Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy December with These Local Wellness Events

Unwind with free massages and yoga classes, a community-building potluck, a healing-focused crafts fair, or a Grinch-themed bike ride.

11/29/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Politics

Oregon Community Leaders, Activists, and Artists Respond to Trump's Election

A wide range of Oregonians reflect on what Donald Trump’s victory means for their lives, their work, and their communities.

11/23/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

Politics

Oregon Business and Community Leaders Reflect on Trump

From the role of venture capital to the urban/rural divide to simple pain and healing, there’s a lot of work to do.

11/23/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

Light a Fire 2016: Keeping Us Healthy

Cascade AIDS Project Serves More Than 400 People Each Month

In 30 years, CAP has blossomed into a 60-staffer juggernaut, with services ranging from HIV testing to housing and job placement.

10/10/2016 By Kelly Clarke

Performance

Pocahontas to Cher, Anthony Hudson Goes Looking for Tiger Lily

Best known as drag clown Carla Rossi, the Portland performer digs into his experiences as a "faggy little half-white city Indian in a small town."

09/28/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson

Books & Talks

iO Tillett Wright Finds His Music in Darling Days

We caught up with the New York artist and activist, who's en route to Powell’s this week, to talk about his new memoir.

09/26/2016 By Lisa Dunn

Get Out

A Transgender Biking Group Hits the Portland Pavement

Transgender Riders United gives trans Portlanders a place to share their passion for cycling.

08/25/2016 By Kailla Coomes

PORTLAND PRIDE

Portland's Powerful Response to the Orlando Massacre

In the wake of one of the deadliest shootings in American history, our city takes up the call to action.

06/17/2016 By Lisa Dunn

HEALTH NEWS

An Oregon Court Recognized “Non-Binary” as a Gender—Here’s What That Means

Will a Multnomah County ruling spark a new wave of acceptance for people who don’t identify as male or female?

06/15/2016 By Mads Ambrose

PDX INDEX

Portland Pride, 1975 to 2016

How a little festival got big.

05/19/2016 By Marty Patail

MUSIC

What's It Like to Sing With the Portland Gay Men's Chorus? (Hint: Pretty Awesome)

The Portland Gay Men's Chorus is back for its annual holiday spectacle, replete with lights, dancing, and 120 singers radiating holiday cheer. Four chorus members dish on why they're a part of it all.

12/09/2015 By Fiona McCann

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Looking Back on 40 Years of Portland Pride

As the Portland Pride Festival turns 40, we look back on four decades of courage, progress, and raucous good times.

05/26/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

SPECIAL EVENTS

Pick Your Perfect Pride Experience

Our fab LGBT celebration is here. Want to thrive, not just survive? Answer these questions to choose your own Pride adventure.

06/02/2014 By Aaron Scott

FILM

Trailer for Laika's 'The Boxtrolls' Pushes the Definition of Family

Laika's third film is already creating buzz for its celebration of family diversity in its first trailer, arriving at the heels of the repeal of DOMA.

07/10/2013 By John Chandler

EVENTS

Do This Now: June

Our picks for your calendar this month, from Portland's LGTBQ Pride Festival to PDX Beer Week

06/04/2013 By Alisha Gorder

DEAL

Gay Pride Promo at Hotel Vintage Plaza

Book your room at the Hotel Vintage Plaza during Portland's Pride Festival weekend and receive champagne, free tickets, and welcome hugs

05/17/2013 By Marty Patail

Article

Three Veils opens POWfest

03/03/2011 By Anne Adams

celebrity

Sulu at PSU

The Japanese American Citizens League welcomes Star Trek veteran and civil-rights champion George Takei to the PSU campus this Sunday.

02/19/2011 By Anne Adams

Article

Review: Thief River

It’s a tough row to hoe, but Profile Theatre carries off this theatrically challenging country love story.

02/03/2011 By Anne Adams

phile under: theater

BAR THEATER DOUBLE FEATURE: Beach Battle & Vamp Romp

Someday Lounge raises the bar for campy summer pub plays.

08/30/2010 By Anne Adams