What are the best of 2010? qPDX wants your opinion

DirtBag at The Know, Portland
DirtBag at The Know, Portland

Year end “best of” posts are already well underway, but I keep discovering more and more gems and I want to make sure I don’t forget anything. So I’m enlisting you, my queer brethren to lend me your opinions on the most interesting, appalling and appealing of 2010 in the categories of:

  • Most heated issues
  • Biggest local news
  • Best television moments
  • Best movies
  • Best albums

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Remembering DJ Sam Storicks, an open thread

Sam DJing at Bearracuda

I did not personally know Sam Storicks, the popular Bearracuda DJ was a much loved member of our community. And certainly my heart goes out, especially, to his partner Gregg Kerr in these difficult times following his passing. A close friend, Bennie Tan, posted a heartfelt piece over at Fabulous PDX and I have included some of it here.

Numb. That is what I’m feeling right now. I’m sitting here on my bed at 2:21 am on July 24th thinking, “What the FUCK just happened?!” I was going to try and get some sleep but I can’t. Sam Storicks, one of the most fantabulous people I’ve ever had the pleasure to know, passed away at 10:00pm last night, July 23, 2010.

I’ve been trying to process what just happened this past week. From him being found unconscious on Monday, July 19th to the recent, sudden turn for the worse…

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Open Thread: Pride Week/End

It's Pride Time, thanks Colin for being my sideburn ambition

I’m starting off Queer Pride Week (I’m no longer saying Gay Pride…reclaim it queerbos) with a lot of coffee, leftover homemade Pizza for breakfast and kisses from a beautiful woman. And a bunch of mundane work. And trying to keep my shit together because there is for this week. You?

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