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Denver PrideFest

It’s Pride Season! Come celebrate the fun, sun, and parade with us at the 3rd largest PrideFest in the country! For the parade on Sunday, June 22, we’re meeting at 8:15am at Cheesman Park. We’ll have our “One Love” T-shirts and a light breakfast for those walking with us. We’re excited to see you there!Read more >>

Just Gender

It’s that time again — for a summer film screening with One Colorado! We are partnering up with The GLBT Center to present a documentary on gender identity and the trans* community. There will be a panel afterward, to help answer questions about the film. We’ll be at a different venue than usual this time.Read more >>

2014 Ally Awards

Save the date for a night under the stars with One Colorado! One Colorado Education Fund will host its signature fundraising event — The Ally Awards — on August 16, 2014 at The Cable Center from 7:30–10:00 p.m. The evening will culminate in an awards presentation to straight allies who work to advance equality andRead more >>

Veterans Stand Up for Marriage Equality in New Ad from Why Marriage Matters Colorado

In its ongoing work to demonstrate that the broad majority of Coloradans support the freedom to marry, Why Marriage Matters Colorado – led by One Colorado, ACLU of Colorado, and Freedom to Marry – released a 30-second television spot featuring a group of local veterans standing up for their gay comrade in arms. The ad,Read more >>

Introducing One Colorado’s New Development Director: Willie Recht

We’re pleased to announce Willie Recht as the new Development Director of One Colorado! Willie comes to our organization with an incredible breadth of experience. Most recently, Willie served as Manager of Donor Relations & Women’s Philanthropy for JEWISHColorado (formerly the Allied Jewish Federation). While there, he worked with top professional and lay leadership to growRead more >>

Colorado Clergy and Faith Leaders from across the State Announce Their Support for the Freedom to Marry

April 16, 2014 Why Marriage Matters Colorado, the broad coalition working to secure the freedom to marry for all committed couples, today announced that a coalition of 215 clergy and faith leaders in Colorado support marriage equality. The announcement comes in between two weeks of oral arguments for the Utah and Oklahoma marriage cases beforeRead more >>

One Colorado Issues Statement on Rep. Mike Coffman Announcing His Support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 DENVER — Today, Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO) announced his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), legislation that would provide basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. In response to this announcement, One Colorado Executive Director Dave Montez released the following statement: “Protecting against discrimination inRead more >>

WEBINAR – Workplace Worries: Employment Anti-Discrimination Protections Under Colorado Law

Did you know that Colorado law can provide greater protection against discrimination in the workplace, including protections for LGBT individuals, than federal law? Sign up for this webinar presented by civil rights and employment attorneys to find out what those rights are, the big changes coming to the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act in 2015, and whatRead more >>

Marriage Equality Rally

Judges in both Utah and Oklahoma recently issued rulings that those state’s marriage amendments defining marriage as only between one man and one woman are unconstitutional. The 10th District Court, which is right here in Denver, will be hearing the Utah appeal on April 10 and the Oklahoma appeal on April 17. We are holdingRead more >>

Study finds extending the freedom to marry to all Coloradans will boost local and state economy

April 3, 2014 A new economic study released by the UCLA’s Williams Institute shows that extending marriage to gay and lesbian couples in Colorado would generate $50 million in spending to the state economy and an additional $3.7 million in state and local tax revenue. Looking at 2010 U.S. Census data on the number of gay andRead more >>