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Act Now. Colorado’s civil unions bill was just introduced.

Today is the day! Moments ago, Senator Pat Steadman introduced a bill to create civil unions in the Colorado state legislature. Click here to send a letter to your legislators asking them to support civil unions. Today is an exciting day. Civil unions will provide committed same-sex couples in Colorado with the critical legal protectionsRead more >>

Meet Featured Leader Jazz Washington

Jazz Washington considers herself “kind of a nomad,” and two years ago, she landed here in Colorado, where she quickly began to establish herself as a leader in the community. Jazz is a full-time student currently pursuing a Masters degree in social work at Metropolitan State College of Denver. Once she completes her degree, sheRead more >>

Groundbreaking study reveals that transgender Americans encounter pervasive discrimination

The National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force have just released the results of a groundbreaking new study–“Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey.” The study surveyed 6,450 transgender and gender non-conforming people from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico,Read more >>

We’re back in the news

Our announcement of the Voices for Strong Families Coalition and our work to advocate for civil unions has garnered us some media attention from near and far! Local publications and national blogs are spreading our exciting news: that the coalition we’ve built represents more than 500,000 Coloradans who support civil unions. Check out some ofRead more >>

Why civil unions? Because times are tough

We’re living in tough economic times. All across the state and the country, folks are struggling to make ends meet. And LGBT people have not been immune to these difficulties. Like all Americans, we’re worried about staying in our homes, keeping our jobs, and providing for our families. But unlike most Americans, we have extraRead more >>

A call for volunteers

One Colorado and our broad coalition, Voices for Strong Families, are committed to supporting Senator Steadman and Representative Ferrandino as they work to pass legislation that would create civil unions in Colorado. Will you volunteer to help us make civil unions a reality in our state? To achieve civil unions, we need to ensure thatRead more >>

Suthers’ Decision to Support Discrimination Condemned by HRC and One Colorado

Colorado Attorney General Files Amicus Brief Supporting Defense of Marriage Act, Joins Indiana, Michigan, South Carolina and Utah in Defending Discriminatory Law The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, and One Colorado, a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to securing and protecting equality and opportunity for LGBTRead more >>

Broad coalition supports civil unions in Colorado

Scroll down for video. Sixty-six organizations representing more than half a million Coloradans have committed their support to a civil unions bill that will provide thousands of gay and lesbian couples in Colorado with the critical legal protections they need to take care of and be responsible for each other. “The Voices for Strong FamiliesRead more >>

Support for civil unions: Step in the right direction to protect Colorado families

From the Boulder Daily Camera Colorado has a chance this year to join a small handful of states that recognize civil unions, and it should not tarry in doing so. Today, a group of organizations brought together by One Colorado and the Voices for Strong Families are holding a kick-off event in Denver to announceRead more >>

A fair and just Colorado for all

Last week, a handful of Colorado Senators introduced SENATE BILL 11-054, a copycat version of the Arizona immigration law (S.B. 1070). What does Arizona’s S.B. 1070 and copycat legislation do? Creates a state criminal offense for failure to carry proper immigration documents. Requires officers to make a reasonable attempt to determine the immigration status ofRead more >>