Rep. Brianna Titone speaks at transgender conference a the University of Colorado Boulder
Crowds Gather To Hear First Openly Transgender State Rep. Speak
Rep. Brianna Titone recalled her best experience during her 2018 state legislature campaign — knocking on a door in suburban Jefferson County.
Titone, a democrat who represents District 27, which includes parts of Jefferson County and Arvada, is Colorado's first openly transgender elected official and one of the first in the United States.
She spoke to about 100 people at the TRANSforming Gender Conference at the University of Colorado on Saturday and shared how she knocked on the storm door of a house, and the woman who answered was overjoyed because she had heard about Titone.
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The first openly transgender state legislator in Colorado visited the University of Colorado Boulder campus on Saturday as part of the TRANSforming Gender Conference. The event attracts more than 700 people every year.
This year, one of the most attended speeches was given by Brianna Titone, a state legislator from Arvada.
“It really shows that you can go on, and be successful, and be whoever you want to be,” said Morgan Seamont, Assistant Director for the Center of Inclusion and Social Change at CU.
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“That does kind of put a little bit of self-imposed pressure on myself to do the best that I can,” Titone said. “But, on the same token, I would have done that anyway.”
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The House approved a bill dealing with water conservation Jan. 28. This is the first bill Rep. Brianna Titone (D-Arvada) introduced this session and the first to pass the House.
“Water takes up a big part of the budget in most homeowners associations,” Titone said.“Our state is facing a drought so it’s critical that we are responsibly managing our water usage — especially in communities on the Front Range and in rural Colorado.”
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“I thank you for bringing this bill again,” Titone said. “I am so happy to be on this committee today to vote yes on this bill. I do not want to see this bill in committee again. I want to see it put into law.”
Denver Post Voter Guide HD27
ARVADA, Colo. -- It was a call for which Brianna Titone had been waiting hours -- even days.
One of Colorado's closest races was finally decided Saturday afternoon as Republican candidate Vicky Pyne called Titone to congratulate Titone in the middle of her interview with FOX31.
VOTE411 Voter Guide for HD27
I was happy to be transparent and complete the Denver Post voter guide. I’m not afraid to answer tough questions, but my opponent was and never returned the questionnaire.
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I gladly completed the League of Women Voters candidate questionnaire. That can’t be said about my opponent who didn’t.
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“It has never been more important than it is now that we elect people who are willing to do the right thing,” Titone told the crowded room. “I’m one of those candidates.”
A video on education
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In this video Brianna shares her thoughts on the importance of Education in Colorado.
I was interviewed to contribute to this story on the evolution of equality in Colorado since we hit a low point and Amendment 2 in 1992.
In my own words
It’s all about the issues important to the voters.
CBS4 Interview with Shaun Boyd
In this video I say a bit about what drives me to run for office and a bit about the volunteer service I’ve done that lead me here.
WestWord Article, 8/17/18
While she recognizes the historic nature of her candidacy, she says that’s not what she’s focused on, “My job as a candidate is to talk about issues… education funding is the number one issue people are talking about, also transportation funding. I have a lot of experience; I have a lot of knowledge that really comes to table and I want to use those skills. I think people will see me as someone who really wants work together… and not play identity politics.”
The Daily Beast Article 8/10/18
"We know that the voters are the important people in this election," she says. "It's not me. I don't have all the answers. I want to hear their ideas and hear their stories and have those conversations and find out where we have intersections in our beliefs and our goals. The only way to really get there is to have productive conversations."
Letter from Jefferson County DA
“The 2018 election is full of potential transgender firsts.
Amelia Marquez would be the first openly transgender state legislator in Montana. Brianna Titone could set the same precedent in the Colorado State House. And all the way in Guam, Lasia Casil will make history if she wins her race for a seat on the legislature of the United States territory.”
As a member of Necrosearch International, I participate on cases from Federal level to local level. We are volunteers that give our time and knowledge to helping law enforcement colve cases and bring closure to families. This is a letter from the DAs office for a case I participated on.