qPDX: Portland Pride

by Alley Hector Pride is the time of year when our community celebrates. We certainly did plenty of that this year, in addition to nearly running out of our first issue during Sunday’s event. But it is also important to remember what started the first Pride celebrations in the early 1970s. Educating ourselves about the [...]

Pride videos

Parade video courtesy Guy Bodin and a video of Sharon Needles performing at the Block party from contributor Lyska Mondor.

Pride weekend picks

I’m sure you know all this already but since there really isn’t a comprehensive list of Pride parties I’m gonna do my best here… Thursday Queer Heroes NW – Hey, we didn’t know we were a queer hero…Guess I better start being a better role model. Queerlandia – One year anniversary and the countdown towards [...]

Black Pride schedule of events

Portland Black Pride 2012: Fire! http://www.facebook.com/events/136543486469835/ The Function: Hip Hop Concert and Party http://www.facebook.com/events/335152059888525/ Portland Black Pride Summit: http://www.facebook.com/events/319677841440184/ To register for the summit: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6TRX9RJ Picnic: http://www.facebook.com/events/453916774635928/

Weekend picks

Loyal fans of my former project qPDX have let me know that you miss being told what to do…for the weekend. We are still in transition phase between qPDX and Just Out calendars and I don’t have quite as much time to add witty commentary about about my recommendations I will, at least list my weekend [...]