The Generation that Dies Alone?

Photo by Eric Sellers.
By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

According to the Pew Research Center (I love all the different studies that come out of there), marriage is less popular than ever. The number of American adults over 25 who have never …

Yes, I’ll Marry You! 5 Questions to Answer Next

By Holly Pruett, Life-Cycle Celebrant

When Judge McShane overturned Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban, it was the culmination, for me, of 26 years in the trenches.
I came out just months before the first statewide anti-gay initiative in 1988. I threw myself into that …

News Briefs, April 2014


An African-American transgender student–who’ll be a junior at George Fox University next year–has been denied on-campus housing at the Oregon college. Jayce M., from Portland, Ore., has medically and socially transitioned—and recently legally transitioned. Jayce’s attorney, Portlander Paul Southwick, filed a …

Hey Obama, How About an Executive Order?

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

Think Progress reports that nearly 200 congressional Democrats have signed a letter urging President Obama to sing an executive order requiring federal contractors not to discriminate against LGBTQ people:

 The proposed executive order, which the White House …