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One Colorado issues statement on alleged hate crime

The District Attorney in Denver has charged Alexander Declouet, 21, with second-degree assault, criminal mischief, and bias motivated crime (also known as a hate crime). Allegedly, Mr. Declouet attacked a woman in a parking lot on West Colfax Avenue because he thought she was a lesbian. In response to this horrific crime, Brad Clark, ExecutiveRead more >>

We just hand-delivered more than 1,500 signatures to Ken Buck’s office

Brad and I just returned from Ken Buck’s office where we delivered more than 1,500 petition signatures calling for Buck to retract the outrageous statements he made on Meet the Press, comparing being gay or lesbian with alcoholism. Watch this video of Brad giving an update of what happened at Buck’s office! Thank you toRead more >>

We’re going to Ken Buck’s office

Throughout the past week, One Colorado and ProgressNow Colorado have collected over 1,500 signatures on a petition calling on Ken Buck to retract the outrageous, dangerous statements he made on Meet the Press on Sunday, October 17. On the show, Buck compared being gay or lesbian to having a disease like alcoholism and said peopleRead more >>

One Colorado holds press conference to call on Buck to retract outrageous comments

A group of professionals and the mother of a gay son today voiced outrage at GOP Senate candidate Ken Buck’s comments that being gay is similar to the disease of alcoholism, calling the remarks irresponsible and asking for a retraction. “These comments are dangerous and just plain wrong,” said Brad Clark, executive director of OneRead more >>

Human Rights Campaign & One Colorado issue joint statement in response to Ken Buck’s Meet the Press comments

Today on NBC’s Meet the Press, Colorado Republican Senate candidate and Tea Party darling, Ken Buck called homosexuality a choice and compared it to alcoholism – a theory debunked by the American Psychological Association and the American Psychiatric Association. Buck’s extremist views and prior lapses of judgment show he is not worthy of representing theRead more >>

Colorado Progressive organizations speak out against Grand Junction billboard

One Colorado, Mi Familia Vota, and Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition Decry Billboard’s Racist & Homophobic Message Three Colorado progressive organizations have denounced a billboard in Grand Junction for its dangerous depiction of stereotypes and its racist and homophobic message. The billboard, which was taken down today after the anonymous individual behind it received threats ofRead more >>

Did you miss our LGBT Latino/a Community Meeting? Check out this recap from La Gente Unida!

A Latino LGBT town hall meeting was held September 22 at Unidos N Orgullo (UNO), a newly-formed Latino GLBT resource center located at the nonprofit Sisters of Color United for Education building in Denver. Sponsored by the newly-formed One Colorado (OC), the event was held to unveil the OC statewide survey findings pertinent to GLBTRead more >>

One Colorado issues statement regarding Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Statewide LGBT advocacy organization applauds judge’s ruling and Colorado senators’ commitment to fairness and equality Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Virginia A. Phillips ruled what we’ve known for years—that the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy is unconstitutional and just plain wrong. “Although this ruling does not silence our discussion on DADT or stop ourRead more >>

Protect Colorado. Vote NO on 60, 61, & 101.

On November 2, we all have to make an critical choice about Colorado’s future. We have to decide how to vote on Amendment 60, Amendment 61, and Proposition 101—dangerous ballot initiatives that threaten our state’s jobs, schools, libraries, hospitals, prisons, roads, and more. One Colorado urges all Coloradans to vote NO on 60, 61, andRead more >>

Walk with us for pro-equality candidates in Northern and Southern Colorado

One Colorado PAC recently endorsed 50 candidates — Democrats and Republicans — in races across the state who will protect our families and our freedom. To help ensure a pro-equality majority, we have committed hundreds of volunteers hours, walking side-by-side with our endorsed candidates. Will you help us keep this commitment by volunteering to walkRead more >>