From the Owner

Owner Melanie Davis talks about the history and future of Brilliant Media LLC as Proud Queer makes its transition to web.

From the Editor

Many of the articles in the April 2017 issue of PQ Monthly center around the act of questioning, especially in the context of self-examination.

Page 3: Five Years Later

By Melanie Davis, Ryn McCoy, and Maya Vivas

It’s hard to believe it has already been that long since the start of Proud Queer Monthly. Taking stock of that marker of this publication’s development, I recently had conversations with our core …

Open Letter to Donald Trump


Mr. Trump,

My name in Melanie Davis. I am the Owner of Brilliant Media llc., the parent company that publishes El Hispanic News (the Nations #1 bilingual publication for 7 consecutive years according to, to the National Association of Hispanic Publications) …