What: drop-in is a place for youth age 22 and under to meet other youth, talk,
plan events, play games, watch movies, get information on HIV prevention,
and much more!
Who: all lgbt friendly youth age 22 and under are welcome at drop-in including
straight allies. Each drop-in is also attended by two adult volunteer advisors
who over-see and facilitated each meeting.
When: drop-in is held every Friday evening from 6-8:30.
Where: drop-in is held at the First Universalist Church of Auburn. This space
is a safe space at all times for glbtq youth and their straight allies. The Outright/
L-A library is also housed here. We are located on the corner of Elm, Pleasant
and Spring streets in Auburn. Parking is across from the Dairy Joy. Signs at
the main entrance of the church have directions to the drop-in room.
• Respect Confidentiality
• Feelings are 100% Okay
Use ‘I’ Statements
• Respect Boundaries
• Respect Relationships
• Respect Silence
• Respect Diversity
• No Judgments, Blame, Shame or Guilt
• No Violence, Alcohol or Drugs
Outright/ Lewiston-Auburn's outreach project started in 2000 as the Out in the
Community speaker's bureau. Today our community outreach programs are available
for schools, educators, youth serving agencies and others who are interested
in helping to provide safer spaces for lgbtq youth. If you are interested in
one of our Community Outreach programs or trainings, please
Outright/ L-A provides outreach to diversity days at schools
such as Edward Little in Auburn, Lewiston High, Telestar in Bethel,
and Dirigo in Dixfield.
Creating Safety for LGBTQ Youth Trainings
As part of our community outreach we provide trainings designed
to increase awareness and sensitivity among educators and staff
at schools, youth serving
and community groups. We often collaborate with New Beginnings Agency for
Homeless and At-Risk Youth.
Intersecting Oppressions Workshops
This workshop was developed by youth and young adults at Outright
L/A to address the multiple forms of oppression young GLBTQA
people face and the
between racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, ageism and other forms
of oppression. This interactive two hour workshop gets youth
talking about what
is, how privilege works, what it means to have power, and where stereotypes