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Gay Portland, OR - Positively Progressive
Although it lacks a specifically gay district, Portland makes up for that with all that it does have to offer, everywhere. If you like great art, cool people, good food, shopping and nature, gay Portland will be a satisfying destination. Portland is a laid back big city that's still got that small-town feel to it--and reasonable prices to match. And, Portland is a great place for lesbians. Women are scattered throughout the city and can be found at any of the popular and friendly cafes, bookstores and lesbian clubs. But don't worry boys, there's plenty for you as well. Just don't be surprised if your night ends early. Oregon liquor laws ensure that no alcohol is sold after 2:30am, so bars stop serving at about 2am. Known as the City of Roses, Portland also hosts Pride Northwest and the Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.