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A Glimpse at the Results of our LGBT Health Survey

Throughout the month of August, we asked for your help. And nearly 1,200 of you answered our call and completed our LGBT health survey. Because of you, we have a much clearer picture of the state of LGBT health and wellness in Colorado. We’re still combing through all the data, but we wanted to goRead more >>

Celebrating LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month, and we want you to celebrate with us! Our friends at the Equality Forum have selected 31 LGBT icons to honor this year–from Lady GaGa to Langston Hughes to Kye Allums–and each day of the month, we’ll be using our Facebook page to share videos and information about these folksRead more >>

CDC awards $55 million for HIV prevention among gay, bisexual, and transgender youth of color

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today awarded $55 million over five years to 34 community-based organizations (CBOs) to expand HIV prevention services for young gay and bisexual men of color, transgender youth of color, and their partners. The awards expand upon a previous program to reach these populations with an increase of $10Read more >>

Will You Adopt Your Legislator?

What changes the hearts and minds of Coloradans and brings them to support equality? Knowing someone who is openly LGBT. That’s why our Adopt a Legislator program is so important—because it will connect you with your legislators in a meaningful way so that they know you for who you are as an LGBT person. SignRead more >>

A Message from U.S. Senator Mark Udall Celebrating the End of DADT

As Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell comes to its end, U.S. Senator Mark Udall — one of the Senators who fought tirelessly to end the discriminatory policy — has a message for you: gay or straight, man or woman, he’s proud of your service, and he wants to hear your story.

One Colorado Applauds the End of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Today, as Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell comes to its official end, One Colorado is applauding the state’s two U.S. Senators who showed tremendous leadership in ending the discriminatory policy that prohibited openly gay and lesbian Americans from serving in the military. “Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet demonstrated unwavering courage and leadership to bringRead more >>

Colorado Civil Rights and Community Organizations Condemn Alleged Wellington Hate Crime, Express Gratitude to Larimer County Sheriff’s Office

In response to the reported vandalism of three school buses with swastikas and anti-gay slurs at Grant Family Farms, three civil rights and community organizations condemned the hateful messages and expressed gratitude toward the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office for its quick and responsive actions investigating this incident as a bias-motivated crime. The following statement wasRead more >>

“This Is What Love In Action Looks Like” Screening Scheduled at the LGBT People’s Caucus

On Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, One Colorado will bring together equality advocates for the LGBT People’s Caucus, statewide summit that seeks to build LGBT power in the state. The weekend-long conference is an opportunity for LGBT Coloradans to learn about important issues affecting our community and to plan for the upcoming legislativeRead more >>

One Colorado Launches Colorado GSA Network

One Colorado is excited to announce the launch of the Colorado GSA Network, a program to empower LGBTQ and allied students to combat bullying in their schools. Follow us on Facebook — click here to “like” our page. Following the passage of an LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying bill in early 2011, One Colorado began on-the-ground work toRead more >>

Medicare steps up enforcement of equal visitation and representation rights in hospitals

Rules finalized last year empower patients to designate their own visitors, including same-sex partners Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new guidance to support enforcement of rules that protect hospital patients’ right to choose their own visitors during a hospital stay, including a visitor who is a same-sex domestic partner. TheseRead more >>