Press

OUTMemphis has been long and widely recognized by local press and news outlets for our life-changing and affirming work for the Mid-South LGBTQ+ community. Check out OUTMemphis in the press.

Stephanie Reyes, Deputy Director: A reflection of my time at OUTMemphis

Stephanie Reyes, Deputy Director: A reflection of my time at OUTMemphis

I never fully understood the depth of impact that LGBTQ+ centers had on the community until I started working at OUTMemphis.  Many of you are familiar with the general services- peer-led support groups, HIV testing, housing, advocacy, trainings, etc. But you may not...

A statement on Briarcrest Christian School’s discriminatory policies

A statement on Briarcrest Christian School’s discriminatory policies

Last week, we were made aware of a new program given by Briarcrest Christian School for parents, instructing parents to condemn their kids for being LGBTQ+. While Briarcrest’s bigotry and harmful culture has long been public, this new curriculum was a saddening...

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...

The Youth Emergency Center is open!

The Youth Emergency Center is open!

The Youth Emergency Center (YEC) will provide wrap-around support for LGBTQ+ young adults ages 16-24 in crisis. LGBTQ+ youth are 120% more likely to experience homelessness than their non-LGBTQ+ peers, according to national studies. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began,...

Tennessee boasts one of the broadest scopes of new anti-LGBTQ+ laws

Tennessee boasts one of the broadest scopes of new anti-LGBTQ+ laws

Over the past month, our community has watched Tennessee put into law unprecedented, comprehensive practices to restrict and humiliate trans individuals. Tennessee now bears a blanket ban of trans youth in school sports; regulatory measures for gender-affirming...

A Statement from OUTMemphis

A Statement from OUTMemphis

From Molly Rose Quinn, Executive Director: Like you, I have been watching the unabashed violence against black life by police and those meant to hold them accountable. I have been learning about the killing of Tony McDade, about whom we have seen misgendering reports,...

2020Solidarity Project

2020Solidarity Project

OUTMemphis is honored to announce our participation in 2020Solidarity, a fundraiser initiated by renowned artist Wolfgang Tillmans. Across the world organizations are participating in the 2020Solidarity project. This fundraiser supports non-profits, cultural spaces,...

Exciting Announcement for OUTMemphis

Exciting Announcement for OUTMemphis

OUTMemphis is proud to announce we are the recipient of a grant from the Kresge Foundation as part of Kresge Innovative Projects: Memphis (KIP:M), a program that awarded grants totaling $2 million to 20 community organizations throughout Memphis to support...

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