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Are You Our Next Executive Director?

The deadline for applications has passed - Thank you for your interest in our search for Outright's next Executive Director! Outright Vermont prides ourselves on hiring top notch staff to lead our programs and the organization. Are you our next Executive Director? Know someone who might be? Deadline for applying [...]

May 4th, 2017|News|

Run for Outright!

Hey runners or friends of runners! We have a few spots on the fabulous Outright Vermont Vermont City Marathon team and we are looking for a few great folks to tag in. You do need to run + fundraise in advance, but don't worry we give you all the tools you need [...]

May 1st, 2017|News|

Bathroom & Mental Health Bills Pass!

[Updated 4/21/17] Your calls, emails, letters, tweets, and more these last few weeks have worked! Both the House and Senate Committees working on the H.333 and H.230 bills voted them out of committee and they made it to full votes! Updates below! The Bills to Watch: H.333: The Bathroom Bill [...]

March 31st, 2017|Education, News, Programs, Youth|

SASS: Barrier Basics

What are barriers I can use to practice safe sex with? There are many different kinds of barriers you can use to help you and your partner or partners when you practice safe sex! These can include lube, internal and external condoms, gloves, and dental dams. Lube (short for lubricant) [...]

October 24th, 2016|Health|

SASS: How do I transition?

Transitioning is a very personal process that varies among individuals.  The most important thing to keep in mind is that there is no such thing as it being too early or too late, and the time-frame for your transition can be quite different; take things at whatever pace is most [...]

October 20th, 2016|Health|

SASS: What is HIV/AIDS?

What is HIV/AIDS? Human Immunodeficiency virus is a disease that greatly inhibits or outright prevents the body’s immune system from working. Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome is a more advanced stage of the virus. How can HIV be transmitted? HIV Transmission can occur only if one of the following five bodily fluids [...]

October 17th, 2016|Health|

SASS: Am I Trans enough?

Am I Trans enough? There is no such thing as “not being trans enough”, or some people being “more trans” than others. If you identify as trans, then you are trans. It’s that simple! Do I need to seek medical intervention to be trans? No. Although many trans people do [...]

October 10th, 2016|Health|

SASS: How can I come out to my friends and family?

How can I come out to my friends and/or family? First, it’s okay to only tell one person or a few people. Coming out is a personal process that should be done at one’s own pace. Don’t let anyone rush or pressure you; you should only come out if you [...]

September 26th, 2016|Health|

SASS: What is Asexuality?

By popular demand (okay, we just thought it would be cool), introducing the SASS Blog! Weekly updates on all things queer sex ed related.  Have a question? Text SASS at 724-888-SASS! Asexuality, also called the Ace Spectrum, can be defined in a variety of ways, including as an umbrella term. [...]

September 22nd, 2016|Health|

2015 Fire Truck Pull is just around the corner!

The burliest fundraiser in Burlington is almost here! The 12th Annual Fire Truck Pull is Saturday, September 26, 2015 and we want you to join the fun! Since 1989, Outright Vermont has worked to provide safety and support for queer and questioning youth, helped make schools safer, and focused on [...]

July 28th, 2015|Events|