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Logan Lynn Named Chief Communications Officer at Trillium, Oregon’s Largest Provider of Mental and Behavioral Healthcare for Children and Families

Logan Lynn by Eric Sellers and Zaq Banton (2015)

Exciting news!

It was announced today that, as of next month (March 15th), I am going to be stepping into the role of CCO (Chief Communications Officer) at Trillium​, Oregon’s largest provider of mental and behavioral healthcare for children and families.

Really amazing work is happening out of this organization, and I am thrilled to be joining the Executive Team leading the way.

❤️

If you haven’t already, please nominate your picks for the 2015 “Keep Oregon Well” Mental Health Heroes Awards HERE, or by clicking the image below.

Keep Oregon Well Awards

Oh, 2014. Good Lord.

Logan Lynn by Adrian Sotomayor 2014

This year. THIS. FUCKING. YEAR.

2014 has been all change, all joy, all sorrow, all music, all betrayal, all anger, all hopefulness, all hopelessness, all healing, all big losses, all big wins, all disillusionment, all unflinching baldness, all standing up for truth, all staring painful realities in the face, all ugly crying, all family, all missing Pomeranian soul mates, all forgiving myself, all not being touched, all disgraced mentors, all loved ones dying, all coming to grips with the inevitable loneliness of rebuilding, all calling out injustice, all having my privacy violated, all watching castles crumble, all dodging the press, all rebuilding something beautiful, all sober, all gloriously televised, all remarkably overlooked, all uncomfortably noticed, all growth, all resilience, all persistence…and now it’s ALL OVER.

Come to me, peace. Come to me, stillness. Come to me, love and please, please come to me, kindness. I’m yours.

Logan Lynn On The Cover of Proud Times Magazine This Month!

Logan Lynn by Adrian Sotomayor 2014

I’m on the cover of the current issue of Proud Times Magazine, on stands now. My 18 page spread and interview about mental health advocacy, queer rights, music, the end of love, and a whole bunch of other stuff starts on page 28.

Read the online version HERE, or click on the cover below. You can also download a .PDF version of the issue HERE.

Proud Times Magazine Cover - Logan Lynn - Winter 2014

Their sister site, Loud and Proud Entertainment, is also giving away a bunch of my songs FREE to celebrate the release of the issue. Click HERE to get yours.

Escena Indie en Colombia Picks Logan Lynn’s “Break Me Down” as #2 on Their Top 5 Songs of 2014 List

Logan Lynn Break Me Down 2014

We spent 6 weeks in the top 10 earlier this year on Colombian pop radio, and I did a bunch of Colombian press and interviews as a result. Now Escena Indie en Colombia has picked my song “Break Me Down” as #2 on their Top 5 Songs of 2014 list.

Thanks to Escena Indie en Colombia for including us on this list, and thank you to everyone who kept us on the radio this year! We are coming for you after the record comes out, Colombia. Stay tuned…

Click HERE to check it out, or read the transcript below.

From Escena Indie en Colombia:

#2: Break Me Down – Logan Lynn

“Este año tuve la oportunidad de conocer la propuesta de un artista que lleva haciendo música en el bajo mundo de los Estados Unidos desde hace más de 15 años. Dicha experiencia lo ha llevado a retratar en sus canciones todas esas vivencias que abordan las cuestiones humanas esenciales.”

Friends, I Am Heartbroken About Jian Ghomeshi…

Logan Lynn and Jian Ghomeshi in Portland (2014)

Friends,

I am heartbroken about Jian.

I hate that photos from my stories about him are being used in these awful reports about his hurting people, and as a survivor of sexual violence myself, and a lifelong advocate for the abused, I am embarrassed that I have played a part in bringing this man to your attention over the past couple of years by way of The Huffington Post, Queer Voices, and my own blog and networks.

The truth is, Jian Ghomeshi has been very supportive of me in my career and an outspoken advocate for my community. I have not known him to be anything but a gentle, thoughtful person who I have connected deeply with around human rights issues, music, mental health, identity, and the strangeness of fame. I have looked up to him, but it is clear to me now that my picture of Jian has been incomplete, at best.

The past week has been painful. I have felt sad for Jian, sad for the world, and sad that I seem to have, once again, been drawn in by a man who is not who he seemed to be…but most of all, I am sad for the people Jian has hurt. I know what this means for them, the impact it will have on their lives, how it will affect their families and relationships; and I wish healing and peace for all involved.

I do not believe Jian is connected to the reality of what he has done, but that does not make this any less real. Just because a person doesn’t report abuse to the police, does not mean that abuse did not occur.

It is important that we believe people when they say they have been harmed. This type of violence can be extremely difficult to speak, and even more difficult to live. As of this afternoon, police reports have been filed and an official investigation has begun. This is a good thing.

For those of you who have seen Jian and I together in Portland or in photos, interacting on Twitter, and chatting in interviews, please know that Read the rest of this entry »

Feminism, Ebola and Donuts: Lena Dunham and Carrie Brownstein Make Like Portland (VIDEO)

Carrie Brownstein and Lena Dunham in Portland (2014) by Logan Lynn

(Originally Published on The Huffington Post on 10/22/2014)

This past Sunday night in Portland, GIRLS star and Not That Kind Of Girl author Lena Dunham completed her ten city book tour, “Not That Kind Of Tour“, with an intimate conversation with Portlandia star, Sleater-Kinney rock icon and Portland royalty Carrie Brownstein, live on stage at the Newmark Theatre.

Sponsored by Powell’s Books, the event sold out in just six hours — and it’s no wonder. Both of these smart, funny, talented women are at the top of their game right now, each with hit TV shows, and each having just finished books; Carrie’s book, as revealed by Lena during the conversation, is en route.

Local Portland comedian JoAnn Schinderle opened the evening with a hilarious set. Dunham called her “fucking hilarious” when she took the stage, and then proceeded to read two essays from her new book, which is currently enjoying the #1 position on the New York Times Indie Bestsellers List (no big deal).

After talking about her many physical ailments while on tour, asking the audience if we could see her underwear (adding “Not that I care, I just want to know”), Dunham boldly read her strange, brave, beautiful truth to the crowd of (mostly) strangers, eventually inviting Brownstein to join her on stage.

The two are close friends — texting each other frequently in the midst of Read the rest of this entry »



 

 

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COMMENTS


  • Logan: Thank you Julia. I sincerely hope so, too.
  • Julia: Thank you for writing this. It was very moving and brave. I am sorry you lost a mentor and friend and I too...
  • Logan: Thanks Anthony! I promise to come to your neck of the woods when my record comes out next year, dear. xx
  • Anthony Bowen: Hey Logan! I love everything you do! Keep it up! P.s. Come to Phoenix??
  • Ritchie: Last year was mind blowing. This year’s lineup looks just as good if not better. Just got our tickets.
  • Jaime Keller: Congratulations on the mainstream discovering you. Bout time!
  • Jackie: Best cover ever.
  • kira: beautiful
  • George V.: Hooray you are playing NYC!
  • Logan: Thanks Flava Flav. ha ha ha