What's Happening

Why civil unions? Because times are tough

We’re living in tough economic times. All across the state and the country, folks are struggling to make ends meet. And LGBT people have not been immune to these difficulties. Like all Americans, we’re worried about staying in our homes, keeping our jobs, and providing for our families. But unlike most Americans, we have extraRead more >>

A call for volunteers

One Colorado and our broad coalition, Voices for Strong Families, are committed to supporting Senator Steadman and Representative Ferrandino as they work to pass legislation that would create civil unions in Colorado. Will you volunteer to help us make civil unions a reality in our state? To achieve civil unions, we need to ensure thatRead more >>

Suthers’ Decision to Support Discrimination Condemned by HRC and One Colorado

Colorado Attorney General Files Amicus Brief Supporting Defense of Marriage Act, Joins Indiana, Michigan, South Carolina and Utah in Defending Discriminatory Law The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, and One Colorado, a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to securing and protecting equality and opportunity for LGBTRead more >>

Broad coalition supports civil unions in Colorado

Scroll down for video. Sixty-six organizations representing more than half a million Coloradans have committed their support to a civil unions bill that will provide thousands of gay and lesbian couples in Colorado with the critical legal protections they need to take care of and be responsible for each other. “The Voices for Strong FamiliesRead more >>

Support for civil unions: Step in the right direction to protect Colorado families

From the Boulder Daily Camera Colorado has a chance this year to join a small handful of states that recognize civil unions, and it should not tarry in doing so. Today, a group of organizations brought together by One Colorado and the Voices for Strong Families are holding a kick-off event in Denver to announceRead more >>

A fair and just Colorado for all

Last week, a handful of Colorado Senators introduced SENATE BILL 11-054, a copycat version of the Arizona immigration law (S.B. 1070). What does Arizona’s S.B. 1070 and copycat legislation do? Creates a state criminal offense for failure to carry proper immigration documents. Requires officers to make a reasonable attempt to determine the immigration status ofRead more >>

Two days, two events to make schools safer for LGBT youth

One Colorado is proud to present at A Community Symposium on Civic Identity & Safe Schools: Civic Identity & Safe Schools: A Community Symposium Friday, February 18, 2011 8:00 AM–4:00 PM Johnson & Wales University, Jared Polis Auditorium, 7150 Montview Boulevard, Denver, CO What is a safe school? How do schools shape civic identity? HowRead more >>

Take Action to stop an immigration bill like Arizona’s

Yesterday, a handful of Colorado Senators introduced SENATE BILL 11-054, a copycat version of the Arizona immigration law. SB-054 would likely have a devastating fiscal impact on the state, result in lost business and tourism revenue, destroy community policing goals of local enforcement, and separate families. The bill has been assigned to the Senate State,Read more >>

Action Alert for Jobs Protection

Currently in Colorado, there are thousands of workers who have virtually no meaningful relief if they experience discrimination or harassment in the workplace.  The “Job Protection and Civil Rights Enforcement Act of 2011” will change that. But we need your help to pass this important law. Today, please contact members of the Senate Judiciary CommitteeRead more >>

Working in faith communities

Our work to advocate for civil unions includes important outreach and relationship building in faith communities. We’ve partnered with Jeremy Shaver of the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado to help us execute these key objectives, and together, we’ll be hosting a number of events geared toward faith leaders and faithful Coloradans. Media Training for Faith LeadersRead more >>