Red Dress is Coming; Red Dress is Coming!

By Belinda Carroll, PQ Monthly

I don’t know if you’ve ever been to the party, Red Dress. If you haven’t, you may be like, “Isn’t that the party where people dress up in red dresses, watch cool performers, drink, and dance …

Walk a Mile in These Louboutins: a Femme Perspective

By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

Let’s talk about Femmes. Seriously. There’s been so much written about the masculine of center (MOC) experience–an umbrella term for women who lean toward the masculine side of the gender scale and identify as stud, aggressive/AG, …

Exploring Identity—the Butch/Femme Photo Project

By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

It’s been a topic of discussion—forever, it seems—within our community: What is identity? Webster’s definition seems simple: “the qualities and beliefs that make a particular person or group different from others; who someone is, the name …

Portland Says NO to the Westboro Baptist Church

All photos by Jenny Menke
By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

There’s nothing like a good protest on a rainy Saturday afternoon, especially if it’s to chase off the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC)! The WBC came to Portland – one of the most …