What's Happening

We’re Hiring a Denver Organizer!

The Denver Organizer will work in collaboration with other team members and partner organizations to develop and implement a comprehensive grassroots plan to educate and organize LGBT people and allies statewide. The ideal candidate will have an interest and experience in grassroots field organizing, including volunteer recruitment, civic engagement, and coalition building. Ideal candidates mustRead more >>

A Note from Brad from the Secretary of State’s Office

I’m sitting in the Secretary of State’s office. Today’s title board hearing just finished up. Despite having some of the best legal minds in Colorado working for us and mounting a strong legal case, we lost our initial challenge to Focus on the Family’s deceptive ballot initiative to write discrimination into our state Constitution. NowRead more >>

Statewide Coalition of 135 Organizations Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee Vote to Advance Civil Unions

Today, the Colorado Senate Appropriations Committee approved SB-2, the Colorado Civil Union Act. The bill now moves to the Senate floor. If passed, SB-2 will provide committed gay and lesbian couples with critical legal protections and responsibilities, such as the ability to take family leave to care for a partner, to make medical and end-of-lifeRead more >>

Brad & Jess in The Hunger Games

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess talk about their participation in The Hunger Games! Facing attacks from all sides — from Focus on the Family’s ballot measure to the Catholic hierarchy defunding our friends — Brad and Jess and the One Colorado team are fighting back! And just last week, you all helped usRead more >>

Cardigans & Civil Unions

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess discuss Brad’s “Mr. Rogers esque” cardigan and invite you to get involved in the final push for civil unions. Join us: http://www.one-colorado.org/whats-happening/events/

Notes from the Field: Looking Back on Our March Safe Schools Work

By Daniel Ramos, Director, Safe & Inclusive Schools Program Looking onward through April, I want to reflect on the very busy and active month of March for our safe schools work. When we started this project, there were nearly 100 gay-straight alliances in Colorado’s middle schools, high schools, and colleges. Today, we are approaching 150Read more >>

Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week

It’s National LGBT Health Awareness Week! And to celebrate, we asked Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, if she would take a few minutes to share with us some information about how the Obama Administration is supporting LGBT health. Specifically, we wanted to know how the Affordable Care Act impactsRead more >>

Get Involved in One of Our Alliance Building Caucuses

When One Colorado formed in early 2010, our focus was clear. We committed ourselves to a fair and just Colorado—for all Coloradans. And we meant all. But when we started our work—talking with Coloradans in every corner of the state—we were confronted with a difficult legacy. For decades, LGBT people of color and transgender peopleRead more >>

Focus on the Family’s Ballot Measure Is Unnecessary and Deceptive

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess give an update on the ballot measure filed by Focus on the Family last week. This deceptive and unnecessary measure would create a two-tiered society where the law applies only to some and not others. With your support, we’re standing against it and mounting a legal challenge inRead more >>

Under Attack

They’re at it again. Focus on the Family is attacking our families, filing a ballot initiative that would legalize discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans. If passed, this initiative would allow anyone with a religious conviction to deny employment, housing, or services to LGBT people. Help us fight back against this attack. DonateRead more >>