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|

What's on for Education in 2014?

Our Director of Education, Dana Kaplan, gives you the low down on our Hopes, Goals and Happenings! I’ve stumbled through most of January, awkwardly trying to remember that I must now write a ‘4’ where I’ve been so accustomed to writing a ‘3.’ It’s classic new year behavior, and yet [...]

January 29th, 2014|Youth|

Peer Education is the way we roll….

Outright Vermont is working to do education a new way, with youth at the center of the work. Who better than to speak to their peers about ways to make it better for queer and allied youth? You guessed it!! The goal of our pilot Peer Education Program is to [...]

August 16th, 2013|Youth|

Q&A Summit Registration is Open (…for only 1 more week!) SIGN-UP TODAY!!

The 7th Annual Queer & Allied Youth Summit Registration is now OPEN! Registration closes May 3, so register TODAY! Saturday, May 18th, 2013!  Location: Edmunds Middle School, Burlington, VT Co-hosting QSA: Burlington High Schools’ PRIDE Alliance! Each May, Outright VT hosts the annual Queer & Allied Youth Summit.  This statewide extravaganza includes [...]

April 11th, 2013|Queer Youth Summit 2013|


It's that time of year.... on SO many levels! We want YOU to PROPOSE to US!  And what I'm really talking about is the 2013 Queer and Allied Youth Summit CONFERENCE! We are NOW ACCEPTING WORKSHOP PROPOSALS (as of April 1, 2013). I promise this is NOT an April fools joke. We [...]

April 1st, 2013|Queer Youth Summit 2013|

2013 Queer & Allied Youth Summit Host School App Deadline Extended! March 1st

The 7th Annual Queer & Allied Youth Summit will take place Saturday, May 18th, 2013! This big day includes the QSA Conference, Youth Pride March, SpeakOUT, Queer Prom & SleepOut.  Each year, this summit draws 150+ students and educators from across Vermont to the host school for a full day [...]

January 21st, 2013|youth news|

VT QSA Student Leaders and Advisors Kick Start Their School Years!

QSA Conference 2012 group Over 50 students and educators from 18 different high schools across Vermont joined us for the very first Vermont Fall Queer/Straight Alliance Conference this month.  We focused on youth leadership, had a caucus for QSA advisers, and helped get the QSAs jump started for their school years. [...]

October 25th, 2012|Youth|

Cyberbullying – A Back to School Reality

As thousands of Vermont students head back to school this month, we feel it is important to share this recent new new infogram that represents a new survey on cyberbulling.  According to this McAfee’s 2012 Teen Internet Behavior Study, 92.6 percent of teens surveyed said they have witnessed cyber-bullying on [...]

October 15th, 2012|Youth|

1st QSA Fall Conference for queer student leaders!

On October 12, 2012, Outright Vermont will welcome around 50 youth and educators from Queer Straight Alliance [QSA] groups from across the state of Vermont to the 1st Fall Vermont QSA Conference in Burlington on Friday, October 12th from 10am-3pm at North End Studios, 294 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, VT. [...]

October 8th, 2012|Youth|