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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:

Other Useful Documents from the Colorado School of Mines:

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
Crisis Prevention/Intervention Resources

Colorado/Mines Specific Resources:

LGBTQIA+ Specific Crisis Hotlines:

  • 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
    • Lifeline: 1.866.488.7386
    • TrevorText
      • Text the word “Trevor” to +1-202-304-1200
        Available Thursday and Friday 4 to 8 p.m. ET
    • TrevorChat
      • Available 7 days a week, 3 to 9 p.m. ET
  • 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.
  • Survivors Organizing for Liberation
    • Services for LGBTQ+ survivors of violence including direct client services, crisis intervention
    • 1.888.557.4441
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    • Free Crisis Text Line (24/7): Text TALK to 741741
    • Crisis Chat
  • THRIVE Lifeline
    • +1 (313) 662-8209
    • Available 24/7, Must be 18 years or older
    • THRIVE Lifeline’s experienced suicide interveners partner with oSTEM to help keep you safe during times of acute mental health crises. If you are not in an acute crisis, but are dealing with stress as you navigate identity, orientation, or barriers to academic and professional entry, THRIVE can help!

Other Crisis Hotlines Available at

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

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

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 – the how and why of using pronouns

Inclusive Language Guide – Rider University


HRC Glossary of Terms

PFLAG National Glossary of Terms