LGBT culture in Portland, Oregon
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Portland's annual pride parade is primarily organized by Pride Northwest. Peacock in the Park is another annual event, running from 1987–2005 and again from 2014 – present. Blow Pony has been organized since 2007. The La Femme Magnifique International Pageant is an annual drag pageant.
- Portland vice scandal
- Burnside Triangle
- Jeannace June Freeman's murder of lesbian partner at Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint
- "Lesbian Roommate" obscenity trial
- Resolution Number 31510
- WomanShare and other lesbian land movements
- Ballot Measure 8 (1988), ruled unconstitutional in 1993
- 1989 Hate Crimes Law
- Tanner vs OHSU domestic partner lawsuit, 1991
- 1992 Springfield anti-equal-rights ballot measure passes
- 1992 statewide anti-gay Measure 9 rejected
- 1994 statewide anti-gay Measure 13 rejected
- 2000 statewide anti-gay Measure 9 rejected
- 2004 gay marriages briefly take place in Multnomah County, ruled illegal 2005
- 2004 Multnomah County Measure 36 gay marriage ban
- 2007 statewide anti-discrimination bill
- Dr. Alan L. Hart, one of the first trans men to have surgery
- Marie Equi
- Terry Bean
- Bud Clark, mayor who endorsed the gay/lesbian community in the 1980s
- Tom Potter, first Portland Police Bureau liaison to the gay community in 1985
- Gail Shibley, first lesbian in the state legislature (1991)
- Barbara Roberts, LGBTQ ally and state governor in 1991
- Scott Meisner
- Rives Kistler, first openly gay supreme court justice
- Virginia Linder, first openly lesbian supreme court justice
- Sam Adams, first openly gay mayor of a large US city
- Kate Brown, first openly bisexual governor in US history
- Todd Haynes
- Gus Van Sant
- Chuck Palahniuk
- Tina Kotek
- Pink Martini, formed by Thomas Lauderdale; the group has worked to defeat anti-gay measures
Currently operating LGBT drinking establishments and nightclubs include: Casey's, CC Slaughters, Eagle Portland, Escape Nightclub, Embers Avenue (1970s – present), Hobo's, Joq's, Scandals, Silverado, and Stag PDX (2015 – present). The latter two are also strip clubs.
Local LGBT-oriented organizations include: Cascade AIDS Project, Portland Gay Men's Chorus, Portland Lesbian Choir (1986 – present), Pride Northwest (principal organizer of the annual pride parade), and Q Center. The LGBT rights organization Basic Rights Oregon is based in Portland. Bradley Angle offers LGBTQ domestic violence services.
- Second Foundation (1970-1972)
- A Woman's Place bookstore
- Portland Association of Gay Equality
- Portland Town Council
- Metropolitan Community Church
- Right to Privacy / Right to Pride
- Black Lesbians and Gays United
- Northwest Gender Alliance
- Lesbian Community Project (1986-2008)
- Oregon the Other Side (1987-)
- Phoenix Rising
- Equity Foundation
- Love Makes a Family (1992-)
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