COVID HEADER

A MESSAGE FROM THE FOUNDER

  

RESOURCES

Link: Letter from Executive Director, Will Lanier

Link: List of LGBTQ+ Instructors Offering Digital Workouts / Meet-Ups - This is an open-edit document. Instructors, please add yourself. Community, please use this as a living, breathing resource.

Submit a video or voice memo! - Have something encouraging to say? A story to tell? A song to sing? Send us a video or voice memo to share. We want to lift you up!

Link: Follow our Spotify #werkfromhome playlist!

Email resources, needs, questions to eddie@iamout.org

  

#WERKFROMHOME

The OUT Foundation and OUTWOD have launched daily classes for and by the LGBTQ+ community. Each week, we will highlight 2-3 LGBTQ+ instructors from across the United States that will lead classes for a small donation of $7.

It is important to us that we support our community in need. With studio and gym closures nationwide, many instructors are left without pay and without a way to survive - so a portion of fundraising from each class will be paid to the instructor for their time and their talent.

Each class will be presented via Zoom and you will receive an access code via email 15 minutes prior to class. Each day the password will change, so please keep an eye on your inbox daily if you register for multiple classes each week.

We will release the schedule for each week on Sundays via Instagram, Facebook and here on the website.

 

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OUR WORK CONTINUES

Yep! We're still working (from home)! Here is what we are currently working on and will continue to work on for the LGBTQ+ community.

OUTAthlete

We are continuing to provide support to the Class of 2020 including virtual nutritional counseling and coaching for our LGBTQ+ athletes across the United States, daily social check-ins via private messaging group, monthly educational webinars. We are also preparing for the next application cycle for the Class of 2021, which opens in the fall.

OUTWOD

We will be launching "OUTWOD at Home", a virtual way to still connect and #Sweatforacause. We are continuing to support our inclusive affiliates by sharing their online resources. And our inclusion resources are still being developed, including the expansion of local gym finder and downloadable discrimination policy templates for gym owners. Planning is still occurring for OUTWODs later in the year when we've made it thru this together.

OUTHealth

We've recently formed a Transgender Health Advisory Board to oversee program operations. We are continuing our fitness instruction and wellness navigation for transgender/gender diverse patients of NYU Langone Health. If you’re looking for some reliable resources in your area, regarding health, please visit our friends at the It Gets Better Project!

Advocacy and Support

Our online channels are always open. Please email us, DM us, Facebook chat us - we are here to help and provide any and all resources we can in this uncertain time. We are continuing to develop online resources and platforms for the LGBTQ+ community to stay connected and healthy during the pandemic
  

HOW YOU CAN HELP!

Make an immediate impact by contributing today and DONATE HERE.

Create your own fundraiser and share our mission with your friends and family by CLICKING HERE!

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