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Know Your City

800 NW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209, US (map)

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  • Saturday
    Aug 5 2017
    Pride Forever: LGBTQ History of Portland Walking Tour (Know Your City)

    Know Your City

    Join us! For Know Your City's LGBTQ History Walking Tour, Pride Forever, with comedian/activist, Belinda Carroll and historian, Melissa Lang!

    Want to know all the dow low dirt from the 1900's in PDX? Yeah, you do! Did you know Portland had a famous bathhouse? Or, that some of the first Queer activism started right here? Yeah, we've always been rebels, baby.

    Join us for an evening exploring over a century of action and resilience in the LGBTQ community.

    Highlights of the Tour: -19th Century Cross-Dressing -1912 YMCA and 1913 Greek Scandals! -Vaseline Alley and the Pink Triangle -Measure 9 and the fight against anti-gay legislation -AIDS Epidemic (and how you can help!) -Darcelle, the longest performing drag queen* Guinness Book of World Records

    Join us!

    We have three price levels! 1. Standard ticket: priced to ensure all can join us! 2. Ticket + comic book! (we will bring an array of comic books related to the tours topic! 3. Ticket + Donation: This ticket price helps us ensure our tours are accessible to everyone, and that our tour guides are well paid! ...or 4. Donation only!: Can't join us? You can still support our work lifting voices through our arts, history and youth programs! Every penny helps sustain our programs!