Cascade AIDS Project Wins Prestigious Award

By George T. Nicola, GLAPN

Portland’s iconic Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) has won the prestigious 2016 Light A Fire (LAF) Award, which is given by Portland Monthly Magazine.

The magazine states “Light A Fire is Portland Monthly’s annual showcase of local individuals …

Mr. Kaplan goes to Washington

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly
Michael Kaplan addresses enthusiastic walkers the morning of 2012's record-breaking AIDS Walk Portland.

Saying goodbye is always the hardest, isn’t it? Even if it is for the best, and the person leaving is about to do some …

Elton John: On Those He’s Lost To AIDS

Today, the Advocate brought readers an excerpt from Elton John’s new memoir–in it, he writes extensively about how his life was transformed by the AIDS epidemic throughout the 1980s. The passages are touching, sobering, moving–and, well, just plain emotional. And …

Lady in Red (Dress)

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

There are lots of theories as to why the Red Dress party is the city’s most-anticipated event–I think, aside from the impressive sea of skin and cleavage, it’s because the party serves as the harbinger of …