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Violence Update: Queer Town Hall Date & Location Set

Stop violence in and against our community!

For all of you who were waiting to find out the news about the Queer Town Hall that is being organized to discuss the recent acts in/against our community and the police response to said events, there is now a date, time and location set. Here the deets:

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 7pm-9pm The Q Center (4115 N Mississippi Ave)

Here a […]

Friday: Gender (Free) For All Fundraiser @ IOW

Gender (Free) For All will be more colourful than this logo suggests, promise

The *new* TransMarch, our friends at Gender (Free) For All, are holding a fundraiser to help offset the cost of the march/concert/awesomeness/fuck yeah this Friday at In Other Words Bookstore, 8 NE Killingsworth St. Come on drag (your interpretation!), Have fun, mingle, snack, win prizes such as sex toy stuff, tattoo stuff from adorn, massage, pet […]

Pride weekend violence – what’s going on, queer Portland?

Stop hate and violence in and towards our community

Pride is over, our hangovers have subsided, the messes have mostly been cleaned up – but what remains is the foul aftertaste of violence, harassment and threats towards individuals in our community. This is new – what is going on, queer Portland?

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Perrywinkle’s Plethoric Pride Pantheon – a review

SuperGay stampedes for Rainbow Truth

Wow, thats all I can say. Wow 1: I can still come up with a meaningful alliteration after this weekend, and wow 2: Portland Queer Pride 2009 was AMAZING.

A year of firsts: The first time QPDX.com has had their own parade “float”, the first year there has been 110+ groups in the parade, the first time SuperGay had a proper outfit, the first […]

2009 Portland Dyke March Photos

Very, very quickly:

I just uploaded the pics I shot for the 2009 Dyke March. Are you in them?

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Pride 2009: Sunday & SuperGay!

It's Portland Gay Pride – Parade Time!

We’re nearing the end now folks! But there are still a few opportunities to get down and dirty and maybe even shake your tailfeather…

Sunday is of course the day of the Pride Parade, which starts *around* 11:15 – Sunday corner of Broadway and Davis and goes down to the waterfront/Tom McCall Park. Watch for float no #94, that’s us, yours truly! […]

Tonight: Pride Jump-Off party @ Rotture

Queer Portland Pride kicks it off @ Rotture TONIGHT

Just a quick note: There will be a Pride “Jump-off” party tonight a@ Rotture.

DJs Automaton (who is always a good time!), Girlfriends, Jenny Hayston. Tres Bux, party o’clock.

Rotture is 315 SE 3rd ave, behind office depot or max or whatever that overpriced deskset junkyard is called. 21+, sorry kiddos.

See you there!

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Pride 2009: Show us what you got!

Pride season is definitely starting, and we want your input! Send us your opinions, news, reviews, photos and we’ll publish them on the site.

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Just in: Help Dirty Queer Win a grant! Action needed today!

Help the country’s only Queer X-Rated Open Mic win a grant to fund chairs and ASL interpretation!

The crowds at the Dirty Queer two year anniversary

From Sossity:

we’re in the final running for a grant – we need one-sentence to three-sentence stories of how dirty queer has positively impacted you. please post them on the dirty queer fan page before 10:00am tomorrow June 3rd. the grant will help […]

Dirty Queer Swap and Shop at In Other Words

Dirty Queer Swap and Shop at In Other Words Books, Portland

A little late, I know, but late is better than never! It’s time to take a brief look at an event we had in town this past Sunday, the Dirty Queer Swap and Shop. While we all know and love Dirty Queer – The X Rated Open Mic, the swap and shop is a new concept DQ host […]