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  • Glitz 2014 Promo

    Glitz 2014

    Saturday, October 25th • 8pm • The Shiflet Residence

    Out Youth presents Glitz, our annual fundraising gala, where community members come together to support LGBTQIA youth in Central Texas.

    The evening will begin at 8:00pm featuring delicious beverages and sweet and savory hors d’oeuvres.

    Purchase your tickets today!

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  • Volleyball Tournament Promo

    Volleyball Tournament benefiting Out Youth

    Event details:

    • October 18th, 2014
    • Check-in begins at 8 a.m.
    • Playing at the Krieg Volleyball Courts
    • Competitive 2s or Recreational 4s
    • 4 matches guaranteed!
    • Prizes for participation and winners

    Register Today!

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  • But I'm a Cheerleader Flier

    Movie Night

    Join Out Youth for LGBT Night at the Alamo Drafthouse Village to watch BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER. Win raffle prizes, join your community and all proceeds benefit Out Youth Austin.

    Reserve your seats now!

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  • Clothing Swap Reschedule

    Clothing Thrift and Swap

    Are you looking for an outfit for school? Want to swap some of your clothes with other cool clothes? We are opening the Out Youth Clothing Closet to kick off the school year! Join us on Sunday, September 7th for a clothing thrift and swap at Out Youth! We invite you to bring an item […]

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  • Banner Image Promoting Out Youth's Monthly Potluck

    Free Food Every Month

    From 3:30pm to 5:00pm every moth, Out Youth hosts a monthly Bring-Youth-Loved-Ones Potluck.

    The potluck is a great opportunity for community members, stakeholders, potential volunteers and donors to meet staff, board members, volunteers and youth. We also provide tours of the Drop-in Center so visitors can get a feel for Out Youth’s programs and services

    For more information on the monthly potluck, please call us at 512-419-1233.

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  • We are PROUD of our Youth!

    Our youth never cease to amaze us with their strength of character and willingness to let loose and have fun!

    Check out this awesome video that Lumen Media created for us, highlighting Out Youth’s participation in this year’s PRIDE parade.

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  • They Found Out Youth

    Sponsored by UPG Video

    Every day, we hear stories of queer youth who are victims of bullying, confronting religious intolerance, dealing with issues of race and identity, and worst of all, living in families that neither love or accept them for who they are.

    Thankfully, youth in Central Texas have had Out Youth – a place where they could get access to programs and services that helped them thrive, not just survive.

    But we can’t do this important work alone!

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Featured Stories

Wooden Figure Friends

Changing lives, one at a time

Every day at Out Youth we meet wonderful young people. Some are desperately seeking a safe space, an escape from circumstances that no young person should have to face.  Others are looking for a place to connect with people like them, a place to look in the mirror and see they are not alone in […]

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Rainbow Disco Ball

Vote: 2014 Prom Theme

Exercise your Out Youth civic duty by voting on the 2014 Prom Theme, selected from among over 25 suggestions from youth just like you. This year’s Prom will be celebrated on April 12th on the beautiful terrace at Whole Foods in Downtown Austin. More details will be coming soon, but in the meantime youth 23 […]

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Prom 2013 #2

Save the date: Prom 2014

Save the date as this year’s Out Youth Prom will be on April 12th, on the beautiful terrace at Whole Foods in Downtown Austin.   The prom committee is still working on details. Stay tuned for your chance to vote for  the prom theme. Until then get ready to fearlessly be yourself, make new friends, […]

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Out Youth
909 E. 49 1/2 Street
Austin, Texas 78751

About Us

Out Youth is a nonprofit organization that supports and provides services to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth ages 12 to 19 in Austin and Central Texas.

We offer peer support groups, counseling, educational programs, social activities and community outreach.

The Out Youth Drop-In Center is open to youth every Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday 4:30 to 8:30 pm.

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