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qPDX on indefinite hiatus

qPDX.com marching crew!

qPDX is taking a break but we’re moving on to new projects that should be equally exciting! A big thanks to everyone who has read or participated over the years. [...]

2 Girls, 1 Podcast ep#11: New local queer publications, glitter-bombing and the best of Craigslist

PQ Monthly staff a the launch party Thursday February 16, 2012

We talk new publications PQ Monthly and (the return of) Just Out, gay marriage, women’s reproductive rights and politics across the country before delving into some of the best (grossest) of Craigslist. [...]

Interview with new Just Out publisher Jonathan Kipp of Glenn-Kipp

Jonathan Kipp

Jonathan Kipp

When long time local LGBT newspaper Just Out abruptly announced that it would cease publication last December it came as a shock. But many people in the community (including us) have come forward to make sure local queer news and events are still covered. So it was, perhaps, an even bigger shock when it was announced this Tuesday that Just Out was making a comeback. It seems [...]

A weekend of galas, launches, anniversaries, a return to SugarTown

The legendary Bob Mould performs at Q Center's annual Winter Gala Saturday

The legendary Bob Mould performs at Q Center's annual Winter Gala Saturday

Thursday

PQ Monthly launch party – A new publication is in town and tonight is the night both the print and web versions launch. We are excited to share resources and have even more reason to make sure local queer coverage is comprehensive and thought-provoking. Oh yeah, and an excuse to party.

Friday

SugarTown queer soul – [...]

Just Out announces return to publishing

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On the eve of the launch of new queer Portland publication PQ Monthly, Just Out has announced that they will be resuming publication under a whole new team. On the JO Facebook page today new publisher Jonathan Kipp of Glenn-Kipp Publishing, Inc, had this to say:

GOOD NEWS PORTLAND/VANCOUVER/WORLD: Just Out is coming back!!! That’s right. You didn’t think an iconic publication like JO would just walk off into the [...]

GLADD announces 23rd Annual Media Award Nominees

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Outstanding Film – Wide Release Albert Nobbs

Roadside Attractions

Beginners

Focus Features

J. Edgar

Warner Bros. Pictures

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Is this really goodbye Just Out?

John Cameron Mitchell holds a copy of Just Out featuring him. Just one of many memorable JO covers over the years

John Cameron Mitchell holds a copy of Just Out featuring him. Just one of many memorable JO covers over the years

In a sudden move today Just Out, Portland’s first LGBT publication, announced it will cease publication with the already released 12/9 issue. Despite that issue talking about new delivery methods in 2012 and not indicating an imminent shut down, JO has posted on their website as well as [...]

Take a photo of yourself today for a ‘Day in Gay America’

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Yo PDX gays, lesbians, trans, queers and more it’s time to represent! The Advocate magazine is holding its 2nd annual “Day in Gay America,” putting together a big ol’ gay photo album, and you better believe the left coast is gonna be a part of it.

…get your cameras charged and ready, because we want to see what happens in your lives from dawn to late at night all over [...]

Why we aren’t in the Pride Guide this year – reservations about the deal with Willamette Week

Our 2007 ad. Ah, the memories.

The 2008 qPDX Pride Guide ad

This Wednesday the Willamette Week, the alternative newsweekly that was given the rights to publish the Pride Guide this year, released the 2011 official Portland Pride Guide. Unfortunately, you won’t see us in it.

qPDX has had an ad in the Pride Guide for the last 4 years so it feels a little sad to be left out this year, but it just [...]

Jon Stewarts ‘We’re Here. We’re Queer. Get Newsed to it.’

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Jon Stewart is retiring a spoof that’s past its prime, Gaywatch, but that doesn’t mean the end of his comedic take on LGBT news. Introducing We’re Here. We’re Queer. Get Newsed to it. This is the current state of queer media satire. Love it.