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...

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Sometimes life gets busy and we forget to take the time to appreciate ourselves and others. Over the last two years there has been a lot of unpredictability and change, which can feel scary. Take some time to support your own...

Nominations are Open!

Nominations are Open!

Haystack/OUT Maine Immersive Studio-based Arts Weekend We are excited to announce that through our partnership with Haystack Mountain School of Crafts the Haystack/OUT Maine Immersive Studio-based Arts Weekend is returning this September! Celebrated LGBTQ+ artists...

April Showers Bring Gay Flowers

April Showers Bring Gay Flowers

Materials: tissue paper or real flowers (wild or store bought), pipe cleaners/strips of paper or anything creative to make the base of a crown. See the video below for help! The goal of this activity is to have fun creating and designing. Put together colors, flowers...

Katie Lutts Joins OUT Maine!

Katie Lutts Joins OUT Maine!

OUT Maine is excited to announce Katie Lutts (she/her) has joined the OUT Maine team as its new School Engagement Coordinator! Katie is a 2007 graduate of the University of Maine with a Kinesiology and Physical Education degree.  She has been teaching health and...