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 …

Finding Leo: My Best Valentine

By Leo Bancroft, PQ Monthly

It’s raining outside.  I’m scrolling through Facebook past angry political posts and memes about cats.  And then I see a post from AIDS Walk Portland. Drawn in, I look at the photos from last summer. Blue …

The Future of Cascade AIDS Project

By Melanie Davis, PQ Monthly

Thirty years ago Rock Hudson died of AIDS. The passing of this famous person helped increases public awareness of the disease considerably. However, our world was not prepared for the tsunami of souls this epidemic would, …

Why Are We Vilifying Danny Pintauro?

By Tyler TerMeer, Cascade AIDS Project, ED

In April of 1984, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Dr. Robert Gallo and his colleagues at the National Cancer Institute had found a cause for AIDS. This …

CDC to Increase Funding to Fight HIV

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a press release announcing that it will be providing more than $185 million in funding to fight HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender …

The AIDS Epidemic: The U.S. vs. Europe

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

I came across a video by Michael Hobbes, a human-rights consultant, entitled: ‘Explained: Why is the AIDS epidemic so severe in America?’ I’ve written a lot about HIV and AIDS for PQ, but I had never …