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And yet more Pride with this weekend’s Latino Gay Pride, La Lucha

Another weekend, another reason to be proud in the PacNW. Portland Pride may have been nearly a month ago now but the breakout celebrations continue. This weekend, La Lucha‘s Latino Gay Pride takes over the town with a culmination on Sunday at the Eastbank Esplanade Waterfront.

The fun starts tonight with an Voz Alta: Amor Indocumentado (Undocumented Love), an evening of music and poetry with Edna Vazquez and Joaquin Lopez […]

Pride NW announces 2011 award winners

Pride in Action award winners Belinda Carroll (L) and Joe LeBlanc

Each year Pride NW gives out 3 awards just prior to Pride season, “Spirit of Pride” Award, Youth Award (22 years old or younger) and the “Pride In Action” Award (for volunteer work in service to the community), in addition to the Grand Marshall honor, which this year goes to La Lucha: Portland Latino Gay Pride.

This year’s […]

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 […]

Weekend to do list of fun

Friday is going to be ridiculous, including Dolly Parton Hoot Night…

Holy goddess-mother it’s Pride season and there’s going to be a helluv a lot of ways to have fun this summer from here on out. I’ll do my best to highlight with I think sounds best but, you know, feel free to school me…

Tonight

QDoc – Um yeah, this is actually all weekend. Get it while the […]

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 […]

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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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 […]