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NEW Pride Merchandise Available Nov. 21

lead gallery imageCheck out the ALL NEW items to celebrate the LGBTQ community that will be at the next Dakota Divas drag show! We have many items that would make great gifts for the holidays, including a “Peace, Love, Pride” coffee mug as well as a rainbow Santa Hat. (Mrs. Claus is down, don’t worry!) We have Pride merch that you can’t find around town.

Plus, your purchases do more than get you cool stuff—ALL proceeds of merchandise sales support Capital Pride, happening June 17-19, 2016. We are able to offer more and more events because of your support, so thank you!

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About Us


“Dakota OutRight’s mission is to serve the LGBTQ community of central and western North Dakota by increasing visibility, providing resources and information, advocating for equality, and creating safe spaces for connection, support, and celebration.”
Dakota OutRight Informational Brochure

Click to read our Dakota OutRight informational brochure!



OUR VISION Dakota OutRight’s vision is to be a leader of positive change for the LGBTQ communities in central and western North Dakota by:

  • Providing educational resources and outreach
  • Creating safe spaces for information, community events, and celebrations
  • Advocating for basic legal protections, (ie. employment, housing, anti-discrimination, marriage equality)
  • Creating and identifying allies in state and local government, and
  • Fostering camaraderie among LGBTQ community and allies to achieve visibility and acceptance


How You Can Help

  • Learn more about LBGTQ issues and how those impact the lives of people around you
  • Vocally and visibly support basic legal protections, (i.e. non-discrimination for employment and housing)
  • Get involved in community committees that Dakota OutRight offers: Outreach, Events, Pride, etc.
  • Become a sustaining donor of Dakota OutRight by becoming a member! Learn more here.

Join the Dakota OutRight Board

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Dakota OutRight is adding two members to our board. Join a diverse group of deeply committed leaders who have big plans and need you to make them happen.

We welcome members of the LGBTQ community, including allies, to take their community leadership to the next level. Although everyone brings specific talents to the table, we are especially interested to recruit members with experience in finance, fund development, and community organizing.

We are developing a comprehensive position description, but board members serve two-year terms. We have monthly board meetings in addition to committee work done outside of monthly meetings. There are many opportunities to match your skills to our many areas of work.

How do I apply?

It’s simple. Send a letter of interest and your resume to We will invite you to a regular board meeting for a non-formal interview process. Pending board approval and a background check, welcome to the team!

Are you a student leader? We have an opportunity for you!

We’re looking for an outstanding high school student to serve on our board. Positions run concurrent with school semesters. We’re now looking to place an applicant for the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester. Make a difference in your community and get amazing hands-on experience that can positively impact your future. To apply, send a letter of interest to