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|

Keep loving, keep fighting

On June 11th in Orlando, Florida, queer and trans people of color--predominantly Latinx, specifically Puerto Rican--were murdered.  The attack strikes at the heart of queer community: In the midst of Pride in many parts of the country, at a bar which served both as a queer cultural nexus and a [...]

June 14th, 2016|Youth|

Compete to be Vermont’s Drag Idol

Update: Registration is closed! Come vote for your faves at Club Metronome--get your ticket here! Are you the next Vermont Drag Idol? Register today to compete on July 16th: Open to all genders, amateur drag personas, and ages over 13! Got a solo or duo act? Bring it! Lip-syncing only--no live mics, [...]

June 10th, 2016|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|