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Saturday in the Park seeks logo submissions

Van, WA's Saturday in the Park. Photo by Kathy Belge.

Van, WA's Saturday in the Park. Photo by Kathy Belge.

The 2012 Saturday In The Park Planning committee invites you to submit your logo ideas to be used in conjunction with our advertising and our event on July 14, 2012. This is a great chance to have your talent and artwork viewed by a wide range of individuals, businesses and community sponsors. It is also a way to gain [...]

PSU Recognizes Trans Day of Remembrance

PSU Celebrates Trans Day of Remembrance 2011

For those of you who are not up to date, we are about 3 weeks into Trans Awareness Month. Sunday, November 20th, Portland is recognizing Trans Day of Remembrance. This day is to commemorate those who were victims of transgendered related hate crimes.

Rita Hester was murdered on November 28th, 1998. Her murder started the “Remembering Our Dead” project, which in turn started the Trans Day of Remembrance. According to [...]

Photos from Portland’s first SlutWalk

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Slutwalk Portland 2011

For a minute let’s not think about the Canadian police officer who prompted this whole Slut walking protests by implying slutty women deserve to be raped. Let’s gloss over the back and forth bickering between self-proclaimed sluts and their blogging detractors. Instead, it’s time to see the photos from Portland’s first Slutwalk and revel in everyone’s gloriously skimpy and sexy attire. Because we do this as [...]

And yet more Pride with this weekend’s Latino Gay Pride, La Lucha

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Another weekend, another reason to be proud in the PacNW. Portland Pride may have been nearly a month ago now but the breakout celebrations continue. This weekend, La Lucha‘s Latino Gay Pride takes over the town with a culmination on Sunday at the Eastbank Esplanade Waterfront.

The fun starts tonight with an Voz Alta: Amor Indocumentado (Undocumented Love), an evening of music and poetry with Edna Vazquez and Joaquin Lopez [...]

Pride continues with Vancouver’s Saturday in the Park

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Our little neighbor to the north really isn’t so little anymore, and it’s a pretty decent place to be a gay person, even if they did recently lose their only gay bar (hey, we lost our only lesbian bar). This weekend Vancouver, Washington celebrates their Gay Pride with Saturday in the Park.

A decidedly different approach than the debaucherous Prides of most cities, VanWa’s celebration begins with “Lyle’s Miles” 5k [...]

Pride Northwest announces 2011 Pride Parade Award Winners

The Red Dress Party float. Photo by Anna M Campbell

The Red Dress Party float. Photo by Anna M Campbell

The Board of Pride Northwest is pleased to announce its first-ever Pride Parade awardees.

In an effort to promote community spirit the Board of Pride Northwest for the first time offered cash awards in five different categories at its annual Portland Pride Parade. Our esteemed panel of judges was asked to review all parade entrants and designated the following [...]

Winners of Just Out’s annual Pride photo contest

"Bliss" by Atom Ion

"Bliss" by Atom Ion

Sorry for the delay folks. I know these winners were announced over 2 weeks ago but I’ve been simultaneously recovering from and engaging in Pride both here and in Cali. But this year’s winners of the Just Out Pride Amateur Photo Contest were pretty amazing.

As far as I can tell there isn’t one Grand Prize winner this year but I’d like to highlight a [...]

MTV casting for coming out special

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Bunim-Murray Productions and MTV are seeking extraordinary people who appear to be between the ages of 16-24, who want to share their coming out stories. Whether you have already come out, or you want to come out, you can be part of a revolutionary TV special airing on National Coming Out Day (October 11).

Do you have a particularly unique coming out story that you are willing to share? Do [...]

Watch the Seattle Pride Parade streamed live!

Watch the 2011 Seattle Pride Parade Streamed LIVE on qPDX!

The parade will take place this Sunday, June 26 at 11 a.m to 2:30 p.m. in Downtown Seattle so check back right here!

MK Scott (of OUTview Online) called upon ITV Productions to provide the crew and cameras and the idea took off from there. Scott realized the high demand and interest to capture the parade live and stream it [...]

Best of pride? You tell us. Let a homo know with our post-pride-poll!

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qPDX.com for Pride Portland!

Happy Pride NW 2011 everbody! Phew, what a weekend. A ton of dance nights. A slew of costume changes. Lots and lots of teal. 25+ miles on the bike on Saturday. Fliptography at Queerlandia. Waterfront. Beer, banners, bruises. Leslie and the Lys. Trying to find Alley Hector on Sunday morning. Trying to find a place to pee at Blow Pony (thanks Leila!). Trying to find [...]