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Beyond Zoolander

Local good guy makes it big as America's next top model.

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Chad White wants to be a baseball player. Or a fireman. But those dreams have to wait. At the ripe age of 22, this Wilson High School grad—class of '02—has another career path to follow: m ...   More
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Byron Beck

Trans-Based Art

Gender blending takes (over) the stage at this year's TBA

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"The theme seems to be puppets," said a friend regarding the papery mop-heads that popped up multiple times this year at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art's TBA Festival."No, it's about drag ...   More
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Byron Beck

After The Storm

Our gal talks about getting off, both Rockstar and otherwise.

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"Remember, we're making a television show here."That's what Will whispered to Janelle on Big Brother before kicking Chicken George out of the Big Brother House.I reminded myself of Doc Will's words la ...   More
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 Byron Beck

Kiki And Herb Must Die

Will the "Toast of Broadway" fall flat in P-town?

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I don't agree with local dragster Linah Cocaine much. After all, she's a Sissyboy who once ate my liver with a nice Chianti ("Bite Me," WW, Aug. 24, 2005). But after reading a post on her site (people ...   More
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 Byron Beck

Rock You Like A Hurricane

Storm on losing her dick and T. Lee's love of naked boys.

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As one of the last contestants remaining on Rock Star: Supernova, it's just a matter of days (or—SPOILER ALERT!—maybe hours) before we find out if PDX's most notorious rock chick/lounge-co ...   More
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 Byron Beck

The Other Jefferson Dancers

Res-erecting a "lost" art form, one stripper at a time.

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Last time I set foot in the Jefferson Theater was in '02—for "Nasty Karaoke," an event with little karaoke, but a buttload of nasty (see QW, Jan. 2, 2002).Recently, I paid my eight bucks and ven ...   More
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 Byron Beck

Abercrombie & Bitch

Another Gay Movie ain't American Pie, Mary.

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The rude, crude and well-lubed Another Gay Movie prides itself on being a queer version of the het-humping American Pie. It hits theaters Friday in diverse cities like Atlanta, Portland—and Salt ...   More
Wednesday, August 9, 2006 Byron Beck

Here Comes The Gay-had

Queers are the new al-Qaeda.

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It's hard to express my feelings of hopelessness regarding the current state of gay marriage—or lack of gay marriage. And last Wednesday's decision from our northern neighbor's Supreme Court&mda ...   More
Wednesday, August 2, 2006 Byron Beck

Clash Of The Queer Titans

A new war of words is brewing in queertown.

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This just in: Just Out isn't gay enough.Well, actually, it's old news. For many years, one of the most frequent criticisms of Just Out, the main news outlet for PDX GLBTers, has been that it tends to ...   More
Wednesday, July 26, 2006 Byron Beck

Homo Work

Gay designers strut their stuff on Project Runway.

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"Student work." That's how Tim Gunn, the fashion design chair at Parsons School of Design, appraised many applicant offerings on Bravo's latest edition of Project Runway. As the show's mensch/mentor, ...   More
Wednesday, July 19, 2006 Byron Beck
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