Topics :: Portland

Go for the Food: Portland

By Nigel Duara | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
The culture of Portland food carts - cheaper than restaurants and meriting just a couple-dollars tip - allows diners to assemble their own multicourse tasting menu, provided they don’t mind a moderate walk or a quick bike ride.

State: Cab Driver Violated Lesbian Couple’s Rights

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
State regulators say a Portland cab driver violated the rights of lesbian couple he left on the side of a freeway last summer.

3 Ore. Gay Men Attacked on Halloween in Alleged Hate Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
Three men from Oregon say they were physically and verbally assaulted Halloween night because they are gay and were dressed in drag.

Go for the Food; Portland, Oregon

Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
Portland’s dining scene has such a delicious glut of talented, creative chefs, you may find yourself calculating how many dinners could be jammed into a single evening. Gluttonous, perhaps, but nonetheless the best way to make the most of a short visit.

Cab Driver Loses License for Putting Lesbians in Jeopardy

By Michael Cox | Thursday Aug 22, 2013
A cab driver in Portland, Ore., has lost his license, and the company he worked for was fined $1,000, after he left a lesbian couple on the side of the Interstate late one night in July.

Portland, Maine Rolls Out the LGBT Welcome Mat

By Robert Israel | Friday Mar 8, 2013
Portland, Maine’s picturesque, laid-back, gay-friendly seacoast town, is rolling out the welcome mat for LGBT visitors.

Provenance Hotels Celebrate Portland’s Pride

Thursday May 24, 2012
Summer is around the corner and that can mean only one thing. It’s time to show some Pride. In Portland, Oregon, they are celebrating with Pride NorthWest (, a full slate of fun events June 13-17, 2012.

The Sisters and the Jupiter Partner in Portland for NOH8

Saturday Apr 21, 2012
The Jupiter Hotel will host a NOH8 Campaign open photoshoot from 5:00PM to 8:00PM Friday, May 4th, 2012. Partnering with The Portland Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the campaign team is scheduled to set up a mobile studio in the Jupiter courtyard.

"Keep Portland Queer" Demands Jupiter Hotel

Friday Mar 30, 2012
By focusing on the LGBTQ community, which has always been a pillar of support for the property, the Jupiter aims to provide tools that invite guests to come as they are for a comfortable travel experience.

Destination Portland

By David Andrusia | Thursday Jan 28, 2010
In a depressingly mass-produced age, Portland vigorously defends its sui generis status- and embraces the LGBT community everywhere you look. Off many Easterners’ radar until the now-famous New Yorker article a few years back, The City of Roses is a much-studied model of urban planning, and rightly so. Read more...