We facilitate and enhance a brave, affirming, liberatory, and celebratory environment for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all sexual and gender orientation, identities, and expressions.

The University of Washington Q Center is a fierce primarily student run resource center dedicated to serving anyone with or without a gender or sexuality: UW students, staff, faculty, alum, and community members.  We host and support student groups, put on regular programming events, house a lending library, and amplify student voices on our Student Blog.  Explore our website for more about us or stop by the Husky Union Building, Room 315 Monday-Friday between 10am-6pm.




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Just a reminder that movie & game night is tomorrow, Friday from 4pm-6pm! Stop by for some snacks and fun!

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Come join us in the Q Center for movies, board games, and snacks! Meet some new faces, have a lot of fun. If you've never been to the Q Center before, we'd love to have you!

Board Game & Movie Night @ the Q!

May 22, 2015, 4:00pm - May 22, 2015, 8:00pm

University of Washington Q Center

Come join us in the Q Center for movies, board games, and snacks! Meet some new faces, have a lot of fun. If you've never been to the Q Center before, we'd love to have you!

4 days ago  ·  

Lunch is on us! Come discuss navigating the health care system and what health means to you :)

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-Meat:?Ham&Cheese or Turkey
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4 days ago  ·  

Oh my gosh everyone! The first two events are today, Lunch and a Panel! More details on the event description.

We will be ordering food from Jimmy Johns for the Luncheon in the Q Center (HUB 315) at 12:30pm, with options of GF, Veggie (should be vegan, it's a lettuce wrap and no cheese), and Turkey. And doors open at 5:45pm for the Panel in Denny Hall, Room 212! We have four amazing panelists here to answer your questions :D Can't wait to see you there!
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Wednesday, May 27th, 2-4pm HUB Commons, 1st Floor We're inviting Seattle-wide queer, trans, low-income, and disability friendly organizations for our Queer Health Fair! They'll be here to hook you up with resources, answer your questions, tell you what they do, and help you navigate the health care system. In partnership with: @[462548040430702:274:ASUW Student Disability Commission] @[147524002034083:274:ASUW Queer Student Commission] @[115820071811132:274:Q Center at the University of Washington] @[18704128827:274:Peer Health Educators] ***************************************************** Tabling Organizations (confirmed): Advo-QTs: queer/trans community activism ECC: Ethnic Cultural Center Gay City: located on Brooklyn in Cap Hill Lambert House: serving LGBTQ+ Youth PHE: Peer Health Educators Q Center: LGBTQ+ resources, HUB 315 QMed: med students who identify as LGBTQ+ and Allies QSC: ASUW Queer Student Association Rainbow Grad: LGBTQ+ grad students SDC: ASUW Student Disability Commission ***************************************************** Thank you to all who attended our first two events: The Luncheon and Discussion at the Q Center Thursday, May 21st @ 12:30-1:30pm The Experts Panel in Denny Hall, Rm 212 Thursday, May 21st @ 6:00-7:30pm Many thanks and shout outs to panelists: Jen Self, PhD, LICSW, Q Center Director Genya Shimkin, MA, Q Card, Teen Feed Kristen Knapick, MA, LMHC, ReThink Therapy ***************************************************** ACCESS INFO: Please come scent free to these events! That means holding back on the scented perfume, deodorant, sprays, hair products, lotion, and laundry detergent right before the events. For more info on how to be scent free, check out: eastbaymeditation.org/accessibility/PDF/How-to-Be-Fragrance-Free-.pdf To request ASL interpreters or CART captioning, or with other accessibility concerns, please contact Eze Klarnet at asuwswdc@uw.edu

Queer Health Fair

May 27, 2015, 2:00pm - May 27, 2015, 6:00pm

Husky Union Building

Wednesday, May 27th, 2-4pm HUB Commons, 1st Floor We're inviting Seattle-wide queer, trans, low-income, and disability friendly organizations for our Queer Health Fair! They'll be here to hook you up with resources, answer your questions, tell you what they do, and help you navigate the health care system. In partnership with: ASUW Student Disability Commission ASUW Queer Student Commission Q Center at the University of Washington Peer Health Educators ***************************************************** Tabling Organizations (confirmed): Advo-QTs: queer/trans community activism ECC: Ethnic Cultural Center Gay City: located on Brooklyn in Cap Hill Lambert House: serving LGBTQ+ Youth PHE: Peer Health Educators Q Center: LGBTQ+ resources, HUB 315 QMed: med students who identify as LGBTQ+ and Allies QSC: ASUW Queer Student Association Rainbow Grad: LGBTQ+ grad students SDC: ASUW Student Disability Commission ***************************************************** Thank you to all who attended our first two events: The Luncheon and Discussion at the Q Center Thursday, May 21st @ 12:30-1:30pm The Experts Panel in Denny Hall, Rm 212 Thursday, May 21st @ 6:00-7:30pm Many thanks and shout outs to panelists: Jen Self, PhD, LICSW, Q Center Director Genya Shimkin, MA, Q Card, Teen Feed Kristen Knapick, MA, LMHC, ReThink Therapy ***************************************************** ACCESS INFO: Please come scent free to these events! That means holding back on the scented perfume, deodorant, sprays, hair products, lotion, and laundry detergent right before the events. For more info on how to be scent free, check out: eastbaymeditation.org/accessibility/PDF/How-to-Be-Fragrance-Free-.pdf To request ASL interpreters or CART captioning, or with other accessibility concerns, please contact Eze Klarnet at asuwswdc@uw.edu

4 days ago  ·  

The first couple events are on Thursday, which is in two days! The Fair is next Wednesday. We are updating the description as we hear confirmation for involved organizations (volunteer by contacting me at qprog1@uw.edu and please share!)

