MTV’s Catfish Show Tackles Fake Online Profiles, Villainizes Transgender Women: #Fail

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MTV’s most recent episode of Catfish, a show about fake online dating profiles tackles transgender issues, and fails. Read our intern Breanne’s review with powerful commentary about the role of TV producers from trans advocate, Janet Mock.

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TheFabFemme Creator Debuts “Girl Play”, Web Series about Lesbians of Color in New Orleans

SP 4 has just announced the official debut of Girl Play, a new web series which follows a group of… waaait for it… feminine women of color (finally!)

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QWOC Media Wire February Call for Submissions: Queer Black Women Making Love (and History)

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Love-stricken? Heartbroken? And Seeking QWOC to commiserate? Celebrating Black History Month in the US or LGBT History Month in the UK? We are looking for talkers, thinkers, dreamers, lovers, ranters and, of course, writers to contribute to QWOC Media Wire. This could be you. Non-writers, not so fast. Your personal stories give us so much life.

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QWOC TALK: HIV At-Home Testing Kit Says, “Know Your Status”, We Say, “Know Your Facts”

OraQuick commercial advertises an at-home HIV testing kit! But, is it just me or did you also feel like you were transported to 1991 and forced to watch a weird version of Michael Jackson’s Black or White video? Also, what is up with the floating busts telling me that HiV isn’t a “black thing?”

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Bisexual, Biracial, Brown Girl Seeks Unabashed Bieber Fans: Meet Breanne

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Meet our new editorial intern, Breanne, a bisexual, biracial, pop culture junkie: “I come to you, a multiracial, bisexual, cisgendered woman who watches waaay too much TV and knows every Justin Bieber song by heart.”

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A New Year’s Resolution for Queer and Trans People of Color: Forget the Gym, Occupy Yoga Studios

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I want to Google “yoga” and see beautiful brown faces, queer bodies, masculine surrender and awareness in any and every size and shape. I’m tired of being the only brown person in the room; I’m even more tired of being the only brown person AND the only dude.

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