Our New Vision for Our Work!

On October 30th, 2012, Outright Vermont updated the vision statement. We envision and practice our work as follows: An organizational model built on youth-adult partnerships which create mutual opportunities for growth, learning, and skill development. By providing queer-identified adult role models as mentors, group facilitators, and organizational leaders. By having [...]

October 30th, 2012|Youth|

Movies Get Sassy at our Queer Youth Space!

This past Friday, Outright turned the youth space into a cinema for our first in-house screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show. A crowd of youth piled into the space to engage with the movie midnight-screening-style. Candy lips, party hats and safer-sex supplies helped the crowd engage with the film in [...]

October 30th, 2012|youth news|

10th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance – Mon. Nov. 19th

Monday, November 19th, in partnership with the RU12? Community Center, Outright Vermont will co-host the tenth annual Transgender Day of Remembrance at 6pm the Unitarian Universalist Church at the top of Church Street. Featuring a community speak out, speakers, and a community art project.  We will also continue the tradition of [...]

October 30th, 2012|Youth|

VT QSA Student Leaders and Advisors Kick Start Their School Years!

QSA Conference 2012 group Over 50 students and educators from 18 different high schools across Vermont joined us for the very first Vermont Fall Queer/Straight Alliance Conference this month.  We focused on youth leadership, had a caucus for QSA advisers, and helped get the QSAs jump started for their school years. [...]

October 25th, 2012|Youth|

Lyric Theatre Presents RENT

Local theater company, Lyric Theatre, will present the broadway smash hit, RENT from November 8th-November 11th at the Flynn Center Mainstage in Burlington, VT. Outright VT is proud to be the community partner for this production! Showtimes: 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday 2pm Saturday & Sunday Tickets on sale now via the Flynn. [...]

October 16th, 2012|Youth|

Cyberbullying – A Back to School Reality

As thousands of Vermont students head back to school this month, we feel it is important to share this recent new new infogram that represents a new survey on cyberbulling.  According to this McAfee’s 2012 Teen Internet Behavior Study, 92.6 percent of teens surveyed said they have witnessed cyber-bullying on [...]

October 15th, 2012|Youth|

1st QSA Fall Conference for queer student leaders!

On October 12, 2012, Outright Vermont will welcome around 50 youth and educators from Queer Straight Alliance [QSA] groups from across the state of Vermont to the 1st Fall Vermont QSA Conference in Burlington on Friday, October 12th from 10am-3pm at North End Studios, 294 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, VT. [...]

October 8th, 2012|Youth|

The SASSY HORROR PICTURE SHOW – Friday, Oct. 26th 9pm

"Are you shivering in antici.......pation for Halloween? Have you always wanted to check out that light at the Frankenstein place? Do you long for the instructions to the Time Warp? Give yourself over to absolute pleasure and come out for the SASSY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. Outright Vermont is going to [...]

October 5th, 2012|youth news|

Director Update – September 2012 [what a month!]

Outright VT Supporters – Perhaps the best outcome of moving Vermont Pride to the fall was the increased turn out of young people.  For the first time ever, the large local colleges’ queer student groups were able to march in the parade and join in on the very full weekend of events.  Our own youth parade crew was larger too, with nearly double the usual size. I lost count of the number of times I heard a young person say, “this is my first Pride.” […]

October 1st, 2012|Director Updates|