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We need your input.

We need your input.

Dear community members, Many of you know that OUTMemphis has seen enormous change over the past several years. The COVID-19 global pandemic came to our doorstep amidst a whirlwind time of expansion of facilities and programs, new leadership, and a changing social...

Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day

Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day

March is Women History Month. This month we are reminded of all the  LGBTQ+ women who have paved the way for equality and justice not just in our community, but for people around the world. A piece of this celebration is today, March 8th, which is International...

OUTMemphis and Black History Month

OUTMemphis and Black History Month

February is Black History Month and OUTMemphis would like to recognize Black LGBTQ+ figures whose work set the modern LGBTQ+ movement into motion. OUTMemphis knows that these historic figures have granted our community the protections and rights that we have today. ...

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...

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...

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