On Campus Resources
Below are on-campus and off-campus resources that exist to support people of the LGBTQ+ community. If we are missing any crucial information, please let us know so we can update this page.

Colorado School of Mines Resources:

Gender Inclusive CSM Restroom Locations – June 2018

Frequently Asked Questions Trans+ Document

Trans+ GIC Resources

Name Change on School Email

Name Change on Canvas

Title IX Protections Letter

oSTEM Library List

Off Campus Resources

Off Campus Resources:

  • The GLBT Center Denver
    – To engage, empower, enrich, and advance the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of Colorado. Offers many group meetings and services
    – 1301 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218
    – 303.733.7743
  • Rainbow Alley at The GLBT Center Denver
    – Rainbow Alley is a safe space supporting LGBTQ youth and their allies ages 11 to 21, providing a drop-in space, youth-led events and activities, counseling and support groups, health services, and life services, all in a warm, welcoming, and supportive environment.
    – 1301 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218
    – 303.733.7743
  • Transgender Center of the Rockies
  • – Located Inside the Mile High Integrated Care. The Transgender Center of the Rockies provides holistic gender-affirming services to support transgender and gender-expansive individuals. Our goal is to empower them to live full and authentic lives. We provide social-emotional support and substance use treatment for the Colorado trans community with clinical groups, individual counseling, peer-led support groups, employment and PreP case management and community events.

    3460 S. Federal Blvd., Sheridan , CO 80110
    – 303.762.0200

  • PFLAG Denver
    – PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, 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.
    – 303.573.5861
  • PFLAG Boulder
    – 1421 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO, 80302
    – 303.444.8164
  • One Colorado
    – Advocacy organization dedicated to advancing equality for LGBT+ Coloradans and their families
    – 1490 Lafayette St. Suite 304 Denver, CO 80218
    – 303.396.6170
  • Colorado LGBT Bar Association
    – Legal professional group who can assist in locating legal services for LGBT+ community
  • Colorado Health Network Clinics
  • The Conflict Center
    – 4140 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211
    – 303-433-4983
  • Consumer Affairs
Crisis Prevention/Intervention Resources

Crisis Prevention/Intervention Resources:

  • 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
  • Colorado Crisis Services
    – 1.844.493.TALK (8255)
    – Text “TALK” to 38255
    Chat With Colorado Crisis Services
    – Denver Walk-in (24/7): 4353 East Colfax Avenue
    – Boulder Walk-in (24/7): 3180 Airport Road
    – Westminster Walk-in (24/7): 2551 West 84th Avenue (Neighborhood Health Center)
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    – 1.800.273.8255
  • Jefferson Center for Mental Health
    – 70 Executive Center, 4851 Independence Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-6715
    – 24 Hour Number: 303-425-0300
    – Mental Health Navigation Assistance: 303-432-5130
    – Veteran Services Manager: Carl LoFaro, LCSW 303-432-5054
  • The Trevor Project Hotline
    – The nation’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning peoples ages 13-24
    – 1.866.488.7386
  • Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado
    – 720-934-2387
    – General Information: info@suicidepreventioncolorado.org
    – PO Box 17614, Boulder, Colorado, 80308
  • The GLBT National Help Center
    – Hotline: 1.888.843.4564
    – Youth Talkline: 1.800.246.7743
  • Trans Lifeline
    – 877.565.8860
    – Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. Our operators are located all over the U.S. and Canada, and are all trans-identified. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, even if it’s just about whether or not you’re trans, please call us. We will do our best to support you and provide you resources.
LGBTQ+ Scholarships

STEM Specific

NOGLSTP established the Out to Innovate™ Scholarship

Application Deadline:  First Saturday of June

Amount: $5000

Description: NOGLSTP established the Out to Innovate™ Scholarship for LGBTQ+ Students in STEM, following NOGLSTP’s inaugural Out to Innovate™ Career Summit for LGBTQ+ People in STEM. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of the LGBTQ+ community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.

Colorado Specific

PFLAG Denver Scholarship

Application Deadline: Info Coming Soon

Amount: $1,000

Description: Our goal is to recognize, assist, and encourage young people who have demonstrated outstanding, direct support to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) community and advocated equality for all. PFLAG Denver will award one or more $1,000.00 scholarships annually to exceptional Colorado high school students, as well as first- and second-year Colorado college students, with the expectation that they will continue to create meaningful change on their campuses and in their communities. The purpose of these scholarships is to reward outstanding LGBTQ students and straight allies, to encourage them to continue and complete post-secondary education, and to promote a positive image of LGBTQ youth. 

White Rose Scholarship Foundation Award

Application Deadline: End of January

Amount: $500 to $2,500

Description: White Rose is a program of the Imperial Court of the Rocky Mountain Empire (ICRME). Since 1993, we have awarded academic scholarships to students based on academic achievement, community involvement and financial need without regard for the applicant’s gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, race, or religion. To date, White Rose Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $285,000. Scholarships are funded through donations from private donors, community driven events, and with help from partners like the Imperial Court of the Rocky Mountain Empire.

The Alexander Foundation Scholarships

Application Deadline: Mid March

Amount: $300 to $3,000

Description: Scholarships awarded from The Alexander Foundation provide financial assistance to those seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree of higher education from an accredited institution in the State of Colorado. Selection for awards are based on merit, need, and service to the LGBTQ+ community.

National Scholarships

Point Foundation

Application Deadline: January 28 (Opens November 1)

Amount: $10,000 average

Description: Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients (“scholars”) extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events

LEAUGE Foundation LGBTQ Scholarship

Application Deadline: Mid April (Opens January)

Amount: unknown

Description: The LEAGUE Foundation provides financial resources for America’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender high school seniors entering their first year of  institutions of higher learning.

Gamma Mu Foundation

Application Deadline: March 31st

Amount: $1,000 to $2,500

Description: The Gamma Mu Scholarships Program provides support to gay men who want to further their education at a college, university, or vocational or professional training program. In addition, effective 2016, the Gamma Mu Scholarship Program will award one scholarship annually (“The Folisi & Goodwin Scholarship in Memory of Ray Williams”) to a student from the broader LGBT community. 

Additonal Resources

Therapy Resources
Therapy Resources:

Resources for Allies

Straight For Equality Resources

Straight Ally Spectrum – Figuring out where you are on the Ally Spectrum will help connect you with the right resources, tools, and support to move forward and become a great advocate for equality.

Guide to being a Straight Ally – This guide will help you understand how straight allies fit in the effort to achieve equality for all. Learn more about what it means to be a straight ally and get some great tips and tools to being more supportive of your LGBT friends, family, and colleagues.

PFLAG Ally Resources

GLSEN Being an Ally to Trans and Gender-Nonconforming Students

GLSEN Some Considerations When Working with LGBT Students of Color

GLSEN Shared Differences: The Experiences of LGBT Students of Color in Our Nation’s Schools documents the experiences of over 2,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) middle and high school students of color who were African American or Black, Latino/a, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, and multiracial, using data from the 2007 installment of GLSEN’s biennial survey of LGBTQ students, the National School Climate Survey, along with results from in-depth individual and group interviews.

HRC An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing the LGBTQ Community (2012) – An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing LGBTQ Americans is a primer for allies that introduces the major areas in which LGBTQ Americans face challenges in fully participating in life and provides a summary of what advocates are doing to work for change.

HRC A Workplace Divided: Understanding the Climate for LGBTQ Workers Nationwide

Teaching Tolerance – Gender & Sexual Identity

 MyPronouns.org – the how and why of using pronouns

Inclusive Language Guide – Rider University


HRC Glossary of Terms

PFLAG National Glossary of Terms