SF trans cultural district slowly moves forward

The 55-unit residential space will hire three full-time employees from the trans community who will undergo job training. The positions will be in building operations, resident experience, and maintenance. Star City will also offer free rent to a trans business owner for the only retail space located on the ground floor of the building.

schedule 1 month ago

Death Checks In

Detective Heath Barrington had it all planned out: he and his boyfriend, Officer Alan Keyes would take the train from Milwaukee to Chicago, grab a cab to the downtown area, check into the Edmonton Hotel, and enjoy a wonderful weekend.

schedule 1 month ago

El Hispanic News endorses the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Initiative 2018

El Hispanic News fully endorses the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Initiative 2018 and recommends Portland voters support the fund with a yes vote on Measure 26-201 this November.

schedule 3 weeks ago

Historic win across the country

"Polis will succeed Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is term-limited from seeking the office again, and will defeat Republican gubernatorial nominee Walker Stapleton. Oregon Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, who identifies as bisexual, is already the first openly LGBT person to be elected governor. Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey came out as gay before he stepped down from office in the early 2000s. Polis was one of several LGBT candidates who ran for governor this cycle, along with Brown in Oregon, Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist, and Texas Democrat Lupe Valdez."

schedule 6 days ago

Portland City Protest Ordinance Set to City Council Agenda

The proposed ordinance grants Police Commissioner authority to restrict protests using a “time, place, and manner” criteria in response to recent repeated demonstrations by right-wing Vancouver based group Patriot Prayer and their interactions with counter-demonstrators.

schedule 3 months ago

“Trans Figured: My Journey From Boy to Girl to Woman to Man” by Brian Belovitch

Toward the end of this totally frank memoir, author Brian Belovitch says that if it wasn’t for the AIDS epidemic, his “story would be as common as salt.” Readers may find that arguably, since “Trans Figured” goes well beyond unique - Beware, though, that it’s going to put you through the wringer.

schedule 23 hours ago

Portland City Protest Ordinance Set to City Council Agenda

Following Mayor Wheeler’s explanation for requesting the proposed ordinance to be put onto the City Council Agenda for discussion, the Council voted unanimously to discuss further.

schedule 23 hours ago