Don’t Yield Keep Enduring: KayelaJ

By Kanani Cortez|April 4, 2019

For those who are tapped into Portland’s local music scene, it’s only a matter of time before one hears of Makayela Johnson (KayelaJ). Between her explosive first single, Heat Gentlemen’s Club, her many shows at local venues, and her podcast

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Diversidad Sin Fronteras: LGBTQI+ Asylum

By Rory Elliott|January 8, 2019

Deciding to travel separately from the larger “caravan” for safety, a group of 80 people, mainly LGBTQI+ individuals were the first to reach the U.S. Mexico border in November. This group and many more LGBTQI+ community members currently at the

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Intersex Solidarity Day or Intersex Day of Remembrance

By Rory Elliott|November 7, 2018

Intersex Solidarity day international recognized and celebrated on November 8th. Appearing to be first celebrated in 2005, Intersex Solidarity Day or Intersex Day or Intersex Day of Remembrance was placed on the birthday or Herculine Barbin. Barbin was a French

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I.D. Affirmation in Oregon and Beyond

By Rory Elliott|November 6, 2018

Did you know that in Oregon trans and non-binary folks are able to change the gender marker on their state IDs or State-Issued driver’s licenses by filling out a form and paying for the cost of the ID itself? Call

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Trans Against Trump: “WE’RE NOT GOING ANYWHERE”

By Mary Cumpston|November 6, 2018

On October 21st, the Trump Administration issued a terrifying threat to the Trans community declaring, according to the New York Times, “the sex listed on a person’s birth certificate as originally issued shall constitute definitive proof of a person’s sex

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PCC Changes Name Rules to help Transgender Students

By Bridge Staff|March 16, 2015

By Natasha Cmajdalka, Gender Inclusive Spaces Committee, Portland Community College Beginning January 2015, class rosters at Portland Community College have reflected the preferred names of students rather than their legal names. While this may seem like a small adjustment to

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