QCH in the News

Forest Hills Times: QCH offers coding class for local youth

August 21, 2018

When the last bell rang to mark the end of the school year, Newtown High School eleventh-grade student Briana Rodriguez didn’t head for the beach or home to watch Netflix. Instead, she enrolled in a summer coding class.

Times Ledger: Generation Q celebrates grand opening of Forest Hills location

July 20, 2018

A Queens program for LGBTQ youth has moved to a new, more accessible location in Forest Hills.

Generation Q held a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 28 to celebrate the grand opening of its brand new center located at 107-20 71st Road.

NHL.com: Street Hockey Program: Queens Community House - Ozone Park

July 17, 2018

The Islanders Street Hockey Program visited Queens Community House - Ozone Park on July 13. Campers at the QCH's Ozone Park location began their installment of Islanders Street Hockey today.

Patch: New LGBTQ Youth Center Opens Its Doors In Downtown Forest Hills

July 16, 2018

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS -- A new LGBTQ youth center in downtown Forest Hills has opened its doors to the neighborhood's teens and young adults.

Queens Gazette: LGBTQ Youth Center Finds New Home In Heart Of Forest Hills

July 16, 2018

Forest Hills’ bustling Austin Street, which boasts countless restaurants and shops, is now home to one of the borough’s premier LGBTQ youth drop-in centers.

i-D: NYC's Gay Senior Couples on Love, Pride, and Paving the Way

June 25, 2018

Manhattan has rainbow flags coming out its eyeballs ahead of the big Pride Parade this weekend, which also marks the 49th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. But Greenwich Village isn’t the only place in NYC with a rich history of queer resistance.

Queens Tribune: Q&A with Parade Marshal

June 5, 2018

Eli Betts, the youngest Queens Pride Parade grand marshal in more than two decades, is committed to using his new platform to advocate for LGBTQ youth. Betts, 20, has been a member of Queens Community House’s (QCH) Generation Q youth program since the day that he was of age to attend.

Queens Latino: Desfile del Orgullo Gay en 37 avenida de Jackson Heights

June 4, 2018

Con la presencia de políticos y un nutrido grupo de espectadores se realizó este domingo 3 de junio el Desfile del Orgullo Gay en Jackson Heights, Queens. Como todos los años, el concejal Daniel Dromm, uno de los fundadores, encabezó este evento que se ha realizado durante 26 años.

Queens Gazette: Local Youth Participant Selected As Queens Pride Parade Grand Marshal

May 29, 2018

Eli Betts, age 20, has been selected as a Grand Marshal of this year’s Queens Pride Parade in recognition of his leadership in Generation Q, a Forest Hills-based LGBTQ youth program operated by Queens Community House.

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