Malloy’s Jewelry

As proud supporters of Happily Ever After for everyone, we at Maloy’s Jewelry have created an environment that has been inclusive and supportive from day one. We have been celebrating all of the love for 30 years in the heart …

Dear Mom, I Need You

By Alice Evergreen, We’Ced Youth Media /New America Media, First Person

MERCED, Calif.–Parents should be open-minded and accepting, especially when it comes to their children, but I know this is not always the case.

At least it hasn’t been for me.

I grew …

Gaylabration is coming

By Olivia Olivia, PQ Monthly

This year’s Portland Pride is gearing up to celebrate its sixth annual Gaylabration – a dance party, fundraiser, and official Pride Northwest Festival event to be held this Saturday to celebrate the diversity of love and …

Finding Leo: The Holes in My Heart

Leo Bancroft, PQ Monthly

Warning: It is a dangerous thing to open our hearts. Love is risk and vulnerability. Love is fear and hope.  Love for our friends, partners, families, and pets will lead us to both exultation and grief.

In my …

Mother’s Love The Ultimate Intimacy

By Suzanne Deakins, GLAPN

Many years ago I was very focused on the roles of the binary genders. A marriage that was failing and loving my neighbor (a woman) was driving me to divide my mind. I kept feeling if I …

Title: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Call Out: Without these heroes, we all live in an unrealized reality.

By Suzanne Deakins

There have been several events in my life that left me feeling devastated. Hurtful events, prejudice, lost lovers, and unemployment, you name it we all have suffered …

All We Need is Love, Love Knows No Gender

By Suzanne Deakins–GLAPN


Love the most written about topic, the most longed for emotion, and perhaps the most painful of all emotions when it goes “wrong.” The first pull we feel toward a potential lover is often eros. Eros is a …