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BearTown 16 to maul Portland June 9th-12th

Bear Bear Bust

Bear Bear Bust ! Photo by Wayne Bund for JustOut

BearTown 16 is here! June 9th to 12th Portland will be packed with bears and beary events. While not a bear myself (but as a follically powerful individual I do sympathize with feeling empowered about hairyness) I was excited to hear that Beartown this year will feature massage therapists! Well damn. If that isn’t the best idea I’ve heard […]

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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Growl for Beartown 15

Last year's Beartown 14. Photo by Stephen Cassell

Can you believe that Portland has been celebrating fuzzy, round, gay men for more than half my life now? That’s right, 2010 ushers in the 15th Annual Beartown from this Thursday the 10th through Sunday the 13th at the Jupiter Hotel (800 E Burnside).

Once again, the schedule is ridiculously exhausting. Whether you’re hot tubbing, cigar smoking, or dancing in your […]

Pictures from BearTown and Latino Gay Pride

Wrestlers duke it out at La Lucha: Latino Gay Pride

Firstly, just in time for Pride, qPDX would like to welcome a new team member, the illustrious Stephen Cassell, who jumped right into the fray this weekend. The busy man about town managed to get to both Latino Gay Pride and BearTown 14. And to share with you his whirlwind of a weekend are 3 very special photo galleries.

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BearTown 14: Carnival of Bears

BearTown 2007. Photo by Steve L.

Your Pride schedule is already filling up, I know. But for the furries and and belly-lovers among us you really don’t want to miss this weekend’s BearTown 14: Carnival of Bears put on by the Oregon Bears.

Indeed this celebration, amazingly in its 14th year, has much to much to completely profile but luckily the bears have cooked up some great highlights. (Oh […]