The Equi Institute partners with the Q Center!

By Sossity Chiricuzio, PQ Monthly
The Equi Institute has been changing the landscape of Trans and Queer health care in Portland for several years now, teaching Trans-competent seminars for healthcare providers and staff, training Naturopath and Medical students, going toe-to-toe with …

“Breakfast on Pluto”: A ’90s Trans Classic

Kitten (Cillian Murphy) leaning against wall

By Leela Ginelle, PQ Monthly

A shelf containing well-told stories by cis writers about trans characters need not be long, for it would contain few works. One exempting those with the problematic material would be even …

Measuring Progress and Pain

Leela G. ID Check

By Leela Ginelle, PQ Monthly

Recently, while I walked past a group of teenagers, one called out to my back, “Oh my god—that’s a guy!” Her tone was hysterical, and elicited a similar response from her friends.

I ignored them. While unpleasant, …

The Jenner Diversion

A guest commentary by Jenn Burleton, TransActive

Now that Ms. Jenner has confirmed the rude speculations of the meat-grinder media, America has a new transgender role model. At long last we have a “matching set” of celebrities who were famous prior …