It's been the most important place I've ever experienced to process my grief.". You move like someone who’s never questioned their right to have a body. "Heart circles are the foundation that allows the rest of faerie magick to occur," continued Starfucker Sunshine, explaining that groups of faeries meet up monthly for these discussion groups in Portland and stage them at retreats like Breitenbush or on a faerie commune called Wolf Creek in Southern Oregon. We're anchoring our community in the sacred," said Stella Maris. Home About Us Join Us Portland Circle Men Cuddling Men PDX provides queer men with an opportunity to increase the amount of touch and intimacy in our lives. I sat down next to a guy with a handlebar 'stache near the door and extended my hand. The Radical Faeries are a loosely affiliated worldwide network and countercultural movement seeking to redefine queer consciousness through secular spirituality. Takedown Policy, Queer Week Comic: “This is Not Our First Pandemic”, Looking Out for Each Other: Scenes from the Juneteenth "Celebration of Black Lives" March. He's queen registrar of the Breitenbush gathering this year, trying to remain fabulous while figuring out the logistics of inviting 180 men to spend four days at a hot springs where they're not supposed to drink or do drugs. Privacy Policy | "We ask people to tell a story that's in their heart, not already in their head. If you don’t see anything listed for your area, join the, , a collective of Burning Man faeries who also organize many SF Bay Area faerie events, Eastside Faerie Coffee on Saturdays 11am-1pm at Laughing Bean at the corner of Slocan and Hastings. … It was a heavily bearded thicket. I’ve been watching you all night. You can laugh at them because they often wear funny clothes and have funny names and talk about spirits with alarming frequency. [1] Sometimes deemed a form of modern Paganism, the movement also adopts elements from anarchism and environmentalism. The Radical Faeries were founded far away—in Arizona in the 1970s—but the appeal of the lifestyle in Portland is clearly strong. | At that time I was a bar kid.". Our staff is working morning, noon, and night to make your contributions count. Terms of Use "Hello!" Now more than ever, The Portland Mercury depends on your support to help fund our coverage. "I had learned about faeries in queer studies class," said the relative youngster, who goes by Mama J. Two of the few female-identified faeries in the bunch reclined in the huge sofa chairs in the corner of Three Friends. Radical Faeries erkennen daarnaast de isolatie en onverbondenheid waarmee homo’s opgroeien als een spirituele wond die behoefte heeft om spiritueel genezen te worden. Help us reach our goal of 300 new recurring monthly contributors by January 1! But I don’t. "I honor men's space," she replied serenely. I would like, just once in my life, to be in a place where everybody stood and moved and walked like you. They just want love, really. It’s just—solid. But if you're going to throw yourself into a ridiculous subculture, the faeries are a good one to get mixed up in. I was too uptight," says a faerie who goes by Keystone. Queer men rewilding our bodies and our place in the natural world. Die Radical Faeries (auch Faeries) (englisch für „Radikale Tunten“, wörtlich „Radikale Feen“) sind eine weltweite lose durch ein soziales Netzwerk miteinander verbundene Gemeinschaft, welche die …

For everyone! Oregon, Portland: Portland Faeries on Facebook Oregon, Portland: Three Souls, Nurturing Queer Spirit Oregon, Salem: Salem OR Radical Faeries on Facebook Oregon, Salem: Faerie Coffee Thursdays at … A Community for Radical Faeries. A clean-cut guy sat next to Stella, who stood out from the mostly older and heavily bearded crowed.