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We’re coming to a city near you

After the election, we announced our ambitious plans for 2011. Now, as we work to achieve relationship recognition, create safe schools, and improve access to health care and human services, we need your help. Join us at one of our community meetings throughout the state to get involved in the fight for a fair andRead more >>

Washington Post: Sources: Pentagon Group Finds There is Minimal Risk to Lifting Gay Ban During War

By Ed O’Keefe and Greg Jaffe Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, November 11, 2010; 12:47 AM A Pentagon study group has concluded that the military can lift the ban on gays serving openly in uniform with only minimal and isolated incidents of risk to the current war efforts, according to two people familiar with aRead more >>

Immigrant and LGBT Rights Groups Applaud Alexandra Reyes and Call for Immigration Reform

The case of Alexandra Reyes shows that sometimes the system really works to protect people who come to this country seeking refuge. Ms. Reyes, a Mexican national, spent the last 10 years in this country hoping for an opportunity to become an American. It’s amazing that it took an unlikely encounter with a cab companyRead more >>

Senators renew call to repeal DADT

Lieberman, Udall, Gillibrand Urge Colleagues To Pass Defense Bill In Lame Duck WASHINGTON, DC – Senators Joe Lieberman (I-CT), Mark Udall (D-CO), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) issued the following statement today urging the Senate to pass the National Defense Authorization Act and repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy this year. “The Senate should actRead more >>

We’re moving forward

Since its inception in early 2010, One Colorado has heard the voices of thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied Coloradans. More than 4,600 LGBT Coloradans completed our needs assessment survey, and over 500 people participated in statewide town hall meetings. Now with identified supporters in all 64 counties in Colorado and grassroots organizersRead more >>

Reflections on the 2010 Election

One Colorado is pleased to report many pro-equality victories this election. But they did not come easy; they were hard fought by folks from all across the state, including One Colorado staff and volunteers who made more than 6,400 phone calls and knocked on more than 3,400 doors in support of fair-minded candidates. Thanks toRead more >>

Is Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Dead?

According to reporting by The Advocate, Senators John McCain and Carl Levin are in conversations to remove the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell—the discriminatory policy prohibiting openly gay, lesbian, and bisexual citizens from serving in the military—from the National Defense Authorization Bill to ensure its passage in the lame duck session at the endRead more >>

You did it!

You did it. You helped elect a pro-equality U.S. Senator, a pro-equality Governor, and a pro-equality majority in the Colorado Senate! Together, we raised thousands of dollars, committed hundreds of volunteer hours, and talked to voters all across Colorado to support pro-equality candidates. And although several races are still too close to call, your hardRead more >>

Get the facts before you vote

Ken Buck is voting. So are Tom Tancredo and Dan Maes. Are you? Opponents of equality have their sights set on the statehouse and Governor’s mansion. And they want nothing more than to have pro-equality voters like you stay at home. Prove them wrong! With your help, One Colorado has raised thousands of dollars, committedRead more >>

One Colorado issues statement on alleged hate crime

The District Attorney in Denver has charged Alexander Declouet, 21, with second-degree assault, criminal mischief, and bias motivated crime (also known as a hate crime). Allegedly, Mr. Declouet attacked a woman in a parking lot on West Colfax Avenue because he thought she was a lesbian. In response to this horrific crime, Brad Clark, ExecutiveRead more >>