Deconstructing Gender (While Living It)

By Leela Ginelle, PQ Monthly

In the introduction to her essay collection “Deviations,” second generation feminist Gayle Rubin describes gender in our culture as the aggregation of “chromosomal sex, hormonal exposure, internal reproductive organs, external genitalia and psychological identifications.”

Rubin doesn’t argue, …

And Which State Will Be the Last?!

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

Early in the morning on October 13, my elated cousin, who lives in Alaska, texted me and posted on my Facebook wall: “We got same-sex marriage in Alaska! Can you even?” I was born there, lived …

Turn a Look: Baby, I’m Falling for You

By Sally Mulligan, PQ Monthly

A change in seasons means it’s time to change up your look. This can mean a lot of things to a lot of different people, and especially to queer people who have not only embraced fashion …

WHISKEY & SYMPATHY October/November

By Monika MHz & Gula, PQ Monthly

Monika and Gula:

I’ve been seeing this dude casually for a little while now. We don’t really hang out in public — frankly, we pretty much just hang out at each other’s houses and have …