Recent LGBT News

By Vicente Guzman-Orozco, PQ Monthly

Victories and challenges in trans rights

On the heels of a similar move by the Oregon Department of Education, the Obama administration issued guidance in regards to the rights of trans students and employees, ostensibly as a …


By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

Russian punk band Pussy Riot is known for their outspoken resistance to President Vladimir Putin’s regime and infamous arrest for ‘hooliganism’ when they performed “Punk Prayer!” inside Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior in 2012, made …

2015: A banner year to be queer

After marriage equality, new issues move to the forefront

By Matt Pizzuti

2015 marked major milestones for LGBTQ Americans, but they came only after a long and arduous struggle for change. At the time of the Stonewall Riots, marriage equality was hardly …

Rose City Rollers 2015 World Champions

Rose City Wheels of Justice dedicate win to their late coach Robin “Rob Lobster” Ludwig

By Matt Pizzuti, PQ Monthly


It was a storybook finish in Minneapolis Nov. 9: Portland’s women’s roller derby team, the Rose City Wheels of Justice, dethroned the …

A Chat with an Activist from Uganda

By Belinda Carroll, PQ Monthly

If you know anything about me, you know I get pretty passionate about human rights, LGBTQ issues, and baby goats. With all of the heady legal marryin’ that’s been happening, it’s easy to think that the …