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Frequently Asked Questions!
“In gay culture, a bear is a larger and often hairier man who projects an image of rugged masculinity.
The bear concept can function as an identity or an affiliation, and there is ongoing debate in bear communities about what constitutes a bear. Some bears place importance on presenting … acceptance and inclusiveness of all behavioral types to be an important value of the community.”
In a broader sense, anyone that fits this description or doesn’t is welcome in our community. We promote acceptance and brotherhood regardless of your age, body type, or any other physical characteristic.
Membearship is available to all members of the LGBTQ+ Community that identify as men over the age of 21 regardless of physical type who are looking for an environment that is accepting of all body types and sizes.
Yes! Most of our events are free and open to both members and non-members. But if you join, there are members only perks and additional events. Plus, you’ll receive a weekly BearMail informing you of upcoming activities and events.