30 Days of Pride: Brown ‘n Out

30 Days of Pride: Brown ‘n Out

Brown ‘n Out Podcast uplifting voices of QTPOC Vermonters The following contains excerpts from Seven Days  In 2018, Reggie Condra launched “Brown ‘n Out” to create a space — albeit digital — where he and others like him could connect freely and...
30 Days of Pride: Out in the Mountains

30 Days of Pride: Out in the Mountains

Out in the Mountains Newspaper for LGBTQ+ Vermonters Out in the Mountains (OITM) was published from 1986 until 2007. Started by members of Vermonters for Lesbian and Gay Rights, it became a vital source of information for LGBTQ+ Vermonters. The free newspaper was...
30 Days of Pride: Cherie and Yolanda LIVE!

30 Days of Pride: Cherie and Yolanda LIVE!

Cherie & Yolanda LIVE! Variety Show The following includes images and excerpts by Vermont Community Access Media In the late 90s, Cherie & Yolanda LIVE! was a staple of Vermont cable access—a literal variety show, featuring guest interviews, musical...
No Pride in Police Brutality

No Pride in Police Brutality

June is Pride Month. It is a month of celebration, connection, community, resiliency, and care. It’s the month that our community takes to the streets in all things rainbow to celebrate our pride for the achievements we have made and to re-energize us for the...
30 Days of Pride: Sylvia & Charity

30 Days of Pride: Sylvia & Charity

Sylvia Drake & Charity Bryant Early Nineteenth-Century Same-Sex Couple Charity Bryant (1777-1851)  and Sylvia Drake (1784-1868) met as young women in 1807. They were an admired and documented couple in Weybridge, Vermont for 44 years, running a tailoring business...
30 Days of Pride: François Clemmons

30 Days of Pride: François Clemmons

François Clemmons Grammy Award-winning opera singer, actor, playwright, and professor The following was compiled using excerpts from Middlebury College, Vermont Public Radio, and UU World Magazine. Links for those sources can be found below. “François is himself,”...
Johnny Chagnon to Depart Pride Center of Vermont

Johnny Chagnon to Depart Pride Center of Vermont

On June 6, Pride Center of Vermont will be saying goodbye to our Health and Wellness Coordinator, Johnny Chagnon. Chagnon has served in his role for several years, bringing wide expertise to his work for LGBTQ+ Vermonters. “I respect and admire Johnny’s commitment and...