OUT Central Oregon develops and supports events and provides information to encourage community involvement and build well-being for the LGBTQ+ community.
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
Celebrates inclusivity on a festive course through Bend, Oregon, including Drag Dash, Spirit awards, and Costume Contest!!
A collaborative project with BendFilm aimed at increasing access to films which highlight diversity and inclusion.
Support group offering for LGBTQ+ youth ages 11-13yrs, hosted by my OSU graduate interns Anna Thedford, Sam Herdman, and Hailey Wilson Location: TBD To register please call 541-229-8861 Youth will have a safe place to share, enjoy art, explore meaningful topics important to them, etc. Cost is $40 for the 6-week series (scholarships available, able to bill some Medicaid). 6 spots available.Find out more »
OUT Dance Project is aimed at connecting rural queers across regions in Oregon through story and dance - and we're going on virtual tour this March, 2021! We have collected stories from rural LGBTQ+ folks from across Oregon about personally significant songs, and we will perform choreographed dances to these songs with our LGBTQ dance ensemble. Performances are FREE to attend and any proceeds collected will benefit regional LGBTQ+ advocacy groups (see co-hosts below). To find out more and book tickets, visit the OUT Dance Project page. PERFORMANCE…Find out more »
Mark your calendars for Winter PrideFest 2021!! Tentatively planned for March (pending COVID Restrictions). While things may look a bit different this year, we hope to do our best to continue promoting inclusion in outdoors with this LGBTQ+ Ski Weekend. Below are plans for possible events, final details to follow early March: Friday March 26th: Welcoming Snocial (7-10pm) - Location TBD Saturday March 27th: 'Wigs.. an IceBreaker' (7-10pm) @Seventh Mountain Resort Winter Pride Celebration/Ski Day @Mt. Bachelor and in Bend…Find out more »
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 timeFind out more »
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