Shake Your Shamrock – Dance @ The Pyramid

Last year at Outright's QSA Summit in St. Albans, the youth voted on a list of priorities to help determine what the focus of Outright's work in 2013 should be. One of the most popular suggestions was to hold more dance parties outside of Burlington. Well, on March 16th folks [...]

February 28th, 2013|Youth|

"…This is empowerment of women. This is freedom and dignity for all."

  In late February, many members of Outright Vermont attended the special membership meeting of the YWCA-VT - our partnering organziation for Camp Outright.  Every camper from Camp Outright becomes a member of the YWCA-VT & as part of this meeting, one of our youth board members & Camp Outright [...]

February 26th, 2013|Youth|

We witnessed a hostile takeover of YWCA Vermont.

It's Outright Vermont's opinion, that the youth, staff, board & supporters in attendance at last night's YWCA VT meeting  witnessed a hostile takeover. We believe it was a truly horrible display of privilege, racism, and ultimately cowardice, a group of YWCA members succeeded in unseating more members of the democratically elected [...]

February 22nd, 2013|Youth|

Help Us Keep It Fresh At Outright!

Do you find yourself engulfed in a tidal wave of tupperware every time you open your kitchen cabinets? Thanks to our new partnerships with St. Mike's Baked Love & UVM's Campus Kitchens Projects, Outright youth get a free, nutritious meal prepared for Burlington Friday Night Group once a month - which means we [...]

February 20th, 2013|Youth|

Dana Kaplan, our new Director of Education

Outright Vermont has officially hired Dana Kaplan for the position of Director of Education. Dana Kaplan "I'm thrilled and honored to be joining this fierce and powerful organization! I'm excited to go directly to the source, working with queer youth in their communities, assessing their needs and wants, [...]

February 19th, 2013|Youth|

Spend A Week @ Camp Outright!

Camp Outright seeks Volunteer Staff Members! Camp Outright, a weeklong residential summer camp program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning youth and their Allies (LGBTQQA) ages 13-22 in South Hero, VT, is hiring volunteer staff members. Camp Outright offers LGBTQQA youth a safe space to explore identities, social [...]

February 16th, 2013|Youth|

Be My Queer Valentine?

While many couples will celebrate Valentine's day with heart shaped boxes of chocolate, dozens of roses and fancy-pants dinners this year, we feel that there need to be a couple more options. That's why we're hosting the Valentine's Gay - Queer Dance Party at Outright Vermont for all youth-aged (13-22) [...]

February 12th, 2013|Youth|