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OUT for Sustainability mobilizes the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) for social and environmental action.

VALUES HIGHLIGHTS

2014 Gay Games Sustainability Report

Reposted by OUT for Sustainability. Report produced by the Gay Games 9 committee, written by Tim Kovach. Sustainability Report Overview The 2014 Gay Games, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, took place in the cities of Cleveland + Akron from August 9-16, 2014 with an estimated 7,000 participants, 3,000 volunteers, and thousands of additional visitors engaging […]

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Fab Planet Keynote

Podcast of the Keynote at Fab Planet, a Summit by OUT for Sustainability, featuring OUT4S Honoree Dr. Seth Holmes with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health.

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Intersectionality

Podcast from OUT for Sustainability’s Fab Planet Summit opening panel on Intersectionality. Panelists are Loren Othon, with Seattle Office for Civil Rights, and Alex Carr Johnson, with the U.S. National Parks Service. Moderated by OUT4S Board President Gerod Rody. (It gets good at 2:44)

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Coming Out Green

Podcast of the Coming Out Green panel at Fab Planet, a Summit by OUT for Sustainability, featuring Darby Hoover, Natural Resource Defense Council; Rick Sakow, Environmental Protection Agency Region 9; Laura Clise, Areva; Brendan Cook (Moderator), Out For Sustainability and Center For Resource Solutions.

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WHAT WE DO

Connect

OUT4S connects identity and values to build a diverse community of individuals and organizations united by a shared commitment to advancing social and environmental sustainability.

Serve

OUT4S works with you to increase the leverage of positive impact we make in our local neighborhoods and global LGBTQ community through direct action that makes a real difference.

Educate

OUT4S highlights the brilliant minds of sustainability today to new audiences, sharing ideas that can change the world with future innovators and leaders in the LGBTQ and Ally community.

Advocate

OUT4S advocates for the next evolution of both the sustainability movement and the LGBTQ community to value social and environmental justice while celebrating identity.

Earth Gay celebrates Earth Day, the gay way. Every year we plan and facilitate service projects in Seattle and around the country to show off how the LGBTQ community cares for our planet.

Greener Pride Source engages LGBTQ Pride event stakeholders to coordinate their adoption and celebration of environmentally and socially sustainable practices.

Coming Out Local is our way of showcasing how a thriving sustainable local economy fosters their community to celebrate diversity.

Sustainability and Society Series (SaSS) features bright minds discussing practical action on the biggest topics of our time, whether in a social, a small salon, a large symposium, or a monumental summit.

Partnerships with organizations, businesses and individuals in our local and global community are a fundamental part of OUT4S, leveraging their good work already happening to a new level.

Whether it’s the new gay agenda or theory on the fundamentals of sustainability, OUT4S shares ideas that provoke you to laugh and get serious about action that makes a real difference.