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


Communicating Sustainability

Podcast of the Communicating Sustainability workshop at Fab Planet, a Summit by OUT for Sustainability, featuring Jared Powell, Casey Trees Washington DC and Nick Colin, Heal The Bay.

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Queer and Present Danger

Podcast of the Queer and Present Danger panel at Fab Planet, a Summit by OUT for Sustainability, featuring Rachael Stamm, Close To Home; Heron Greenesmith, Movement Advancement Project; Susan Millan, Community Planning Consultant.

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Queer Reflections on the People’s Climate March

Here are five things I’m still thinking about, five days after the People’s Climate March: By Quito Ziegler with Queers for the Planet

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Story: Derek Eisel

Scope 5’s Derek Eisel shares his story of sustainability and coming out green. “In college I flirted with environmental courses, but at that time the only options were really hard sciences and I found myself more drawn to philosophy classes, particularly ethics and environmental ethics…”

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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.


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.


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.


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.