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Looking for updates about our programs, services, announcements, and news? This is our official OUTMemphis blog which we keep up to date with all of the information you need to know about the work we’re doing here in Memphis.

This Month @ OUT: February 2022

This Month @ OUT: February 2022

A Few Highlights of Local Black History in the Making Welcome Jenieya to the OUTMemphis Team   Jenieya Peterson is making history at OUTMemphis as the first Black woman to be a Sexual Health Specialist at OUTMemphis. As Sexual Health Specialist, Jenieya's work...

Why I Give: Casey Bryant, Board Chair

Why I Give: Casey Bryant, Board Chair

I joined the OUTMemphis board six years ago because I knew that when LGBTQ+ people are thriving, so are all the institutions we are a part of: our families, churches, schools, and workplaces.     As the Chair of the Board of Directors, I get to support OUTMemphis’...

2021 at OUTMemphis: The Recap

2021 at OUTMemphis: The Recap

Like all of you, this year, we learned to cope with unknowns. Would the launch of the vaccine be successful? What kind of programs would we be able to do? Would the new laws pass discriminating against trans youth and adults? By the fall, the Delta surge had reversed...

Welcome Anu Iyer, our new Volunteer Coordinator!

Welcome Anu Iyer, our new Volunteer Coordinator!

Hi!   My name is Anuradha (Anu for short) and my preferred pronouns are she/her or they/them. I was born in South India and moved to Nashville, TN when I turned 5. As a kid, I was known for my unrelenting curiosity and need to be outdoors as much as possible. Not much...

Join the ADVANCE Study

Join the ADVANCE Study

OUTMemphis is partnering with local research investigators to help reach out to gay and bisexual men who may want to participate in a new research study regarding blood donation eligibility. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes blood donor policies that all...

Get Vaccinated: It’s Our Mission and Legacy

Get Vaccinated: It’s Our Mission and Legacy

OUTMemphis, like much of the Mid-South, is at a crossroads. As many of you know, we have not fully opened our flagship building or in-person group gatherings since the very first shut down in March 2020. Walk-ins and group support at the Youth Emergency Center...

This Month @ OUT: Welcome, Raven Cohen!

This Month @ OUT: Welcome, Raven Cohen!

This month, we are proud to welcome Raven Cohen to our OUTMemphis team! Raven is our newest part-time Metamorphosis Project Case Manager. In addition to providing case management services, she will be providing general support and affirmative counseling during our...

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