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Pride Northwest announces 2011 Pride Parade Award Winners

The Red Dress Party float. Photo by Anna M Campbell

The Board of Pride Northwest is pleased to announce its first-ever Pride Parade awardees.

In an effort to promote community spirit the Board of Pride Northwest for the first time offered cash awards in five different categories at its annual Portland Pride Parade. Our esteemed panel of judges was asked to review all parade entrants and designated the following […]

Man assaulted on Saturday while trying to stop homophobic assault on gay portlander

Despite events such as Hands across Hawthorne, gay bashings keep happening

Despite events such as Hands across Hawthorne, gay bashings keep happening. Photo courtesy of Byron Beck.

Sigh. After hearing the amazing news that so far, we have heard of no violence during Pride Northwest 2011, a gay man and another man who came to his aid were assaulted in Northwest Portland this past Saturday, the Portland Tribune reports in an article on their website.

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Photos from the 2011 Portland Pride Parade

So many great shots from Anna M Campbell Photography. There’s a goodly smattering below but you might just want to open the full Flickr slideshow to see all 364 amazing pictures of the Portland Pride Parade.

Portland Pride 2011 in review

Me and the Compere sisters, just a small part of the qPDX parade contingent

It was a weekend of rainbows and debauchery as usual this Portland Pride 2011. qPDX had fun at events at Mississippi Studios, Holocene, Crush, Rotture, Saratoga and outdoors in weather that jumped from sunny to misty rain in true Portland fashion. Photos from Sunday’s parade and waterfront celebration are forthcoming from special professional photography guest […]

Photos from Gaycation

Gaycation rocked Holocene last night as part of Portland Pride 2011 and we’ve got the pics to prove it. There’s also a couple snaps of Eric Sellers’ Party of Pride, but, you know, it was late by then I was just getting drunker. The camera work suffered…

Photos from Crave’s Pride kickoff party at Crush

The ladies were out in full force for Crave’s Pride kickoff party at Crush.

Photos from the T* Party picnic

A gathering of transfolk and allies filled Overlook Park yesterday with joyous grillin’ and chillin’.

Portland Pride 2011 Sunday events

The Dolly Pops perform as part of End of the Rainbow

Oh my god, today is the day! So shake off that 3 day hangover and get your ass to the big Pride Parade…Make it Happen! And check out the earlier route and Waterfront Festival maps in case you’ve forgotten. Gay Standard Time is probably ok but the route is short so don’t miss it! And once you’re done […]

Photos from last night’s Queerlandia featuring ChiChi and Chonga

Last night Queerlandia kicked off Portland Pride 2011 right with a packed house at Mississippi Studios. Outside on the patio there was Fliptography and vendors such as Underwear from reclaimed materials by Becca. Inside on the Bar Bar side was some series dancing while the Stud had a photobooth with Wayne Bund (and some super awesome popsicle dick props) and performaces by ChiChi and Chonga, Devan McGrath, Magic Mouth, The […]

Portland Pride 2011 Friday events

Legendary sissy bouncers Katey Red (L) with Big Freedia

Full list of Friday night events: http://archive.qpdx.com/events-this-week/2011-06-17/

Get Primped for Pride – A pre-funk where the goal is to get girly before you go out. Sexy beats by RoyGBiv and manicures from Nailed by Ally at the Eclexion Boutique (825 NW Glisan).

T*Party picnic – This family friendly event is actually one of my faves and a perfect mellow beginning […]