Anti-Planned Parenthood Protest Comes to Beaverton

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

The Oregonian reported that around 200 people who oppose abortion held a protest in front of the Planned Parenthood in Beaverton. This is fallout from a recent undercover video that anti-abortion advocates released that they say …

So We Have Marriage…

At least 60 to 70 percent of undocumented women migrants who cross the border alone experience sexual abuse.

This is an amazing hallmark in our queer history and so many have sacrificed for the right to be equal in the eyes …

SCOTUS: Bring it On Home

Steve S. The Home Front

By Steve Strode, PQ Monthly

My last few articles were happy and lifestyle-oriented. This one is more nuts and bolts. But please stay with me.

Not everyone will get married. And for those who have no intention of it—both straight and queer—the …

#LoveWon; Marriage is Ours

“Some will complain that the Court’s decision has foreclosed further debate on this issue, but truthfully, there is no further debate to be had.” –Mark Johnson Roberts (far left, with Gov. Brown and his partner, Jay).

June 26, 2015. Do you …

Local Reaction to SCOTUS’s Ruling on Marriage Equality

Compiled by PQ Monthly staff

As news spreads of this morning’s historic decision by the Supreme Court, which in a 5-4 vote ruled that states cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions — via the 103-page decision on Obergefell v. Hodges — …

Building Community Together

Photo of Debra Porta by Stephanie Diller.

By Debra Porta, Pride NW President

The last year has seen a number of positive moves forward for the LGBTQ community. More and more queer couples around the country can marry. In Oregon, we reached …

Marriage for Everyone!

By Belinda Carroll, PQ Monthly

It is a very important Pride season for the LGBTQ community, kids. Sure, the booze is flowing, the EDM is on full blast in many of our various hot clubs, and President Obama declared June Pride …