Panel Discussions & Speaker Bureau

Throughout the year Live Out Loud hosts panel discussions and brings speakers to highschool and college’s in the tri-state area. Join the impressive list of previous speakers, click here to find out how to become a speaker.

Speaker Bureau Where special guests address highschool classrooms and assemblies of 15 to 200 students. These guests discuss their personal journeys, including coming-out stories, career paths as well as their successes and challenges.
After School Panel Discussion SeriesWhere men and women in the LGBT community who are excelling in their lives and careers volunteer to share their stories with LGBT you at colleges and universities.




Panel Discussions & Speaker Bureau
How to Be An Ally
This program is part of the Live Out Loud panel discussion series
How to Be An Ally

A workshop and discussion about the importance of supporting each other and creating safe environments in schools. Workshop leaders will share their personal stories and help students brainstorm ways to make the community a more accepting place for everyone.

Coming Out
This program is part of the Live Out Loud speaker bureau
Coming Out

A Live Out Loud Program where LGBT Community members will speak about their personal stories of coming out to family and friends, addressing homosexuality in a religious and cultural context, personal challenges and breakthroughs and having a family and finding community.

Cartoon and Comic Book Characters
Exploring the Gay Sensibility
Cartoon and Comic Book Characters

Conversation with Independent Cartoonist Jennifer Camper and Comic Book Writer, Artist and Penciller Phil Jimenez.

We will look at common cartoon character that have been traditionally labeled as gay, how theses characters act, and what message their actions send.