What a huge celebration of our work this year!

This year's Outright Awards was an absolutely spectacular celebration of Vermont's queer youth and allied adults working hard to make it better. In addition to being an evening full of love and light, it was also an amazing party! Between the music, the show, the food, the candy bar, and [...]

November 29th, 2012|Director Updates|

How do you talk to youth about gender? VPR's VT Edition Thursday!

How does one talk about gender? Hmmm.... Vermont Edition, the daily news talk show on VPR, welcomes Melissa Murray [Director of Outright Vermont] and Kim Jordan [Director of Theater-in-Action] to discuss how to talk to youth about gender this  Thursday, 11/29. Tune in at noon or 7pm on [...]

November 26th, 2012|Youth|

Call Donors Maybe? Phone-a-thon Volunteers Needed!

It is that time of year again, when we need volunteers for our annual phone-a-thon.  We need 5-6 callers per night and at least one person to help process data - so if this is up your alley, please consider joining our team on: Sunday, December 2nd 6pm-8:30pm Monday, December [...]

November 25th, 2012|Volunteer|

World AIDS Day – Fri. Nov. 30th 5pm #BTV

Join our friends at VT CARES Friday, November 30th for World AIDS Day. What: Candlelit march down Church Street followed by remembrance & rally in front of City Hall. When: November 30th, 5:00pm - 6:30pm Where: Meet at the top of Church Street at 5pm, then making our way to [...]

November 24th, 2012|Youth|

2012 Outright Award Winners & Double the Awesome!

BFA-St. Albans, the QSA of the Year at the 2012 of the Year Outright Awards What a show! From everyone at Outright VT, THANK YOU to everyone involved in this night - especially the 300+ guest, our 39 nominees & 12 award winners, and our production crew! Simply [...]

November 21st, 2012|Youth|

Why Outright Matters to Me: Paji Wadley-Bailey

Paij Wadley-Bailey, Nominee for the 2012 Outright Award for Lifetime Queer Youth Advocacy Paji Wadley-Bailey, a life-long activist for the queer community, anti-racism work in Vermont, and the volunteer Director of VT Anti-Racism Action Team (VARAT) Paij shared this story with us after attending our 2012 Outright Awards in [...]

November 19th, 2012|Youth|

Why Outright Matters to Me: Bill Lippert

Rep. Bill Lippert presenting at the 2012 Outright Awards Bill Lippert, VT State Representative from Heinsburg, co-founder of Outright VT, former Director of the Samara Fund, and namesake for our "Bill Lippert Leadership Award" at the Outright Awards    Bill shared this story with us after attending our 2012 [...]

November 19th, 2012|Youth|

Outright Award Online Tickets $15 till Wed. Nov. 14th! Then $20 at the Door Friday!

Be sure to get your tickets to the 2012 Outright Awards EARLY to get the $15 discount rate! You can purchase them quickly online here until Wed. Nov. 14th or in the Outright VT office via cash or check, by stopping in or calling 802-865-9677. If you miss the deadline, [...]

November 11th, 2012|Youth|

And the 2012 Outright Award Nominees Are…

2011 queer youth award winners. Friday, November 16th 6:30-10:30pm at Burlington City Hall Outright Vermont presents The 2012 Outright Awards Meet our 2012 Nominees and their Award categories! And please attend the awards to find out who wins! Tickets on sale till Wed. Nov. 14th online for $15 and [...]

November 11th, 2012|Youth|

The 2012 Outright Awards & Not-so-Silent Auction, Friday, Nov. 16th

Outright staff & board at the 2011 Outright Awards. An annual celebration of the best in queer youth leadership, organizing, and fabulousness of the queer community of Vermont – the 2012 Outright Awards. [*formerly known as the Queer Youth Awards – we give out half our awards to queer adults, so it seemed time to rename them!] Friday, November 16th at Burlington’s City Hall – Contois Hall, Burlington, VT – TICKETS: $15 pre-show (till Wed. Nov. 14th) online here & then $20 day of show. Youth tickets are free. 6:30pm Doors & Early Auction Bidding! 7:30pm The Awards Show Starts! 9pm Awards Intermission & Final Auction Bidding 10:30pm Close of Show & Auction Cash Out Events held in facilities of the City of Burlington are accessible to everyone.  If you need accommodations for this event, please contact Outright VT at 82-865-9677. Thanks to our great sponsors: — National Life Group — PCC — Catering by Dale — Seven Days […]

November 11th, 2012|Youth|