Judy on Duty (High liquid Mark Lounge, 6800 NE MLK) Portland’s longest-running monthly party party for lesbians and their fans celebrates a different girl each month as his or her poster woman.
Temporary Lesbian Bar (Mississippi Pizza, 3552 N Mississippi) Temporary Lesbian Bar acknowledges the space in areas prioritizing lesbians by having a bimonthly celebration party. Trans, queer, and nonbinary individuals are additionally welcome, along side anybody who celebrates the queer feamales in their life.
Vampyros Lesbos (Kenton Club, 2025 N Kilpatrick) DJs Holding Hands and Vera Rubin’s bimonthly goth is “freak positive and creep negative, night”
Playing from an array of genres including post-punk, commercial, and italo. No body is turned away for not enough funds, limited to being haters.
For QPOC, People They Know, & Allies
Cake, Comprehensive Flex (Killingsworth Dynasty, 832 N Killingsworth) Two month-to-month hip-hop that is queer-centric evenings from a number of the city’s best LGBTQ+ and ally DJs.
Latin Flavor Queer Dance Party (Whiskey Bar, 31 N 1st) Kaina Martinez’s weekly Latin Flavor celebration serves up take in discounts, pop-up drag, and many Latinx dance music designs.
Legendary Mondays (Swift Lounge, 1932 NE Broadway) Artist, scholar, and DJ Bart Fitzgerald curates a regular get-together that lets you turn up or calm down to your heart’s content, welcoming visitors such as for instance a house party that is perfect.
Slay (Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison) Featuring a number of the exact exact same DJs as Comprehensive Flex and Cake, Slay is just a dance that is monthly prioritizing LGBTQ+ individuals of color and people they know whom understand how to work appropriate.
For males with Beards & Body Hair
Bearracuda PDX (Bossanova Ballroom, 722 E Burnside) Bearracuda is a component of an worldwide community of more than 60 homosexual parties celebrating bears—you understand, big men with facial and human body locks. Lasers, lights, and all sorts of that body.
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Daddybone (Tonic Lounge, 3100 NE Sandy) This regular celebration is less of a spot to introduce your dad to homosexual activities, and much more of an event for folks who are yelling “Daddy” more than when each day.
Lumbertwink (different places) This semi-regular party has been held at Tonic Lounge and Funhouse Lounge, and you will be held during the celebrity Theater because of this year’s Pride weekend. This is for you if you love dancing and seeing cozy clothes on fuzzy bodies of all sizes.
Range, Comedy, Storytelling, & Bingo
A Diamond into the harsh (Alberta Street Pub, 1036 NE Alberta) All-ages activities are rare sufficient in Portland, yet Stefhannie Nichole Aria and Ava Cado placed on an all-ages that are monthly show, providing the under-21 queens to be able to cut their teeth.
BOYeurism, Whoopee! A variety that is sex-positive showBossanova Ballroom, 722 E Burnside) Two body-positive queer revues under one roof! Isaiah Esquire and Johnny Nuriel’s BOYeurism is just a literally flaming, mostly male show ideal for the Burning Man bachelorette, while Amory Jane and Lady Coquine’s Whoopee! Prioritizes storytelling, comedy, and cabaret inside their festivities of intercourse positivity. Both programs have actually awesome raffle rewards.
Having fun with Granny Bea (Harvey’s Comedy Club, 436 NW 6th) Honey Bea Hart cranks within the laughs along with her age for the showcase that is weekly certainly one of Portland’s longest-running comedy clubs, blending a moving cast of drag queens, stand-up comedians, and performers who perform both.
Incite: Queer Writers study (Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington) Kate Carroll de Gutes and Kate Gray prompt LGBTQ+ authors around a main theme and host a bimonthly parlor to allow them to read their works.
Killer Queen (Clinton St. Theater, 2522 SE Clinton) Violet Hex hosts a month-to-month all-ages drag revue, providing anybody who can’t or won’t head to pubs the opportunity to experience outrageous, high-energy, and high-art drag in a movie theater environment.
Melange (White Owl Social Club, 1305 SE 8th) Meaning “mixture” or “mixed” in French, Melange prioritizes the talents of queer performers of color in Portland and Eugene, and it is mostly of the spots in the city to see drag kings.
Outlandish (Kickstand Comedy Club, 16 NW Broadway) Belinda Carroll’s latest endeavor is really a queer-centric late-night talk show and variety revue, one of the primary shows to start at Old Town’s new Chicago-inspired comedy club.
Aloud (Kelly’s Olympian, 426 SW Washington) a new, bimonthly display for local LGBTQ+ musicians, benefitting the Q Center.
Poison Waters & Friends’ Drag Queen Bingo (Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan) Poison Waters doesn’t get decked out to simply spin the bingo bucket. No, she brings her friends to put up a complete show for similar cost of admission as being a bingo-only night.
Queen-go (different areas) Nae Nae Dominatrix spends 1 week web web hosting bingo during the community resort in Old Town, then your a few weeks across the river in the Night Light Lounge, that will be home to her regular drag brunch.
Slant! Real time Queer Storytelling (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, regular) these were gone for a full moment, nevertheless the team behind Slant! Live Queer Storytelling has returned, celebrating the time-honored tradition of real time storytelling from over the LGBTQ+ community.
Smut (Funhouse Lounge, 2432 SE 11th) Portland Queer Comedy Festival co-founder Belinda Carroll hosts just what she calls an “XXX-ish” comedy show with R-rated LGBTQ+/ally humor and a highlighted burlesque dancer.
The Alliance, the Gay Agenda (Alberta Street Pub, 1036 NE Alberta) Corina Lucas is among Portland’s funniest comedians, and she makes space that is regular other LGBTQ+ comedians outside usually homosexual pubs together with her month-to-month Gay Agenda show, along with her weekly Alliance show (the latter of which can be co-hosted by Jake Silberman).
Thursgays (QuarterWorld, 4811 hawthorne that is SE Meet gaymers month-to-month for pinball and arcade games, or play bingo hosted by Flawless Shade, whom hosts karaoke at Capitol Bar, trivia at Victoria Bar, and drag at CC Slaughters.
Wacky Tacky Daytime Drag (Red Light Clothing Exchange, 3590 SE Hawthorne) Not only will the crowd that is under-21 drag, but anybody trying to escape the club scene can head to mostly of the alcohol-free shows in the city.