Q Center is so excited for the 2014 Portland Roots Festival, taking place at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Sunday, August 10th!  We will be there tabling all day and would love to see you! From our friends at PCRI: PCRI is proud to present the 2nd annual Portland Roots Festival. Once again, we are coming.. read more →

Frankie came to Q Center’s SMYRC program overflowing with energy and enthusiasm.  He had been involved in a queer youth program as a young person, and he was eager to bring his experience and passion to his role as a volunteer.  During the past year, Frankie has worn almost every volunteer hat we have at SMYRC, and.. read more →

Q Center’s Bridge 13 program has been busily training your friends, your neighbors, your coworkers, your boss, your doctor and your child’s school counselor on how to create safer and more accessible spaces for LGBTQ folks! Not your doctor, neighbors or boss, you say? Well, my friends, we have to change that! Since you may.. read more →

This just in from Joaquin Lopez Music: VOZ ALTA: La Gloria (7/25) VOZ ALTA is an evening of music and poetry that celebrates the Latino American experience through poetic narratives that feature the lives of Portland’s Latino LGBTQ community, performed by actors and orchestrated live with Latin American folk songs. It is the opening event for.. read more →

Greetings SMYRC Friends! I am writing to share our July calendar.  I want to highlight a couple of special events this month!  Please share this information with any and all who are interested! On July 11th and 25th, we are privileged to have a guest teacher from the Shambhala Meditation Center joining us to lead a Meditation Workshop for youth… read more →

  Wild Planet Radio, Portland’s LGBTQ Radio Station (and a fiscal sponsorship of Q Center) has 11 days left on their Kickstarter campaign and they could really use your help! This just in, from Bobby Harsell, Wild Planet Radio Director: We continue to make incredible progress with Wild Planet Radio. Looking back just one year ago.. read more →