Dykes on Bikes® Lead Pack at Race for the Cure

By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

On Sunday, Sept. 15, thousands of breast cancer survivors and supporters flooded downtown Portland for the 22nd Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. This annual fundraiser is an opportunity to celebrate breast cancer survivors, remember those who have …

September 2013 Issue


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Out and open
PFLAG and Basic Rights Oregon were among the many groups to come out proud in support of the march celebrating the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. What will …

Should they all be dykes on those bikes?

Community members debate the future of the Portland Pride Parade’s biker contingent
How the head of Portland’s Pride parade is going to look in the years ahead is far from settled. Photo by Julie Cortez, PQ Monthly
By Julie Cortez, PQ Monthly

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May 2013 Issue

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Won’t you be my gaybor?
Mark your calendars for June 13, when PQ’s Pride Press Party returns to :vendetta (4306 N Williams Ave, Portland), from 5 …

Riders rev up for motorcycle season

The Border Riders Motorcycle Club is the largest and second oldest gay motorcycle club in North America.
By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

There is something iconic about the lone biker tearing down a highway, beholden to no one, but for many queer …