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OUTMaine connects artists with LGBTQ+ teens for virtual ball

Mar 02, 2021
Photo by: Rachel Adbury Femme-presenting artist Ophelia Johnson.

Rockland — The annual Rainbow Ball will be virtual again this year, organized by OUTMaine staff team and its new intern Christopher Dufour. The workshop list is continuing to grow because of their team efforts.

The Virtual Rainbow Ball runs from March 10 through mid-May, and will have a series of online workshops culminating into virtual variety shows and art exhibits. Dufour has recruited several drag artists to host workshops on makeup and creating illusions. There also will be workshops for theatre and poetry and a virtual Passion Showcase.

The Virtual Rainbow Ball is free and welcomes LGBTQ+ and allied teens between the ages of 13 and 17. Teens may sign up at

OUTMaine works toward a welcoming and affirming Maine for all rural young people of diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions and gender identities. In partnership with their allies and families, OUTMaine supports, educates and empowers these youth in their journey from adolescence to adulthood.

For more information, or to support OUTMaine’s critical work on behalf of LGBTQ+ youth, visit

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Gerald A Weinand | Mar 02, 2021 19:38

Thanks to all the staff at OutME for adapting to the pandemic yet still continuing to provide support for our local LGBTQ youth.

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