Outloud Youth

Ages 13 – 24, friends, and allies.

Are YOU a Trans or Non-binary Youth age 14 to 25?

Make your voice heard in the University of BC anonymous gender survey online…

You are not alone

Are you wondering if anyone else in the St. Albert area is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning?

The answer is yes!! Everyone goes through their own difficult process and we are here to support you. We are just a group of youth from 13 to 24 that are in the same place as you.

Come have fun with us in a safe place

We eat, drink, and get to know each other through games and laughter. Outloud is not a counselling session although we do have tons of resources for you.

Just show up, have food, have fun, don’t bring anything except your friends and allies — we don’t expect you to meet a bunch of strangers alone.

Yes we have adult facilitators there but the youth run the show. And there’s no pressure to participate in any activity, simply enjoy the time with others.

A typical meeting starts with introductions, including everyone’s preferred name and pronouns. There are planned activities that are LGBTQ positive including games, questions and answers, movies, and guest speakers.

Juniors and Youth can earn Outloud “I AM LOVED” Dog Tags with attendance. Groups may also share pizza and age-appropriate games for sharing and support.

Parents and guardians are welcome and can join the fun or go to the discussion room with other adults.

There is no charge for the program but donations are appreciated.

The Collective

43 St. Thomas Street #100
St. Albert, AB T8N 6Z1
Canada

Upcoming events

Thu 21

Junior BAM

Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 23

BAM Youth Group

Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue 26

Outloud Talks

Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 27

PFLAG Edmonton West Chapter

Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Outloud Youth Blog

Outloud Youth and Jr Tonight

Outloud Youth and Jr Tonight

Soooo excited to promote the Halloween Fundraiser that happens Oct 26! The event has so much at Central Social Hall that we have to limit the tickets! You will see Drag Performances, Costume Contests, Scary Feasting Food, and so much more! Contact us if you can donate...

Questions from the App

Questions from the App

Tonight it's time for the Outloud Youth group to meet and talk about whatever questions you have. We do this using an app where you can post your questions and be totally anonymous. You don't sign in, you don't add your name, no one knows who is asking the questions,...

Games, Discussion, and Pizza

Games, Discussion, and Pizza

September is here with another school year which means that Outloud is back up to twice a month! This Outloud was started by the Juniors with their one year anniversary party. Judy brought in some cupcakes to celebrate and they played a mean game of spoons. For those...

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Welcome back everyone to a new year at Outloud! To start off our first meeting of the year we started with our introductions and our question of the night, which was what your New Year's Resolution is. A lot of the youth had practical goals that I believe all of them...

Meeting the Mayor and Crazy Games

Meeting the Mayor and Crazy Games

I hope everyone has had an amazing holiday break so far! Just wanted to give everyone a recap of what happened at our last meeting of the year. We had the new Mayor of St. Albert, Cathy Heron, come to join us during our meeting. We started off with introductions,...

Max is Back and Anonymous Questions!

Max is Back and Anonymous Questions!

I'm here again with another recap of our last meeting! We started the night off like we always do, with introducing ourselves with our name, pronouns, and our question of the night. The question we had for the group was what their favourite international cuisine was....

Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Ornaments

Hi everyone! I'm very sorry that we have been neglecting our blog. We will try our best to make these blog posts more regular from now on. At our last Outloud meeting, we started everything off like we usually do, with introductions. We went around the group and...

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