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UPDATED: The Road Leads Charlize Theron back to Oregon

Looks like Charlize Theron has a thing for Oregon.

Just in from the Oregon Film and Video Office confirming when The Road hits the Oregon road:
The feature film production of “Th...   More
Thursday, April 10, 2008 by Byron Beck

Reduce, Recycle, Red Dress

Getting dressed for party success.

Getting dressed can be a bitch. Especially when you’re a man trying to find the right dress for the evening. Such is the drama of the 8th Annual Red Dress Party. This small shindig was started y ...   More
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 Byron Beck

UPDATE: Sam Adams, Candidate, Commissioner ...Hero? (with victim's comment)

4/4/08, 11 am: Tyler Wiese returned WW calls from his hospital bed today.
Wiese confirmed the story below and told WW that he had suffered two broken legs from the fall.
He would not name the person who was driving the car that he had fallen from but did confirm that he was planning on talking to a social worker today to decide whether or not he would pursue legal action.</...
Thursday, April 3, 2008 by Byron Beck

New UPDATE: Pregnant Man To Spill His Guts to People and Oprah (now with video).

Oprah is promoting the hell out of tomorrow's episode with Thomas Beatie.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2008 by Byron Beck

Gay Community Loses One of Its Own: Co-owner of Steam Portland Dies.

I just got off the phone with Fat Cobra/Eagle Portland owner Pat Lanagan.

Lanagan called to share with me and readers that David Anderson, the founder and co-owner of a gay bathhouse on NE Sandy Boulevard...   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 by Byron Beck

This is why I HATE this year's American Idol: Kristy Lee Cook could care less about impressing her Mama

There are many reasons too hate this season's American Idol. Eventually I hope to discuss that.

But, right now, I have one big gripe:    More
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 by Byron Beck

Why You Should Never Write About Your Friends: Lesson #212

Before I turn in my Queer Window column, as a general rule I check EVERY name.

It's just what you do in this line of work.

So there's no excuse for me misspelling someone I consider "family."

Cascade AIDS Project Executive Director Jean Ann Van Krevelen does not have a "e" on Ann.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 by Byron Beck

Blood Lines

What’s with this city and blood, anyway?

The body fluid that constitutes 7 percent of our overall weight is spilling all over our streets this week. IT’S EVERYWHERE YOU LOOK.In honor of blood’s pumped-up role in Portland’s ...   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Byron Beck

AIDS in the family

Not everyone knows how to deal with disease—not even the people who deal with it every day.

Queer Window
The following tale is a difficult one for me to tell. Not because it’s so awful, but because it happened to a friend whom I now consider family: Jean Ann Van Krevelen, executive director of Casc ...   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Byron Beck

Big Brother is Coming (And It Wants You!)


CBS-TV's most incredibly audacious reality show (and one of my guilty pleasures) is having a casting call in Portland.

That's right. Casting for Big Brother 10 is under way and th...   More
Friday, March 28, 2008 by Byron Beck
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