students from the bullying, harassment, name-calling, and violence that they face far too often. This law is a tremendous step toward ensuring that LGBT young people can be out, safe, andRead more >>
Republican Senators Spence and White stand up for Colorado young people
During Senate floor debate on HB-1254, a bill that explicitly protects LGBT students from bullying and harassment in school, Republican Senators Nancy Spence and Jean White stood up and spoke in support of the bill. While many of their colleagues attempted to derail this critical piece of legislation, Senators Spence and White courageously voiced theirRead more >>
One Colorado Applauds Senate as Bi-Partisan Anti-Bullying Bill Moves Forward
Today, the Senate approved HB-1254, a bill to reduce the frequency of bullying in public schools, with bipartisan support. If signed into law, the bill will clearly define bullying, require each school district to adopt a comprehensive anti-bullying policy, and create a grant program to which schools can apply in order to fund bullying preventionRead more >>
We need to hear about your health experiences
A young gay man comes out to his parents and is taken to a psychologist who recommends ex-gay therapy. A transgender woman is forced to travel out of the state to gain access to the surgery she needs. A lesbian is mistakenly informed by her doctor that she isn’t at risk for STDs because sheRead more >>
Join us for our upcoming health dialogues
It’s a sad truth: LGBT Coloradans face unique and sometimes overwhelming challenges to accessing equal, competent, compassionate health care in the state. And according to your responses to our 2010 needs assessment, making quality health care more accessible is an important priority. But before we can begin to address the difficulties that LGBT Coloradans face,Read more >>