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|

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|

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|

Introducing: the SASS Blog

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!

September 22nd, 2016|Health|

Now Hiring

Calling all guys, gals, and nonbinary pals: We're looking for a part time Youth Education Coordinator to work in our Burlington office! The role of the Youth Education Coordinator is to manage Outright's school based work with youth. Key functions include providing youth based trainings and outreach plus co-managing Vermont's [...]

September 1st, 2016|Youth|

Start your engines!

The Firetruck Pull is right around the corner: Do YOU have what it takes?  Join the fun September 24th from 12:00 to 2:00 on Church Street and find out! This is your chance to literally pull for queer and trans youth in Vermont, so what are you waiting for?! Here's [...]

August 31st, 2016|Youth|