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Join us for the Southern Colorado Ally Awards (5/19)!

Join One Colorado Education Fund for the 2016 Southern Colorado Ally Awards on Thursday, May 19th! Buy your tickets here: http://bit.ly/SoCOAllyAwards2016 When: Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Where: The Mining Exchange A Wyndham Grand Hotel & Spa, 8 S. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 One Colorado celebrates the contributions of allies at the annual AllyRead more >>

LGBT Health: Know Your Rights (4/26)

Please join One Colorado for a brief workshop to learn more about your rights as an LGBT patient, how to access care, and how to fight discrimination in health care. This event is open to the public. When: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Boulder Public Library: Boulder Creek Room 1001 Arapahoe Ave Boulder, CO 80302Read more >>

2016 Day of Silence

The GLSEN Day of Silence is a national day of action in which students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools. Day of Silence is open to everyone in any community. TAKE OUR PLEDGE | TELL YOUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOKRead more >>

Transgender rights added to Democratic Party of Denver Platform

Transgender Coloradans and their allies worked to add two amendments to the Democratic Party of Denver Platform during the Denver County Democratic Assembly. The amendments were accepted without comment by voice vote. The amended platform as a whole became the 2016 Democratic Party of Denver Platform. The two amendments to the Democratic Party of Denver Platform specify theRead more >>

Executive Director, Dave Montez’s, remarks on Colorado Mesa University’s Action on Former Student Athlete Revelations

Good afternoon I’m Dave Montez and I’m the executive director of One Colorado. We are the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people and our families. Our job is to ensure a fair and just Colorado for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people in every corner of this state. Today hasRead more >>

One Colorado’s Statement on the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee Voting Down the Birth Certificate Modernization Act

March 21, 2016 Today, the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee voted to defeat the Birth Certificate Modernization Act (House Bill 1185) — a bill that would bring Colorado law in line with federal policy for transgender Coloradans who want to update the gender on their birth certificate. One Colorado released the following statement from ExecutiveRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on Colorado House Passage of Prohibition on Conversion Therapy

March 17, 2016 One Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director Dave Montez on the passage of the Prohibition on Conversion Therapy, House Bill 1210, by the by the Colorado House of Representatives today with bipartisan support. “So-called ‘conversion therapy’ includes a range of dangerous and discredited practices aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation or suppressing a person’sRead more >>

Join us for the 2016 Western Slope GSA Network Leadership Summit!

The One Colorado GSA Network is hosting the Western Slope Regional Gay-Straight Alliance Leadership Summit! This summit is FREE and are a way to bring students, advisors, and other stakeholders committed to making schools safe and inclusive for LGBTQ young people. At the Summit, we will share best practices for creating and supporting effective GSA programs and empowering LGBTQ studentsRead more >>

LGBT Health: Know Your Rights (4/19)

Please join One Colorado for a brief workshop to learn more about your rights as an LGBT patient, how to access care, and how to fight discrimination in health care. This event is open to the public. When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Where: 2733 Council Tree Ave. #200, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525 RSVP Here | InviteRead more >>

One Colorado Testimony on Colorado House Bill 1210 – Conversion Therapy Ban

Good afternoon Madam Chair and Members of the Committee. My name is Dave Montez, and I am the Executive Director of One Colorado – the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Coloradans and our families. I’m here today in support of House Bill 1210 – a bill that would protect youthRead more >>