If Not Now, When: Addressing Domestic Abuse in “Between Women” Season One

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It’s admirable that the creators of Between Women chose to tackle the issue of domestic abuse within same sex relationships. Yet their presentation of such an important issue doesn’t come without noticeable flaws, specifically with respect to the way an abusive relationship was presented in season one.

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Season 2 of The Glee Project Premieres: Inclusiveness Overload or Diversity Win?

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The Glee Project’s cast includes a blind African American man, a disabled woman, a bi-racial trans man, a lesbian, and in all, four people of color. Is this inclusiveness overload or the kind of diversity Glee desperately needs?

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Written on the Body: Celebrating Samar Habib’s Contributions to Queer Muslim Women Visibility in the Middle East

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Dr. Samar Habib is making welcomed contributions to the visibility of queer women in the Arab, Muslim, and western world. Get to know her.

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QWOC Media Wire Goes to Pittsburgh Pride, Where Drag Kings of Color Dance to YMCA

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Our intern, Jacquie, covers Pittsburgh Pride, and is wow-ed by the cultural diversity at the main stage.

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Sex, Gender, and Food: Spotlight on Queer Brown Boi Activist, Kay Barrett

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Meet spoken-word artists, food justice advocate, and all-round badass brown boi, Kay Barrett. “As long as I have a breath, I have a pen and I am one of many vessels for humanity, a sloppy and healing humanity.”

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AMPLIFY: Black Girl Dangerous Offering Writing Workshops to Queer and Trans POC

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The most dangerous thing to white supremacy is not just a black grrl reading a book but a black grrl writing a book.

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INTERLINQ-ED: News and Media about LGBTQ Diaspora Around the World (June 1st-7th)

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Welcome to INTERLINQ-ED, where we highlight news and media about and relevant to LGBTQ people of color, diaspora, and racial or ethnic minorities around the world.

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Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina: Gender Identity Recognition Law Raises the Bar for Trans Rights

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Argentina makes trans history; 100 trans* persons changed the name and gender that appears on their legal documents as the Gender Identity and Health Comprehensive Care for Trans People Act went into effect.

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Actress Charyse Monet on Being a Queer Woman of Color in Hollywood: “I’m Me and I Want To See More of Me”

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“What actress of color do I want to see come out? Any actress who feels as if she’s locked In, stuck, held back or frozen with fear with thoughts of not being accepted for who she is.”

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