Why Are We Vilifying Danny Pintauro?

By Tyler TerMeer, Cascade AIDS Project, ED

In April of 1984, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Dr. Robert Gallo and his colleagues at the National Cancer Institute had found a cause for AIDS. This …

Finding Leo: My Crotch and My Faith

I look with gratitude at my naked body that has carried me through this world for 40 years.

By Leo Bancroft, Special for PQ Monthly

              Disclaimer: This my own story and not intended to depict all trans experiences. You probably knew …

On October 1, Marijuana is For Sale Statewide

By Jackie Wheatley, Special for PQ Monthly       

I have seen many changes in my lifetime since watching the assassination (and funeral) of our much beloved President Kennedy in 1963—my first clear memory of the world around me.  Television, and now …

The Equi Institute partners with the Q Center!

By Sossity Chiricuzio, PQ Monthly
The Equi Institute has been changing the landscape of Trans and Queer health care in Portland for several years now, teaching Trans-competent seminars for healthcare providers and staff, training Naturopath and Medical students, going toe-to-toe with …

White House Updates the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

Late last week the White House released an update the 2010 National HIV/AIDS Strategy. While it keeps the four objectives set in 2010 (reducing infections, increasing access to care, reducing disparities in health care, and coordinating …

Anti-Planned Parenthood Protest Comes to Beaverton

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

The Oregonian reported that around 200 people who oppose abortion held a protest in front of the Planned Parenthood in Beaverton. This is fallout from a recent undercover video that anti-abortion advocates released that they say …