Rally on the eve of Federal Court hearings which could open the way for same-sex marriage in Oregon. Events were held in multiple locations across the state. To view an album of photos from this event, click HERE. read more →

(Originally Published on The Huffington Post on 4/21/2014) In my role as a queer activist, I am privileged that I get to do a lot of work with Q Center, which operates both the LGBTQ Community Center and the Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC) in Portland. This past year in my work.. read more →

On Sunday May 4th, *eRa* at Q Center will be co-hosting one of Portland’s popular Death Café’s. These café style events are opportunities, as the organizers have succinctly stated, “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their precious and finite lives.” Earlier in April, I spoke with.. read more →

Meet the candidates! read more →

La Bonita Mexican Restaurant is generously supporting Q Center with one of their monthly Friends & Family Days. On May 9, 2014 at their 2710 N Killingsworth Avenue location only, La Bonita will donate 20% of the day’s proceeds to Q Center. This offer includes dine in, take out and catering orders for that day… read more →

On Sunday May 4th, *eRa* at Q Center will be hosting one of Portland’s popular Death Café’s. These café style events are opportunities, as the organizers have succinctly stated, “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their precious and finite lives.” Adapted from the Swiss Café Mortels,.. read more →