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Denver Pride Rally for Equality

Let your voice be heard! Join One Colorado, the GLBT Center of Colorado, the Colorado LGBT Legislative Caucus, state leaders, activists, and community groups from throughout the state right after the Denver Pridefest Parade on the West Steps of the Colorado Capitol Building to rally for LGBTQ equality! Tell your friends on Facebook What: DenverRead more >>

Our 2017 legislative session wrap-up

How did LGBTQ Coloradans and their families fare in the 2017 legislative session? Colorado’s 2017 legislative session ended yesterday, and with it came mixed results for many measures that impacted lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans. The Good Updating Colorado’s bias-motivated harassment law: House Bill 1188 was passed and signed into law this week.Read more >>

One Colorado’s Statement on State Senate’s Decision to Not Confirm LGBTQ Coloradan to Colorado Civil Rights Commission

May 5, 2017 Today, the Colorado State Senate voted 18-17 on party lines against the confirmation of Heidi Hess, an LGBTQ Coloradan, to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission as a community-at-large member. One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families, released the following statement fromRead more >>

Protect Our Care Coalition & One Colorado Statement on U.S. House to Take Away the Health Care of Millions

May 5, 2017 [original post] The U.S. House Just Voted to Take Away the Health Care of Millions: Colorado Representatives broke promise and voted to take away health care from hundreds of thousands of Coloradans “Today we saw the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly pass a disastrous bill that will end access to health coverage andRead more >>

One Colorado Statement on the Introduction of the Equality Act in Congress

May 2, 2017 One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families, released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos on the re-introduction of the Equality Act in Congress today. “We applaud Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, and Representatives Jared Polis, Diana DeGette, and Ed Perlmutter,Read more >>

Joint Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and One Colorado Statement on Colorado Senate Defeat of ‘Religious Exemption Bill in Disguise’

April 18, 2017 Today, the Colorado State Senate voted down Senate Bill 283 – a bill that would have allowed businesses to claim any belief, including religious beliefs, gives them the right to refuse to follow non-discrimination laws they don’t like. Three Senate Republicans joined all the Senate Democrats in standing in opposition to theRead more >>

Colorado Business Leaders, Faith Leaders, Conservatives, and Community Groups Express Concern Over Passage of Broad Exemption Bill out of Colorado Senate Committee

April 12, 2017 Today, the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee in the Colorado Senate voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 283, which will allow businesses and individuals to claim that any belief they hold — including religious beliefs — give them permission to exempt themselves from non-discrimination laws they don’t want to follow. ThisRead more >>

One Colorado’s Statement on the Colorado Senate Strengthening Protections for LGBTQ Coloradans and People with Disabilities

April 11, 2017 Today, the Colorado Senate voted 23-12 to pass House Bill 1188 — a bill that adds physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and transgender status to Colorado’s existing law concerning bias-motivated harassment. One Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director, Daniel Ramos, on the passage of this bill. “The passage ofRead more >>

One Colorado’s Statement on the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Protecting LGBTQ Coloradans and People with Disabilities

April 5, 2017 Today, the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee of the Colorado Senate voted 5-0 to pass House Bill 1188 — a bill that adds physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and transgender status to Colorado’s existing law concerning bias-motivated harassment. One Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director Daniel Ramos onRead more >>

One Colorado’s Statement on the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee Voting Down the Birth Certificate Modernization Act

March 27, 2017 Today, the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee voted to defeat, House Bill 1122, the Birth Certificate Modernization Act — a bill that would bring Colorado law in line with federal policy for transgender Coloradans who want to update the gender on their birth certificate — for the third yearRead more >>