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Young Voices is Youth Outright’s annual community event focusing on the experiences, hopes, dreams, aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in Western North Carolina.

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By Youth OUTright WNC, Inc

Meeting Schedule:

Contact Laurie Pitts, Programs Manager at or 828.785.3621 for more information about meetings and other YO activities and events.
 Sunday youth meetings are 4:00 – 6:00 at First Congregational United Church of Christ (FCUCC), 20 Oak Street in downtown Asheville, unless otherwise indicated. Youth ages 14 – 20 are welcome to attend Sunday meetings.  Youth ages 21 – 23 are invited to attend Young Adult Leaders monthly meetings which are indicated in the schedule.
Directions: When facing the red doors at the front of the church take the long sidewalk to the door with a handicap access button.  Push the button and take the stairs to the top floor.

Sunday bus service now available in Asheville.  Click to review the schedule.


Group Topics for September 2015

(Including Middle School Group & Franklin Youth Group)


September 6th – Young Voices Art Night
We will be using this time to create incredible decorations for YO’s Young Voices Event to be held on September 17th.  Youth can also use some of this time to work on projects of their own as well as note cards to be displayed at the event.


September 13th – Young Voices Rehearsal|
This rehearsal will begin during Safe Space at 3pm and continue throughout group until 6pm.  It will include all of the youth speakers as well as a run-through of the excerpt from Qtopia to be performed at the event on September 17th.


September 20th  –  Movie Night – Milk
The story of Harvey Milk and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California’s first openly gay elected official.


September 27th – Pick-A-Topic Discussion
At the beginning of group youth will be asked to write down discussion topics (both serious and silly) and put them into a bowl.  Throughout group we will pass the bowl around and youth will pick a topic.  Once the discussion on that topic has run its’ course, we pick a new topic.


Franklin Youth Group Meeting  

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin, NC (85 Sierra Lane, Franklin, NC)

Saturday, September 12th(6-8pm) – Activity:  LGBTQ History Living Timeline
How well do you know your history? Come out to our first meeting of the new school year where will be getting to know each other and learning more about LGBTQ history.


Middle School Discussion Group

Saturday, September 19th,  11am – 12:30pm
Activity:  Back-to-School Meet & Greet
Join us this morning to meet new friends and learn more about Youth Outright.




By Youth OUTright WNC, Inc