In honor of National Women's History Month, we're featuring profiles of local women by Proud Queer Portland contributor Shaley Howard. If you have anyone whom you think should be profiled message email@example.com and we'll see what we can do.
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Adapted from a Press Release from Oregon Ballet Theatre.
I started playing rugby in college. So it's been 13 years now. This is my fourth team now, after playing for teams in New York, Boston, and London. -- Daniel Bund
Gay Gardens' own Dan Lynch visits Hortlandia, the largest gardening expo in the city! Hurry, the event ends today!
Welcome to Gay Gardens Portland! Mother wanted me to come out in a kimono..so .we had quite a fight.
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"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."
“Tinder can be the most magical thing on the planet, as long as you don’t have an expectation for it."
"Dance, particularly classical ballet, is often extremely rigid in regards to gender roles: the ballerina is in front, ethereal, delicate--a princess or a swan or some other other-worldly creature, the danseur stands behind the ballerina, strong, restrained, & above all masculine," Kevin Irving, Artistic Director, Oregon Ballet Theatre.
Are you a talented performer, and charitable member of the LGBTQ community? Consider entering the competition to be crowned Miss or Mister HIV Awareness 2018.
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Sometimes funny, sometimes self-depreciatingly cringe-worthy, “Would You Rather?” is a refreshing change over the I’ve-known-since-I-was-a-child LGBTQ memoirs.
These were things we dealt with in that window of time. We were accepted, but at arm’s length. Parents had to grow into their role as parents of grown-up, decision making, gay children.
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In the gay community, word-of-mouth is sometimes still the best way to do things. One of the bartenders at CC Slaughter’s overheard Campbell Starr mention she was looking for a new home for Testify.
The title for a Portland gay garden column was easy: “Gay Gardens.”
"The woman didn’t seem very old, but it was really hard to tell. She wouldn’t let anyone past her screen door – as if the stench wasn’t enough to keep most people away."
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