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qPDX.com for Pride Portland!

Happy Pride NW 2011 everbody! Phew, what a weekend. A ton of dance nights. A slew of costume changes. Lots and lots of teal. 25+ miles on the bike on Saturday. Fliptography at Queerlandia. Waterfront. Beer, banners, bruises. Leslie and the Lys. Trying to find Alley Hector on Sunday morning. Trying to find a place to pee at Blow Pony (thanks Leila!). Trying to find […]

The ghost of Portland Pride’s past

Everyone but me, Mr. Blue, in our 2007 rainbow TeamAwesome parade contingent with teenager girl roller skating banner bearers

I was looking for some pictures of Portland Pride of yesteryear and realized that I haven’t been doing this for 4 years but 6! And I’m talking about covering Pride, not just attending it. That’s been an even longer road…shoot…17 years. Sweet Jesus. It must be the nostalgic Cancer in […]

Pride Northwest Announces 2011 Pride Festival Theme, Publishing Agreement with Willamette Week

Perry Winkle is not just a qPDX poster child anymore but a Pride NW poster child too!

March 11, 2011, Portland OR – The Board of Pride Northwest is pleased to announce its theme for the 2011 Portland Pride Parade and Festival: “Make It Happen!” As we have seen across our country and around the world in recent months, when ordinary people come forward together and speak their truths, […]

While you were out…post Portland Gay Pride news roundup!

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We are still working on processing the last, epic Pride weekend. We had so much fun! Thank you for everyone who came out and supported us. In the meantime, while we get our act together, here is a little summary of what you missed while you were out. Have other news you’d like to share? Post it!

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Why people gay bash: our amazing hair makes them do it

Gay Bashers have bad hair day, retaliate downtown

Gay Bashers have bad hair day, retaliate downtown

KGW.com has released photos of five people arrested by the police for a gay bashing bias crime that occurred downtown last Thursday night near SW11th.

I personally think they are just jealous of us well groomed queers because they are obviously all having a VERY BAD HAIR DAY. (well, the one with almost no hair isn’t doing *too* bad.)

Maybe we […]

New Hate Crime Reporting System, Queer Patrol Meeting

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QUIPS . Queerly informed patrol system? Maybe Erik Estrada will be there too

A new hate crime reporting system will be announced, according to a press release sent out yesterday by Oregon State Attorney General John Kroger. The full breadth of the new initiative will be announced in a press conference scheduled to be held at 1030-1130 am today. We’re unlikely to be able to attend due to work […]