State Laws and Legislation

Colorado Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? Yes
As of August 3, 2007, Colorado’s non-discrimination law was amended to apply to "sexual orientation”, which is defined as “a person’s orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or transgender status or an employer’s perception thereof.”  Colorado Revised Statutes 24-34-401, 24-34-402.

Sexual orientation protected? Yes
As of August 3, 2007, Colorado’s non-discrimination law was amended to apply to "sexual orientation”, which is defined as “a person’s orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or transgender status or an employer’s perception thereof.”  Colorado Revised Statutes 24-34-401, 24-34-402.

Updated: Sun, October 28, 2007 - 11:00:13