For the Luncheon @12:30pm: Come eat free food (Turkey, Veg, GF options) and talk with peers also navigating the health care system!

For the Panel @6:00pm: We have wonderful LGBTQ+ identified experts (see event description) who are working toward providing intersectional health resources and networks. We know that navigating health care is not always safe or accessible, but come ask questions and hopefully learn what services and resources ARE available!
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Wednesday, May 27th, 2-4pm HUB Commons, 1st Floor We're inviting Seattle-wide queer, trans, low-income, and disability friendly organizations for our Queer Health Fair! They'll be here to hook you up with resources, answer your questions, tell you what they do, and help you navigate the health care system. In partnership with: @[462548040430702:274:ASUW Student Disability Commission] @[147524002034083:274:ASUW Queer Student Commission] @[115820071811132:274:Q Center at the University of Washington] @[18704128827:274:Peer Health Educators] ***************************************************** Tabling Organizations (confirmed): Advo-QTs: queer/trans community activism ECC: Ethnic Cultural Center Gay City: located on Brooklyn in Cap Hill Lambert House: serving LGBTQ+ Youth PHE: Peer Health Educators Q Center: LGBTQ+ resources, HUB 315 QMed: med students who identify as LGBTQ+ and Allies QSC: ASUW Queer Student Association Rainbow Grad: LGBTQ+ grad students SDC: ASUW Student Disability Commission ***************************************************** Thank you to all who attended our first two events: The Luncheon and Discussion at the Q Center Thursday, May 21st @ 12:30-1:30pm The Experts Panel in Denny Hall, Rm 212 Thursday, May 21st @ 6:00-7:30pm Many thanks and shout outs to panelists: Jen Self, PhD, LICSW, Q Center Director Genya Shimkin, MA, Q Card, Teen Feed Kristen Knapick, MA, LMHC, ReThink Therapy ***************************************************** ACCESS INFO: Please come scent free to these events! That means holding back on the scented perfume, deodorant, sprays, hair products, lotion, and laundry detergent right before the events. For more info on how to be scent free, check out: eastbaymeditation.org/accessibility/PDF/How-to-Be-Fragrance-Free-.pdf To request ASL interpreters or CART captioning, or with other accessibility concerns, please contact Eze Klarnet at asuwswdc@uw.edu

Queer Health Fair

May 27, 2015, 2:00pm - May 27, 2015, 6:00pm

Husky Union Building

Wednesday, May 27th, 2-4pm HUB Commons, 1st Floor We're inviting Seattle-wide queer, trans, low-income, and disability friendly organizations for our Queer Health Fair! They'll be here to hook you up with resources, answer your questions, tell you what they do, and help you navigate the health care system. In partnership with: ASUW Student Disability Commission ASUW Queer Student Commission Q Center at the University of Washington Peer Health Educators ***************************************************** Tabling Organizations (confirmed): Advo-QTs: queer/trans community activism ECC: Ethnic Cultural Center Gay City: located on Brooklyn in Cap Hill Lambert House: serving LGBTQ+ Youth PHE: Peer Health Educators Q Center: LGBTQ+ resources, HUB 315 QMed: med students who identify as LGBTQ+ and Allies QSC: ASUW Queer Student Association Rainbow Grad: LGBTQ+ grad students SDC: ASUW Student Disability Commission ***************************************************** Thank you to all who attended our first two events: The Luncheon and Discussion at the Q Center Thursday, May 21st @ 12:30-1:30pm The Experts Panel in Denny Hall, Rm 212 Thursday, May 21st @ 6:00-7:30pm Many thanks and shout outs to panelists: Jen Self, PhD, LICSW, Q Center Director Genya Shimkin, MA, Q Card, Teen Feed Kristen Knapick, MA, LMHC, ReThink Therapy ***************************************************** ACCESS INFO: Please come scent free to these events! That means holding back on the scented perfume, deodorant, sprays, hair products, lotion, and laundry detergent right before the events. For more info on how to be scent free, check out: eastbaymeditation.org/accessibility/PDF/How-to-Be-Fragrance-Free-.pdf To request ASL interpreters or CART captioning, or with other accessibility concerns, please contact Eze Klarnet at asuwswdc@uw.edu

