On Friday morning, the house of two local and outspoken civil rights advocates—Xia Wang and Ben Christensen— was vandalized, again. This was the fourth time it has been targeted according to the couple who believe that these are hate crimes.
As members of the “alphabet mafia” are well aware of, Queerness is often coded —think Miguel and Tulio from Road to El Dorado— and countless Disney villains. Because Queerness exists and manifests itself in both metaphysical and physical ways—and in tandem with both Queerphobia and heteronormativity—only a fraction of the world is Queer.
In terms of this physical plane, there are no free lunches. Everything costs something; time, money, energy. Often spending one of these things results in the production of another thing to spend. Work either makes or finds sustenance, which in turn provides the very life energy required to work to find sustenance. It is a cyclical process, one known under many names: the circle of life, the life cycle, the tree of life.
The Civilian Review Board is a committee selected by the Eugene City Council, composed of seven board members, the CRB’s purpose is to be an additional layer of accountability for the police. Their mission is to provide impartial oversight and review of civilian complaints and internal investigations, to ensure that complaints are handled fairly, building trust and confidence, while encouraging community involvement.
“Black Trans women led the fight, in their honor Queers unite”
Springfield’s mayor addresses his top priorities and makes promises to open a dialogue with the BIPOC community. Since January, Sean VanGordon has been Springfield’s interim mayor following a tumultuous few months after […]
This is a preview of an ongoing project Oregonians are starting to pay more attention to the fact that many eastern counties in Oregon want to form what has come to be […]
In continuing their protest against the University of Oregon for deciding not to renew housing contracts for many graduate fellows during spring term’s finals week, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, or GTFF […]
On June 19, Honoring our New Ethnic Youth, or H.O.N.E.Y, and Xcape Dance Company held the second Official Juneteenth Celebration at Alton Baker Park from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
As a Queer journalist at a mostly Queer media outlet whose first published article involved Pride, I should be able to write an absolute banger of a Pride article.