Syphilis Town Hall: A Call to Action!

Photo courtesy of Pivot.
Compiled by PQ Monthly Staff

Multnomah County Health Department, Oregon Health Authority, Cascade AIDS Project, and PQ Monthly will jointly sponsor a community town hall to share information on the syphilis increase among gay and bisexual men and …

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 …

It’s a Sunny Spring Thing, Redux. Your Weekend!


By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

With the perfection of Springtime sunshine soaking our gorgeous city, you really have no reason to complain–or stay in. While we put the finishing touches on the state’s first-ever queer wedding issue, pleased to be distracting …

Early HIV Treatment is the Best HIV Treatment

By Ben Burwitz, Ph.D., Special to PQ Monthly

One thing is certain for those infected with HIV; beginning treatment as soon as possible sustains a healthier immune system, and decreases the odds of future cardiovascular, renal, and neurological disorders. Despite this …

Wednesday Weekend Forecast

by Aimee Genter-Gilmore, PQ Monthly



Friday, July 13

Drop-In at SMYRC. LGBTQ youth are welcome to come hang out, play games, eat food, and meet cool people. 4-9:00 p.m., SMYRC, 2406 NE Sandy #100,

Pivot hosts Film Friday. This week’s film: The …