In This Issue:


Here’s the Story…

Brevity rocks! News from near and far:

> Local News Briefs
> National News Briefs

SMYRC joins Q Center to form one family

Vancouver weighs in on same-sex marriage legislation

Fundraising from Peter to serve Paul

> What does the Winter Gala support?

Local youth activist wins national leadership award

From surviving to thriving: Life after intimate partner violence

Storming Stark Street: A queer (re-)takeover

Childhood on the margins informs Ethos director’s approach to community music education

This Month in Queer History


> Victoria Lyn Miller, 1974-2012
> Whitney Houston, 1963-2012

Do we still need queer spaces?

LGBTQ elders explore the upside of change

Remember who you are: Kaia Wilson keeps it real with new solo album

Get OUT!

: On pills, Pentecostals, and Portland

Fabulously revolting: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore dishes about assimilation, exclusion, and the promise of radical queer community

Magic Mouth, speaking (er, playing) your language

Arts Briefs


> The Lady Chronicles, by Daniel Borgen
> Cultivating Life, by LeAnn Locher
> Rain City, by Nick Mattos
> Query a Queer
> Astroscopes with Miss Renee
> End Up Tales



Post Author: PQ Monthly Staff

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PQ (Proud Queer) is a monthly print and daily online publication covering Oregon and SW Washington’s LGBTQ communities in all their diversity. We are committed to providing fair, timely and in-depth reporting on news that matters to LGBTQ people as well as insightful coverage of arts and culture.
Proud Queer Monthly represents and provides LGBTQ news, entertainment, arts, culture, business directory, resources to the Portland, OR and SW Washington lesbian, gay, bi, trans, & queer community.

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