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“Non-Binary” Now Legally Recognized As A Gender In Oregon, A First In The U.S.

Finally, non-binary Americans are beginning to gain the legal recognition they need and deserve. This is, like, one of three things that isn’t completely horrifying garbage in the news right now, so pause to take in the moment. More »


Bernie Sanders Unwittingly ‘Put A Bird On It’ During Portland Speech

IFC’s hit sketch show Portlandia came alive at a Bernie Sanders rally in Portland, Oregon on Friday evening.

The crowd went ape-shit when a cute little bird landed on Bernie’s podium during his speech. In true cute Bernie fashion, his response was of course priceless:

“I think, I think there may… More »


Watch: This Dog Mourns His Favorite Ball That Got Frozen In A Kiddy Pool

Marriages fall apart, love is a lie, and dating is enough to make you fling yourself off a roof.

But nothing is so heartbreaking as when you lose your favorite ball inside the vast tundra of a solid ice-filled kiddy pool!

This sweet baby Portland,Oregon based Golden Retriever had to endure… More »


Watch: Why Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills Are So Exciting!

Birth control pills have now been approved to be sold over-the-counter (without a prescription) in both Oregon and California and this is seriously important news for women.

Comedian Myka Fox especially thinks so, and she is very excited about the prospect of having sex without contracting babies!!! Among other things, of course.
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Occupy Wall Street Protestor Cecily McMillan Sentenced To 90 Days In Prison

Occupy Wall Street protestor Cecily McMillan has been sentenced to three months in prison for elbowing a police officer in the face after he allegedly grabbed one of her breasts during an arrest. Nine jurors had written to the judge and asked him to show McMillan leniency. [Guardian UK]
An 11-year-old girl in… More »


Oregon’s Gay Marriage Ban Is Triumphantly And Poetically Struck Down

“Where will this all lead? I know that many suggest we are going down a slippery slope that will have no moral boundaries. To those who truly harbor such fears, I can only say this: Let us look less to the sky to see what might fall; rather, let us look to each other … More »


Frisky City Guide: 10 Things To Do In Portland, Oregon

Judging from the excitement surrounding the third season of “Portlandia” and all the emails in my inbox from readers who want to know more about visiting the city, Portland is having another moment (our really big moment happened back in the early 00s when The New York Times realized that not only did Portland exist,… More »


Today’s Lady News: Oregon Jail Says “No Bail, No Abortion”

A jail in Oregon won’t let a 23-year-old pregnant woman have an abortion unless she posts 1/10th of her $65,000 bail. You see, her abortion is not an “emergency.” Um, hello? This woman is being treated for mental health issues! She doused herself with paint thinner! And lighter fluid! She sure sounds like an… More »


The Frisky Guidebook: The City Of Roses

You’ll be struck by the greenery—Forest Park is the largest wilderness park within city limits in the United States, and Washington Park’s rose garden is worth a visit—and the friendly vibe of Portland, Oregon. Straddling the Willamette River, Portland is home to funky bars, a terrific underground music scene, and restaurants that would delight any… More »


Hoo-Ha, That Was Funny!

Sex and sketch comedy go together like penis and vagina. And the good people at Planned Parenthood of Portland, Oregon get both apparently. While the health videos we watched in high school were dull, outdated, and often gross, their take on taking care of down there features cool hotties and is laugh out loud awesome. More »


Strippers & Salsa, The Perfect Combination?

Like S&M, but have moral issues with the rough treatment of animals? Well, there’s finally a sexy place you can go with no leather or any other animal bi-products: the world’s first vegan strip club! “We put the meat on the pole, not the plate,” claims Johnny Diablo, self-proclaimed femi-libertarian and proprietor of Casa Diablo’sMore »