Rupert Kinnard: A Superhero of His Own Making

Rupert Kinnard and his partner, Scott Stapley

By Amanda Schurr, PQ Monthly

Rupert Kinnard’s life as a storied one, quite literally. A pioneering presence in the publishing realm, the Chicago native first moved to Portland in 1980, making a name for himself …

“Come Out Wherever You Are”: Renée LaChance

Photo of Renée LaChance by Eric Sellers.

By Matt Pizzuti, PQ Monthly

Renée LaChance, the Brilliant List’s Legacy Award winner, co-founded the Portland LGBTQ newspaper Just Out in 1983, a paper she helped expand and eventually sold in 1998. A community leader …