One Long Road to Freedom

By Steve Fulmer, via GLAPN

In so many ways, 22-year-old Disan is a lucky guy. Though born in a poor county, he was raised in a prominent family. His father was a banker, his aunt a member of the Ugandan parliament, …

Queer Heroes NW 2013: Joyce Liljeholm

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

The second annual Queer Heroes NW, a collaboration between the Gay & Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest (GLAPN) and Q Center, recognizes local LGBTQ leaders based on nominations from community members. On June 3, it honored the contributions of Joyce Liljeholm, an …

Magic Johnson Speaks Out in Support of His Gay Son

By Nick Mattos, PQ Monthly

File this under “awesome parents:” Magic Johnson made headlines today for speaking out in support of his gay son.

Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. was contacted by TMZ earlier today after the celebrity news outlet leaked video of …

In Memoriam: Jeanne Manford (1920-2013)

PFLAG Founder Jeanne Manford
Courtesy of PFLAG

Jeanne Manford, mother of gay rights activist Morty Manford, pioneering straight ally in the gay rights movement, and the founder of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), died at her home in …

Wednesday weekend forecast: Post-election selections

by Aimee Genter-Gilmore, PQ Monthly


WE WERE HERE (trailer) from David Weissman on Vimeo.


In the settling dust of Election 2012, it seems as though the tide is changing for LGBTQ folks across the country. Gay marriage ballot measures and referendums swung …