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LGBTQ+ Advocacy

OUT Central Oregon develops and supports events and provides information to encourage community involvement and build well-being for the LGBTQ+ community.

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Winter PrideFest

Winter PrideFest – an LGBTQ+ Ski weekend at Mt. Bachelor. Community events include ‘Wigs an Icebreaker’, Apres Ski Dance Party, and Panel Discussion on Inclusivity in Sport

Bend Pride 5k

Celebrates inclusivity on a festive course through Bend, Oregon, including Drag Dash, Spirit awards, and Costume Contest!!

OUT in Focus

A collaborative project with BendFilm aimed at increasing access to films which highlight diversity and inclusion.

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January 2022

OUT in Focus: Benedetta

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until January 27, 2022

Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Aly
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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A 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core. From director Paul Verhoeven! Tickets: https://bendfilmyear-round.eventive.org/films/61e5f3a046e6d4005b520bb9 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW5wOtLSfPs%5D Learn more about OUT in Focus Film Series: 

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OUT in Focus: Benedetta

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until January 27, 2022

Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Aly
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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A 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core. From director Paul Verhoeven! Tickets: https://bendfilmyear-round.eventive.org/films/61e5f3a046e6d4005b520bb9 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW5wOtLSfPs%5D Learn more about OUT in Focus Film Series: 

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OUT in Focus: Benedetta

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until January 27, 2022

Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Aly
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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A 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core. From director Paul Verhoeven! Tickets: https://bendfilmyear-round.eventive.org/films/61e5f3a046e6d4005b520bb9 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW5wOtLSfPs%5D Learn more about OUT in Focus Film Series: 

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OUT in Focus: Benedetta

January 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Aly
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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A 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core. From director Paul Verhoeven! Tickets: https://bendfilmyear-round.eventive.org/films/61e5f3a046e6d4005b520bb9 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW5wOtLSfPs%5D Learn more about OUT in Focus Film Series: 

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Lunch Group for Trans, Non-Binary and Gender Diverse Adults

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 28, 2022

Signup: https://nicolegriciuscounseling.com/group-therapy/ This group therapy session is open to adults ages 18+ who identify as trans, non-binary, who are questioning their gender identity, or who are otherwise gender-diverse. We will meet online via telehealth (using a platform similar to Zoom). We meet every other Friday starting on November 12th (with signup closing on November 10th). Check out the exact schedule below, as things get a little funky with the holidays. This is a closed group, meaning we will meet together with…

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February 2022

First Thursdays @Canteen with Come OUT Bend

February 3 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Canteen Bend, 721 NE 3rd St
Bend, Oregon 97701
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Join Come OUT Bend every 1st Thursday @ Canteen. Meet new and old friends! More info: https://www.instagram.com/comeoutbend/

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LGBTQ+ Monthly Climb Night

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Circuit Bouldering Gym, 63051 NE Corporate Pl
Bend, Oregon 97701 United States
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Monthly LGBTQIA2S+ Climb Night is Back!!! Now at @thecircuitgym_bend Starting June 18th from 6-9 pm . Continuing every third Friday of the month. Free entry and rentals for first timers, non-first timers get 50% off day passes and free rentals! Event is welcome to all LGBTQIA2S+ community members and all experience levels!!! . More info: https://www.outinthewild.org/events

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Monthly Snowshoe Evening Hike w/ Come Out Bend

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day 18 of the month, repeating until February 18, 2023

Come Out and Hike with us! Weather under the stars or under the sun we will be hiking each month around the full moon! Watch closer for more details as each event gets closer! Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/457833882479465

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Cult of Tuck: Not Another Valentine’s Day Show

February 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr
Bend, OR 97702 United States
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Tickets $20: https://www.bendticket.com/events/119030682/the-cult-of-tuck-presents-not-another-valentines-day-show Greetings friends, lovers, subs, doms, and switches. Do you love us? Do you miss us? Do you need us? The feeling is mutual babe. The Cult of Tuck is coming back this commercial romance season for "Not Another Valetine's Day Show" Note that this is not an ANTI Valentine's Day show, but it sure isn't a Valnetines Day show either. This show is anti consumerism and anti capitalist herteronormative societal pressures to provide love and care one…

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March 2022

Winter PrideFest – – Celebrating Inclusivity Outdoors – Bend, Oregon + Mt. Bachelor

March 3 @ 8:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for a weekend of community events to include 3 full days of Winter fun at Mt. Bachelor, 'Wigs//an Icebreaker' - a fun and silly way for participants to connect, Panel Discussions, Film Screenings, Apes Ski Party, Dance Party, and many more events to be announced!! The weekend supports the LGBTQ+ community by bringing visibility and inclusivity to Mt. Bachelor and Bend,Oregon. Thank you to generous support of Visit Bend Cultural Tourism Fund and other sponsors. Details at outcentraloregon.com/winter-pridefest/ Register…

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