Wednesdays, 5-8pm, at BerBati's, 19 SW 2nd Ave, Portland. A safe and welcoming place for all to come and interact with like minded individuals in the Portland Leather Allience. See other Wednesday + Thursday Munch and Tuesday Midnight Munch nights around the area throughout the month at website below:
March 21-23, 2014, at the Oregon Convention Center. The west coast's premiere sexually-diverse BDSM and kink conference, offering educational workshops, infamous play parties, leather and fetish vendors and community meeting space, plus the formal Leather Dinner. See more info at website below:
May 15-17, 2014, 2-3 shows nightly at Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st Ave. Includes: D4U -cute animated animals get serious boners; Ouroboros -hot, heady gay sex without pesky dialogue; Hot 'n Saucy Pizza Boy -hot pizza delivery boy dishes up surprisingly hot gay sex; The Beat -a man, a plan, a butt plug; The Legend of Gabe Harding -renowned fluffer on gay porn set!
May 15-18, 2014 annual film festival at the McMenamins Kennedy School Theatre, 5736 NE 33rd Ave. Queer documentary screenings, powerful, provocative and positively queer documentary films & videos. See the website for schedule and more information.
May 18 - June 15, 2014, annual City of Portland festival month of activities, part of Portland's popular culture for the past 106 years. Rose Cup Auto Race, film festival, fireworks, parades, boat race, parties and more. See the website for details.
June 13, 2014, 8-10:30pm at Crush, 1400 SE Morrison, Portland. The Portland Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence kick off Portland Gay Pride 2014 with an official Nun blessing and cleansing of glitter & holy rose water. Shake off negative energies with fun filled disco, closing with a holy blessing to send you off into the 2014 Pride Season recharged and full of love, joy, and PRIDE!
June 13, 2014, 9:30pm-2am at the Funhouse Lounge, 2432 SE 11th Ave, Portland. Easter treats, $5 cover charge for the DJ. Monthly events include: 3rd Tuesday Bear Dinners and Beary-oke!; 2nd Friday Local Lounge Happy Hours; 4th Friday XX Dances; and last Sunday Bears Who Do Brunch, 10am at Starky's --details on their website.
June 14-15, 2014, annual 3 day event with parade & festival at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. See the website for schedule and information.
July 10-13, 2014. Annual bears' weekend to celebrates culture, make new friends, renew old friendships. Among best DJs in the business to spin at Friday & Saturday night dances Bearracuda and Release The Beast XX Party, with after-hours and events such as Bingo with The Sisters. Official hotel: Jupiter Hotel. See more details online.
July 12, 2014, 9pm-late, at Jupiter Hotel, 800 E Burnside. Party for bears, cubs, friends and admirers, with DJs DJs DEL STAMP (Vancouver) & Matt Stands (Seattle). Lights by Pacific NW Laser. "Go-go guys, tasty snacks, sweet beats & furry fellas" --$6.
July 26, 2014 at Branx/Rotture, 320 SE 2nd Ave. "Queer Community for Bears, Barbies, Chubs, Cubs, Hawks, Cocks, Pigs, Chicken, Trannys, Queens, Kings, Daggers, Dykes, Femmes, Furries, Garden Keepers, Scum, MILF Lickers, Knob Shiners, Filth, Shirt Lifters, Cougars, Crap Stabbers, Pillow Biters, Trade + a gob of YOU!" Next: August 23, 2014.
August 1-3, 2014 (tentative). In previous years at Crush, 1412 SE Morrison St. Annual LGBTQ music festival in Portland, Oregon. The goal of the festival is to promote and showcase the diversity of LGBTQ artists from around the USA. Each year the best up and coming musicians, from pop and rock to hip hop and classical, with something for everyone! Check the website for 2014 confirmation.
Early October, 2014, annual GLBT film fest at Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st. Ave, Feature, documentary & short films from all over the world - made by, about, or of interest to the lesbian, gay, bi and trans communities. See website for schedule and information.
October 22-26, 2014, 5-9pm at the Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder St, Portland. "The Absolute Brilliance of the Rose HMIM The Live It Up Rose Empress LV Vanessa Vail Peters Lake." See details online.
March, 2015 The Wordstock Book Fair will debut in 2015 at Portland State University. Annual festival of books, writers, and storytelling. See previous years' authors list and schedule online for an idea of what’s coming up.