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Super sonic weekend of Joey Arias, dirtbags, sweet tea, little art, big causes, and some butt plug double trouble

Butt Plug Klub welcomes Kaj-Anne Pepper back to PDSex

What else do you really need to do this weekend but ensconce yourself in QDoc? OK, fine. Here’s a bunch of other cool stuff, but I’m tired, so commentary is short.

Thursday

Dirtbag! – No less a fabulous femme kickass DJ than she ever was, Gutter Glamour has reemerged from the chrysalis as Bruce la Bruiser. Joined by guest Freddie […]

Hamburger Mary’s announces the ‘Iron Mary’ Competition benefiting CAP

“Cooking for Charity and Fame”

Hamburger Mary’s Bar & Grille Portland is proud to introduce to you our premiere annual competition called “Iron Mary” where competitors get the opportunity to cook for charity and fame. Hamburger Mary’s Portland has teamed up with the Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) to create this competition with various challenges meant to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic which affects us all.

This competition has several […]

AIDS Walk: Success

Thousands of people turned out for this year's AIDS Walk to support the efforts of Cascade AIDS Project.

Yesterday morning crowds gathered in Pioneer Square to walk in solidarity for Cascade AIDS Project’s annual AIDS Walk. Teams and individuals raised enough funds to meet CAP’s financial goal for the event (total funds are still being tallied and will be available here by Oct. 13th).

Click here to view photos.

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Rufus Wainwright reigns this weekend along with TBA ‘Art Parties’, women in uniform, parkside talent shows and ‘Dirt’y, skanky ‘Bent’ up favorites

Rufus Wainwright plays tonight as part of the TBA Festival

Tonight

Rufus Wainwright with the Oregon Symphony – Portland’s yearly Time Based Art festival is pretty epic and pretty gay in and of itself. But tonight’s opening act is sure to be one of the more memorable musical collaborations. This celebrated male vocalist has had immense success as a pop star but easily scored an entire opera, Prima Donna, […]

Pageant raises over $2k for Camp Starlight

Mr/Ms/Miss PDX Pride Pageant

Diva Debauchery, who won the "Ms." title, rocking a parasol during the swimwear portion of the competition.

As an annual Portland Pride tradition, a competition was held over the weekend for the title of Mr./Ms./Miss PDX Pride. Tons of people showed up to cheer on their favorite contestants and give support the cause. The pageant was produced by the talented Jersey Scities, dual emceed by Adrienne Alexander and Bolivia […]

The weekend in pictures – Cascade AIDS art auction and Superstar Divas 3rd anniversary

The Mad Hatter makes an appearance at CC Slaughter's Superstar Divas

Photographer Mike Burt was on the scene again Saturday to catch the Cascade AIDS Project‘s 21st Annual Art Evening & Auction featuring dinner, oral and silent auctions of over 200 juried artworks. Check out the photo gallery of CAP’s event.

Mike was back out and about Sunday to catch photos from the 3rd anniversary of Superstar Divas at […]

Queer Town Hall meeting with Mayor Sam Adams

Don’t miss your chance to voice your concerns about issues affecting the local LGBTQ community when Mayor Sam Adams takes the podium tonight at the Q Center (4115 N Mississippi) for a Queer Town Hall meeting.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community and friends are invited to participate in a Portland Plan town hall event on April 12, 2010. Mayor Sam Adams will lead […]

World AIDS day candlelight vigil and events

Tomorrow’s many activities mark the 21st Annual World AIDS Day, a time to recognize not only the 25 million individuals lost to HIV and AIDS, but the 33 million global citizens living with the HIV virus today. World AIDS Day Portland lists numerous stories, resources, events and workshops happening throughout the day and for the next week.

To mark world AIDS Day and raise awareness throughout the Portland Metropolitan area, […]

CAP U’s first lesson: HIV myths & stigmas

Cascade Aids Project is starting a new educational series intended for volunteers and community members who want to be informed HIV and AIDS. The series of discussions, led by professionals and community leaders, will take place once ever two months at the Q Center (4115 N Mississippi Ave).

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Gordon Smith axed from speaking at Portland AIDS Walk

Oregon’s Republican Senator Gordon Smith

There has been much bruhaha over this year’s Portland AIDS Walk. Two candidates in a volatile and closely watched Senate race, Republican incumbent Gordon Smith and Democratic challenger Jeff Merkley, were both scheduled to attend. However, Gordon Smith was supposed to speak and LGBT Dems were most certainly upset that Cascade AIDS Project chose to let Smith speak.

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