St. Mary’s Academy backs away from firing a gay employee. Will other Catholic schools offer workplace protections?
The botched firing of a gay staffer by St. Mary’s Academy could have the unintended consequence of creating greater workplace protections for LGBT employees at Catholic schools across Portland. Last
GOONIES HOUSE BROKEN: Never say “never say die” again. Astoria’s famous Goonies House is closed to the public. After more than a decade of allowing up to 1,500 visitors a day to make pilgrimages
Ted Wheeler is preparing his run for Portland mayor. Last week, the state treasurer told The Oregonian he was still making up his mind whether to challenge Mayor Charlie Hales in 2016 or take a run at
They aren't voting for him and they aren't giving it back.
Nothing warms the heart like a tale of little guys conquering big guys. Here's an especially life-affirming one: two Portland men who identify themselves as bears and have been together since 1996, CJ and Charlie, happened to buy JebBushForPresident.com back in 2008 for $8. And now that Jeb's actually running for president, they aren't giving it back. These local heroes were kind enough to ...
Sure, the gay/queer dance nights at
mixed-orientation bars may have become where the party and booty’s at in
Portland—the ever-popular indie-dance parties of Rotture’s Blow Pony
Movie Reviews & Stories
When the Portland Queer Film Festival
launched 18 years ago, it didn’t have that name—it was the Portland
Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, and the word “queer” was a long way
Arts & Books
With some mainstream comic book characters coming out of the closet, it's important to acknowledge those who have been out the whole time. For decades, LGBTQ comics have been relegated to appearing in gay newspapers and bookstores. Cut off from the mainstream, this insular world developed a unique style and provided a forum for addressing and discussing issues within the queer community.No Straight ...
When Gaycation celebrated its reign as
one of Portland’s longest-running dance parties this February, you could
hardly tell it was a special night: The monthly gathering of LGBTs and