The Portland Queer Music Festival is an annual LGBTQ music festival held here in Portland. The goal of the festival is to promote and showcase the diversity of LGBTQ artists from around the USA. Each year features up and coming musicians, from pop and rock to hip hop and classical…there is something for everyone! More info & tickets here.
Building on their commitment to educate and bring people together, Portland Latino Gay Pride is proud to announce this year’s theme: ¡La Gloria! Scheduled for this weekend, Friday, July 25 – Sunday, July 27, 2014 The celebration will feature local leaders, regional artists and entertainers, and opportunities for all members of our community to come together and support our common efforts and struggles. Joaquin Lopez joins us in the Wild Planet studio tomorrow to get us all the details. Feliz Orgullo Gay Latino!
The second annual “Time to Thrive” conference, designed to equip professionals who interact with young people to better help gay, lesbian and transgender youth, will take place in Portland in February. The conference will present accurate information and proven techniques for helping those young people navigate childhood and young adulthood in a safe, sound and healthy way. We feature the story in today’s LGBTQ News Update: