Cascade AIDS Project Wins Prestigious Award

By George T. Nicola, GLAPN

Portland’s iconic Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) has won the prestigious 2016 Light A Fire (LAF) Award, which is given by Portland Monthly Magazine.

The magazine states “Light A Fire is Portland Monthly’s annual showcase of local individuals …

“Bareback Sex- Tantalizing, or Taboo?”

By Monty Herron, PQ Monthly

It’s time to have a conversation about….. bareback sex. GASP! Whaaaat? Yeah, we need to start talking about our sexual health. With the advent of PrEP, (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)  TasP, (Treatment as Prevention) and PeP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis), …

Finding Leo: My Best Valentine

By Leo Bancroft, PQ Monthly

It’s raining outside.  I’m scrolling through Facebook past angry political posts and memes about cats.  And then I see a post from AIDS Walk Portland. Drawn in, I look at the photos from last summer. Blue …

The Future of Cascade AIDS Project

By Melanie Davis, PQ Monthly

Thirty years ago Rock Hudson died of AIDS. The passing of this famous person helped increases public awareness of the disease considerably. However, our world was not prepared for the tsunami of souls this epidemic would, …

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 …

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 …