Halloween Horror Stories Pulled Directly From the News

Another lone voice in New York warns us that Starbucks is “ground zero for Ebola” because “generally upscale sodomites” interested in “clandestine sexual activities,” go there.
By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

Zombies – A lone voice is warning us that people who …

Deconstructing Gender (While Living It)

By Leela Ginelle, PQ Monthly

In the introduction to her essay collection “Deviations,” second generation feminist Gayle Rubin describes gender in our culture as the aggregation of “chromosomal sex, hormonal exposure, internal reproductive organs, external genitalia and psychological identifications.”

Rubin doesn’t argue, …

Town Crier: Community Announcements!

File this under great, spectacular news–Oregon Health & Science University researchers have received a $25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance work on a promising vaccine candidate that may someday prevent or cure infection with …

Listen to PQ Mouthy Podcast #5

By PQ Monthly Staff

It’s PQ Mouthy time again! Join Nick Mattos and Leela Ginelle in Episode 5 of PQ Mouthy: the PQ Monthly Podcast as they discuss Nick’s interview with Indigo Girls singer-songwriter Amy Ray, and Leela’s column about the …

News Roundup, August 19th

By Kim Hoffman, PQ Monthly

We’d be remiss not to mention the passing of our dearly loved Robin Williams (“ours” because, hello—no one was more queer than the one and only, Mrs. Doubtfire.) While it’s shocking and sudden, his death has …

In Case You Missed It: News Roundup

From left: Bill Dickey, Governor Barbara Roberts, BRO’s Jeana Frazzini, and Governor John Kithaber
By Kim Hoffman, PQ Monthly

Three cheers for Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, who was recently endorsed by the Human Rights Campaign for his reelection. Naturally, they based their …