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One Colorado Issues Statement on Kent Lambert’s Remarks Likening Colorado’s Civil Unions Law to “Mind-Control Experiment”

Republican state Senator Kent Lambert recently claimed in an interview that Colorado’s civil unions law amounted to a “mind-control experiment” to force Coloradans “to believe in homosexual marriage.” On Thursday, September 26, in response to these remarks, One Colorado released the following statement: “Earlier this year, when the Colorado legislature took up the issue ofRead more >>

In Important Victory for LGBT Community, Kaiser Permanente Announces It Will Remove Transgender Health Exclusions for Colorado Plans

As new and improved coverage options become available through the implementation of health care reform, leading statewide LGBT advocacy group One Colorado is proud to announce that two insurers in Colorado will now be covering services for all Coloradans – including our transgender community. Kaiser Permanente publicly announced today that it will cover services forRead more >>

One Colorado to Be Honored for Health Care Work at Nation’s Leading LGBT Health Professionals Conference in Denver

From September 18-21, 2013, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) is hosting its 31st Annual Conference at The Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver. As part of the conference, GLMA is honoring various leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community for their health care work – including One Colorado. One Colorado will receive theRead more >>

Pathway to Marriage Roadshow

  Starting on September 19th and continuing through the fall, One Colorado will be hitting the road to host a series of town hall meetings – part of a statewide tour to engage our community and begin laying the groundwork to secure the freedom to marry in Colorado. As we’ve said from the very beginning, the pathwayRead more >>

Brad’s Going Away Party

  As you might have heard, Brad Clark has announced his departure from One Colorado later this month.  All of us here are incredibly sad to see him go, but we’re going to hold back the sobs for a bit and throw him a farewell party.  Will you join us? From safe schools for LGBTRead more >>

Colorado Health Plan Steps Forward on Health Coverage Equality

For too long, transgender Coloradans have been denied health care services they need based on their gender identity. At One Colorado we believe that no one should be denied care on account of who they are. As a small employer in Colorado, we have long looked for an insurance plan that covers the health careRead more >>

One Colorado Announces Members of Strategic Assessment Group to Provide Guidance on Pathway to Marriage

As we lay the groundwork to secure the freedom to marry here in Colorado, One Colorado has assembled a temporary Strategic Assessment Group that will provide guidance and strategic feedback to One Colorado’s Board of Directors and the entire LGBT community regarding the pathway to marriage. Looking at other states that have fought for marriageRead more >>

One Colorado Education Fund Announces Winners, Honorary Co-Chairs of 2013 Ally Awards

One Colorado Education Fund has announced the winners and honorary co-chairs of the third annual Ally Awards, an event drawing more than 400 attendees and celebrating the many straight allies who have worked to advance equality for the LGBT community here in Colorado. The following state and local leaders will serve as honorary co-chairs ofRead more >>

Following Supreme Court Decisions on DOMA and Prop 8, One Colorado Launches Conversation on Path Forward to Marriage Equality in Colorado

On June 26, with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on Proposition 8 and the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, our nation took a huge step forward as the Court restored the freedom to marry in California and affirmed that all loving, committed couples who marry deserve equal legal respect and treatment. But with a banRead more >>

One Colorado, CCHI Encourage Kaiser Permanente to Follow Through on Commitment to Transgender Health Care

By One Colorado and Colorado Consumer Health Initiative Late last week, one of Colorado’s leading insurers, Kaiser Permanente, committed publicly to work with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission to lead an important discussion on transgender health. While Kaiser is one of Colorado’s non-profit insurers and has been a leader in providing culturally competent health careRead more >>