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qPDX on indefinite hiatus

qPDX.com marching crew!

qPDX is taking a break but we’re moving on to new projects that should be equally exciting! A big thanks to everyone who has read or participated over the years. [...]

2 Girls, 1 Podcast ep#12: Bowling for Oscars

I was really hoping Glenn Close (R) would win Best Actress for Albert Nobbs though I do love Meryl Streep (L) as Margaret Thatcher. Both portrayals seem pretty gay.

I was really hoping Glenn Close (R) would win Best Actress for Albert Nobbs though I do love Meryl Streep (L) as Margaret Thatcher. Both portrayals seem pretty gay.

This week’s podcast dispels some rumors, discusses the Hollywood Bowl drama and digs on the Oscars.

First we address a rumor about Just Out from last week before moving on to a couple “sports” related updates. Can queer community drama, [...]

A weekend to use your Party Language and Slutty Heart for Leslie and the Lys, Oscar and more

Leslie and the Lys play at Blow Pony's 5 year anniversary Saturday at Rotture.

Leslie and the Lys play at Blow Pony's 5 year anniversary Saturday at Rotture.

Friday

Slutty Hearts cassette release party – I’m not totally convinced of the hipster merits of producing an album on cassette and the only place to play them for me, and most people, is that one roommate’s car that still has a tape deck. But then they get an iPod converter and the party’s over. [...]

2 Girls, 1 Podcast ep#8: Double duty with LIPDX and Wax Wing’s Anna Crandall

LIPDX's Alex, Rachael and Ashley

LIPDX's Alex Nguyen, Rachael Swedenborg and Ashley Shumaker

This week the podcast has 2 parts. In part 1 we talk to the ladies behind the newly launched LIPDX (Lesbians In Portland) Tumblr blog and in part 2 we talk to Anna Crandall, Director of new play Wax Wing, opening tonight as part of the Fertile Ground Festival.

And don’t forget you can subscribe in iTunes! Don’t miss an episode! [...]

Rumor Has It: K.D. Lang in PDX

K.D. Lang Living in Portland?

K.D. Lang Living in Portland?

Is it True?It is no secret that Portland is known for having some celeb guests. Rumor has it that K.D Lang has recently called PDX her home. That’s right, K.D. may just be living right around the corner from you! According to an inside source of Byron Beck, a popular gossip blog, Ms. Lang is now an Oregonian.

What better place for a vegan, [...]

2 Girls, 1 Podcast ep#7: well groomed and dangerous

Comedian Roseanne grabs her crotch in perhaps the most famous National Anthem ballgame starter in 1990.

This week 2 Girls, 1 Podcast records from the bar which makes us even more ridiculous in our commentary, like bringing up the lack of Grindr for women (“um, lesbians invented grinding”) and the already escalating gay gang war. [...]

Most read qPDX posts of 2011

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These are the parts of qPDX.com that piqued the most interest and caused the most kerfuffle. [...]

Best public outings of 2011

Can't say I'm sad to have Evan Rachel Wood on our team. Score!

A future where celebrities won’t make headlines just for acknowledging their sexuality may not be far off, but for now we still love to gossip, surmise, and celebrate when a famous person finally comes out of the closet. [...]

Kardashian Tree at Fox Tower

The reality television show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” has made their stamp on Portland. How, you ask? Well, Kim Kardashian is currently going through a messy divorce and rumor has it that she will not be putting up a Christmas tree this year. She has had a waiting order from a local Oregon tree farm for months.

Where did this very star-studded tree end up? In the hands [...]

Zachary Quinto comes out publicly on his blog

Zachary Quinto knows that hipster glasses work for gays and straights alike.

Zachary Quinto knows that hipster glasses work for gays and straights alike.

National Coming Out Day may be over but it’s never too late to come out of the closet. So kudos to Zachary Quinto who my fellow nerds probably know either as Spock from the recent Star Trek movie or bad guy Silar from TV’s Heroes.

Quinto has been one of those many celebrities that don’t seem to [...]