Drop-In Peer Support Group for Parents Starting Friday, February 13th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm! Happens: Every 2nd Friday monthly Where: Q Center Topics: Being a support to our children (of all ages) as they embrace their sexual and gender identities Having dynamic discussions with others regarding our children’s sexual and gender identities Sharing our experiences.. 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 →

I came to Portland because it just wasn’t safe for me to be queer in the rural Oregon town I grew up in. My Dad actually bought me the bus ticket to get here, because he saw how depressed and terrified I was. Now I’m trying to find a place to live in Portland, and.. read more →

Our last community update shared information about the changes, challenges and opportunities we faced at the end of 2014. 2015 is a new year and so it is at Q Center… Growing Interim Leadership Two co-chairs have been elected to the Interim Board of Directors:  Antoinette Edwards and Karen Petersen. Antoinette is the founder of.. read more →