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Saturday in the Park seeks logo submissions

Van, WA's Saturday in the Park. Photo by Kathy Belge.

The 2012 Saturday In The Park Planning committee invites you to submit your logo ideas to be used in conjunction with our advertising and our event on July 14, 2012. This is a great chance to have your talent and artwork viewed by a wide range of individuals, businesses and community sponsors. It is also a way […]


Pride continues with Vancouver’s Saturday in the Park

Our little neighbor to the north really isn’t so little anymore, and it’s a pretty decent place to be a gay person, even if they did recently lose their only gay bar (hey, we lost our only lesbian bar). This weekend Vancouver, Washington celebrates their Gay Pride with Saturday in the Park.

A decidedly different approach than the debaucherous Prides of most cities, VanWa’s celebration begins with Lyle’s Miles” 5k run and bills itself as the only family friendly Gay Pride celebration in existence. The annual charity walk/run goes through downtown Vancouver to raise money for Cascade AIDS Project, Martha‚Äôs Pantry and Global Partners for Development. The non-competitive walk/run event starts at 8:30am and is open to all.

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Oregon statewide prides

bend-pridePortland may have the largest population of queers and the biggest Pride celebration in the state, you don’t have to be a city dweller to have Pride. Some places in Oregon may be more LGBT-friendly than others but many areas, be they college towns, rural areas or growing communities are excited to get the chance to show off their local Gay Pride.

Here are some of the celebrations happening all across Oregon. If I have missed any let me know!

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