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Translady Fanzine, mens baths products and frou frou vodka, a few of my gayvorite things

Zackary Drucker on the cover of Amos Mac's premiere issue of Translady Fanzine

This is something of an addendum to the Holigay Gift Guide. I occasionally get requests to review random products and, as one who loves to try new things, I usually give them a shot. Recently I received a line of mens skincare called Organic Male as well as some new and sweet holiday appropriate vodkas from […]

Gifts for the Body Beautiful

Nailed by Ally's Twin Peaks set

#1 Bodywork

Whether it’s acupuncture, massage, rolfing or reiki Portland has no shortage of homos and homo-lovers practicing amazing bodywork. Reiki practitioner Venae Rodriguez will help clear and balance your chi, or essential life force for relaxing and renewing break as well as a healing from the holiday craze you’ve just endured. If you want to get poked, Avi Brockman and Alison Carr […]

Presents for the Documentarian

Topp Twins characters Ken & Ken

Doc lovers are a special brand of film buff and while there’s plenty of good gay box sets of movies out there here’s a special subset of gifts about the “real thing.”

#1 Now out on DVD

Untouchable Girls – This year America experiences the Kiwi invasion when dyke music and comedy sensations from New Zealand, the Topp Twins, finally showed us they […]

Gifts for the Sporty dyke and Jocks of all genders

Ben Cohen modeling one of his Stand Up tees

#1 Sporty and Activisty

Any and all merchandise from Stand Up, super-ally and rugby player Ben Cohen’s anti-bullying foundation. Ben’s practically an honorary Portlander, having worked extensively with Nike and making two official visits out here in the last six months. In purchasing Stand Up’s merch for your nearest and dearest, you’ll be supporting a great cause — plus, […]

Stuff your Stocking with Queercore!

Bonus Gift Guide musical stocking stuffers!

 

Queercore is where it’s at this Holiday season! Stuff your stocking with more than a packer and give the gift of music! Here are a few of my favorite Portland based queer artists. If you haven’t heard of them already, make time to hear them NOW!

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Top 5 Gift Ideas for the Homo Hipster

Looking for that perfect gift for that homo hipster? Have no fear; the list is here- with the top five gift ideas and where to get them!

# 1. Clothing & Accessories

Stylish shirts are important to most homos but for hipsters, it’s flannel or bust! A pair of skinny jeans would not be complete without those tight Tee’s! And don’t forget about the belt buckles, Ray Bans and those […]

Gay ol’ Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to an advent calendar of qPDX holiday shopping, a guide to local, queer or just plain random gifts that we think your loved ones will enjoy. This year for the 2011 Holigay Gift Guide contributors chose a theme, from eclectic to traditional and chose a few highlights of their favorite things. For the next few days we’ll add a new theme each day. So don’t worry that you missed […]

Holiday Gift Guide is out – This year give the gift of gay

All I want for Christmas is you

I’m super excited to announce that this year qPDX teamed up with Ally Picard and a host of local queer run businesses to present you with our First Annual Holigay Gift Guide. With gift ideas for the, Art Fag, Bibliophile, Fashionista, Foodie, Fun Lover, Music Nerd and the Well Groomed Health Nut you can’t go wrong.

I’m particularly excited about sweet sweet […]