The former Portland black chapter of PFLAG, the only one of its kind in the nation, declares independence and sets a course toward racial justice.
Homeless ex-convict Linda Thompson told a judge going back to prison would be like going home, and asked for a 10 year sentence.
Linda Thompson told police she had been beaten, turned away from a homeless shelter and no longer felt safe living on the streets.
Following on the heels of Portland Trans Pride the day before, Portland's main event was like a big hug for the whole community.
Portland Trans Pride has a unique voice, and this year it called out to support the victims in Orlando as well as stand up against all forms of gender tyranny.
Oil is spilling into a nearby river after a train derailment.
The uncharacteristically personal graduation speech by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown was aimed at helping the graduates understand the importance of being true to themselves.