Your Weekly Roundup: The Newsier Bits

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

In case you’ve been living under rocks–or busy frolicking in this delightful sunshine–we’ve got our inaugural nonprofit, news-y roundup. That is–what’s making news at our beloved Basic Rights Oregon and Cascade AIDS Project? We’ve got you …

News Briefs: October/November 2013

Joe Bell, father of the late Jadin Bell, was killed during a cross-country trek to raise awareness about the kind of anti-gay bullying that led to his son’s suicide.

Joe Bell of La Grande, Ore., whose son Jadin committed suicide last …

News Briefs: September/October 2013

Se-ah-dom Edmo recently attended a White House roundtable with Obama administration officials to discuss issues affecting LGBTQ and Two Spirit Native Americans. Photo by Julie Cortez, PQ Monthly

In a landmark ruling, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry has ordered …

News Briefs: August/September 2013

AIDS activist Sean Sasser (left), seen here with former Portland Mayor Sam Adam and Sasser’s partner Michael Kaplan at AIDS Walk 2012, died Aug. 7. Photo by Byron Beck

Sean Sasser, an AIDS activist and one-time Portlander who appeared on “Real …

News briefs: July/August 2013

Portland celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Section 3 of DOMA last month with a downtown rally.
Oregon United for Marriage responds to delay with rapid response team
By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Oregon United for Marriage has been forced …