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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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Upcoming Events

April 2021

OUT in Focus: “Twilight’s Kiss”

April 17 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

"Twilight’s Kiss” - directed by Ray Yeung - is opening TODAY in our virtual Tin Pan Theater! Now in their twilight years, two men must choose between their desires for each other or the families they have proudly created. “Although numerous films and TV shows have featured older LGBTQ couples… the Hong Kong locale of “Twilight’s Kiss” makes writer-director Ray Yeung’s gently observant, deliberately-paced drama about two aging gay men feel uniquely profound.” - Los Angeles Times FREE for members!…

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OUT in Focus: “Two of Us”

April 17 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

Two of Us” (2021) // a film by Filippo Meneghetti. Now available in our Virtual Tin Pan. Two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, have been secretly in love for decades. Everybody, including Madeleine’s family, thinks they are simply neighbors, sharing the top floor of their building. They come and go between their two apartments, enjoying the affection and pleasures of daily life together, until an unforeseen event turns their relationship upside down and leads Madeleine’s daughter to gradually unravel the…

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Young, Wild, to be Free

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 8, 2021

Spring is coming! The team at HORSES on the Ranch is offering another session for building resilience and growing community! LGBTQ+ youth, primarily Crook County but we have secured funding for a few Jefferson & Deschutes County participants this time

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May 2021

Young, Wild, to be Free

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 8, 2021

Spring is coming! The team at HORSES on the Ranch is offering another session for building resilience and growing community! LGBTQ+ youth, primarily Crook County but we have secured funding for a few Jefferson & Deschutes County participants this time

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Young, Wild, to be Free

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 8, 2021

Spring is coming! The team at HORSES on the Ranch is offering another session for building resilience and growing community! LGBTQ+ youth, primarily Crook County but we have secured funding for a few Jefferson & Deschutes County participants this time

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