PFLAG Broomfield has reached out to local members of the LGBTQIA+ Community who are actively involved in the political process. To discuss the importance Harvey had, as being one of the first nationally recognized LGBT politicians. The panel will discuss his influence on current politicians, personal experiences the panel can share about being out and in the public eye, how the political scene has changed since he opened the door, and what Advocacy they would like to see next.  

DATE: October 14, 2020

START TIME: 6pm Mountain Time

Contact us at ‭(720) 477-0427‬ or

Zoom link details will be emailed to you after a successful RSVP on the Google Form below the Confirmed Speakers!


Guyleen Castriotta
During her two years in office, Guyleen has been a strong advocate for equality and inclusion. In 2019, she was unanimously chosen by the City Council to serve as Mayor Pro Tem. Guyleen’s very first action as a City Councilmember was to revise their Charter language to be gender neutral. This Charter change required voter approval and passed in 2018. She was also successful in getting the Broomfield City Council to sign a letter of support for Colorado’s ban on conversion therapy. In 2019, under Guyleen’s leadership, The City and County of Broomfield proclaimed June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month for the first time ever. In June of 2020, The City and County Buildings displayed the rainbow flag. Guyleen has cultivated many regional partnerships throughout Colorado and currently serves as Co-Chair for Counties and Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT).

Brianna Titone
Brianna Titone is an American politician and scientist, currently serving as a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 27th district. She serves in the 72nd Colorado General Assembly and is the first openly transgender state legislator elected in Colorado and the 4th elected in the United States.

Sonya Jaquez Lewis
Sonya Jaquez Lewis is an American politician who is the member of the Colorado House of Representatives from the 12th district in Boulder County. Lewis is the first Latina and the first LGBTQ person ever elected to the Colorado General Assembly from Boulder County, Colorado.