2017 Ally Awardees:
Jean Dubofsky

Jean was the first female who served on the Colorado Supreme Court and the lead attorney in the case that overturned Amendment 2.

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser has led the health care industry to remove transgender exclusions in insurance plans and improved the experiences of their LGBTQ patients in the health care system.

Rathod Mohamedbhai

This civil rights law firm has worked to close the gap between the Muslim and LGBTQ community. The firm also worked with the Denver Police Department after being counsel for the Jesse Hernandez case.

Pat Steadman, Lifetime Achievement Award

Former Colorado State Senator Pat Steadman was a part of Equal Rights Colorado — a volunteer-run equality group that advanced LGBTQ policies before One Colorado’s inception. He was also a champion in fighting and defeating Amendment 2, was on the Colorado Joint Budget Committee, and was key in passing civil unions in Colorado.

2016 Ally Awards honorees:
  • Matthew Huron
  • Nita & Rudy Gonzales and the Gonzales Family
  • Kristin Strohm
  • Dr. Dan Reirden, People’s Choice Ally Award
  • Ted Trimpa, Lifetime Achievement
2015 Ally Awards honorees:
  • Marty Chernoff
  • Rosemary Harris Lytle
  • Kelly Brough & Diedra Garcia
  • Anton Schulzki, People’s Choice Award
2014 Ally Awards honorees:
  • Former Army Staff Sergeant Izzy Abbass
  • Former Marine Sergeant Will Glenn
  • Former Senior Master Sergeant Dennis Mont’ros
  • Maria Garcia Berry
  • Rabbi Steven Foster
  • Former State Senator Joyce Foster
  • Reverend Mike Morran
  • Hillary Hall
2013 Ally Awards honorees:
  • University of Denver Men’s Hockey Team
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • Tim Sweeney
2012 Ally Awards honorees:
  • Faye Wilson Tate
  • Dr. Christopher Urbina
  • Girl Scouts of Colorado
  • Compañeros
2011 Ally Awards honorees:
  • Former State Representative Wilma Webb
  • Jean Hodges
  • Veronica Barela / NEWSED
  • Bruce DeBoskey