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Oregon to Become Fourth State Banning Conversion Therapy

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Oregon will become the fourth jurisdiction - behind California, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia – to pass legislation protecting LGBT youth. ...
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Sweet Cakes to Pay Portland Couple $135,000 in Damages

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Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery run by Melissa and Aaron Klein, has been ordered to pay $75,000 to Rachel and $60,000 to her wife for emotional damages. ...
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Stephanie Inn Gets $1.3 Million Guest Room Refresh

Stephanie Inn
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A majority of the room updates centered on interior design, accent features, and bringing a more modern feel to each space. ...
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Nation’s First Bisexual Governor Takes Oath of Office in Oregon

Oregon Governor Kate Brown is sworn in, surrounded by family members, at the state capital building in Salem, Oregon February 18, 2015. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola
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The first openly bisexual governor of Oregon, 54-year-old Democrat Kate Brown, was sworn in at her office Wednesday morning. ...
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Oregon Passes Equal Rights Amendment with Two-Thirds Vote

Oregon passes gender equality law in 2014 General Election with two-thirds of the vote.
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Oregon became the 23rd state to guarantee gender equality in its constitution when the Equal Rights Amendment passed last week. ...
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Astoria’s Piper Gladwill Finds the Perfect Chemistry Brewing Beer

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Piper worked her way up from being a waitress to being a line cook before weaseling her way into the beer making where she found her calling. ...
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D’Lo Knows No Boundaries in Comedy and Travel

Trans Sri Lankan Comedian D’Lo challenges audiences and making them laugh all the way as they rethink their perceptions of gender.
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Knowing artists and activists in different cities allows the queer Tamil Sri L.A.nkan-American to not feel like such an outsider, D'Lo says. ...
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Belinda Carroll’s Knack for Being Funny

Belinda Carroll
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Belinda Carroll moved back to her native Portland and has since been performing regularly around the Pacific Northwest and appeared on the IFC’s Portlandia. ...
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Gay Slurs Taunt Lesbian Grandma in Oregon

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The lesbian grandma flies a rainbow flag from her porch and has received an “inordinate number of citations” since the new property manager was hired. ...
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INTERVIEW: Julie Goldman Loves Making the Ladies Laugh

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Julie's showing up at WomenFest in Key West, before California’s wine country, Iowa, and finally back to one of her favorite places, the Pacific Northwest. ...
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