Queer Heroes NW: Very Young Heroes

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

 

Today, June 21, Queer Heroes NW honors young heroes Amari Fauna, Chloe Flora, Alex Horsey, and Aaron Ridings. The Queer Heroes NW project, which honored a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q Center …

Queer Heroes NW: Larry Smith

 

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

 

Today, June 21, Queer Heroes NW honors Oregon GLSEN chapter chair Larry Smith. The Queer Heroes NW project, which honors a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q Center and the Gay and Lesbian Archives …

Queer Heroes NW: Lady Elaine Peacock

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Today, June 21, Queer Heroes NW honors philanthropist and drag performer Lady Elaine Peacock (aka Elwood “Woody” Johnson). The Queer Heroes NW project, which honors a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q Center and the …

Queer Heroes NW: Kathleen Saadat

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Today, June 21, Queer Heroes NW honors longtime LGBTQ activist Kathleen Saadat. The Queer Heroes NW project, which honors a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q Center and the Gay and Lesbian Archives …

Queer Heroes NW: Portland Town Council

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Today, June 21, Queer Heroes NW honors members of the Portland Town Council — the first LGBTQ umbrella group in Oregon — Susie Shepherd, Larry Copeland, and Jerry Weller. The Queer Heroes NW project, which honors a new …

Queer Heroes NW: Lupita Mendez

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Today, June 21, Queer Heroes NW honors Lupita Mendez, an advocate for LGBTQ survivors of domestic violence. The Queer Heroes NW project, which honors a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q Center and …

Queer Heroes NW: Dr. Mary Ann Humphrey-Keever

 

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

 

Today, June 19, Queer Heroes NW honors Dr. Mary Ann Humphrey-Keever, co-founder of Veterans for Human Rights. The Queer Heroes NW project, which honors a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q Center and …

Queer Heroes NW: Sally Cohn

By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Today, June 18, Queer Heroes NW honors Sally Cohn, an advocate for LGBTQ seniors and an accomplished hand whistler. The Queer Heroes NW project, which honors a new hero every day in June, is a collaboration between Q …