Bathroom & Mental Health Bills Will Be Voted On!

Time to contact your personal State Representatives and State Senators to encourage them to vote YES on the two youth bills we have been following: The "Bathroom Bill" (H.333) and Youth Mental Health Rights Bill (H.230). And great news, the Racial Justice Bill (H.492) passed the House! (4/12) [Updated 4/20/17] Your [...]

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

Fall Conference Registration is Open

The 5th Annual Fall QSA Conference will take place in Burlington, Vermont on Thursday, November 3, 2016. Registration meow closed! Schedule of the Day 9:15am - Registration opens 9:45am - Welcome, Overview & You (Oh My!) 10:00am - Session 1: QSAs Unite 3.0 11:15am - Session 2: Got LGBTQ+ Rights? [...]

October 12th, 2016|Education, Events|

Federal Support for Trans Students!

We at Outright Vermont formally commend the US Departments of Justice and Education for unequivocally supporting the rights of trans students in public schools.  The recent announcement from Attorney General Loretta Lynch alongside the joint statement of the Departments leaves no doubt that the Obama administration lends its full support [...]

May 13th, 2016|Education, News, Press Releases|

10th Annual Queer & Allied Youth Summit!

Get ready, wizarding world! The 10th Annual Queer & Allied Youth Summit is this Saturday in Montpelier. The day is crammed fuller than Dobby's sock drawer with skills-building, activism, and--of course!--Queer Prom! Shake out your dress robes, and get ready for the time of your life! QSA CONFERENCE Location: U-32 [...]

May 12th, 2016|Education, Events|

Send an owl: Summit registration is open!

The wizarding world is waiting for you! This years marks the 10th annual Queer & Allied Youth Summit, and we're celebrating Harry Potter-style!  Join us in Montpelier for this witchin event, Saturday May 14 - Sunday May 15. Share and learn skills and expertise at the youth-led conference; scream your pride [...]

March 22nd, 2016|Education, Events|

4th Annual Fall Conference

"I know better now how to make my school safer and more inclusive" The 4th Annual Fall Queer/Straight Alliance was bigger and better than ever, drawing 115 youth and faculty from 27 Vermont schools.  By building connections, sharing strategies and struggles, and identifying common goals, participants brain-hurricaned their way toward [...]

November 12th, 2015|Education, News, Youth|