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Colorado ASSET will be up in the House Education Committee on Monday

Colorado ASSET, a bill that would provide qualified undocumented students with access to in-state tuition at Colorado colleges and universities, has been assigned to the House Education committee.  It will be heard on Monday, April 25 at 1:30 pm. Get involved to ensure that ASSET passes the House: Call each of the members of theRead more >>

An Open Letter to Focus on the Family

A student in Grand Junction is so afraid of being bullied at the bus stop for looking too feminine that he waits until the last minute to go—often missing the bus and class. A girl with two moms sits at a school desk in Cortez and listens to her teacher make an offensive joke aboutRead more >>

Brad & Jess want to hear from you

Does Brad’s goofy smile annoy you? Do you hate it when Jess talks about her new hair cut? Can you not get enough of these weekly videos, or are you ready for this tradition to come to an end? Watch this week’s video and let us know what you think — be sure to mentionRead more >>

Brad & Jess discuss safe schools and reminisce about their prom dates

According to Brad and Jess, the next few weeks are big for our work to create safer schools for LGBT students in Colorado. This Friday, we’ll be participating in the National Day of Silence, a day when people across the country take a vow of silence to call attention to anti-LGBT bullying and name-calling. AndRead more >>

Calling attention to anti-LGBT bullying and harassment through a Day of Silence

The National Day of Silence, sponsored by GLSEN, is a day of action in which students across the country take a vow of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying in schools. One Colorado is proud to support this important event right here in Colorado where, sadly, anti-LGBT harassment is aliveRead more >>

Grand Junction Sentinel: Civil unions law will be revived

By The Daily Sentinel Wednesday, April 6, 2011 When a legislative committee quietly killed a bill last week — strictly along party lines — that would have given legal protections to civil unions involving same-sex couples, it didn’t draw a lot of news coverage. The event was overshadowed by budget battles in Denver and Washington,Read more >>

The Premiere of Our New Video

We Will Keep Fighting from One Colorado on Vimeo. Despite the heartbreaking results of last week’s vote to kill the Colorado Civil Union Act, the fight isn’t over. We will not turn our backs on Colorado families—not today, not tomorrow, not next year—not ever. But we need your help to keep the fight going, toRead more >>

Rep. Amy Stephens knows that the civil unions debate hurt the GOP

According to our good friends over at ColoradoPols.com, Representative and House Majority Leader Amy Stephens told radio host Ross Kaminsky that she understands that the debate about civil unions — and the ultimate killing of the bill — hurt her party. The bill to create civil unions had widespread public support (72% of voters toRead more >>

The fight isn’t over

Brad and Jess reflect on last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearing where House Republicans turned their backs on Colorado families and killed SB-172, the Colorado Civil Union Act. Despite overwhelming bipartisan support in the Senate, no Republican in the House voted in favor of the bill, even though 72% of Coloradans support it. Watch BradRead more >>

Incredible momentum in the national movement for LGBT health equality

Last week was LGBT Health Awareness Week, and this year, the week brought with it incredible movement in the national struggle for LGBT health equality. First, the Center for American Progress and the National Coalition for LGBT Health released a report on what health care reform means for LGBT Americans. This report provides an overviewRead more >>