Project Q

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Project Q is the youth program of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, 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.[citation needed]

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 space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth and their straight allies. [1] Project Q Website[2]

History[edit]

Project Q was founded in 1999 by Kurt Dyer, Justin Lockridge and a group of friends. It began in the living room of their apartment which was North of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center's former 315 W. Court St. location. Kurt Dyer served as Project Q's first staff person, leaving as Director of Youth Services in 2007.

Groups[edit]

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.[3]

ladies lounge[edit]

Ladies Lounge is a group for female-identified individuals.

FOCUS[edit]

Focus is a group for male-identified individuals.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teenagers find support through Project Q (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article)". Findarticles.com. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  2. ^ Report about Project Q on Riverwest Currents Archived May 13, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Youth Programs - MKE LGBT Community Center". www.mkelgbt.org. Retrieved 14 July 2016.

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