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What is the Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge?

The Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge is a campaign created to help bring visibility to the work that Out Youth has done for the last 30 years. 

When you participate in the challenge not only will you show you are a proud supporter of Out Youth but a supporter of LGBTQIA+ youth and young adults across Central Texas as well as the LGBTQIA+ community as a whole.

While wearing a white t-shirt, either you or someone else will pour color powder on you as a way to represent that you are a proud Out Youth and LGBTQIA+ supporter. 

How do I participate in the Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge?

1)   ACCEPT: Agree to do the challenge. We are offering Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge kits (items listed below) for $19.90 (we were founded in 1990) or you can get the supplies you need yourself. 

2)   DOCUMENT: Document yourself doing the challenge by taking a video, recording a Boomerang, or having your photo taken. To see how to complete the challenge, click here. LINK YOUTUBE VIDEO HERE - ADRIAN WILL CREATE WITH BRI

3)   SHARE: Share your photo or video on social media. Make sure you tag @OutYouth and use the #OutYouthYearOfPrideChallenge hashtag.

4)   SPREAD THE WORD: Wear your Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge button and/ or Out Youth shirt– to work, running errands, etc. People will see you and want to get involved as well. We also suggest daring your friends to do the challenge or asking them to donate to Out Youth. 

Do I have to donate if I do the Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge?

No, by completing the challenge you have helped to raise awareness and show people that there are plenty of ways to support Out Youth. If you want to donate, you will help to ensure that we can continue to provide services and programming to LGBTQIA+ youth and young adults in Central Texas. Donations can be made here.  

Do I have to be challenged to participate in the Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge?

No! If you want to participate in the Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge, do so, and then you can be the person to challenge the people you know.

When will the Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge take place?

The Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge will run from September 2019 - December 31, 2020.  

Out Youth Year of Pride Challenge Kits ($19.90) include:

  • (1) White “Out Youth” t-shirt

  • (1) Color Powder 16 oz pack

  • (1) Out Youth Purple and Black Sunglasses

  • (1) Out Youth Summer of Pride Challenge Supporter Button

  • Out Youth Informational Packet 

  • Shipping and Handling

Add an additional Out Youth shirt to your purchase. 

  • Adult shirts $10 (small, medium, large, extra large, double extra large)

  • Youth shirts $5 (extra small, small, medium, large, extra large) 

How to Donate

How do I donate?

Click here to make an online donation to Out Youth. If you would like to send a check, payable to Out Youth, or drop off a cash donation, our address is 909 E 49th½ Street Austin, TX 78751. 

 How else can I help Out Youth?

You can help Out Youth by becoming a monthly donor or volunteering.