Category Archives: nonprofit

65. Get Your Tickets NOW for Red Dress Party 2013: Red Handed

You know it is gonna sell out. You know it is for a good cause.  And, you know you are gonna have a hell of a good time.  So get your tickets NOW before they sell out for the 2013 … Continue reading

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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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56. Patronize Queer Businesses via PABA

Remember when that lesbian couple went to get a wedding cake and the homophobic bakery turned them away? It didn’t have to be that way.  You can patronize a plethora of queer and queer-friendly business throughout the Portland-Vancouver area.  How … Continue reading

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54. Channel Xena and Gabrielle at the Women’s Arm Wrestling Tourney

Ok, ladies.  Look at your arm.  Does it make you think more of Xena or more of Gabrielle?  Whichever she-ro it might be, you have all week to prime it for the Women’s Arm Wrestling Tournament on March 1st at … 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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45. Breakdance for HerHRC!

Now THIS is a very cool fundraiser–HerHRC!  And, a great value!  Human Rights Campaign is having events across the country to bring women together to build and strengthen community roots.  The Portland event is a humdinger, and it only costs $9.99! … 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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