OUT Central Oregon and PFLAG, in partnership with Oregrown, present ‘PrideFest – a month-long celebration of pride in our diversity’. Throughout the month of June, various events promoting inclusivity, visibility, and fun for the LGBTQ+ community, family, and friends are happening in Bend and Central Oregon. Join us for this celebration of diversity and inclusivity in Central Oregon.
Join us for First Friday Bend Artwalk to walk en masse to show Central Oregon the diversity of our communities and to celebrate our intersectionality. We hope to make this a regular monthly gathering where we can meet to create further bonds in the community in supporting each others efforts and provide space in understanding […]
Screening of ‘We Were Here’ is Free to attend, donations appreciated. Doors open at 5:30pm movie starts at 6:00pm COCC Campus, Hitchcock Auditorium in 201 Pioneer Event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/170361383671379/ Learn more about Oregrown PrideFest at https://www.outcentraloregon.com/pridefest/
Bend City Counsel member Barb Campbell will be having the Human Dignity Coalition and citizens of Bend accept a proclamation to recognize June as Pride Month! https://www.facebook.com/events/224415058155775/ While pride month has been recognized and celebrated since 1970, Bend has never officially recognized this worldwide event. This proclamation is just one of many steps needed for […]
Happy Pride Month ladies! In celebration of Central Oregon Pride this month, Lez Bee Happy will be dubbed Pink Thursday (ode to San Fran’s long standing Pink Saturday event). SPECIAL NOTE: This event is happening a week earlier than usual, to accommodate all the other awesome Queer events happening. This month’s ladies social will be […]
A Normal Turtle is a wonderful book that encourages kids to be who they really are and accept those who are different than them. This charming story about a fox raised as a turtle will have you laughing, crying and celebrating the whole way through! Join Redmond raised author Doug Reynolds for a public reading […]
Deshaun Adderley, a Summit High School freshmen, took his own life life on December 14th, 2017 following an incident with a bully. His father, Donavan, will be joining us to share Deshaun’s story and how this loss has made him an outspoken advocate for suicide prevention. The Central Oregon Community has stayed largely quiet about […]
OUTCentralOregon and PFLAG invite you to a full weekend of fun and activities for Elk Lake LGBTQ as part of “PrideFest – A month-long celebration of Pride in our diversity”. Get OUT for a weekend of fresh air by joining us camping and hiking at Elk Lake June 16th and 17th. Activities include kayaking, group hikes, […]
BendTECH is helping to celebrate Pride month with a panel of LGBTQ+ identifying industry professionals discussing and answering questions about being out in the tech industry. https://www.facebook.com/events/236334280467671/
Happy Pride! Thank you to all of our PrideFest Sponsors.