Brad and Jess are exhausted (and old) after hosting three big events in three weeks. But they’re looking forward to our next big event–Faithful Conversations–and want you to join us!
By Jessie Pocock, Southern Colorado Organizer, One Colorado As our Southern Colorado Organizer, I have so many opportunities to meet and work with incredible individuals and organizations, from Colorado Springs to Pueblo to Buena Vista. I gain so much energy from connecting with these community leaders and creating plans to make our region a moreRead more >>
In this week’s video, Brad and Jess talk about why Jess’ hair looks so good (and it’s not what you’d expect). And the two discuss the bipartisan climate that has developed in support of civil unions. More and more Republicans have come out in favor of this critical legislation, including Republican Speaker Pro Tempore ofRead more >>
While support for civil unions is growing here at home in Colorado, we’re also seeing incredible support for marriage for same-sex couples from our Senators in Washington, DC. U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are joining a growing number of Senators in urging the Democratic Party to adopt a plank in support of theRead more >>
During his time running Ken Buck’s campaign against U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, John Swartout watched as one Sunday morning on Meet the Press, Buck explained his opposition to equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, claiming that being gay is a choice and comparing being gay to alcoholism. Now, less than two yearsRead more >>
Community Forum on hate violence to be held at Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO – Just after midnight on the morning of February 17, 20-year old Colorado Mesa University college football player Shane Williams physically assaulted Chelsea Gallagher, a lesbian woman, outside of a local Grand Junction bar due to his alleged homophobic bias.Read more >>
In this week’s video, learn why Brad now believes he’s a real mountain man (and why Jess is not so sure). Also, get the details on some exciting events we have coming up for LGBTQ students and adults who serve young people!
A letter from nine Denver Mayoral Commissions To all concerned: This letter confirms support for the passage of Senate Bill 2, The Civil Unions Act, currently before the Colorado Legislature, by the undersigned Mayor’s commissions. We acknowledge and understand that this Bill affects members of our respective communities and crosses the line of all ethnic,Read more >>
Watch video of Mario Nicolais, spokesman for Coloradans for Freedom, testifying in support of SB-2, the Colorado Civil Union Act. Nicolais is a well-known partisan Republican who served on the Reapportionment Committee alongside Senator Morgan Carroll (Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee). Nicolais is a part of Coloradans for Freedom, a group of Republicans supportingRead more >>
In this week’s video, Brad and Jess are wishing you a very happy Valentine’s Day! Watch to hear how they’re celebrating the occasion and to learn more about the big day tomorrow when civil unions will be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Tomorrow’s hearing is the first test of SB-2 this year, and we’dRead more >>