Local Reaction to SCOTUS’s Ruling on Marriage Equality

Compiled by PQ Monthly staff

As news spreads of this morning’s historic decision by the Supreme Court, which in a 5-4 vote ruled that states cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions — via the 103-page decision on Obergefell v. Hodges — …

Get OUT! April/May 2015

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Sunday, April 19: We borrowed these words from the event page. (Thanks, Poison!) “The return of the Poison Waters & Friends Sunday Brunch Show and Film at McMenamins Pubs, Breweries & Historic Hotels Kennedy School is happening Sunday April …

Our Priorities for Lived Equality in Oregon

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By Joe LeBlanc, Basic Rights Oregon

At Basic Rights Oregon, we are in full swing with the Oregon Legislative session for 2015, building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, on our way …

This Week’s News-y Bits!

By Kim Hoffman, PQ Monthly


On August 27, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals shut down the National Organization for Marriage’s request to interfere with the recent state ruling that allows same-sex marriage in Oregon. Consider this excellent news because now …

Your News-y Roundup–News Briefs, August 6

That cake is begging for some straight lines. Photo courtesy Facebook.
By Kim Hoffman, PQ Monthly

Our not-so-favorite sweets shop, the now-infamous Sweet Cakes by Melissa, is back in the news. No, they didn’t deny another lesbian couple a wedding cake for …