Astoria’s Inaugural Gay Pride

By Marco Davis, PQ Monthly

Pride means many things to many people.  Pride in one’s appearance, pride in one’s integrity, pride in one’s family, community and/or job. Pride gives one that sense that all is right in the world, and one …

Awakening Part 2

By Marco Davis, PQ Monthly

A hush washes over the room as I step in. The musicians, 4 of them to the right of The Oracle, stop their playing and, along with the rest of the room, bow their heads to …

Keeping it Gay with Holiday Cheer

“My holiday wish for us is that we all give ourselves permission to just be ourselves and not who we think our families want, let us all give the gift of our authenticity, open hearts, smiles, laughter, and cheer.” – …

It’s Dragalution in Astoria!

By Marco Davis, PQ Monthly

I’m always conflicted this time of year. Generally, I feel like I don’t want to spend money I don’t have on gifts people don’t need, and I can’t handle the thought of hearing another Christmas song. …