Page 3: A Message From Our Publisher

Listening to: Smiling Faces

I have been spending the last few days pouring over the pages of El Hispanic News, PQ Monthly, The Asian Reporter, Street Roots, The Portland Observer, The Skanner, and many other independent media outlets locally and nationally. …

It’s Time!

Typically this time, of the year I dedicate page 3 to the many accomplishments of our Brilliant Media Team. However, before doing so, I feel it is paramount to discuss a few topics flooding the intersection of every letter, and …

#LoveWon; Marriage is Ours

“Some will complain that the Court’s decision has foreclosed further debate on this issue, but truthfully, there is no further debate to be had.” –Mark Johnson Roberts (far left, with Gov. Brown and his partner, Jay).

June 26, 2015. Do you …

Local Reaction to SCOTUS’s Ruling on Marriage Equality

Compiled by PQ Monthly staff

As news spreads of this morning’s historic decision by the Supreme Court, which in a 5-4 vote ruled that states cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions — via the 103-page decision on Obergefell v. Hodges — …

“Mandatory Gay Marriage” is Coming!

By Konrad Juengling

As I write this, I keep having to wipe saliva off my keyboard. I initially started drooling, which unfortunately developed into a substantive frothing at the mouth. Apparently that’s bad for electronics, as the Geek Squad at Best …

Victory & Vigilance

By Jeana Frazzini, Executive Director, Basic Rights Oregon Special to PQ Monthly

We won. Let me say that again. We won. One more time. We. Won.

I can’t say it enough, and the full impact of what we have accomplished still hasn’t …