What's Happening

OCEF Launches Health & Wellness Survey

On August 1, One Colorado Education Fund launched a survey to gather data regarding the health and wellness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Coloradans. The survey seeks to document how LGBT people access healthcare systems throughout the state and how they’re treated when they do so. The survey follows a previous study (conductedRead more >>

Jess goes rogue, and Brad is flattered

In this week’s video, Jess explains why she’s cut all her hair off—and it’s not to imitate Brad. The two also chat about the state of LGBT health and wellness in Colorado, asking all of you to complete a survey which will help us understand the obstacles and challenges that LGBT Coloradans face when tryingRead more >>

Register Today for the LGBT People’s Caucus

Registration for the LGBT People’s Caucus is NOW OPEN, and we hope you’ll join us!  Here are all the details you need to know about the event before you register: LOCATION & SCHEDULE The LGBT People’s Caucus is happening on Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18. We’re holding the Caucus at the YMCA ofRead more >>

Brad & Jess Sit Down with Governor Hickenlooper

Tickets to The Ally Awards are almost gone! Get yours now! In this week’s video, Brad and Jess sit down with Governor Hickenlooper, one of our honorary co-chairs for The Ally Awards — our signature event honoring straight allies who advance LGBT equality in Colorado. The three talk about what it means to be anRead more >>

Registration is Open for the LGBT People’s Caucus

LGBT Coloradans and our allies have power. The power to create real, lasting change in our communities, our towns, and our state. And that’s what the LGBT People’s Caucus is all about—coming together to harness our power to advance equality in Colorado. Whether you’ve been an activist for years, or you’re just starting to getRead more >>

Building a Statewide Movement

In this week’s video, Brad and Jess talk about small town America. From Brad’s hometown in Iowa to Jess’ old stomping grounds in South Carolina to rural Colorado—it’s critical that conversations about LGBT equality happen in small towns. That’s why we’re focused on building a statewide movement—hiring organizers across the state, talking to folks atRead more >>

Back to School Movie Tour: Out in the Silence Screenings Across the State

Celebrate the end of summer and the start of another school year! Join One Colorado for a screening and discussion of Out in the Silence, “a stunning documentary” (Philadelphia Inquirer) about the harrowing, ultimately successful battle of a gay teen and his mother against recalcitrant school authorities when the teen is brutally attacked for comingRead more >>

Statement Regarding Marriage Equality Ballot Initiative

The Associated Press has reported that a 19-year-old college student is working to put an initiative on the 2012 ballot, which would begin the process of granting the freedom to marry to gay and lesbian couples in the state. Because Colorado only allows one issue to be addressed per ballot question, this initiative would modifyRead more >>

Results from our post legislative session survey

In this week’s video, Jess critiques Brad, and Brad explains the results of the post legislative session survey we conducted a couple of months ago. While many of you want to see our civil unions and safe schools work continue–with more opportunities for community involvement–we were excited by so many of you expressing a desireRead more >>

Save the Date for the LGBT People’s Caucus

LGBT Coloradans and our allies have power. The power to create real, lasting change in our communities, our towns, and our state. And that’s what the LGBT People’s Caucus is all about—coming together to harness our power to advance equality in Colorado. Whether you’re interested in advocating for civil unions or learning more about theRead more >>