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When people learn that I’m a sex therapist, almost all of them respond with comments like, “I should probably come see you.” And then, almost always, they ask me a question. Last night, for example, I was at the Human Rights Campaign Gala, and a photographer I’d met five minutes before asked me: “How often.. read more →

(Editors Note:  This post was originally published by Queer Voices writer Michael Wagner for the HRC blog) On Thursday, July 10, a group of LGBT and faith-based organizations based in Portland, Oregon, presented a screening of the documentaryCall Me Kuchu, a critical presentation of the situation on the ground in Uganda in the year preceding the.. read more →

(Editor’s Note: QBlog is thrilled to welcome Olivia Mitchell to the team as our new QBlog News Editor! If you would like to get involved with Queer Voices or QBlog, please send an email to QBlog@pdxQcenter.org to begin the process.) Yesterday, I had the incomparable experience of journeying into the anti-feminist internet space Women Against.. read more →

QBlog welcomes Reverend Nathan Meckley, Pastor, Metropolitan Community Church of Portland, as our guest blogger for this post. Rev. Meckley delivered the following comments at a Prayer Breakfast held at Kairos UCC Church in Milwaukie on Friday morning, June 27, in response to the Restored Hope Network conference, which took place the weekend of June.. read more →

Peg Hackenbruck has lived in Portland for more than 40 years. She has been active in the Lesbian and Women’s movement, and in the larger LGBT community since the 1970’s. Professionally Peg worked as a psychiatrist for many decades and was always a strong voice in her field concerning diversity awareness, gender identification and sexual.. read more →

Did you know that Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual men account for nearly 8 out of 10 new HIV infections among Latinos in the United States, and almost one out of four new infections among gay and bisexual men of all races? Yet, too many Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual men with HIV do not know they.. read more →

HIV/AIDS infects 1.2 million Americans. It affects countless more indirectly as family and friends support loved ones through diagnosis, treatment – and, for a long time – their inevitable passing. In 2014, it is now possible to be diagnosed with HIV, acquire treatment, and live a relatively healthy life. However, the idea that a person can.. read more →

From Friday June 13-Thursday June 19, 2014, Clinton Street Theater will be showing PJ Raval’s 2013 Documentary Before You Know It, a film focusing on the lives of three senior self-identified gay men in three very different parts of the country, experiencing diverse and also similar challenges in their experience of aging. I had the.. read more →