Obama v. Romney: Mad libs (or cons)

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News Briefs: October/November 2012


Equity Foundation gets BENT to support scholarship fund

Equity Foundation hosts its second annual BENT Halloween party Oct. 27 at Leftbank Annex. The fundraising event will support the organization’s scholarship fund for LGBTQ youth, which raised more than $68,000 last …

Out and on your ballot: LGBTQ candidates

By Nick Mattos, PQ Monthly

In the midst of many highly divisive and heated electoral races — many of which cause members of the queer community consternation — one thing concretely shows how far the LGBTQ people have come in the …

The sum of her parts: T-Girls on what makes them whole

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

(Left to right) Amy Lynn, Cassandra Lynn, and Susan Miller
Before making headlines with their accusations of discrimination against North Portland’s P Club, most Portlanders had probably never heard of the Rose City T-Girls. The 200-plus member …

Mr. Kaplan goes to Washington

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly
Michael Kaplan addresses enthusiastic walkers the morning of 2012's record-breaking AIDS Walk Portland.

Saying goodbye is always the hardest, isn’t it? Even if it is for the best, and the person leaving is about to do some …