The weekend packs some POW (fest) with Bent’s 2 year anni, a Lisa Frank Mrs and more


Mrs takes on Lisa Frank Saturday at Mississippi Studios

Thursday and all weekend

POW (Portland Oregon Women) Film Fest – POW Fest, now in its third year, aims to highlight women directors (unlike the Academy, who has never awarded a female Best Director) and has a great and eclectic assortment of films in its 4 day run. On Friday can catch 80s classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High and [...]

A weekend to get hot and stay Hott for the weekend before V Day

Lady Serendipity Jones will be at Bent Friday

Lady Serendipity Jones will be at Bent Friday


Dirty Queer- DQ has been serving up the sexiness in spoken word form for over 5 years now. No better place to get riled up for your Friday night.

Bent – I love it when a favorite club night brings it for no other reason than to have a good time in dreary February. This week we’ve got DJs in [...]

2 Girls, 1 podcast ep #6: demise of Just Out, what we don’t want straights to know, gay gangs and more

Gay gang?

Gay gang?

Welcome to the first new 2 girls, 1 podcast of 2012 with qPDX’s Lyska Mondor and Alley Hector. And don’t forget you can subscribe in iTunes! Don’t miss an episode! Get it downloaded automatically.



Keep it Sweet’n'Slow gettin’ your Lick on at Dirty Queer while Mrs wears Leather & Lace this weekend

This crazy party from Seattle is comin' down to Lick us into submission Friday at Bent

Your picks for the best queer weekend ever in PDX [...]

Get Bent or Buck’N'Bounce with Santa this weekend ya Dirty Queer

Saturday CC's is Homo for the Holidays

Saturday CC's is Homo for the Holidays


Saucy Santa photo ops for Big Boys & Bad Girls – Another perfect Keep Portland Weird moment you have 3 chances, starting this Thursday to let Santa know that your grown ass self has been naughty and nice this year. Mrs Claus is a burlesque dancer. It’s a holiday miracle where everybody wins.

I’ve Got a Hole in My Soul 5 [...]

Lucky ‘Buckhunters,’ Gaycation with Katastrophe, Her HRC and ‘dancing on your own’ with Gula Delgatto this weekend


Katastrophe performs Saturday with Athens Boys choir at Gaycation

Whew! So one small weekend of only a few events and we’re back to the melee of 20 million dueling events. Here’s what you got to choose from.


Triskaidekaphilia (Just My Luck) – Former Just Out arts writer Jimmy Radosta hasn’t had the best of luck. But his loss is our comedic gain with his one man show that [...]

Fun stuffz for the weekend! Ping pong, dancing, carnival, art, Beartown…

Spin Slayer!

Spin Slayer!

This weekend begins on Thursday – at least for gays and dykes in this queer, queer town, and this little guide will help you win it and not hit the net too early. So get your sweatbands on and pull on those short shorts, because it’s gonna get hot and sweaty! Not only is it Beartown 15 all this weekend, it’s also a grab bag of fun [...]

Stuff you should go out and do: Picks for a gay gay weekend in May

Steampunk for kids

Besides basking in the sun you might also wanna check out:


Dirty Queer – As if you didn’t have enough spring fever already goin’ on here’s some more words to get you riled up.

Bent – Low brow dancin’ in the dark and smoochin’ in the corner. Get it.


Alberta Art Hop – Not necessarily a gay event, the art hop will satisfy your summer desire for local [...]

A weekend of Dirty Queers, Trans Revolution and Homomentum

Trans Revolution dance party returns to Crush tomorrow

Just because you are trying to stick to your New Year’s resolution of not drinking, or at least drinking less, doesn’t mean your social calendar should suffer. We may be experiencing the post-holiday doldrums of grey and rainy January but there is still plenty of queer excitement left in the humid air.

This weekend sees at least 3 big events, the [...]

Friday – A night in recap

As these things go, I’m going to try and deal with my hangover headache in new and inventive ways – recapping it!

Last night saw a plethora of queer nights going on, as I’m sure you already knew. I’m sad I didn’t make it to Dirty Queer – I heard it was a great (and hot) evening of X Rated Open Mic debauchery.I also missed the Trans* Family Picnic. [...]