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Celestial Clockwork: A Movie Overlooked

This is a strange one…

Hey, I missed you guys! Due to the dedication to the new QPDX Podcast, 2 Girls 1 Podcast, I’ve been a little busy of late. However, I love writing about movies, and little could keep me away from this blog for long.

Celestial Clockwork, made in 1995 by Venezuelan director, Fina Torres (Oriana and Woman on Top), is one of the stranger movies I’ve […]

A weekend with Katastrophe and Athens Boys Choir, in the Cafeteria, at your local JunKtion and a genderf***ing takeover at CCs

Katz, aka Athens Boys Choir looking dapper

Katz, aka Athens Boys Choir looking dapper

Katastrophe with Athens Boys Choir –It can be tough to find good all-ages happenings but SMYRC has got what you want in awesome ass-kickin’ transguy hip hop visiting for the second time this year. And it’s even free for your younguns under 24. Some hip hoppers to our north may be getting a lot of noise lately but Rocco and Katz have […]

While you were out…post Portland Gay Pride news roundup!

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We are still working on processing the last, epic Pride weekend. We had so much fun! Thank you for everyone who came out and supported us. In the meantime, while we get our act together, here is a little summary of what you missed while you were out. Have other news you’d like to share? Post it!

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National debate about gay blood donations heats up

Gay men are still banned from donating blood by the red cross

Gay men are still banned from donating blood by the red cross

Taking the front page of CNN.com today is an article about the possible change regarding laws on allowing gay men to donate blood.

As a former blood donor with a reasonably rare blood type who who is banned from donating blood (spending more than three months in Britain between 1980 and 1996 will get you […]

GAYCATION turns 4!

funner than this

One of Portland’s favourite queer nights, gaycation, is turning an amazing, post toddleresque total of 4 years old! Given the short lifespan of queer nights in this city, we’re very happy that Gay Cay is around and going stronger ever.

Come celebrate with Mr Charming, DJ Snowtiger and special guest KIM ANN FOXMAN (of Hercules & Love Affair). Expect tunes that will keep you on the […]

Puppet Returns! Double Down features special guest DJs this Sat

Double Down Gets Raided!

Welcome back from the bay! (at least temporarily) DJ Puppet, (who founded the original Booty night!!) will be joining local heroes Mr Charming (Gaycation) and Stormy (DeLicious, amongst others) on the wheels of steel at Double Down on Saturday night! Dykes, dudes, queers, fags, drags, pirates, cats?

Shiver me’ timbers, get down and boogie and give up the Booty! Double Down Gets Raided!

It will […]

Gay TV Guide

Gay TV Guide

January is a slow month for Portland gay news as you can tell. It’s rainy outside, you stay inside and wait for spring, we try and find alternative news to keep you entertained…

Enter the GLAAD Gay TV Guide.

Enjoy.

Lady Gaga will make record with Boy George

B.A Baracus: "I pity the fool that pokes me in the eye with his gay hair!" Boy George:"Do you really want to hurt me?"

Fabu gay hero Lady Gaga and slightly dusty but still gaytastic crooner Boy George are duetting it up to make the possibly gayest song in history, reports The Sun. Despite the fact that The Sun ranks near the bottom (but above the National Enquirer!) on […]

str8 cologne an issue of h8 or just annoying?

STR8's the only way, apparently

A brand of cologne called “STR8” as been fluttering around the internet for a little while – complete with seemingly homophobic tagline: “STR8. There’s no other way”

What is this? The work of another group of religious nuts? Scientology side-income? No – seems like a hungarian/polish perfume company making a quick buck on the back of good-old american wistfulness for the great beyond.

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Straight couple barred from “gay” civil union in UK

In a strange twist of circumstances, a heterosexual couple interested in obtaining a civil union in the UK has been barred from doing so. The reason? Civil unions are only for gay people. Heteros can only be “married” and only by a member of a church.The couple is supported by Peter Thatchell, one of the UK’s most prominent gay rights activists.

No civil union for straight pair