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Become a Transgender Ally

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger As we continue through Transgender Awareness Month (TAM), we want to provide tools to help those who know and love transgender people become stronger allies for the trans people in their lives and community. For the sake of this article, we’re going to define an ally by the University ofRead more >>

Jess Trades Brad in for a Conversation with Courtney

We’re working hard to elevate the voices of transgender Coloradans as part of our celebration of Transgender Awareness Month throughout November. This week, to bring more visibility to the “T” in “LGBT,” Jess ditches Brad and talks with Courtney Gray, a transgender community leader in Denver. Watch the video to get to know Courtney, toRead more >>

Meet Courtney Gray

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger When it comes to telling the stories of transgender people, many focus on the trauma that often surrounds the transgender experience. While it’s worthwhile to acknowledge the significant discrimination, harassment, and violence that transgender people regularly experience, it’s also important to recognize that being transgender in and of itself isRead more >>

Round 1: Resources for Transgender Coloradans and Their Allies

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger Continuing with our celebration of Transgender Awareness Month (TAM), today we want to begin our multi-week effort to highlight groups, organizations, and resources dedicated to serving the transgender community on a national level and right here in Colorado. National Center for Transgender Equality www.transequality.org Founded in 2003 by Executive DirectorRead more >>

Celebrating Transgender Awareness Month

By Sunnivie Brydum, Guest Blogger While October was officially LGBT History Month, this month we’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be dedicating November to raising awareness about transgender people. As we step into Transgender Awareness Month, we will highlight influential members of the statewide transgender community; share resources for trans people and their friends, family and allies;Read more >>

Mac and Daniel Meet President Obama

By Daniel Ramos, Colorado GSA Network Program Manager Last week, President Obama made a stop in Denver to meet with Coloradans and talk about issues impacting young people and students. His visit drew thousands to the University of Colorado at Denver on the Auraria Campus to meet with him and hear about his plan to easeRead more >>

Brad and Jess Are in the Club. Are you?

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess talk with you about something they’ve never mentioned before—investing in our work. We’ve set a goal to add 20 new members to our ONE(ce) A MONTH Club by the end of the year, and we need your help to reach it. Watch this week’s video to learn moreRead more >>

Prominent Straight Allies Pledge to Make It Better for LGBT Young People

In honor of Ally Week, a national week celebrating straight allies who improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young people—prominent Coloradans are voicing their commitment to “making it better” for LGBT students across the state. Governor John Hickenlooper, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet, Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Mayor Michael Hancock, andRead more >>

OC & CIRC Now Hiring Two Alliance Building Organizers

One Colorado Education Fund (OCEF) and Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) have entered into a joint project to increase reciprocal support, awareness and activism among the LGBT and immigrant rights communities in Colorado. OCEF and CIRC will work in partnership on an LGBT-immigration project to educate and mobilize our respective bases of support around theRead more >>

We’re Coming Out Against the ICE Secure Communities Program

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Organizations Call for the Immediate Elimination of ICE’s “Secure Communities” Program Dozens of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) organizations across the country are adding their voices to the growing national movement to end Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) controversial fingerprint-sharing Secure Communities (S-Comm) program. By forcing local lawRead more >>