About Outhouse

Our Purpose

Outhouse is dedicated to supporting the people, spaces, and issues important to the LGBTQ+ communities.

Vision

Our vision is a future where LGBTQ+ individuals are safe, seen, and celebrated.

Mission

To improve the quality of life for LGBTQ+ people by providing a safe space to find:

  • Connection - discovering themselves, their people, place, and passions.
  • Community Support - accessing information, programmes, and services.
  • Culture - experiencing creativity, heritage, discovery, and fun.
  • Campaigns - being part of a strong, credible, and trusted voice for LGBTQ+ communities.

Our Values

TrustTrust

Trust is the foundation of everything we do at Outhouse. We prioritise transparency, honesty, and reliability — fostering authentic relationships within our LGBTQ+ community and with our allies. Everyone is heard, valued, and safe.

RespectRespect

We treat everyone with respect at Outhouse. We value the diverse experiences of all individuals and treat everyone with dignity, kindness, and consideration. Our LGBTQ+ community is a safe, welcoming space celebrating the unique journeys of all members of our communities.

JoyJoy

Outhouse fosters belonging and pride, empowering LGBTQ+ individuals to express themselves and find fulfilment. We believe joy inspires positivity and strengthens our communities.

InclusivityInclusivity

Outhouse celebrates diversity. We create a safe and welcoming environment for all LGBTQ+ people and allies. Using an intersectional approach, we work to eliminate discrimination and marginalisation in all its forms.

ImpactImpact

Outhouse is committed to creating meaningful and measurable change by empowering LGBTQ+ communities and advancing equity and justice.

Our Commitments

Our Commitment to Equity

Our Commitment to Intersectionality

House Etiquette

These principles apply to all patrons of Outhouse LGBTQ+ Centre.

Within these walls, we expect:

  • to be treated with consideration and kindness;
  • our persons, our property, and our opinions to be respected;
  • to be free from violence, and the threat of violence;
  • our disagreements to be resolved with sensitivity and good will.

In return, we are expected:

  • to be considerate and kind;
  • to respect the persons, property, and opinions of others;
  • to behave nonviolently;
  • to display sensitivity and good will in resolving disagreements.

Within these walls, we hold ourselves to a higher standard of conduct and social interaction. We strive to make of this place a haven free of the ills and abuses we find outside it.

OPENING HOURS

Café
Mon:              1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tues - Fri:      10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat:                12:00 pm -  6:00 pm

Information and Signposting
Mon - Fri:       10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Building Opening Hours
Mon - Fri:        10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat:                  12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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