Burlington Code Academy Binder Program

OUT Maine is very grateful to Burlington Code Academy students Bob, Julie, Korey, Will, Alan and Shadman, who worked closely with OUT Maine staff to develop a better system to track and fulfill youth binder requests.  What is a binder, you might ask? Binders, or chest...
November is Transgender Awareness

November is Transgender Awareness

Why be an ally and advocate for transgender people?  According to MaineTransNet, suicide among transgender young adults in Maine has gone up this year. Several reasons are cited on the website including isolation from the pandemic, youth being trapped in unsupportive...
Thank you Wendilee!

Thank you Wendilee!

We’d like to send heartfelt thanks to Wendilee Heath O’Brien, who has brought color and creativity to OUT Maine’s virtual youth programs with her art workshops. Wendilee says, “Since I have spent much of my adult life with young people and since my sons have committed...
October is LGBTQ+ History Month

October is LGBTQ+ History Month

Rodney Wilson, one of the founders of LGBTQ+ History Month, will conduct an encore presentation for our youth about his experiences as an openly gay teacher in the 1990s and his journey to launch LGBTQ+ History Month. His story is outlined in The Advocate: The Story...