Michelle Wolf’s Under Attack

This article uses frank language. Please note, the opinions expressed within are not necessarily those of this publication. However, PQ does support Michelle Wolf for her brand of fierce feminism through comedy.

by PQ Staff
schedule 3 weeks ago

Rain & Roses, Presented by Bodyvox

Rather than send everyone out the door, or to the bar for 20 minutes, the band takes a break and gives it to a DJ. Everyone is invited, and in some cases pulled by the dancers, up to the main stage to have a dance party.

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 1 week ago

Prism Health Celebrates One Year Anniversary

The result is a full-service medical model, with integrated primary care. In fact, there are more than a dozen types of medical insurance accepted. Although they do offer STI screening through Pivot, to patients who might wish to make an appointment just for sexual health. Or, to check out their eligibility for PrEP.

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 1 week ago

Walk Through Fire: Umpqua’s Last Resort

We still had a good time, although often we didn't know if our homes were standing, or if Dustin's brother John who stayed to protect the park with an army of firefighters was OK. It was lost on none of us that the smoke of the burning forest is the one that we live in and love. - J.L. Sullivan

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 6 days ago

Rev. Jeromy Carpenter & the Church of Gay

The Church of Gay, Carpenter points out, differs from other gay friendly sects or congregations in that the celebration of queer diversity is a core tenet of the religion. It is the very heart of what the Church of Gay is founded on. Namely, gayness and the celebration of it is what makes his group the Church of Gay.

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 1 week ago

Gay Gardens: You’re in the Rose City—here’s how to give roses a try

This is probably the first gardening column on roses to include the phrase "backstabbing slut."

by PQ Staff
schedule 5 days ago

360 Labs: Modern Technology Meets the Legendary Darcelle XV

The group works with clients to create and share these experiences over Social Media. They use headsets like Samsung Gear VR, and a few other platforms for viewers to experience the videos. They have even shared content with Vimeo and VeeR which is a Chinese VR platform, self-described as a "video community for virtual reality video lovers."

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 3 weeks ago

Pride Week Vote for Harvey Milk Street

June 14th! The late Mr. Milk would surely have approved the date. That’s the Thursday before Portland’s Pride Celebration. But, what will this mean for SW Stark? Since most of the “gay businesses” in that district have either shuttered completely, or moved. Scandal's is still there, and adult store Spartacus is right around the corner. So, what will the renaming of the street mean?

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 1 week ago

First Weekend in May HumpDay Calendar: May 4th through 6th

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 3 weeks ago

Rigoletto at the Portland Opera

“Rigoletto” in this production, does not stray from the time and place imagined by Verdi--as befitting a grand opera.

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 2 weeks ago

HumpDay Calendar, Weekend of May 18th through 20th

We are one weekend away from Memorial Day Weekend, Portland Queers & Allies! So, you while you may wanna chill to save money and energy...you still have to do something, right?

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 1 week ago

Katrina Kay and the Art of Women

Katrina Kay stated, “My art is an inner mentality of what I experience as a woman.”

by PQ Staff
schedule 1 week ago

HumpDay Calendar for the Weekend of April 27th through 29th

Please email sebastian@proudqueer.com the Monday prior to your event if you wish to see it in the HumpDay Calendar!

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 4 weeks ago

Grindr in the Vatican

"My original intent was to write a story about Grindr in the Vatican, but once I got to Rome and started doing research on my story, the scope expanded a bit."

by PQ Staff
schedule 1 month ago

Little Art, Big Cause Tenth Anniversary

Scandal’s Begins Pride Season Early through Art

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 3 weeks ago

Gay Gardens: All Tree, All Shade

Welcome to Gay Gardens Portland! Mother wanted me to come out in a kimono..so .we had quite a fight.

by PQ Staff
schedule 1 month ago

The Rest of It: Hustlers, Cocaine, Depression, and Then Some 1976-1988

"Though it may not attract casual-readers under A Certain Age, this book is perfect for older readers who remember these times. Also, for historians’ bookshelves, “The Rest of It” shouldn’t be missing."

by PQ Staff
schedule 2 weeks ago

Cascade AIDS Project Annual Auction

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the CAP Art Auction & After Party

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 1 month ago

Queer Cinema: After Louie

"After Louie is a testament to the joys of the fully lived life and the inseparability of art and living." — Vincent Gagliostro, director and co-writer of "After Louie."

by Sebastian Fortino
schedule 3 weeks ago