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59. Nominate a PDX Queer Hero

More pride prep…guess we’re already thinking about June and maybe some sunny weather. Last year, The Q Center and the Gay Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest sponsored Queer Heroes, naming 30 heroes from Portland LGBT community.  The inaugural list included … Continue reading

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58. Reserve Your Booth for Portland and Vancouver Pride

Strut your stuff to locals and tourists alike with a booth at Portland Pride and Vancouver Pride (aka Saturday in the Park).  Whether you are a business, solo entrepreneur, non-profit, sports league, a food vendor, whatever…show it off to the … Continue reading

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49. Dive Into Queer History and Culture at the Q Center Library

The Q Center is a great resource for Portland and the entire Pacific Northwest, but what continually impresses me upon each visit is the Kendall Clawson Library.  It is a rich, diverse and ever-growing collection of books by, for and … Continue reading

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46. Get Ready for Softball Season with Rose City Softball

While the Portland queer community has many sports organizations, the largest is the Rose City Softball Association.  Slow pitch softball for all skill levels, genders and orientations.  Whether you are a softball veteran or looking for something new and different … Continue reading

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43. Support Marriage Equality in Oregon

This week, Basic Rights Oregon announced that they are ready to lead the charge on getting marriage equality on the state ballot for 2014.  The petition drive to get it on the ballot starts NOW, with a major rollout tomorrow … Continue reading

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42. Explore the Gayborhood: Irvington/Hollywood

Here at the 365PDXq blog, we’ll occasionally look at one Portland gayborhood in particular.  This time, let’s traipse through Irvington/Hollywood.  Ready to take Broadway to Hollywood??? Irvington even has a gay bar for goodness sake! Joq’s has been a neighborhood … Continue reading

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37. Listen to Out Loud Radio on KBOO

Every Tuesday night at 6pm, tune in to KBOO for all the latest PDX queer news and culture on Out Loud Radio.  That is at 90.7 FM here in Portland.  Broadcasting since 2002, Out Loud offers commentary, performances, news updates … Continue reading

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29. Take in a Show with Poison Waters and Support Camp Starlight

Camp for Camp tonight!  It is Friends and Family Night at the Zeus Cafe in McMenamin’s Crystal Hotel, and tonight’s event with Poison Waters and Friends supports Cascade AIDS Project’s Camp Starlight.  Festivities begin at 5pm and half of all … Continue reading

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26. Congregate at MCC Portland

If you are looking for a welcoming church, look no further than the gorgeous century-old building at the corner of NE Broadway and 24th, home to Portland’s Metropolitan Community Church.  MCC Portland is a progressive Christian church that has long … Continue reading

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21. Contribute to Esther’s Pantry

A program of HIV service provider Our House, Esther’s Pantry provides food and personal care items for low income individuals living with HIV, specifically in Clackamas County. Named in honor of Charles “Edith” Brinker, a community leader and one of … Continue reading

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