News Briefs: June/July 2013

Marriage equality campaign hits the streets with Summer of Love
By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Oregon United for Marriage kicked off its Summer of Love campaign for marriage equality June 1 with events across the state.

In Portland, more than 50 volunteers showed …

On our cover: Model citizens

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

This month’s cover models are a few of the local activists who comprise the vanguard of the LGBTQ movement. Together, they help make our community’s march toward justice and equality unstoppable. They may not be household …

Get Out! Calendar of events: June/July 2013

It is June, Pride month, and it seems like every single day is filled to the brim with queer-centric goodness. In addition to an exhaustive (ing?) Pride agenda (pg. 31), check out our online calendar of events, submit your own, …

Pride performers on love, music, and community

(Clockwise from top left) Musicians Aiden James (photo by Jeremy Lucido), Dirty Looks, Mattachine Social (photo by Holly Andres), and Lucas Silveira of the Cliks promise to rock your world at Portland Pride 2013.
By Nick Mattos, PQ Monthly

While there are …