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Photos from the 2nd Annual Homo’s Got Talent

Winner Kaj-Anne Pepper struts his stuff

The 2nd Annual Homo’s Got Talent competition took place this year in the courtyard of the Jupiter Hotel, a big improvement over last year’s confined space. And though the program was long, and the exquisite winning performance by Kaj-Anne Pepper and crew at the very beginning, there were some real quality acts, and some even better costumes. You can relive, or see what […]

A weekend of beauty parlors, homo talent, old school cafeteria and house parties and the chance to earn some booty

Last year's Homo's Got Talent winners Nicolette and Pony, aka, Art School Dropouts

Tonight

The Cafeteria at Vendetta – The inaugural lunch lady themed new gay night at my new local bar mere blocks from my new gay house! It should also be the perfect cool down from Last Thursday, and it’s, you guessed it, within walking distance. Lunch trays and crunk gays (and $1.50 Pabst) within stumbling distance? […]

Que Viva La Lucha!

Lo Nuestro, Ballet Folklorico from Forest Grove performing at Sunday's La Lucha Festival, photo by Marty Davis

Portland Latino Gay Pride 2010: La Lucha wrapped up its fifth consecutive year this past Sunday with an exuberant festival hosted by the Jupiter Hotel. The celebration was preceded by several well-attended events including an evening of poetry, music, and dance at the Miracle Theatre as well as a literary event drawing […]

Growl for Beartown 15

Last year's Beartown 14. Photo by Stephen Cassell

Can you believe that Portland has been celebrating fuzzy, round, gay men for more than half my life now? That’s right, 2010 ushers in the 15th Annual Beartown from this Thursday the 10th through Sunday the 13th at the Jupiter Hotel (800 E Burnside).

Once again, the schedule is ridiculously exhausting. Whether you’re hot tubbing, cigar smoking, or dancing in your […]

La Lucha – Latino Gay Pride begins tomorrow

Mexican wrestlers at 2009's La Lucha. Photo by Stephen Casselll

It seems the gay high holidays are officially upon us. Tomorrow begins some events, brunches and celebrations caliente with 2010’s La Lucha – Latino Gay Pride week. As you can see, last year was a blast, and I’m sure this year’s parties at Boxxes and the Jupiter Hotel will be equally filled with hip-swinging, Mexican wrestler masking wearing, rainbow […]

Homo’s Got Talent performer call-out!

Always dreamed of lacing up those dancing shoes, hitting the stage, and bustin out some kick-ass choreography in front of an audience of adoring fans? Well, here’s your chance! Pants-Off Productions presents the 2nd Annual Homo’s Got Talent Dance-Off Competition. Saturday, July 31st at the Jupiter Hotel Courtyard. Compete to win prizes from local businesses, and the prestigious title of Portland’s Top Homo Dancer!

Requirements: Each piece must have a […]

Homomentum’s end (or at least break) is nigh

The performance hilarity and audacity of Pants Off Production‘s Homomentum series kept our cockles warm through the winter. Alas, and the trees begin to bud and queer nightlife is taking off with a host of new nights popping up it is time to bid our familiar pal a farewell.

The season-ending theme of Leather & Lace gives ample opportunity to take advantage of our spring awakened hearts yearnings with sensual […]

Pictures from BearTown and Latino Gay Pride

Wrestlers duke it out at La Lucha: Latino Gay Pride

Firstly, just in time for Pride, qPDX would like to welcome a new team member, the illustrious Stephen Cassell, who jumped right into the fray this weekend. The busy man about town managed to get to both Latino Gay Pride and BearTown 14. And to share with you his whirlwind of a weekend are 3 very special photo galleries.

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BearTown 14: Carnival of Bears

BearTown 2007. Photo by Steve L.

Your Pride schedule is already filling up, I know. But for the furries and and belly-lovers among us you really don’t want to miss this weekend’s BearTown 14: Carnival of Bears put on by the Oregon Bears.

Indeed this celebration, amazingly in its 14th year, has much to much to completely profile but luckily the bears have cooked up some great highlights. (Oh […]

Papis, chicas y mas presentan La Lucha: Latino Gay Pride PDX 2009

Pride season is pretty much upon us. The guides have been printed, the month declared by our president. And this weekend begins the first of the actual Pride celebrations with Latino Gay Pride PDX’s La Lucha, which launches tomorrow, Thursday June 4th, with its opening reception at Miracle Theatre (525 SE Stark).

Friday takes off with VIP and dance parties (to be covered by a brand new qPDX contributor so […]