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Educate to Liberate!

Outright is hiring our next great Director of Education! We are looking for an engaging new face to join the team. Is it you? Read on! Deadline for applying is Friday, September 22, 2017 About Outright Vermont Our mission is to build safe, healthy, and supportive environments for queer, trans, [...]

August 24th, 2017|Education, News|

Starts with F* ends with *ire Truck Pull

You guessed it: The 2017 Fire Truck Pull is September 30th! Don't miss the annual event that keeps the fun in fundraiser!  This year we even have a head start thanks to our sponsors, Dealer.com and Element Real Estate.  Do you have what it takes to pull a fully loaded [...]

August 9th, 2017|Events, News|

It’s Time to Make It Better

Yesterday Vermont’s youth woke up to the President of the United States vowing to ban transgender military members from serving our country. His premise: They are too costly, too disruptive, and too burdensome.  For trans youth, it means their world has been diminished by the most powerful public official in [...]

July 27th, 2017|Youth|

Don't miss your chance to crown this year's winner from the brightest new faces in drag with expert commentary from our celebrity judges, Amber LeMay, Maxwell House, and Celeste LeRue.  Doors open at 6:00pm at Club Metronome in Burlington.  Join the glitterati at Vermont Drag Idol, hosted by the (drag)King [...]

July 14th, 2017|Events|

(re)Introducing Dana Kaplan, Outright’s next Executive Director

We are proud to announce that Dana Kaplan is ready to lead the next phase of Outright Vermont's work for queer, trans, and questioning youth as our next Executive Director! It’s a time ripe with possibility, and we are thrilled to share this news with you. Thank you for standing [...]

July 3rd, 2017|Youth|

Starry Eyed Over Summit

Hailing on all frequencies: This year's theme is SPACE! The 11th Annual Queer and Allied Youth Summit is almost here, and we are SO excited.  On May 20th and 21st more than 100 youth from all over the state will come together at Harwood Union High School to share an action-packed day [...]

May 12th, 2017|Youth|

Thank you!

The Outright Awards were amazing, thanks to you! This premiere event celebrates the outstanding achievements of Vermonters who will never stop making it better for queer and trans youth.  Featuring a not-so-silent auction packed with treasures, delicious bites by Catering by Dale, and an exciting live auction, this event is the perfect chance [...]

April 7th, 2017|Youth|

Save the Date: the Outright Awards are 4/21

Join us at for the 2017 Outright Awards! Doors open at 6:00pm at the Barns at Lang Farm in Essex Junction. Come cheer the accomplishments of Vermont queer and trans youth and the allied adults who are working hard to make it better, right here, right now. Spend your evening [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Youth|

Trans Visibility March & Speak Out

Join Outright Vermont and Queer & Trans youth to celebrate trans folks and raise awareness of the discrimination faced by trans people worldwide! This is a day to show support for the trans community and bring attention to the fight against cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans [...]

February 21st, 2017|Youth|

Mischief Managed: A Note from Melissa

Dear Outright Family, When I started at Outright in 2010, there were 25 GSAs, we offered Friday Night Group here in Burlington only, the Queer and Allied Youth Summit was a day long affair, and we worked exclusively with youth. Over these last seven years, with your support, Outright now: [...]

February 17th, 2017|Youth|