BAD brings women of all ages together to meet, mingle and do good things. We connect the LGBT community by promoting inclusivity at all our events which means that LGBT and straight allies are welcome. We strongly believe inclusivity leads to better understanding and this will lead to equal rights for all LGBT. We encourage political candidates to attend our events so they can better understand our issues.
Your online event resource for “anything but narrow”
The mission of The Center is to engage, empower, enrich, and advance the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community of Colorado. The Center hosts Denver PrideFest and is the epicenter of Denver’s LGBT Community
The Center will be the premier gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) organization in the Rocky Mountain region. We will advance a vibrant quality of life for the GLBT community, inspired by the principles of leadership, excellence, integrity, equality, inclusivity, healthy living, and community connection.
The vision of Out Boulder is that Boulder County serves as a model of equality, respect, and well-being for LGBTQ people. Out Boulder also hosts Boulder Pride every September and is the epicenter of the LGBT Comunity in Boulder County
is a social group for women in Denver was founded in 2005. Since then HipChicksOut created a variety of events including Happy Hours in over 30 of Denver’s chic and hip venues, Kickball Tournaments, Golf and Bike Outings, Pride parties.
Bent Lens Cinema is Boulder’s premier GLBTQ film society, hosting periodic screenings of the top in contemporary GLBTQ films from around the world. All screenings are in Boulder and happen every other month. See our web site at www.bentlens.org for the most current program coming up.
Contact: Gus Spheeris
Goal Miner’s is Denver’s LGBT soccer club. Our purpose is to provide gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, straight allies, and anyone else with a safe environment to meet like-minded people to socialize and play a team sport. We aim to provide a fun social club that participates in casual pickup games, city league recreational soccer, and gay and lesbian soccer tournaments. Membership is open to all skill levels; all you need is a healthy and positive attitude.
The Sierra Club’s members and supporters are more than 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities as well as the planet. The Club is America’s oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
The underlying mission of OUT Spokin’ is “GLBT visibility and philanthropy by bicycle” since we emphasize having a large presence at bicycling events (many of them charitable) throughout Colorado. However, many folks just come with us to get some exercise and meet other cyclists. We’re about 200 strong and 60% of our membership is women. During the spring through early fall, we offer 2-4 rides a week of differing levels of difficulty.
The DWC is a nonprofit women’s chorus, whose goal is to enlighten the public through socially relevant, progressive, and feminist programming. It is important to us to build community inside and outside our membership; to serve as a bridge between gay and straight communities; to promote the work of contemporary composers; and to create beautiful music that both entertains and inspires our audience. The chorus is open to all women who are either lesbian or who are respectful of lesbianism.
The Denver Dykes on Bikes mission is to support, encourage and motivate all women motorcyclists in the Rocky Mountain Region. General membership is open to any woman who is honest, tolerant and welcome of our differences and our commonalities, and who supports Pride and shares our enthusiasm about motorcycles. We welcome women of character and integrity and accept all our members as equals. Come and ride with some BAD babes!
Contact: Cathi Woodard
Rocky Mountains Colorado, Dykes on Bikes was founded in October 2009. We are based out of the great Rocky Mountains, the front-range, and greater Denver metropolitan areas where we’re creating a community of women motorcyclists and friendship across Colorado. We support philanthropic efforts in the LGBT & women’s communities and beyond. We reach out to empower a community of diverse women through rides, charity, Pride events and education. Let’s ride!
Black Ice Rugby is Denver’s premier women’s rugby team.
This statewide organization is an official arm of the state Democratic Party, focused on both educating GLBT community about the Democratic Party and candidates, and educating the party of GLBT issues. The group also sponsors non-partisan voter registration and education activities focused on the GLBT community. To get more information or join their e-list, go to www.stonewalldemocrats.org
The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
Founded in 1973, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is the oldest national organization working to eliminate prejudice, violence and injustice against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people at the local, state and national level. The Task Force trains activists and leaders and organizes broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation. The Task Force Policy Institute, the community’s premiere think tank, researches and reports on critical policy issues. As part of a broader social justice movement for freedom, justice and equality, the Task Force is creating a world that respects and celebrates the diversity of human expression and identity where all people may fully participate in society.
Contact: Margaret Burd
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is the nation’s largest lesbian and gay advocacy organization, providing a national voice on gay and lesbian issues. HRC effectively lobbies Congress; mobilizes grassroots action in diverse communities; invests strategically to elect a fair-minded Congress; and increases public understanding through innovative education and communication strategies. HRC Colorado creates a strong HRC presence in the Denver community and throughout the state; builds relationships and improves communications among the area’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight community leaders and organizations.
One Colorado PAC is our statewide political action committee dedicated to supporting fair-minded candidates and issues in our mission to secure and protect equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans and their families.
In 2010, One Colorado PAC endorsed over 50 candidates for state office, a number of whom won their races, including Governor-elect John Hickenlooper.
There is also a One Colorado Education Fund which is a 501(c)3 non profit. For more info – go to the web site link
Contact: Brad Clark
Family Fun is a great way to meet other lesbian and gay families (couples or singles with children). We plan child friendly activities each month – zoo, parks, pumpkin patch, family concerts, and much, much more. The group provides parents and kids with a supportive network of friends in the community. If you are interested in becoming involved with our group, please contact us for information on our event.
Contact: Karen Jefferson
The ATL Foundation assists lesbians in need of financial help because of ill health. Founded in 1994 as a 501(c)3, ATL has helped many lesbians face difficult life challenges. The foundation is managed by a volunteer board that reviews requests for assistance and organizes various fund raising activities.
The Mile High Freedom Band is a non-profit organization providing community service and fundraising through concerts and other events. For additional information, please visit our web site at www.gaybands.org.
Contact: Fred Rollenhagen at 303-986-0913 or Amanda Masters at 3030-984-2656
Helping urban youth make a difference in themselves and their community through meaningful service opportunities and educational experiences, Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) is part of a network of more than 100 youth corps nationwide that work to improve communities and the lives of youth by putting young people to work in urban neighborhoods, public parks and open spaces. MHYC serves Denver metro area youth ages 16-24. MHYC is the only accredited youth corps serving the Denver metro area.
Contact: Kelly Causey
The Women’s Lighthouse Project (WLP) was founded in the fall of 1997 and has, throughout its 6-year history, consistently demonstrated its capacity to serve the HIV infected communities of women. The Founder and Executive Director, Shannon Behning, is a woman living with HIV/AIDS. She has seen and experienced the need for support and education for women in Colorado. The mission of the Women’s Lighthouse Project (WLP) is to respect, support, and empower women in managing their HIV disease.
Contact: Shannon Behning Conn