Queer BIPOC Youth Initiative

Queer BIPOC Youth Initiative

Sultana Khan (center) poses with youth at Rainbow Ball Weekend in May 2022. Photo courtesy of Steven Scoville.Thanks to generous gifts from The Rocking Moon Foundation and Leonard-Litz LGBTQ+ Foundation, OUT Maine spearheads a year-long “action research project” led...

Maura & Katie’s Promotions at OUT Maine!

Maura & Katie’s Promotions at OUT Maine!

OUT Maine staffers Maura Derrivan and Katie Lutts were recently promoted. Maura Derrivan LCPC has been promoted to Mental Health Coordinator. She began her career at OUT Maine as the Youth Engagement Coordinator.  Maura will use her mental health lens as OUT Maine...

Safe Binding in the Summer

Safe Binding in the Summer

Many transgender and non-binary people wear specific types of clothing or accessories to change how their body appears…While our summers in Maine are short, the hot and humid days can be exceptionally challenging for people who depend on extra padded or compressing layers of clothing.

A Message from Advocates for Maine LGBTQ+ Youth

A Message from Advocates for Maine LGBTQ+ Youth

All youth in Maine should be safe at school, including LGBTQ+ youth. This ought to be obvious. So we are all deeply disappointed to see that playbooks used in other states that fearmonger about transgender young people in our communities have made their way to Maine....

Sue Campbell Promoted to Interim Executive Director

Sue Campbell Promoted to Interim Executive Director

Sue Campbell has been promoted to Interim Executive Director of OUT Maine, effective immediately. Previously, Sue was OUT Maine's Deputy Director. She has been with OUT Maine since 2015, overseeing OUT Maine's programming, educational outreach, and operations. Sue has...

A Family for ME Donates Books to Read the Rainbow!

A Family for ME Donates Books to Read the Rainbow!

OUT Maine proudly supports A Family for ME’s crucial work with children in foster care. OUT Maine’s Read the Rainbow book donation fundraiser was launched in the fall of 2021 and ships LGBTQ+ inclusive book sets, curated by grade level, to school libraries across...