Websites for LGBTQ+ Resources


LGBTQ National Center  offers free and confidential peer support and resources

ONE Colorado is the state’s leading advocacy organization dedicated to advancing equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Coloradans and their families. We effectively advocate for LGBTQ Coloradans and their families by lobbying the General Assembly, the executive branch, and local governments on issues like safe schools, transgender equality, relationship recognition, and LGBTQ health and human services.

PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy, and has chapters in Denver, Highlands Ranch, Boulder, and Greeley.

LGBTQ Student Resource Center is a tri-institutional office serving students, faculty, and staff of all genders and sexualities on the Auraria Campus. We are a resource for those experiencing issues with sexuality, gender identity, and discrimination or harassment.

Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people.

Rainbow Alley is a safe, brave space where LGBTQ youth and their allies find support and acceptance. We provide events and activities, counseling and support groups, health services and life skills—all in a warm and welcoming environment.

Interested in joining a peer group at Rainbow Alley? Click on the age range that best fits you!

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies  ISTSS is an international interdisciplinary professional organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress.

This knowledge includes:

  • Understanding the scope and consequences of traumatic exposure,

  • Preventing traumatic events and ameliorating their consequences, and

  • Advocating for the field of traumatic stress.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network their mission is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States. recently developed a scholarship guide for LGBTQ students to help them find the resources they need to afford college. The College Scholarship Guide for LGBTQ Students guide was designed to help this often underserved student population find financial aid resources. Their guide offers in-depth information in several areas, including:

  • Information on finding and applying for scholarships

  • A list of scholarships for LGBTQ students at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels

  • An extensive FAQ for LGBTQ students looking for financial aid

  • A guide to choosing an LQBTQ-friendly school

Students may also be interested in our College Guide for LGBTQ Students, which offers even more advice and tips to help LGBTQ students succeed in college.

Thank you in advance for considering our College Scholarship Guide for LGBTQ Students

The American Addiction Centers (AAC) is a leading and national organization that is dedicated to helping people with their mental health and substance abuse problems.  Due to social stigma, discrimination and other challenges that individuals in the LGBTQ community face, there is an increased risk of mental health and substance abuse challenges. As we both know, addiction is a 365 day a year disease that affects many LGBTQ individuals. This is why we have created free resources that specifically aim to bring awareness of these issues and offer help:
Drug Addiction and Abuse in the LGBTQ Community discusses why so many LGBTQ individuals abuse drugs and gives a list of helpful resources.  


LEARNING HOW TO LEARN- The Difficult Art of Studying

Choosing the right school is vital for every college bound student, but it can be more challenging for those who identify as LGBTQ+. In addition to many obstacles that all students face, it is important that LGBTQ+ students also consider whether the institution has LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs, and practices to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment.

Our new guide provides prospective students and their families with tools to identify the right schools, an overview of common challenges, tips for applying, and details on the federal laws that protect LGBTQ students.

You can view our guide here: