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Fill your weekend with an Inferno of Madge and Blow Po, comedy, lit and country dance

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All the events you don’t want to miss in Portland’s gay weekend. [...]

Get ready for a Gaycation, new Trans(It) night, March Madness and the end of the world

Tender Forever plays with Glitterfruit and Lynx this Friday at Lewis and Clark

You’re weekend picks for queer Portland [...]

Photos from Portland Drag Race’s monster edition

A contestant gives it her all while the judges look on.

A contestant gives it her all while the judges look on.

Drag is well known for pushing the boundaries of art and fashion in the mainstream but what about within drag itself? The juxtaposition of “beautiful” vs. “monstrous” drag is an idea that the queer and drag communities are exploring from tiny stages to to RuPaul’s Drag Race itself (Sharon Needles, the postergirl for monster drag, is a qPDX [...]

This weekend will have you Singin’ in the Rain

The weekend is dominated by dance parties, Homomentum’s Singin’ in the Rain, new glasses at Sword and Fern, a comedy benefit and the laid back vibe of Sunday’s Bridge Club. [...]

Photos from the first installment of Portland Drag Race season 4

Contestants at Portland Drag Race season 4. Photo by Marty Davis.

Contestants at Portland Drag Race season 4. Photo by Marty Davis.

The Portland version of the popular drag reality competition Drag Race is back (and at the same time as RuPaul’s national Logo television show). The first “episode” happened last Thursday at Red Cap Garage and photographer Marty Davis was there to catch some snapshots, which you can see below the break

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This weekend Drag Race returns, Homomentum gets Love Knots, and it all ends Easy

Dan Ostergren's portraiture exhibit, 'Queers, Queens and Everything In-Between' opns Thursday at the East End

Dan Ostergren's portraiture exhibit, 'Queers, Queens and Everything In-Between' opns Thursday at the East End

Thursday

Portland Drag Race – Our local version of the popular drag star competition returns to Red Cap for its 4th 12 week run. The format will be a bit different. Each week a cash prize to the winner instead of one big prize at the end. So be prepared for some great new [...]

Homomentum is back with a bang (photos & live review)

Doriloves Youall and Puppetrator X perform at Homomentum

Doriloves Youall and Puppetrator X perform at Homomentum. Photo by Ty Chance. Do not use without permission.

Friday’s re-introduction to Homomentum with its third season opener, Myths & Legends, was quite possibly the best one yet. The stellar lineup surprised and delighted finding new energy in performance artists we’ve seen grace their stage before, as well as creative first timers. It was a fairly lengthy show, and yet I [...]

Best of stage 2011

Wade McCollum as Prior Walter in Portland Playhouse's 'Angels in America.' Photo by Laura Domela

This year we introduce a best of stage category running down some of our favs in theater, dance, drag and performance art. [...]

Merry Quistmas Mrs. Twin Peaks, you Superstar Divas, and Stumped noms

The 5th Annual Queer Quistmas is this Saturday at the Q Center

The 5th Annual Queer Quistmas is this Saturday at the Q Center

Thursday

Saucy Santa photo ops – Yet another chance to be a Portland sexy weirdo and ask Santa for more than the lump of coal you deserve. Have you made the naughty or nice list this year?

Portland Idol‘s Holiday Harmonies – Get in the holiday spirit with some of P-Town best voices.

Friday

The 1st annual [...]

Genderf**king Takeover & Peep Show Present: The STUMPED Awards

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Portland is clearly tired of playing second fiddle to that other west coast city known for award shows and culture. So we’re having more of our own red carpets and cheeky Portland-wood glamour. It is this vein, I’m sure, that some of the folks from Genderf***ing Takeover and Peep Show have put together our own award show to highlight the best and worst drag of 2011 in Stumptown, the 2011 [...]