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Guide: How to Testify at the Colorado State Capitol
While Coloradans can advocate for or against policies outside of official proceedings in many ways, committee hearings are the public’s opportunity to participate on the record in the legislative process. In almost every state, public hearings are an integral part of the legislative process. In Colorado, one of the first steps for a bill to become a law is a public committee hearing.
Finding an LGBTQ+ Competent Provider
Having a healthcare provider that understands your unique healthcare needs impacts your quality of care and how likely you are to return for continued care. It can be especially challenging for LGBTQ+ individuals to find providers who are adequately trained in LGBTQ+ health needs.
Insurance Coverage for Gender Affirming Care
Navigating insurance can be difficult for anyone—it is made to be inaccessible. Especially for those trying to access gender affirming care, we know things keep changing, and trying to find care and get it covered in a system that was not created with us in mind is exhausting.
Guide: Registering to Vote in Colorado
Who we elect matters when it comes to advancing equality for LGBTQ+ Coloradans and their families. Whether it’s protecting LGBTQ+ young people, or removing barriers transgender Coloradans face every day, elected officials are in a position to improve — or harm — the lives of LGBTQ+ Coloradans and their families.
Guide: Voting while Trans
Colorado’s voting laws are some of the most accessible in the country. However, many transgender and nonbinary Coloradans have questions about voting–and may face discrimination at the ballot box.