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 …

Childhood Trauma Effects Often Persist Into 50s and Beyond

By Emily Gurnon , PBS Next Avenue/New America Media

PAUL, Minn.–The responses to an open-ended online survey question were heart-wrenching.

“Those five years ruined everything. My self-identity is sad, melancholic, shy, retiring and angry… never content or at peace.”

“It has hampered me …

The Water Protectors

By Melanie Davis

Revolutionaries of the Millennium

We say the Water Protectors are the revolutionaries of this millennium because they have taught us a global lesson – The lesson being: War is won without a single weapon fired at the enemy.

The Elders …

Embody – Where my hope is rooted


Embody – Where my hope is rooted

By Sossity Chiricuzio

What do we do now? This question, in at least 100 different forms, has crossed my feed and led the conversation in every gathering I’ve been to since the election. It haunts …

Portland Gay Mens Chorus Celebrating 37 Years

By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

Last month the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus (PGMC) kicked off their 37th opening season with a titillating performing of Shameless: An Adult-Only Cabaret. As someone who’s known a little about the PGMC over the years but …

I’m as committed as I have been since day one.

By Monty Herron. Staff Writer, Op-Ed columnist, PQ Monthly

The Army Corps of Engineers will not grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline, stating that a full environmental impact study must be undertaken, and alternate pipeline routes that will not …

Peace On Earth: The Biggest Myth

By Suzanne Deakins

I usually like to write a feel good piece about Peace-On-Earth this time of year, but it all seems a bit shallow with the current state of affairs in our world.

While watching Oliver Stone’s The Untold History of …