Listen Up: PQ Mouthy, Episode 4

By Leela Ginelle, PQ Monthly

PQ Mouthy Episode 4: Join Nick & Leela as they chat about feminism this episode, discussing the ways they came to it, how it informs their thinking, and the internet’s effect in helping spread and shape it. The …

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

For …

Femen promotes ‘new feminism’ through topless protest

International feminist activist group Femen demonstrates on behalf of queer rights in France. Photo by Margaux Aubin, courtesy of Femen
By Nick Mattos, PQ Monthly

Feminist activist group Femen has garnered international attention for their nude and topless protests of government organizations …

Writer Adrienne Rich Passes Away at Age 82

By Nick Mattos, PQ Monthly

The highly influential lesbian poet and essayist Adrienne Rich passed away on Tuesday at the age of 82.

The Washington Post explains Rich’s history and impact as an openly lesbian poet:

In more than 60 years as a …