On December 18, 2014, convened by Basic Rights Oregon, the Q Center Interim Board held our first meeting in the Q Center Library. We learned that Q Center was in crisis, needed our help, and wouldn’t survive without an influx of community support. Since then we have worked diligently to understand what has gone wrong.. read more →

Help us meet our challenge grant! Q Center = Community An anonymous donor has come forward and given us a challenge grant of $10,000. The challenge? We need to raise $10,000 first. Where do you come in? Donate NOW to Q Center and see your gift doubled through this generous donation. Your $10 becomes $20.. read more →

“At the end of the day, we have to trust that we as a community are capable of honest conversations, painful or otherwise.”  – Debra Porta, Pride Northwest Board President and Community Committee Member Q Center’s transformation is well underway and we need all hands on deck!  At the beginning of the New Year, the.. read more →

Q Center and New Avenues for Youth are partnering together to better serve LGBTQ youth by relocating SMYRC, Portland’s Sexuality and Gender Minority Youth Resource Center. Currently located in NE Portland, SMYRC will be moving downtown to New Avenues’ Joyce N. Furman building (1220 SW Columbia). With SMYRC’s current lease coming to an end in.. read more →