Best known for his viral coming-out video, Kaig Lightner reaches out to kids from low-income families and welcomes LGBTQ players—and his coaching extends beyond the field.
We caught up with the chamber-pop sensation and style icon ahead of his Revolution Hall show.
Pride is upon us. Here are five excellent ways to celebrate our LGBTQA community this week.
It's the first multiday fest in the country wholly dedicated to queer comics and their friends and fans.
On May 2, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley introduced Americans to the Equality Act. What is that? Who does it affect? What happens now?
Babe Wax’s WaxFund program provides gender-affirming waxing services to low-income transwomen and trans-feminine folks.
Learn mindfulness techniques, meatless recipes, herbal remedies, wheel building skills, and ways to be a better transgender ally.
Portlander Jamie Shupe is the first person in the US to be legally recognized as nonbinary.
Learn how LGBTQIA-focused classes foster healing, build community, and even take a step toward decolonizing yoga.
Erin Nations’s Gumballs is a collection of brightly colored autobiographical vignettes tackling emotionally loaded moments in the author's daily life.
Get ready to run, bike, paddle, dance, and stretch your way into 2017.
Unwind with free massages and yoga classes, a community-building potluck, a healing-focused crafts fair, or a Grinch-themed bike ride.
A wide range of Oregonians reflect on what Donald Trump’s victory means for their lives, their work, and their communities.
Portland Monthly Staff
From the role of venture capital to the urban/rural divide to simple pain and healing, there’s a lot of work to do.
Light a Fire 2016: Keeping Us Healthy
In 30 years, CAP has blossomed into a 60-staffer juggernaut, with services ranging from HIV testing to housing and job placement.
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."
Books & Talks
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.
Transgender Riders United gives trans Portlanders a place to share their passion for cycling.
In the wake of one of the deadliest shootings in American history, our city takes up the call to action.
Will a Multnomah County ruling spark a new wave of acceptance for people who don’t identify as male or female?