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Why i.Q.


Why i.Q. is a celebration of community–of all the individuals who have found Q Center, and all the ways that community comes together at Q. With this project we want to help our community see itself, and to show all of the ways that Q Center brings us together and helps us thrive. We invite you to learn more about Q Center, the people here, and the work we do together–one story at a time. 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 →

    A SPACE TO CONNECT  >> Do you identify as transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, gender fluid and/or gender questioning? >> Are you between the ages of 14-18? JOIN US! Join Erin Beery, LCSW, Bethprana Novi, MSW and Erica Weber, LCSW as they hold and lead an 8 week therapy group for non cisgender youth.. read more →

Q Center is an important and much sought resource for Portland’s socially diverse and intersectional LGBTQ communities. In addition to the safe space provided by an accessible drop-in space that is open every day of the week, Q Center offers daily peer-led support groups, independent programming for LGBTQ youth and seniors, an Information & Referral.. read more →