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Colorado Civil Rights Division
1560 Broadway, Suite 1050
Denver, CO 80202-5143

303.894.2997 phone
800.CO.CIVIL (262-4845) toll free
303.894.7830 fax website

The Colorado Civil Rights Division administers and enforces Colorado’s civil rights laws in
employment, housing and public accommodations. The Colorado Revised Statutes (1988)
prohibit discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations based on race, sex,
national origin, ancestry, disability, creed, religion (employment), sexual orientation (including
transgender status), color, marital status (housing and public accommodations), and familial
status (housing only). Discrimination in employment based on age (40 through 69) or marriage
to a co-worker also is prohibited. The CCRD implements the civil rights statutes through
administrative enforcement (compliance) and outreach (research and education). Training
programs are available in all aspects of civil rights, sexual harassment, preventive and protected
class based. Publications are available regarding current civil rights laws.
Denver Anti-Discrimination Office
Wellington E. Webb Building
201 W. Colfax Avenue, Dept. 1102
Denver, Colorado 80204

720.913.8458 phone
720.913.8450 fax website

The Denver Anti-Discrimination Office enforces the Denver County Anti-Discrimination
Ordinance that prohibits discrimination in employment, housing and commercial space, public
accommodations, private educational institutions, and private health and welfare services. The
ordinance prohibits discrimination based on age, sexual orientation, gender variance, marital
status, physical or mental disability, race, color, national origin, gender, military status and

City of Boulder
Department of Housing and Human Services
The Office of Human Rights & Community Relations
1101 Arapahoe Avenue, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 791
Boulder, CO 80306

303.441.3141 phone
303.441.4368 fax website

The Human Rights Ordinance strives to ensure protection of rights afforded within the city
limits of Boulder by the Human Rights Ordinance. The Community Relations Program, works
to encourage interaction based on respect and understanding among the various communities that
make up the Boulder population.
Pueblo Human Relations Commission
200 West ―B‖ Street, Suite 234
Pueblo, Colorado 81003

719.542.0112 phone
719.545.5847 fax website

The Pueblo Human Relations Commission was designed to enhance the Pueblo community’s
ability to celebrate diversity. They are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to bringing
mutual understanding and respect for ALL persons. The most prominent programs provided are
mediation, public forums, and community forums. The PHRC also provides resources to people
who feel they have been discriminated against or have concerns regarding inclusion and
diversity. All services are offered to anyone regardless of race, creed, color, sex, ethnicity,
gender expression, socio-economic status, medical condition, marital status, age, veteran status,
national origin, immigration status, religion, physical, mental or emotional ability, sexual
orientation, political affiliation or language.
LAMBDA Community Center
212 South Mason Street
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

970.221.3247 phone website

The LAMBDA Community Center (LCC) is a resource center for the GLBTIQQA community in
northern Colorado, inclusive of education, outreach, advocacy and collaboration. LCC is
committed to creating an inclusive environment that promotes understanding acceptance, and
appreciation of GLBTIQQ issues and culture, while building equal opportunities for GLBTIQQ
individuals within the northern Colorado community. The LLC posts several social and support
groups as well as events on their website.

GLBT Center of Colorado
1050 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

303.733.7743 phone
303.282.9399 fax website
The mission of The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado is
to engage, empower, and enrich the GLBT Community in Colorado. The Center is the
statewide, nonprofit community center dedicated to providing support and advocacy for
Colorado’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) population. It goal is to serve as a
catalyst for community organizing, support services, social activities, and cultural events.
Programs provided include: The Center's Legal Initiatives Project (CLIP), Public Policy
Advocacy, GLBT Social & Support Groups, Health Resource & Referral, Lesbian Cancer
Support Services, News Media Resource & Referral, PrideFest, Speakers Bureau, Safe Facility
for Group Meetings, Terry Mangan Memorial Library, Youth Services/Rainbow Alley
Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA)
Attn: Program Manager
PO Box 1471
Holland, MI 49422-1471

888.IMA.TYFA phone website

TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and
communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and
respected. TYFA, is exclusively dedicated to working with gender variant and transgender
The Center’s Legal Initiative Project (CLIP)
1050 Broadway
Denver, Colorado 80203

303.282.6524 phone website

CLIP is the legal outreach program of the Center. Founded in 1992 to oppose the anti-gay
Colorado constitutional amendment 2, CLIP is the legal project in Colorado dedicated solely to
the equality and dignity of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and those with HIV.

Western Equality
523-1/2 Main Street, Suite 11
Grand Junction, CO

970.242.8949 phone website

Western Equality of Grand Junction strives to create a fair community and secure equal rights for
all regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression.
4 Corners GLAD
P.O. Box 1656
Durango, CO 81302

970.385.7202 phone website

The Four Corners Gay and Lesbian Alliance for Diversity works to promote equality and social
justice for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) people in the Four Corners area –
Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.

Colorado Anti-Violence Program
P.O. Box 181085
Denver, CO 80218

303.839.5204 phone
303.839.5205 fax
(888)557-4441 hate crime hotline website

The Colorado Anti-Violence Program is dedicated to eliminating violence within and against the
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in Colorado, and provides the
highest quality service to survivors. CAVP provides direct client services including crisis
intervention, information, and referrals for LGBT victims of violence 24 hours a day.
Gender Identity Center of Colorado, Inc.
1151 South Huron Street
Denver, CO 80223

303.202.6466 phone website

The Gender Identity Center of Colorado, Inc. (GIC) is a non-profit corporation organized to
provide support to those people who cross dress, are transsexual, or are non-traditional to their
gender identity. GIC is also an informational and educational resource to the community at large.
Human Rights Campaign
1640 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036-3278

202.628.4160 phone
202.216.1572 TTY
800.777.4723 toll free
202.347.5323 fax
HRC is a bipartisan organization that works to advance equality based on sexual orientation and
gender expression and identity, to ensure that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans
can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Lambda Legal
National Headquarters:
120 Wall Street, Suite 1500
NY, NY 10005-3904

212.809.8585 phone
214.809.0055 fax website

Lambda Legal is the oldest national organization pursuing high-impact litigation, public
education and advocacy on behalf of equality and civil rights for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals,
transgender people and people with HIV. The work they do has impact on the way we live —
they change laws, policies and ideas. Lambda Legal makes the case for equality in court and
through education, and they help individuals obtain and advance their rights by providing legal
information about federal laws and the laws in their state. They also offer information
and resources to people seeking legal help through our telephone Help Desks and a wide variety
of educational publications.

PFLAG National
1726 M Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

202. 467.8180 phone
202. 467.8194 fax website
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons,
their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to
enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil
rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue
about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and
respectful of human diversity. Contact the national organization to find a local chapter.
Pikes Peak Gay and Lesbian Community Center
2508 E. Bijou Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

719.471.4429 phone
719.471.3293 fax

Pikes Peak Gay and Lesbian Center strives to create a sense of community and to promote
acceptance and understanding among lesbians, gay men, bisexual, and transgendered people and
the community at large.

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