Outline for Column about Long-Distance Courtship


By Michael James Schneider, PQ Monthly

Main character: Mike, hopeless romantic, late 30s to early 40s, been in long-term relationships most of his life. Been insulated from realities of dating and being single until two years ago, he calls the phenomena …

A Chat with an Activist from Uganda

By Belinda Carroll, PQ Monthly

If you know anything about me, you know I get pretty passionate about human rights, LGBTQ issues, and baby goats. With all of the heady legal marryin’ that’s been happening, it’s easy to think that the …

QUEER APERTURE Q&A: Mx. Collin McFayden

Mx. Collin McFayden

What is your name?

Mx. Collin McFayden


How long have you lived in Portland?

Since 1975


What is the first time you noticed gayness existed?

In 1976, when my Dad came out to me


What would you consider a guilty pleasure?

Pleasure is never guilty …

PQ Monthly’s Twenty Questions for January 2015:

Dr. Teri Bunker www.bridgecitymedical.com 1410 Ne 106th Avenue, Portland, OR 97220 (503) 460-0405

1. Tell us which “Acupuncture Clinic”, gets to the point the best, in your humble opinion?
Brooklyn Community Acupuncture
3205 Southeast 13th Avenue #200, Portland, OR 97202
(503) 233-4341

2. And…who is …

Q Center Undergoes Dynamic Change

Q Center

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

The work to rebuild Q Center is well underway; since the resignation of former Executive Director Barb McCullough-Jones, the majority of Q Center’s Board of Directors, and the revelation that Q Center was in dire straits …

Two New Shows Hit the Boards at PCS

January sees the opening of two exciting new shows at Portland Center Stage. First up is playwright Christopher Durang’s Tony winning 2013 hit, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Durang, known for his absurd, provocative comedies, such as “Beyond …

A New Year: New Voices, Same Resilience

Here we are—our first issue in 2015; it’s the middle of January, the dead of winter, everything seems a bit sleepy and quiet after the holidays, yet there’s no dearth of life in our pages or in our community. On …