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Cafeteria continues the Queer Dance fun

Once again, Cafeteria was off the hook.

For the second time, the last-thursday-of-the-month dance night graced the streets of North Portland at the lovely Vendetta bar.

Here are some pics from the night and more in our photo gallery:

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Lady Gaga Concert: A supernova of faggitude

Lady Gaga Concert: A supernova of faggitude

To say Lady Gaga rocked Portland is an understatement.

She exploded into a supernova of faggitude. Her pro-gay, pro-freak, pro-throw-your-tampon-at-high-school-bullies shook the very foundations that upholds Portland as the “keep-it-weird” center of the world. Playing to over 20,000 adoring fans at the Rose Garden, Lady Gaga shot her Monster Ball tour like hot liquid into the laps of all the weirdoes and lovers […]

This week in photos: BEARTOWN, Sam Adams, and Garage Sale

This is gonna be a busy weekend.

Some bear denizens lounging at BEARTOWN's "Underbear" underwear party.

Just to recap this last week, the bears partied hard, Mayor Sam Adams and newly appointed Police Chief Mike Reese swooped into the Q-Center to announce new measures to bring safety to the queer community, and gays gathered to sell their goods at a bar.

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Bearracuda’s Pride party begins tonight an hour early

It hasn’t even been a year, and Bearracuda has already snuck into the niche as one of the hottest, gayest parties in Portland.

DJ Boyshapedbox spinning at Portland's first Bearracuda in July '09

Roasting the grill an hour early, Bearracuda starts at 8pm tonight at Branx (320 SE 2nd) with DJ Matt Consola, Sam Storicks, DJ Rude Dudes, and DJ Boyshapedbox.

The Mercury’s Queer issue is heralding tonight’s Bearracuda […]

Gay Garage Sale graces Vendetta (PHOTOS)

One person’s trash is another person’s outfit.

Hipsters, dragsters, gays and queers flocked to Vendetta on Sunday to peruse through people’s goods and trash for the 2nd Gay Garage Sale. Blessed with non-raining weather, the surroundings of the Northeast bar Vendetta saw hordes of gays and those who flock to gays. DJ Lunchlady rocked jams in the front room while Dirty D hosted the patio through numerous illicit offers and […]

Photos: Mendy’s Gay Beach Bash

It was beach meets Stark Street. Palm trees meets go-go dancers.

Host Mendy brought the long-desired beach weather inside to the steamy interiors of Red Cap Garage. Here are some pics from Friday night’s adventure.

Go to QPDX’s Flickr page for a view of all the pics.

The photobooth set.

A gaggle of gays and hags.

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Mayor Sam Adams and Portland Police Chief Mike Reese announce safety measures for queer community

Mayor Sam Adams descended into the halls of the Q-Center to announce the newest steps the city and Portland Police are taking to promote safety for the queer community. Joined by Police Chief Mike Reese and Q-Center’s Executive Director Kendall Clawson, this marked another meeting, in the string of many since the events of Memorial day weekend to discuss safety.

Police Chief Mike Reese describes measures the Portland Police […]