What we do

Safe, inclusive and welcoming.

It’s what any student needs in a school community.
It’s what very few LGBTQ youth can expect.
It’s what Out in Schools makes possible.

Out in Schools brings fresh and relevant films into classrooms to facilitate dialogue about the reality of LGBTQ youth experience. Youth learn the impacts of homophobia, transphobia and other forms of discrimination.  They walk out of a presentation with a fresh perspective and commitment to step up to stop bullying.

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"I can tell you without hesitation they were extremely valuable, well-received, and greatly appreciated. I heard nothing but positive comments, and would not hesitate to have you back or recommend you to other schools. It is very important and worthwhile work you do, and our students and school benefited more than words can say. Thanks for coming, and hope to see you again!"


RAH! The Out in Schools Youth Short Film Contest is a platform where youth create stories that open hearts, change minds, and shift perspectives.

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In Fall 2015 Out in Schools will launch an online Learning Hub offers educational playlists with attention-grabbing films featuring LGBTQ2S youth experiences, introductory information and easy-to-facilitate activities. Starting those hard conversations about creating safer schools for all youth is about to get easier..