Out & About – A Conference to Support LGBTQ Youth Conference

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Time: 8am-3pm
Location: Lincoln Auditorium, University of Maine at Farmington, Farmington, ME

Sponsored by: EqualityMaine, Rainbow League of the University of Maine at Farmington, GLSEN Southern Maine, and Barclaycard

Featuring presentations by: EqualityMaine, GLAD, GLSEN-Southern Maine, Maine Human Rights Commission, MaineTransNet, Out Maine, Health Equity Alliance, Unwritten Roads, Rainbow Resource Center from UMaine Orono, and Out and Allied

A day-long conference to promote safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ youth in Maine. Workshops will cover laws, best practices for educators, starting a GSTA, theater and writing for youth, and resources to foster strong allies for our students.

Current and future teachers, administrators, coaches, club advisors, social workers, mental health professionals, parents and students are encouraged to attend.

Professionals and Parents – $35
Students – FREE
Presenters – FREE

Registration now open at:

-A limited number of scholarships are available if conference cost is prohibitive
-Light snack and lunch will be provided.
-Certificate of Professional Development Hours will be provided upon request.

Information: Contact Sarah Avery at savery@equalitymaine.org or (207) 761-3732 x.14