While the physical health of Colorado's transgender population is similar to the general population, their mental health outcomes are drastically different. It's just one of a series of key findings in a survey produced by One Colorado in partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the LGBT Center of Colorado, Denver Health, and the Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado Denver.
As Colorado's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group, One Colorado said social and health disparities continue to exist for the state's LGBT Community overall.
Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Colorado, the director of the state's largest LGBT advocacy group, One Colorado, said it's time to start mending fences with opponents of gay marriage.
"There are some really big issues facing our state and our country, and I would love to be able to sit down with folks to be able to sit down and figure out how to address some of those issues," Dave Montez said.
Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 9:59 am
By NPR Staff
This fall, one of the more interesting and bold TV shows you'll see isn't being released by a major network — instead, it's coming out of Amazon Studios.
Transparent is a comedy-drama that centers on a family and their lives following the discovery that their father, whom they'd known as Mort (played by Jeffrey Tambor of Arrested Development fame) is a transgender woman named Maura.
"Are you saying you're going to start dressing up like a lady all of the time?" asks daughter Sarah (Amy Landecker).