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Portland Pride – A How-To-Guide (sorta)

SuperGay and Diana at Pride 2010

Best Pride 2010 backup crew! Photo by Diana Edwards

So many (tiny) dogs. FryBrickLineFight v.s So-So-Burger line. What will you wear? Why do dykes on bikes always wear black? When is the Dyke March (Hint: either at 5pm or 6pm, depending on who you ask.) Official Weather. UnderU for Men sale. Why it’s not OK to be sexist, racist, or aggressive during Pride. Lovetribe snuggle tent skepticism. Splendora Gabor’s […]

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What is that big golden disc in the sky? OMG the SUN? This can only mean-we’re half way through the year already, almost. Pride time!

This year, Pride NW’s theme is “MAKE IT HAPPEN”. You already know we do that every day of the week, but the bigger Pride gets (and my, does it grow), the more we need your help! Every […]

ADIDAS bans lesbians and gays from reclaiming their shoes

No shoes for you

No shoes for you, Supergay! Click for full screenshot

Shoe giant and Portland/Beaverton local ADIDAS, who currently hold a market share of 33% for athletic shoes, have banned gay terminology from their mi ADIDAS shoe customization service that allows shoe junkies such Alley Hector and myself to customize their latest kicks. Words like “gay”, “lesbian”, “faggot” and “dyke” are banned – along with “homo”, and ethnic slurs.

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Who is SuperGay?

SuperGay was spotted in Portland, OR – who is this queer superhero?

It has come to QPDX.com’s attention that a mysterious character known only as SuperGay has been spotted flying around town (and in the bean aisle at Fred Meyer) sporting a rainbow cape and a spandextastic outfit, and campaigning for the rights of queer people everywhere. I caught up with SuperGay on a local rooftop, where zhe was […]