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How George Fox University Created a Double Standard of Exclusion for Transgender Student

Jake Dockter | Posted 07.09.2014 | Religion
Jake Dockter

GFU should not get to respect a student on paper, in press releases, and in letters by using their preferred pronoun but then in practice and policy choose not to. If you choose to see Jayce as he is in one context, you must see him as he wholly in all situations.

L.A. Comic Richard Bain Crowdfunds to Aid Sister Who Lost Home and Son

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.04.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian Richard Bain is raising money for his sister Ashley, who lost her home and one-year-old son in a North Carolina to...

'Selfie Holidays' Is The Newest Travel Craze

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel

If you're tired of the #selfie phenomenon, you may want to consider moving to another planet. With songs like "#Selfie" topping the charts, astronauts...

Captured: Inmate Who Fled 6 Days Before Release

Posted 05.01.2014 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say an inmate who served 272 days then escaped from a north Portland prison with less than a week to go has been recapt...

The 7 Best Cities for Beer

Oyster | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Hoppy IPAs, robust ales, and refreshing pilsners are just some of the offerings on parade. So pack the kegerator and find a willing D.D. because it's time for a brew-cation.

Keep Canada Weird: Host Jian Ghomeshi Brings Q to Portland

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

This past week Jian Ghomeshi flew to Portland for a live taping of Q at the historic Aladdin Theater with PDX locals Carrie Brownstein, Cheryl Strayed, Portia Sabin, Camas Davis, Daniel H. Wilson, Colin Meloy and The Thermals as guests, and I was invited to attend.

Moontower Comedy Festival: Fred Armisen with Special Guest Ian Rubbish

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.27.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Countering the long, mixed history of comedians opening for musicians, it was promising to see a Brit-punk trio open for Late Night with Seth Meyers b...

I'm With Stupid: Watch Where You're Aiming That Thing

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Everyone knows that one of the best things about being a guy is the ability to pee standing up just about anywhere. It's kind of like a superpower, an...

Cathedral Park Is The Perfect Spring Spot

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.24.2014 | Travel

It's springtime and that means everyone's looking for a little green space to soak up some much-needed sun. Why not try Cathedral Park in Portland? ...

The Great Portland Pee: The Psychological Power of Disgust That Discourages Water Recycling

David Ropeik | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
David Ropeik

If you're running a little short on potable water, you might want to take some empty jugs up to Portland, Oregon, where for the next few days, they will be throwing away 38 million gallons of water

Throwing Away Good Water

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Folks, even if this guy is pissing out pure concentrated evil, rather than some basic minerals and organic chemicals, it's not going to have any effect on the water quality.

7 U.S. Pub Crawls You Will Never Forget (No Matter How Much You Drink)

trivago | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
trivago

From to a peddling party through the streets of Portland, to a day of drinking and reciting poetry during a walking tour of Manhattan, these seven unique pub crawls in cities across the U.S. are sure to quench your hankering for hops.

Get the 11 Best Under-$25 Souvenirs From Portland Without Leaving Home

Diane Vadino | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

If you left your heart in San Francisco -- along with your ex, Google buses, and tech bros --celebrate the start of something new and infinitely more durable in Portland.

Pre Bridgetown Interview With Yogi Paliwal

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

"When I eventually did go out on the road I reached a seedy bar in a town I'd never heard of, and then told some jokes to some very kind and wonderful people. I've never dealt with anyone treating me worse than any other comedian has been treated on the road."

Young Evangelicals Change Look of the Culture Wars

Tom Krattenmaker | Posted 06.01.2014 | Religion
Tom Krattenmaker

he culture wars might be heating up in these parts as the Oregon Family Council and allies mobilize for a ballot measure exempting Christian business owners from providing services for same-sex weddings.

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill, Episode 3

Wes Hurley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Hurley

On the heels of his winning performance in the Snatch Game episode of RuPaul's Drag Race, drag genius BenDeLaCreme presents Episode 3 of Capitol Hill....

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill Episode 2 (VIDEO)

Wes Hurley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Hurley

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 star BenDeLaCreme presents Episode 2 of Capitol Hill. Starring Waxie Moon and inspired by '70s and '80s TV shows, Capitol ...

Pre-Bridgetown Interview With Kyle Mizono

Barbara Holm | Posted 05.14.2014 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

I first saw Kyle Mizono at the All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival in Portland. I was blown away by how hilarious, smart, absurd and adorably magical she was. She was kind enough to let me interview her.

Hitting Basement

Erin Donovan | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents
Erin Donovan

There are endless jokes about the indignity of moving into your parent's basement. It's worse when you have to move into a basement that doesn't belong to your parents. A basement that is not your parents represents a regression, a depression, like no other.

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill, Episode 1

Wes Hurley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Hurley

On the heels of winning the first episode of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, drag genius BenDeLaCreme presents a new comedy series, Capitol Hill. Starrin...

Where Is The Homeless Capital of America?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Should we be really calling this competition a derby for winners? Sadly, the real losers in this country's breakdown of social care are the people who are still struggling on our streets. No matter what city or state they reside.

Angry Residents Protest Mayor's Decision To Crackdown On Homelessness With Torches, Pitchforks

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact

A group of fired-up activists in Portland, Ore., who were tired of seeing homeless people being mistreated staged the kind of protest that will be dif...

How Did She Not See This Coming?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.09.2014 | Comedy

Like much of the country, Portland, Ore. has been hit by a major snowstorm over the last few days. But that did not stop a couple of joggers from brav...

The Next Hot Ice Cream Flavor Is Made From Bones

Posted 02.06.2014 | Taste

I scream, you scream, we all scream for … bone marrow?

Must End Gentrification to Advance Economic Equity

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 03.31.2014 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Nationally there is much to be done that can address the record level of American economic inequality. It is a fight which must occur city by city. Growing economic inequality will only cease with an end to gentrification.