For Bi-Mixed Girls When Grad School Isn’t Enuf: Creating Queer POC Community from the Borderlands


Our Intern Breanne reflects on her work at QWOC, queer identity and creating community.

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QWOC Media Wire Seeks New Editors!

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QWOC Media Wire, a media advocacy organization and online platform that amplifies the voices and thought leadership of sexual minorities around the world, is seeking three new editors to join their team. Application deadline May 20th.

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Call for Submissions (Writing, Art, Poetry): Queer Women and Trans People of Color Sin Fronteras (Without Borders)


Call for submissions for QWOC Media Wire’s Borderlands Series: Seeking personal stories, social commentary, and art from queer women, trans people, and gender non-conforming people of color who are living “life in the gray.”

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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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Call for Submissions From Muslim-Identified LGBTQ People of Color

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“But when do we ever hear from queer Muslims themselves, about their everyday lives, about their hardships and triumphs, their families and lovers–or, simply, what keeps them centered, devout, inspired?” Do you identify as a Muslim, queer/trans woman of color? Submit your story!

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Queer Women of Color Media Wire Seeks Editorial Interns

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Have you ever wanted to work for a QPOC (queer people of color) organization? Well, look no further! Queer Women of Color Media (QWOC Media) Seeks Editorial Interns.

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Spectra, Founder and Executive Director

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Spectra is a queer Nigerian afrofeminist writer and idealist who’s passionate about media, movement building, and the Motherland. She dabbles in poetry, playwriting, and photography, and travels, a lot.

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Idalia Gutierrez, Associate Editor

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Idalia Gutierrez Associate Editor, Books and Poetry Idalia is a Puertominican (Puerto Rican and Dominican) writer, performance poet, health advocate, …

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Sarahi Yajaira, Associate Editor

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Sarahi Yajaira is a Latina lesbian poet, writer and community organizer.

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Erika Turner, Associate Editor

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Erika Turner is a black lesbian writer and publishing enthusiast who is passionate about politics, activism, gender issues, and love — not necessarily in that order but certainly all at the same time.

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Saba Teku, Social Media Marketing Intern

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Saba Teku is an Ethiopian-American currently pursuing her bachelors degree at the University of Colorado, Denver. She’s passionate about media advocacy, Africa, sustainable development, and frozen yogurt.

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