Let’s Remember What Stonewall Actually Was

In the media, Stonewall has become synonymous with “the birth of the gay rights movement,” however, illustrating the way this increasingly important event— catalyzed and led by trans women of color and homeless youth—has been made over in a middle …

OUTwright: Portland’s LGBTQ Theater Festival

A two-week LGBTQ theater festival, featuring readings, workshops, and a full musical production, OUTwright offers audiences a chance to take in new and developing works from writers in the queer community.

By Leela Ginelle, PQ Monthly

Beginning June 14, a queer Portland …

Stonewall was a Riot

By Belinda Carroll, PQ Monthly

Hey kats and kittens! It is time for another LGBTQ Pride season.The time when you pull out your best assless chaps — or if it’s rainy this year, your best assless neoprene hiking pants — and …

Pride is Every Day (and Around the Corner)

Portland Pride Parade 2012. Photo by Izzy Ventura, PQ Monthly.

 

By Pride NW President Debra Porta, PQ Monthly

In 1969, Craig Rodwell, proposed what he called “the Annual Reminder, in order to be more relevant, reach a greater number of people, and …