News Briefs – April/May 2013

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) hosts its annual Art Auction Gala April 27. Photo by Izzy Ventura
LOCAL

Robert Paul Patton, the 44-year-old publisher of LGBTQ blog FabulousPDX.com and former Sherwood High School principal, was sentenced to two years in prison April 8 …

Portland Latino Gay Pride: Life is a ¡Carnaval!

By Julie Cortez, El Hispanic News

 

Lo Nuestro Ballet Folklórico was among the performers at the 2011 Latino Gay Pride Festival. Photo by Julie Cortez, El Hispanic News

The theme of this year’s Portland Latino Gay Pride is ¡Carnaval!, but take a …

Queer Heroes NW: Lupita Mendez

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Today, June 21, Queer Heroes NW honors Lupita Mendez, an advocate for LGBTQ survivors of domestic violence. The Queer Heroes NW project, which honors a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q Center and …

Pride 2012 event listings

Crossover Pride: The Jump Off! Friday, June 15, 10 p.m., Carefree Bar & Grill
 

PORTLAND PRIDE

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 14

PQ Monthly Press Party
5-7 p.m., Vendetta (4306 N. Williams Ave.)
Free, 21+, PQMonthly.com
Featuring: Music by DJ Tank Top, tarot readings by Tarot Chick, spa services …

Query a Queer: June/July 2012

Question:

Why do we have to have separate Pride organizations and events for different parts of the community (i.e. Portland Black Pride, Portland Latino Gay Pride, Asian Pacific Islander Pride, etc.)? Why can’t communities of color just make their events part …

Queer Heroes NW: David Martinez

 

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

 

Queer Heroes NW honors Portland Latino Gay Pride co-founder David Martinez for his work with students and the Latino LGBTQ community. The project, which honors a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q …