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National and International Organizations
ACLU LGBT Rights
"The ACLU works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association."
Asexual Visibility and Education Network
"Welcome to the Asexual Visibility and Education Network. AVEN hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike."
Bisexual Resource Center
"The Bisexual Resource Center works to connect the bi+ community and help its members thrive through resources, support, and celebration. We envision an empowered, visible, and inclusive global community for bi+ people."
Black Trans Advocay Coalition
Established in 2011, The National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition is the only social justice organization led by black trans people to collectively address the inequities faced in the black transgender human experience.The National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition works with communities in the U.S. and across the globe to foster diversity, inclusion and equality for all people and is lead by the Black Transmen, Inc., Black Transwomen, Inc and Black Trans MX non profit organizations.
Center for Black Equity
Our Mission is to "promote a multinational LGBTQ+ network dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination".
"GLAAD works through entertainment, news, and digital media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance".
Human Rights Watch: LGBT Rights
"Human Rights Watch works for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender peoples' rights, and with activists representing a multiplicity of identities and issues. We document and expose abuses based on sexual orientation and gender identity worldwide, including torture, killing and executions, arrests under unjust laws, unequal treatment, censorship, medical abuses, discrimination in health and jobs and housing, domestic violence, abuses against children, and denial of family rights and recognition."
InterACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth
"InterACT uses innovative legal and other strategies, to advocate for the human rights of children born with intersex traits."
"Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work."
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health (APA)
Information and resources regarding LGBT health disparities and advocacy from the Office on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, American Psychological Association.
National Black Justice Coalition
"The National Black Justice Coalition is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people."
National Center for Transgender Equality
"The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice."
National LGBTQ Task Force
"The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. We are building a future where everyone can be free to be their entire selves in every aspect of their lives. Today, despite all the progress we’ve made to end discrimination, millions of LGBTQ people face barriers in every aspect of their lives: in housing, employment, healthcare, retirement, and basic human rights. These barriers must go. "
Organizations Serving the Black LGBTQ Community
From the It Gets Better Project, a list of organizations specifically serving Black queer communities throughout the United States.
DU and Local Resources
DU Center for Multicultural Excellence LGBTIQA Campus Resources and Organizations
A list of DU campus resources and organizations in addition to the CME-offered LGBTIQA programs
DU Pride Portal
Links to events and campus services.
Colorado GLBT Bar Association
The Colorado Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (“GLBT”) Bar Association is a voluntary professional association of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender attorneys, judges, paralegals and law students and allies who provide a GLBT presence within Colorado’s legal community
The Center on Colfax
The Center opened in 1976 and over the years has grown to become the largest community center in the Rocky Mountain region, giving voice to Colorado’s LGBTQ community and playing a pivotal role in statewide initiatives to reduce harassment and discrimination.
Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays — Denver Chapter
Made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with LGBT people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy