Finding Leo: My Best Valentine

By Leo Bancroft, PQ Monthly

It’s raining outside.  I’m scrolling through Facebook past angry political posts and memes about cats.  And then I see a post from AIDS Walk Portland. Drawn in, I look at the photos from last summer. Blue …

This Weekend’s To-Do List!

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

The weather is cooperating this First Thursday–and it looks like it will keep on cooperating through the weekend–so GET OUT and mix and mingle with your fellow queers. Make this your theme song for each and …

This Weekend and Your Best Bets!

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

Ignore those morning clouds, nothing going on here–no changing on the seasons on the horizon. You still have weeks and weeks of beautiful sunshine left. To keep your mind off of this weekend’s alleged August showers …

Your Weekly Roundup: The Newsier Bits

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

In case you’ve been living under rocks–or busy frolicking in this delightful sunshine–we’ve got our inaugural nonprofit, news-y roundup. That is–what’s making news at our beloved Basic Rights Oregon and Cascade AIDS Project? We’ve got you …

HIV+, So Much More Than Just HIV

By Benjamin Gerritz, Cascade AIDS Project/PQ Monthly

As a PQ Monthly blogger, I interview people from diverse backgrounds who share a common experience: HIV/AIDS-related stigma. For this blog, I had the pleasure of speaking with Cree. His story is one of …

Get Out! Calendar of events: September/October 2013

Want more? We’ll give you everything. Check out our online calendar of events, submit your own events, and peruse photos from your reporters-about-town. Also, remember to carefully examine our weekly weekend forecast — with the latest and greatest events — …

Why we walk, redux: Stories on and about AIDS Walk

Each year, more than 10,000 people converge in downtown Portland to support Cascade AIDS Project and its varied efforts surrounding HIV/AIDS prevention, education, and related services. Photo by Jules Garza, PQ Monthly
By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

Sometimes the best laid plans …