The Human Dignity Coalition sponsors a variety of community-based programs in support of its mission to promote equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer [LGBTQ] community in Central Oregon.
These programs include:
Queer Youth Space / Gay-Straight Alliance Support
Queer Youth Space (QYS) is a biweekly adult-facilitated group for LGBTQ youth ages elementary school to high school. HDC also provides ongoing support to local high school and college GSAs. Read more.
Parent Support for Transgender Children
Parents who are learning about their child’s journey are invited to attend this support group for community support. Read more.
Transgender Support Group
The Transgender Support Group is a biweekly facilitated support group for trans* and gender variant individuals, families, and allies. The group is an invite only/closed and discussions and membership within the group are kept private. Read more.
Central Oregon Pride
Central Oregon Pride (formerly Bend Pride) is hosted annually by the Human Dignity Coalition to celebrate and raise awareness of Central Oregon’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities. Central Oregon Pride includes a popular festival in Bend’s Drake Park, featuring performers, businesses, and non-profit organizations from across the state, as well as a number of social events during Pride Month. Read more.