Portland News and Stories

10 Things I Learned From Working in a Gay Bathhouse

From what to tell your more puritanical friends about your new job to awkward patron encounters, here’s what I learned while working for a gay bathhouse

Read the full story
This Trans Game Developer Committed Suicide Following a Targeted Harassment Campaign

After being a target of harassment for years, she walked to a Portland park, delivered a statement and set herself on fire

Read the full story
You’ll Soon Be Able to Airbnb Jinkx Monsoon’s ‘Drag-Fabulous’ House in Portland

Jinkx Monsoon’s Airbnb in Portland, Oregon will be called Monsoon Manor, and should be available to rent later this month

Read the full story
Editors' Picks
Portland Pride 2018: Your Guide to All the Festivities, Fun and Afterparties

It’s this weekend, and we’ve got everything you need to know, from parking and parades to afterparties and more

Read the full story
Where to Party in Portland: The City’s 7 Best Queer AF Monthly Events

While the local gay bars are great, the real fun is at these monthly gay events and regularly recurring parties

Read the full story
We Interviewed the Man Who Made a Boyfriend Out of Empty Wine Boxes (Photos)

44-year-old Portland-resident Michael James Schneider took some hilariously romantic photos with his box wine boyfriend and told us all about it.

Read the full story
This Queer Woman Wants to Help People of Size Fly Comfortably in Seats That Fit

A new app called AllGo is designed to help people of size know if they’ll fit in the seats on planes, at restaurants and more

Read the full story
‘Gumballs,’ the First Published Comics Memoir By a Trans Cartoonist, Combines Humor and Autobiography

‘Gumballs’ by Erin Nations is a ‘funny, sincere and just generally brilliant’ memoir about being a triplet and trans man, mixed with gag comics and more

Read the full story
The Embers Avenue, One of Portland’s Oldest Gay Bars, Is Closing Tomorrow Night

The Embers Avenue, one of Portland’s oldest and longest-running gay bars is closing Friday morning at 2:30, due to the owner having a massive stroke

Read the full story
Hornet City Guides
The Hornet Guide to Gay Portland, Oregon

From its plentiful natural beauty to its colorful history and thriving downtown, gay Portland always has something going on

Read the full story
  • Français
  • Español
  • Português
  • ไทย
  • 繁體中文