Acclaimed author and activist, Robin G. White, shares a personal moment of “Revelation” from her journey as an adoptee to find her birth family, and re-affirmation of her lesbian identity. Simply put, it is beautiful. We are who we are. “It is in our genes.”
Sissy Van Dyke shares a few tips for all you serial monogamists in search for the next u-haul. One of them is slow down, but the rest of it sheds some light into the dark alley of online dating. Roll up your sleeves and take notes!
This insightful piece about navigating “blackness” in Boston’s queer community is a must-read from D’hana (the co-producer of the infamous NU-LIFE dance night at ZuZu Tuesdays). Intentional communities are important, but D’hana reminds us that we still have a long way to go before racially integrated communities happen naturally.
Spectra Events is seeking panelists for their “LGBT in Business” event series. Join the queer-friendly startup community for a series of panel discussions (and networking happy hours) about all things startup, entrepreneurship, and organizational development.
Chica Press is looking for erotica in the form of short
stories and poems to be published on our Web site, some of which will
be chosen for publication in Chica Press’s Best Lesbian Erotica 2012. Send in your stories!!
2011 National LGBT People of Color Health Summit is Living at the Intersections: Abstract applications now available! Applications will be accepted until July 13, 2011. Notification of selected abstracts will be given no later than August 17, 2011. You can apply on-line @ www. unitythroughdiversity.com
It is with great excitement that we welcome Asha Carter, our first Development Intern, to the QWOC+ Boston family! She’ll be the lead coordinator of our Youth Development Weekend in May, and helping us get ready for QWOC WEEK!
The founder of QWOC+ Boston (Spectra, www.spectraspeaks.com) is interested in interviewing LGBT POC leaders in the US and Human Rights Activists around the world as part of a new project to share leadership stories and best practices. The project launches in February, and in solidarity with Black History Month, will feature interviews from Black LGBT Leaders across the country and the globe.