Healthcare. Community. Two words with really big meaning. We all have to deal with healthcare, whether it’s preventative care, long-term illnesses, the occasional cold or allergy flare up, mental health needs, and the list goes on. For many people in our communities, the healthcare needed for these things has been out of reach because care is.. read more →

Well, friends? Today is my last day as Editor-in-Chief of QBlog, having accepted a new position as Communications Director for Trillium Family Services, Oregon’s largest provider of mental and behavioral healthcare, which I will begin later this month. It has been so moving to build this community space with each of you during the course.. read more →

Yesterday actor/musician Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls, Bully, HBO’s Looking) and writer/director/actor Adrian Anchondo (of Beyonce spoof fame) released their genius new parody video, Please Go Home — a hysterical spin on Sam Smith‘s hit single from earlier this year, Stay With Me. The video has been making the rounds in all corners of the internet since then,.. read more →

GoLocalPDX is currently running a piece I’ve written titled “Why Oregon Needs to End Reparative Therapy for Homosexuality”. Over the last few months I’ve been contributing to Queer Voices on a variety of topics related to the ongoing Sexual Health Series presented by a group of local organizations that happens on the last Wednesday of.. read more →