Let’s Celebrate Our Unions: Love Stories

“My feelings about marriage changed soon after Dwight was injured in a serious car accident about 14 months ago. That experience helped me learn to live with my insecurities and recommit to marriage as a public promise of love, responsibility, …

Weddings Vendor Guide? We do, We do!

Bouquet by Botanica Floral

Who should you choose for your special day? Fortunately, we’ve got a few ideas:

Maloy Jewelers: In 1986, Maloy’s Jewelry Workshop first opened its doors in Portland. The aim was to offer both lovingly handmade custom pieces and …

Yes We Cannabis: Weed Weddings (or Cannaweddings)

Photo courtesy of Buds & Blossoms in Denver, Colorado. www.budsandblossomsco.com

By Trista Okel, PQ Monthly

I love love; and I love cannabis. So penning PQ Monthly’s debut cannabis column in the wedding issue is the perfect marriage of my two favorite things.

In …

PQ Monthly’s Twenty Questions for February 2015

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1. Which “Car Dealership” do you feel is the most LGBTQ friendly and has treated you the best?
Luxe Autohaus
1635 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 233-5893

2. Tell us your …

Wedding Disengagement

By Bil Browning, Special for PQ Monthly

Last month my partner, Jerame, and I announced our engagement on Facebook. We’re going to get hitched in October on our 16th anniversary.

We decided to skip the big elaborate wedding. Instead, we invited our …

Nine months to your dream wedding: A planning checklist

Heidi Hoffman Photography

• Start a wedding folder, binder, or bookmarks tab with inspiration, aspirations, and ideas.
• Work out your budget. What can you realistically spend on your wedding? Will your family or anyone else contribute? How …

Love and marriage, Vancouver-style

Brides with Drew Griffin

Drew Griffin, who was instrumental in Clark County’s marriage equality efforts, celebrates the nuptials of a happy couple. Photo by Rob Figley
By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

It was close to midnight on Dec. 5 — a cold, wet, dark affair — …