A Space for Healing

“Sometimes a smile can really change someone’s day, especially for someone who is used to being ignored or having people cross the street to avoid them.” – Liz Starke, Rosehaven.org.

Rose Haven is a Portland day shelter for women, children, and marginalized genders.

Portland Confidential: Coming Out as Genderfluid

I decided, just that once, to act like a man — which is to say, just be me.

Portland Confidential: Part One of Several

Hello, there. I would like to explain what is confidential about this series. First and foremost, it is my name. I have an unusual first and last name combination, and I have had stalkers. For the purposes of this blog, I go by "Rose C." That's short for...

Gardening Tips to Help Feed Your Family & Community

Growing a garden can be a great way to spend more time outside, learn valuable new skills, and reduce your family’s grocery budget. You can also help feed those in need simply by growing fresh produce in your backyard.

GALEXI

“Music IS the math of spirituality.”

The out-of-this world Portland dance/trance act celebrates its newest single release.

How to Work Remotely in Oregon

Feeling hesitant to head back to your frontline job in 2021? You’re not alone! In fact, Oregon employers in restaurant, lodging, and other customer-facing industries are facing unprecedented hiring challenges in the wake of the pandemic.

9 Resources for Supporting a Pregnant Mom-to-Be Amid COVID-19

Are you looking for ways to support a pregnant friend, spouse, or loved one during the coronavirus crisis?

2023

Portland barista Michelle decides to organize a resistance after her girlfriend Lauren is taken in the middle of the night by a sinister government organization known as the Sentinels.