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Core Values

Last year, when designing a graphic for our take-out bags, Pizzicato chose to include some images that we thought represented Portland. Being a home-grown business, we gave props to Portlandia (the statue), bicycle culture, and our progressive ideals toward many things, including LGBQTI rights. 283 more words

Queer Art Threat

QueerFest, a Russian queer pride event, opened today in St. Petersburg with a bang. Over 160 people made it, despite the last minute change of venues, attacks by provocateurs, and insults by the usual guest— 384 more words


The Morning Quote

The Connexion reports:

Mr Sarkozy accused the socialist government of “humiliating families and humiliating people who love the family” by introducing the legislation allowing same-sex marriage, though he said getting rid of the law was not a priority when so many were jobless.

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Marriage Equality

Homophobia Skyrockets with the Lady Gaga Concert

Source: “Homofobi Lady Gaga Konseriyle Coştu,” (“Homophobia Skyrockets with the Lady Gaga Concert”), Kaos GL, 17 September 2012, http://kaosgl.org/sayfa.php?id=17542

Lady Gaga’s Istanbul concert that took place last night resulted in a skyrocketing of homophobia and transphobia at the ITU Stadium as well as on social media. 815 more words

Discrimination & Hate Crimes