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Homomentum returns for a second and wants your audition

Your gay heroes have returned for Season 2. Photo by Ally Picard/BloodHound Photography

Back from a summer hiatus, Homomentum returns this November to a new night and a new home at the Fez Ballroom! Homomentum: a queer cabaret showcases queer dance, burlesque & performance-art, with tons of glitter and ridiculousness at every turn! The Homomentum series will begin Friday, November 5th with “Rebels & Outlaws” and continue every 1st […]

Kaj-anne Pepper wins May’s Miss Thing

Winning contestant Kaj-anne Pepper with backup dancer Robert Tyree

Monthly drag competition Miss Thing at the Fez has quickly become the show to experience the breadth of Portland drag as well as a who’s who of almost every queer circle. And indeed, that night competition was just as fierce as we have come to expect.

Nonetheless, no one was surprised when the incorrigible and amazing Kaj-anne Pepper took first […]

Photos from Cassell on Earth

Stephen Cassell with Mayor Sam Adams. Photo by Wayne Bund

This weekend marked not only another year on earth for local marketing guru Stephen Cassell but also one of the who’s who parties of the LGBTQ community. Yours truly was there, Mayor Sam Adams was there, and a whole host of other party-goers including fellow blogger Byron Beck, Fat Fancy‘s Carlee Smith, Marty Davis, Lisa Schroeder, Roey Thorpe, Alicia […]

Miss Thing does Broadway

Sally Ingus Wilder debuts

This month’s Miss Thing: Broadway Babes on Wednesday is a tribute to all things showtune. Hosted by Heklina and the ladies of Trannyshack, San Francisco Miss Thing takes to the Fez (316 SW 11th Ave) monthly to showcase thematic drag numbers that have a chance of winning it all. And by all I mean a “best of show” performer will be chosen to compete in […]

Blow Pony and Hot Pink Mass, the weekend in review

The real faces of Blow Pony, Chelsea Starr and Blake Cedric. Photo courtesy Wesley Walton

I have only heard that the weekend started off right with Red Cap’s Bootie mashup party on Friday. Alas, these old bones needed at least one day of rest where I remained in my own neighborhood to attend a mellow house party. But I did make it out the following two nights starting with […]

tonight:say your prayers at hot pink mass

Hot Pink Mass at the Fez Ballroom

late, but still in:

If you’re looking for something queer and fabulous to do tonight because you didn’t get enough even after a big Blow Pony last night, head to the Fez Ballroom! HOT PINK MASS is “a church for weirdos, perverts and those who live the dream” featuring a bunch of local queer artists. One night only.

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