By Monty Herron, PQ Monthly

“You might feel shame

(You should feel shame)

(You’re an abomination)

We might cross dress but that’s not what’s to blame.

Someday somebody’s gonna make you want to gobble up a waffle fry.

But no no, don’t you know,

Chick-Fil-A says you …

Pride begins- and ends- with YOU!

To honor her great service, the new board voted to retire the Spirit of Pride Award, and instead established the Debra Porta Community Spotlight Award to celebrate and recognize excellence among our intersecting LGBTQ communities.

Change is in the air this …

Embracing the Aftermath of Ferguson

By Cameron Whitten, Special for PQ Monthly

No indictment.

I waited three months to hear the phrase—the phrase that etched another devastating moment into the history of America. When it finally came, I prayed for the Brown family, who had to endure …

Opinion: Boycott ‘Ender’s Game’

Konrad Juengling
By Konrad Juengling

“Ender’s Game” releases in November. What I’m hoping to see in November are lots of empty theater seats, rather than a rush to the theaters that a lot of media talking heads have predicted. Why the antipathy …

Guest opinion: Married in the eyes of the IRS

Jackie Wheatley, certified public accountant
By Jackie Wheatley

“In the world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes” – Benjamin Franklin

As any accountant can tell you, some taxes are more certain than others. The tax implications of marriage …

Guest opinion: Equal justice under law

Brad Avakian, Oregon’s Commissioner of Labor and Industries
By Brad Avakian

Unlike 33 other states across the country, Oregon enjoys strong protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment, and public places. Passed by a broad, bipartisan …