Portland Oregon here

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Portland Oregon here

Postby Tom Jaye » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:42 pm

hi. I'm new and in Portland, Oregon. it's a very "come as you are" place and I see guys in skirts and kilts all the time.
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Re: Portland Oregon here

Postby Grok » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:31 am

Hello. :D This may seem like an odd question-what do you like to wear?-but this is Skirt Cafe.
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Re: Portland Oregon here

Postby Jim » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:40 am

Welcome, Tom. I've only met about 5 other skirt-wearing men in my small village of under 1000 in northern Illinois.
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Re: Portland Oregon here

Postby Kirbstone » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:10 am

Welcome Tom from another Tom.

If Portland is a 'come as you go' place perhaps you will see lots of people 'out and about' skirted.

Rare here, alas.

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Re: Portland Oregon here

Postby beachlion » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:29 am

Welcome to this forum.

In Allentown, PA, with about 120,000 inhabitants, I have seen only one other guy in a skirt, or more precise a kilt in a normal setting (shopping at BestBuy). At St Patricks Day and the Celtic Fest you will see more kilts of course.
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Re: Portland Oregon here

Postby Pdxfashionpioneer » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:34 am

Hello Tom,

Well I'll be damned! Another denizen of the Café in the City of Roses!

You're quite right, as long as I have been here it's pretty much been a live & let live city. Well, at least if you're white. And it's getting better in its race relations and relations with ethnic minorities.

It's quite near the head of the class in gender relations.

I live on E. Burnside at 143rd. Please send me a PM so we can get together.
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Re: Portland Oregon here

Postby partlyscot » Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:51 pm

Welcome Tom, I live in Calgary, a Canadian city of over a million on the prairies. I have seen a few other skirted guys, but I'm the only one of people I know personally, who wears them as default. It doesn't seem to cause any disturbance though.
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Re: Portland Oregon here

Postby weeladdie18 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:42 am

Hello Tom , I lived on the shores of Portland Harbour U.K. for 40 years. It was a big Naval Base for many years.
...I am a skirt and Kilt wearer... but I usually only see another Man in a Skirt once a year .
I now live in S.W. Cornwall U.K.
It has been reported by a tourist that I live in " A Shanty Town of timber buildings with thatched roofs, which is inhabited by pirates and smugglers. "
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