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New Year, New Staff Member

New Year, New Staff Member

To start off the new year, we are excited to say we have a new staff member. Meet Kab Browley, the newest member of the OUTMemphis team. Kab has recently started as our Communications Coordinator. In his new role, Kab will work to find creative and innovative ways to...

2020: Year in Review

2020 has been a year of perseverance.Like most of you, the shifting world of 2020 put pressure on our resources and our morale. The COVID-19 pandemic revealed to us what we are capable of in crisis, and who is most left behind. The killings of George Floyd, Breonna...

In Memory: Lisa Michaels

Today we mourn the passing of comedian and performer Lisa Michaels, a longtime friend and supporter of OUTMemphis. Beginning her journey with us a volunteer, Lisa eventually brought her queer comedy showcase, OUTLoud, to the community center. She brought queer comics...

Local Powerhouses Join the OUTMemphis Team!

Local Powerhouses Join the OUTMemphis Team!

Introducing our newest board members and our new partner. As we continue to meet our community’s needs during this turbulent climate, we’re humbled to announce these expansions to our people capacity. Love Doesn’t Hurt, led by Founder & CEO Phillis Lewis, and...

Our Organizational Values: Honoring our mission this holiday season

OUTMemphis is Now Hiring

A Note from our ED We’re expanding: OUTMemphis is hiring for four positions which are all available now at the links below. During this critical time of global distress for all intersections of the LGBTQ+ community, our work and the powerful staff members who do it...

Meet our new therapists!

Meet our new therapists!

Introducing Montel Epperson and Jerrika Henderson   We are thrilled to announce that we have added two new Clinical Mental Health Counseling interns to our team! Joining us from the University of Memphis, Montel Epperson and Jerrika Henderson are practicum...

Martavius Hampton to the Roll of Honor

Martavius Hampton to the Roll of Honor

We are pleased to announce that Martavius Hampton has officially joined the OUTMemphis Roll of Honor in honor and celebration of his departure from the OUTMemphis staff after nearly ten years of extraordinary service. The Roll of Honor is our record of individuals and...

OUTLast Emergency Assistance Program

OUTLast Emergency Assistance Program

Dear friends, Our community center has been closed to the public since March 14. We began in 1989 driven by a need for safe space. 2020 has repeatedly begged the question: What does a safe space mean during a public health crisis? What does a safe space mean when you...

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is so important for African Americans. It wasn’t something taught to me in school. I had to do my own research to learn about this day, which is one reason I am an amateur historian. Society tells what is and isn't important when the reality is, all of...

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