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You can still be a part of our Family Album

Making civil unions a reality in Colorado won’t be easy. To achieve this victory, we must demonstrate to our legislators that thousands of Coloradans–LGBT or straight, single or in relationships, young or old–support civil unions. That’s why we’re creating a Family Album of Coloradans who support civil unions. Once created, we’ll deliver these albums toRead more >>

Meet Tim & Ken

Tim and Ken live in Fort Collins and have been together for more than four decades. They’ve built a family, a home, and a life together. But Tim and Ken lack the critical legal protections they need to take care of and be responsible for one another. That’s why Colorado needs civil unions–for committed couplesRead more >>

Voices for Strong Families Coalition is nearly 400,000 strong

In recent weeks, One Colorado has worked tirelessly to build a coalition of organizations that support civil unions for committed same-sex couples. We’ve been joined in our efforts by organizations all across the state, from Grand Junction to Pueblo, Fort Collins to Durango, and together, we will show our legislators that thousands of Coloradans supportRead more >>

Meet Featured Leader Jen LaBarbera

Every passionate activist has a compelling story. For Jen LaBarbera, that story began in the third grade with Save the Earth and Air, an environmental organization she founded. Through often challenging work at such a young age – or any age for that matter – Jen promoted and established a momentum of change within herRead more >>

FAQs About Civil Unions in Colorado

Wondering if you should support civil unions in Colorado? Interested to know how civil unions will affect bisexual and transgender Coloradans? Confused about what civil unions will really do? Get the answers to all of your questions and find out how you can get involved to make civil unions a reality in Colorado! What isRead more >>

Say “hello” to our Kitchen Cabinet!

The One Colorado Kitchen Cabinet provides ongoing input and feedback regarding the work of One Colorado. Each member brings special knowledge, skills, perspectives, resources, and dedication to this unique position, and we are fortunate to work with this esteemed group of Coloradans! Crisosto Apache Eric Attard Katina Banks Joe Barrows Mindy Barton Brian Branton MichaelRead more >>

President Obama signs the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell into law

This morning, President Obama made history by signing into law the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and ending discrimination against lesbian, gay, and bisexual soldiers. Below, read the comments made by Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama at this historic signing. REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AND THE VICE PRESIDENT AT SIGNING OFRead more >>

Senator Steadman announces he will introduce bill establishing civil unions for same-sex couples in Colorado

Last week, The Denver Post reported this important breaking news: During the 2011 legislative session, State Senator Pat Steadman plans to introduce a bill establishing civil unions for same-sex couples in Colorado. Civil unions are a form of state-level relationship recognition that provides same-sex couples with the same protections and responsibilities given to married couplesRead more >>

One Colorado Issues Statement Regarding Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Today, the United States Senate voted to invoke cloture and end the filibuster of the bill that would repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT), the discriminatory policy prohibiting openly gay, lesbian, and bisexual Americans from serving in the military. Legislation repealing DADT passed the US House of Representatives earlier in the week and will nowRead more >>

More than a dozen additional organizations have joined in our call for a Safe Schools Task Force

Just a few weeks ago, we called upon Governor-elect Hickenlooper and the incoming legislature to establish a Safe Schools Task Force to investigate the problem of bullying and harassment in Colorado schools and to make recommendations for addressing the problem. We were joined in this call-to-action by the state’s leading education organizations, including the ColoradoRead more >>