Queer Heroes NW, a Project of GLAPN

Zan Gibbs, pictured here with Jinkx Monsoon.

 

Zan Gibbs helped found SMYRC (Sexual Minorities Youth Resource Center) in 1998 with two youth, and headed the program for 12 years.

One of the features that set SMYRC apart at the time—and distinguishes it …

Queer Heroes NW

Christine Tanner and Lisa Chickadonz met in 1982 at Oregon Health Sciences University. They started a family in the 1990s. (Our online version has their complete story.)

By Robin Will, President, Gay & Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest (GLAPN)

Queer Heroes Northwest …

Queer Heroes NW: Chris Tanner and Lisa Chickadonz

Christine Tanner and Lisa Chickadonz met in 1982 at Oregon Health Sciences University. They started a family in the 1990s.

Ed. Note: Robin Will discusses the history of the Queer Heroes NW project here.

By Robin Will, President, Gay & Lesbian Archives …

Queer Heroes NW 2013: Amanda Brings Plenty-Wright

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 15, it honored Amanda Brings Plenty-Wright, founder of the …

Queer Heroes NW 2013: Rev. Austin Amerine and Rev. Rodney Page

Rev. Austin Amerine (left) and Rev. Rodney Page (right).

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 5, …

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 …

Queer Heroes NW 2013: Roxanne Ellis and Michelle Abdill

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 2, it honored the contributions of a lesbian …