COLEGAS is a non-profit organization that unifies different organizations working for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in different parts of Spain.

Legal form
Non-profit organization
  • To promote the free development of individuals in tune with their sexual orientation and gender identity, removing any social obstacle of discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

  • Provide a channel to coordinate, study and guide policy of equality, social change and education in respect to sexual and emotional diversity, and diversity of family.

  • Promote values of respect for diversity of sexual orientation and gender identity and awareness of the social reality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through culture and media.

  • Structuring and promotion of LGBT associations, ensuring the necessary coverage for the development of the movement for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in rural areas.

  • Promote the visibility of lesbian women and their participation in the LGBT movement and awareness of the situation of women in society as a whole.

  • Raising awareness of healthy lifestyles and prevention work specifically against HIV-AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections.

  • Contribute to he improvement of environmental quality, promoting sustainable development and building spaces for living together in integrating cities.

Main Activities
  • Awareness-raising and social pedagogy against discrimination and for equality of LGBT rights
  • Provision of services and attention to LGBT
    Prevention of STD and HIV / AIDS and health promotion in general (drug addiction, eating disorders, women’s health ..). Combating discrimination against people living with HIV
  • Actions in the field of youth (exchanges, ….) and disability, women and transgender visibility
  • International cooperation projects and denunciation of the international LGBT situation
  • Promoting education in the fields of sexuality, cultivating values, multiculturalism and diversity, and combating bullying and discrimination in education
  • Promoting voluntary service and participation in national and international associative networks
  • Promoting multiculturalism, work and social integration and migrants
  • Promotion of formal and non-formal training in equality, non-discrimination and diversity issues
  • Promoting of respect for LGBT seniors and increase their well-being and social participation
  • Fight against discrimination in the workplace and promotion of diversity management
  • Promoting employment and socio-labor insertion
  • Actions and programs against violence due to sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Development of family mediation programs

Our main experience is work on health issues (prevention), education and the fight against discrimination.

Finance and Main Partners

COLEGAS is currently receiving public funds to develop its activities. Our long term financial strategy is to create financial surplus generated by private donors and generation of services and own products.