As you will see from the data in this report nationwide more than 40% of homeless and runaway youth identify as LGBT. Through Q Center’s youth and young adult programs we can see as many as 60% of our LGBTQ clients served who identify as homeless. Q Center’s Board of Directors earlier this year unanimously.. read more →

The other day I was asked “What made you become an activist? How did you know you wanted to do this work?” This question made me think about what led me work at Q Center. It was difficult to look back at my queer history and relive the moments when I felt I needed to.. read more →

Q Center congratulates our own Neola Young for being recognized as one of Basic Rights Oregon’s 2014 Fighting Spirit Honorees for their work in making Oregon a national leader in providing comprehensive transgender Medicaid coverage.  Neola, working in partnership with their fellow Honorees, was instrumental in bringing about policy changes ensuring those covered by the.. read more →