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We’re creating a family album

In the first months of One Colorado’s existence, we did a lot of listening. And we heard, loud and clear, your number one priority—family. That’s why we’ve launched our Family Album Project. Together, with your help, we’ll create an album of Colorado’s LGBT families. This album will be a powerful tool. We’ll show it toRead more >>

Bipartisan support for civil unions in Illinois

Last week, the state of Illinois took two historic steps toward providing committed lesbian and gay couples with critical legal protections as both the State House and Senate passed legislation—with bipartisan support—enacting civil unions in 2011. The Governor of Illinois is expected to sign the bill into law early next year. Civil unions provide lesbianRead more >>

One Colorado and Colorado Educational Associations Call On Governor, Legislature to Establish Safe Schools Task Force

Today, One Colorado, the Colorado Education Association, the Colorado Association of School Executives, the American Federation of Teachers–Colorado, and the Colorado Association of School Boards released a letter calling on Governor-elect Hickenlooper and the 2011–12 General Assembly to take immediate action to stop bullying and harassment in Colorado schools. The letter calls for the establishmentRead more >>

Our Communications Manager, Jess, was on AM 760 this morning

Our Communications Manager, Jess Woodrum, was invited to participate in the morning show on AM 760, Progressive Talk Radio. She spoke with fill-in host Jonny 5 from the Flobots about marriage equality and the movement to secure relationship recognition for lesbian and gay couples. Interested in listening to the interview? Click here to view theRead more >>

Meet Featured Leader Jessie Ulibarri

Jessie Ulibarri is a father, a partner, and an LGBT and Latino activist. He’s also a One Colorado supporter and a community leader in our work toward a fair and just Colorado. Meet Jessie in the first edition of The Weekly ONE’s “Featured Leader,” a regular column highlighting the community leaders who make our workRead more >>

Say “thank you” to Senator Mark Udall

Although 70% of Americans support the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” many of our leaders in Congress have stood in the way of this important step toward equality. But not Colorado Senator Mark Udall. Senator Udall has been a courageous leader in the fight to end “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Let’s thank him forRead more >>

We want to hear your thoughts on The Weekly ONE

The Weekly ONE is our new e-mail newsletter, and we’ve launched it to improve our communications with you. You can count on The Weekly ONE every Tuesday, and in it, you’ll find important news and events as well as information about how you can get involved in our work. Of course, if an urgent issueRead more >>

Transgender Community Meeting a huge success

Last night’s Transgender Community Meeting brought together nearly 40 transgender Coloradans to talk about how One Colorado can help address the needs and priorities of the transgender community in Colorado. Lively discussion revealed both great ideas and exciting possibilities for moving forward. To start off the meeting, One Colorado Executive Director, Brad Clark, shared theRead more >>

We’re coming to a city near you

After the election, we announced our ambitious plans for 2011. Now, as we work to achieve relationship recognition, create safe schools, and improve access to health care and human services, we need your help. Join us at one of our community meetings throughout the state to get involved in the fight for a fair andRead more >>

Washington Post: Sources: Pentagon Group Finds There is Minimal Risk to Lifting Gay Ban During War

By Ed O’Keefe and Greg Jaffe Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, November 11, 2010; 12:47 AM A Pentagon study group has concluded that the military can lift the ban on gays serving openly in uniform with only minimal and isolated incidents of risk to the current war efforts, according to two people familiar with aRead more >>