The Kids Are Alright

“We should indeed keep calm in the face of difference & live our lives in a state of inclusion & wonder at the diversity of humanity.” – George Takei

Elevator Pitch, target audience? 

We should have a tagline...for example

OUTMaine, Building a Welcoming & Affirmative Maine

Welcome to Our Network! 

Around 20%

of Maine's youth population is a part of the LGBTQ+ community.

(MIYHS, 2019)

44% of LGBTQ+ high school students in Maine have at least 4 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)

(MIYHS, 2019)

LGBTQ+ youth are 2x as likely to have smoked tobacco in the last 30 days than non-LGBTQ+ youth.

(MIYHS, 2019)

LGTBQ+ SupportME


The LGBTQ+ SupportME Network holds virtual monthly meetings. Members include individuals & organizations that seek to prevent youth substance & tobacco use, support healthy eating & physical activity. 

The Network also focuses on increasing culturally competent prevention resources to engage & empower LGBTQ+ youth.


Anyone is welcome to join the Network

& participate in meetings.