25 results for tag: LGBT equality

How to talk to, with and about the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual & Transgender Communities

Hosted by the Colorado Springs Diversity Forum, featuring Jace Woodrum, Deputy Executive Director ofOne Colorado in partnership with MAP NOV. 16th from 1-3pm Tim Gill Center for Public Media 315 E. Costilla St. Colorado Springs, CO 80903 FREE RSVP TODAY! rsvp@cospdiversityforum.org Learn the terminology to communicate respectfully, learn what is offensive and why, gain an understanding of the inequities faced by individuals in these communities and learn to avoid common communication pitfalls. Dialogue with fellow attendees about the information garnered in the presentation. Flyer

Springs Ensemble Theater Announces Reading of Dustin Lance Black’s Play “8”

Springs Ensemble Theater will be performing "8," a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8. "8" was written by Dustin Lance Black, Academy Award-Winning Screenwriter of Milk and J. Edgar. "8" will be preformed on Saturday August 18th at 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Springs Ensemble Theater, 1903 E Cache la Poudre St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. Tickets are $10 with profits benefiting the American Foundation for Equal Rights; reservations are strongly recommended. For more information and reservations visit SET's website here.

Join Us in Thanking Colorado Springs School District 11 Board Members Who Voted YES to Keeping ALL Students Safe in School!

On June 13th, COS School District 11 Board of Directors voted to include gender expression, gender identity and transgender status, as well as sexual orientation, in anti-discrimination and harassment policies pertaining to students and staff. Citizens Project is a proud member of the Pikes Peak Safe @ School Coalition, led by Inside/Out Youth Services, which worked with the school district's board and staff to provide input on the anti-discrimination policy.  The policy change brings D11 -- the largest in the Pikes Peak Region with around 30,000 students in 60 schools -- into alignment with anti-bullying law HB1254 passed over a year ago. This is ...

Make Your Voice Heard in Support of Civil Unions

Civil Unions legislation has cleared the Colorado Senate and will be heard in the House Judiciary Committee this Thursday, May 3. We invite you to stand in support of SB-2 in three critical ways: Contact your representative and let them know that civil unions are an important step in ensuring equal rights for committed couples.  Find your representative here and find their contact information here. Attend One Colorado's Rally in support of Civil Unions at the Capitol on Thursday, and stick around to hear testimony. RSVP and get more information here.  For information about testifying during the hearing, contact Jace.  Share this information ...