6 days ago  ·  

Calendar

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Events on May 1, 2015
  • Q Ink!
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: May 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Q Center (HUB 315)
    Description: Q Ink is a creative writing group run by the Q Center library. We will help peer edit and give comments and critiques to your stories. It will be a free writing space where you can let your creativity flow onto a page or a laptop. It will be a place where writers don’t have to feel awkward or afraid of sharing queer oriented stories. Come on by and we will help one another learn, gain ideas, and most importantly WRITE!
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Events on May 4, 2015
  • Queer Feminine Narratives
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: May 4, 2015 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Q Center
  • Advo-QTs
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: May 4, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Q Center - Main Space
    Description: Advo-QTs is an advocacy group centered on queer and trans issues. For us, that means a combination of: important dialogue on topics like queerness across cultures and queering up sex, consent, and alcohol; community building with queer open mic nights and socials; and becoming an activist in the queer communities on campus and beyond.
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Events on May 5, 2015
  • Gender Discussion Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: May 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Q Center
  • An Evening With Laverne Cox
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: May 5, 2015 - 9:00 pm
    Location: UW Hub Ballroom
    Description: ASUW A&E, HUB CaPP, ASUW Queer Student Commission, the Q Center at UW, and the UW’s Queer People of Color Alliance are so excited to announce that Laverne Cox is coming to the UW campus. She is known most recently for her groundbreaking role of “Sophia Burset,” an incarcerated African American transgender woman, on the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black. Laverne is the first trans woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show. In addition to being a critically acclaimed actress, she is an empowering speaker. She has travelled the country speaking about moving beyond gender expectations to live more authentically. Meet us at the HUB Ballroom on May 5th to hear her story.

    http://arts.asuw.org/events/event-an-evening-with-laverne-cox-%E2%80%A2-55
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Events on May 8, 2015
  • Q Ink!
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: May 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Q Center (HUB 315)
    Description: Q Ink is a creative writing group run by the Q Center library. We will help peer edit and give comments and critiques to your stories. It will be a free writing space where you can let your creativity flow onto a page or a laptop. It will be a place where writers don’t have to feel awkward or afraid of sharing queer oriented stories. Come on by and we will help one another learn, gain ideas, and most importantly WRITE!
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Events on May 11, 2015
  • Advo-QTs
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: May 11, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Q Center - Main Space
    Description: Advo-QTs is an advocacy group centered on queer and trans issues. For us, that means a combination of: important dialogue on topics like queerness across cultures and queering up sex, consent, and alcohol; community building with queer open mic nights and socials; and becoming an activist in the queer communities on campus and beyond.
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Events on May 12, 2015
  • Gender Discussion Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: May 12, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Q Center
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Events on May 15, 2015
  • Q Ink!
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: May 15, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Q Center (HUB 315)
    Description: Q Ink is a creative writing group run by the Q Center library. We will help peer edit and give comments and critiques to your stories. It will be a free writing space where you can let your creativity flow onto a page or a laptop. It will be a place where writers don’t have to feel awkward or afraid of sharing queer oriented stories. Come on by and we will help one another learn, gain ideas, and most importantly WRITE!
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Events on May 18, 2015
  • Queer Feminine Narratives
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: May 18, 2015 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Q Center
  • Advo-QTs
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: May 18, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Q Center - Main Space
    Description: Advo-QTs is an advocacy group centered on queer and trans issues. For us, that means a combination of: important dialogue on topics like queerness across cultures and queering up sex, consent, and alcohol; community building with queer open mic nights and socials; and becoming an activist in the queer communities on campus and beyond.
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Events on May 19, 2015
  • Gender Discussion Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: May 19, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Q Center
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Events on May 20, 2015
  • QFS Luncheon
    Starts: 11:30 am
    Ends: May 20, 2015 - 12:30 pm
    Location: Q Center - Main Space
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Events on May 22, 2015
  • Q Ink!
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: May 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Q Center (HUB 315)
    Description: Q Ink is a creative writing group run by the Q Center library. We will help peer edit and give comments and critiques to your stories. It will be a free writing space where you can let your creativity flow onto a page or a laptop. It will be a place where writers don’t have to feel awkward or afraid of sharing queer oriented stories. Come on by and we will help one another learn, gain ideas, and most importantly WRITE!
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Events on May 25, 2015
  • Advo-QTs
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: May 25, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Q Center - Main Space
    Description: Advo-QTs is an advocacy group centered on queer and trans issues. For us, that means a combination of: important dialogue on topics like queerness across cultures and queering up sex, consent, and alcohol; community building with queer open mic nights and socials; and becoming an activist in the queer communities on campus and beyond.
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Events on May 26, 2015
  • Gender Discussion Group
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: May 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Q Center
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Events on May 29, 2015
  • Q Ink!
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: May 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Q Center (HUB 315)
    Description: Q Ink is a creative writing group run by the Q Center library. We will help peer edit and give comments and critiques to your stories. It will be a free writing space where you can let your creativity flow onto a page or a laptop. It will be a place where writers don’t have to feel awkward or afraid of sharing queer oriented stories. Come on by and we will help one another learn, gain ideas, and most importantly WRITE!
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