A Special Interest Group is just that: a sub-group of OutWorlders that serves a very specific purpose and focuses on the needs and interests of a specific group. SIGs have special status within OutWorlders.

 

OutWorlders currently has one active SIGs in place and others in planning:

 

gaylactic outpost atlanta:

 

Ever since OutWorlders formed, there has been talk of eventually hosting Gaylaxicon in Atlanta. That dream will now come true: this group formed with the express purpose of composing a bid for Gaylaxicon 2007, which they won in July of 2005. Please visit their page to learn the latest on G'con 2007, how you can get involved, or what you can do to be involved in their other projects.

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Forming a Special interest group:

 

Members of OutWorlders interested in a particular topic or activity may form a special interest group. Such a special interest group is an official part of the organization in accordance with all of the following guidelines:

  1. The special interest group coordinator is a sponsoring member of the organization.
  2. A proposal to establish the special interest group has been adopted at a regular business meeting of the organization. The proposal must include the group's statement of purpose.
  3. The special interest group coordinator reports on group activities and expenditures at each regular business meeting of the organization.
  4. The special interest group may request funding for activities in accordance with the organization's established procedures for voting on proposals.
  5. The special interest group's official status may be removed, as necessary, in accordance with the organization's established procedures for voting on proposals.