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In recent years, One Colorado has supported legislation that would provide critical updates to the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act. These updates would give equal footing to all Colorado employees who face discrimination or harassment in the workplace. Although the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people — and all Coloradans — atRead more >>

Welcome Lia & Corey!

All of us are thrilled to welcome two new team members to One Colorado! Lia Sperandeo will serve as our Denver Field Organizer, and Corey Wiggins will serve as our Safe Schools Coordinator. We’re so excited to have them join our team and get to know our amazing supporters across the state. Lia came toRead more >>

One Colorado Issues Statement in Response to Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision on the Affordable Care Act, upholding the Obama Administration’s health care reform law. In response to this decision, Brad Clark, Executive Director of One Colorado—a statewide organization dedicated to securing and protecting equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans and their families—has issued theRead more >>

One Colorado Issues Statement in Response to Supreme Court Decision on AZ-1070

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in Arizona v. United States. In a 5-3 vote, the nation’s highest court blocked most provisions of Arizona’s controversial policing law but upheld the “show-me-your-papers” provision that concerns immigrant rights supporters. In response to this decision, Brad Clark, Executive Director of One Colorado—a statewide organizationRead more >>

Mark Your Calendars for The Second Annual Ally Awards

Mark your calendars for the event of the summer: The Ally Awards! Please join One Colorado Education Fund at the 2nd Annual Ally Awards — and help us celebrate the many allies who work across our state to enhance the lives of LGBT Coloradans and our families. Early bird tickets are now available for ourRead more >>

One Colorado Education Fund Releases Scan of School District Policies

Results Show Only 37% of Districts Are in Compliance with Statewide Anti-bullying Law Passed in 2011 Today, One Colorado Education Fund released the results of a scan of school district policies on bullying prevention, nondiscrimination, and harassment. One Colorado Education Fund is a statewide organization securing equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Coloradans. TheRead more >>

The Journey

The Journey from One Colorado on Vimeo. They said it couldn’t be done. They said we’d never win a Republican vote in the House. They said civil unions was dead on arrival. But we proved them wrong. Our community came together like never before — making calls, sending e-mails, visiting with our legislators. And together,Read more >>

Take Action! U.S. House Bill Excludes LGBT People from Domestic Violence Protections

In recent weeks, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives have been considering legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994. While the Senate version of the legislation protects all of us, the House’s version of the bill fails to include critical provisions that would ensure that all victims ofRead more >>

Focus on the Family Drops Their Attack

A Note from Brad: While we were all busy trying to pass civil unions, we received some very good news. Focus on the Family has pulled their dangerous ballot measure. It will not — I repeat, WILL NOT — appear on our November ballots this year. Over the past many weeks, we’ve told you allRead more >>

VICTORY: Landmark Standards Released Aim to End Prison Rape and Abuse

The U.S. Department of Justice has released landmark National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape. The Standards include vital provisions for the operation of prisons and the treatment of transgender and gender nonconforming inmates, all aimed at ending sexual abuse. These standards represent a comprehensive effort to address rampant sexual abuse inRead more >>