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  • Trans Potluck Final

    Out Youth Trans* Social

      Youth ages 12-18, that identify as transgender, gender queer, gender fluid, or somewhere on the gender variant spectrum are invited to join Out Youth for a Youth Trans Social and Potluck! Join us for free food, screening of a documentary, games, and opportunity to  connect with other youth and trans* mentors. The social starts […]

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  • Book Club July

    Free Summer Book Club: July

    The Out Youth Summer Book Club book for July is “Otherbound”, by Corinne Duyvis.  Its FREE to sign-up. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SfR5W8MHPaHVc0R-i0WTgpabMjOjXkwC-KtoBO_2g7E/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link or in person during drop-in hours. FREE to participate. Out Youth provides the book, youth read it, then meet on July 27th, at 5pm, with our Jerry Strickland Library Volunteers Brian and Hilary for a […]

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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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