ALSO Youth Starts New Summer Camp for LGBTQ Youth and Allies

Kids ages 10-14 are invited to register for ALSO Youth's free summer camp and connect with others in an inclusive, fun environment.

05/01/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber Announces Leadership Sarasota Class of 2023

Plus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright joins the Hermitage Artist Retreat board and Dr. Kameron Partridge Hodgens is honored by More Too Life.

08/01/2022 Photography by Staff

Grant Report

Van Wezel Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift

Plus, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards $225,000 in Giving Challenge prizes and Barancik Foundation distributes $475,000 in retention bonuses to early education professionals.

06/06/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

ALSO Youth Names New Executive Director

Rebecca McDonough has a long career in business and behavioral healthcare administration.

04/15/2022 By Staff


ALSO Youth Announces Scholarship Opportunities

ALSO Youth administers two scholarship programs and awards multiple scholarships annually.

04/11/2022 By Staff

The Courts

Legal Aid of Manasota Starts New Program to Help Transgender People Change Their Names

The free program helps transgender adults and youth change their name and gender marker on important documents.

03/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Here to stay

The Manatee Pride Festival Is Back

After a two-year hiatus due to Covid, the Manatee Pride Festival returns this Saturday, March 5.

03/02/2022 By Samantha Lane

Unity Awards

Mary Tavarozzi Gives LGBTQ Youth a Place to Socialize

"I wanted to make sure Florida youth didn’t become a statistic in terms of self-harm or addiction or homelessness. I want them to know they can live life out and proud here.”

01/04/2022 By Megan McDonald

Fast Track

ALSO Youth Announces New Executive Director

The organization also recently announced its 2021 scholarship recipients.

06/21/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

ALSO Youth Names New Executive Director

James Robinson will assume the role on April 13.

04/06/2020 By Staff


ALSO Youth Names Sarasota County Schools '2019 Partner of the Year'

The school system was honored for its emphasis on increasing awareness for LGBTQ+ issues.

10/04/2019 By Staff

New hires

LGBT Nonprofit Names New Executive Director

Sarasota's ALSO Youth recently hired Nathan Bruemmer as its new executive director.

07/25/2017 By staff


ALSO Youth Adds Four to Board of Directors

ALSO Youth, a Sarasota nonprofit organization that provides advocacy, leadership, support and outreach to LGBTQ youth and their allies, recently added four new members to its Board of Directors.

07/22/2016 Research by staff