Queer Family Meal

LGBT_flag_map_of_Oregon.svgIf you’re a queer person living in Portland, OR you know that summertime is the best time to eat delicious fresh food, flirt with cute babes, and leap outside of your comfort zone! On July 25, Lepage Food & Drinks is hosting a Queer Family Meal. The menu will feature rustic, Mediterranean-inspired fare, and a portion of all ticket sales will be donated to SMYRC, a resource center and safe space for LGBTQ youth in Portland.

Canada takes major step in criminalizing discrimination of transgender people

Canada just took a major step forward in ensuring rights and protections for its transgender citizens. The Canadian Senate passed Bill C-16 on Thursday, a new law that expands the Canadian Human Rights Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression, Read More

Kenne McFadden Is the 12th Trans Person of Color Murdered in the U.S. This Year

According to the Human Rights Campaign, Kenne McFadden, a 27-year-old Black trans woman from Texas, was found murdered near Riverwalk in San Antonio. McFadden was misgendered in early police reports, which is why it’s taken two months for trans rights activists and organizations to learn of her death. She is the 12th trans person of color murdered this year in the United States; almost all of those murders have taken the lives of Black trans women.