Project Q


Project Q

Project Q is the youth program of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and straight allied young adults ages 24 and under. Established in 1999, Project Q (PQ) has grown to one of the largest programs at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center.

PQ has 3 drop-in days, a day for small groups, and a day for "population specific" groups: ladies lounge, Inside Out, and FOCUS. Through its programming, activities, groups and events; Project Q provides a safe and welcoming space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth and their straight allies.

All questions regarding Project Q can be directed to the staff and youth leaders of Project Q (414) 223-3220 or the staff of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (414) 271-2656. [ [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4196/is_20000417/ai_n10598138 Teenagers find support through Project Q (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article)] ] [ [http://www.riverwestcurrents.org/2004/April/001571.html Report about Project Q on Riverwest Currents] ]

History

Project Q was founded in 1999 by Kurt Dyer and a group of friends. It began in his living room of his apartment which was North of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center's current location: 315 W. Court St.

Groups

Project Q offers a variety of groups for young adults (24 & under) on health & wellness, identity, discussion, skills building, social outlets, sexual health awareness/education, safety, and life skill development in order to empower young adults to make healthy decisions and to become healthy adults.

Inside Out

Inside Out is for transgender, gender non-conforming, and question individuals.

ladies lounge

Ladies Lounge is a group for female-identified individuals. [ [http://www.projectq.org/youngWomenGroup.php Project Q: Young Women Group ] ]

FOCUS

Focus is a group for male-identified individuals.

External links

* [http://www.mkelgbt.org The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center] home page
* [http://www.ProjectQ.org Project Q's] main page
* [http://www.projectq.org/events.php Upcoming events]

ee also

* List of LGBT-related organizations
* List of youth organizations
* List of LGBT community centers

References


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