PABA Wins Spirit of Portland Award

By George T. Nicola, GLAPN

 

The Spirit of Portland Awards “recognize local individuals and organizations who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to positive change in our community. Award winners are those who have not only worked to improve the community but who …

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 …

PCC Cascade Campus Launches Queer Resource Center

By George T. Nicola, GLAPN

The Cascade Campus of Portland Community College launched its new Queer Resource Center (QRC) with a grand opening on Monday, October 12. About 80 people attended. The event was organized by QRC Student Advocates, with support …

Town Crier—Community Announcements!

Since our print pages are limited, our Town Crier feature affords us an opportunity to pack lots of diverse information into a small space. Community events, news, and more—you’ll find a wide variety of the good stuff in these features. …

On October 1, Marijuana is For Sale Statewide

By Jackie Wheatley, Special for PQ Monthly       

I have seen many changes in my lifetime since watching the assassination (and funeral) of our much beloved President Kennedy in 1963—my first clear memory of the world around me.  Television, and now …

Town Crier: Community News!

Cascade AIDS Project Receives Big PrEP Grant: CAP Receives $150,000 to Build Awareness Of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) As HIV Prevention Option.

Oregon’s largest and oldest AIDS service organization, Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is pleased to announce that it received …

Kendall Clawson Signs On For New Job

Photo of Kendall Clawson by Eric Sellers.

By Matt Pizzuti, PQ Monthly

Kendall Clawson, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s lesbian deputy chief of staff, has left her job for a new role as executive director of the American Leadership Forum of Oregon, a …