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 People’s Advocate

Scott Nevins, star of Bravo TV’s hit show The People’s Couch, visits Portland for Our House’s annual benefit auction

By Amanda Schurr, PQ Monthly

He is one of the “couchers” on Bravo’s hit boob tube commentary series The People’s Couch, but it’s …

Syphilis Was So In Last Year

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would like PQ readers to know it’s released its annual snapshot of the three nationally reported STDs: chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis:

Chlamydia infections were slightly down from 2012, and are …

Love Won, But the Journey Continues

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, Benjamin (left) married his husband, Luis Torres, in Vancouver, WA.
By Benjamin Gerritz, Special for PQ Monthly

On Monday, May 19, 2014, Judge Michael McShane ruled Oregon’s LGBTQ marriage ban unconstitutional:  love finally won.  This moment was …

“The Normal Heart”: A Powerful History Lesson

By David-Elijah Nahmod, PQ Monthly

On May 25 at 9PM, HBO premieres the long-awaited film version of Larry Kramer’s courageous and brutally honest 1980s play, “The Normal Heart.” Kramer himself adapted his play into the upcoming film’s screenplay. Kramer was angry when …