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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 →


August 24, 2016 Portland, OR In its first six months of business, local chicken sandwich joint CHKCHK has raised over $12,000 for the Q Center- Portland’s LGBTQ center- with its unique, community-minded business model that sets aside five percent of gross sales for charitable contributions. Restaurateurs Aaron & Jessica Grimmer (The Picnic House, Barlow, High.. read more →

For Immediate Release:  7/26/2016 Contact Person:  Justin Pabalate, Executive Co-Director Phone:  (503) 278-3470 Q Center receives a $5,000 grant from Equity Foundation to increase participation and among least served populations. The staff and board of Q Center are humbled and thoroughly excited to be the recipients of a $5,000 community impact grant from Equity Foundation.. read more →

We are honored and blessed to have the privilege of working with such outstanding individuals.  Thank you to each of you heroes for all that you do.   Queer Heroes Northwest 2016: Stacey Rice In late 2014, Portland’s Q Center endured a failure of management and morale that left the community wondering if it could.. read more →