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Official qPDX.com logo
Type Weblog
Editor-in-chief Alley Hector
Staff writers Perry Eising, Lyska Mondor
Founded 2005
Language English
Headquarters Portland
Website qpdx.com

qPDX.com is a news and events website dedicated to covering the LGBT communities of Portland, Oregon.[1] The site is in blog format and features event listings, personal and classified ads, photo archives, movie reviews, sports news, entertainment and nightlife coverage, gossip, political and social commentary, and gay rights coverage.[2][3] Principal writer Alley Hector established qPDX as a column for OregonLive.com in 2005,[4] before the project became independent as qPDX.com in the wake of the crisis in LGBTQ news media in 2008, which resulted in local writers for rival publication JustOut walking out of JustOut's offices.[5] qPDX.com quickly became the leading source of information on grassroots activism and homophobic assaults in the city. qPDX.com is staffed entirely by volunteers, and is one of Portland's principal sources of queer related news.[6]


  1. ^ "PDXSTUMP introduces qPDX.com". PDXSTUMP. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dave Knows Portland talks to QPDX.com". Dave Knows Portland. Retrieved 21 June 2011.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  3. ^ Lynn, Logan. "Logan Lynn talks about his qPDX.com review". http://loganlynnmusic.com. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Hector, Alley. "December 2005 QPDX Archives". OregonLive QPDX Archives. OregonLive.com. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  5. ^ Mirk, Sarah. "Ex-Just Out Staffers Fight to Claim Unemployment". JustOut. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Prado, Ryan. "JustOut covers QPDX Writers Alley Hector and Perry Winkle". JustOut. JustOut. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 

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