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Weekend picks, Halloween edition

Fannie Mae Darling in 'Trannysnatchers'

This is the weekend that all the gay ghouls come out of the woodwork for All Hallow’s Eve mayhem. So whether your pleasure is tricks or treats there’s bound to be a party, or 2, for you.

Thursday

Cafeteria, HomoDeluxe and Drop Shop – Thursday isn’t particularly spooky, although I have no doubts there will be some excellent costumes at “lunch trays and ghoulish […]

C.L.I.T. Fest PDX brings the punk rock/DIY weekend

Palo Verde's Lauren K Newman (left) and Terrica Kleinknecht

C.L.I.T. Fest (Combating Latent Inequality Together) is a DIY punk fest with music, workshops, discussions, a flea market and picnicking organized to address sexism, homophobia, and transphobia in punk and to celebrate the strengths and potential of our community.

And it’s a big community. The lineup includes a vast array of local and international bands (I think about 25…and […]

And the queer geek shall inherit the earth at this weekend’s Fantasy Quest

Forsorcers play Saturday night

If you thought it was hard to come out of the closet as gay then you may not know the stigma that can come from proclaiming your love of all things geek. And, just as queers have always had pride in our flair no matter what the mainstream is saying, so to will Fantasy Quest, is a queer weekend of role playing, Dungeons’n’Dragons, fantasy, magic […]