Call for Submissions (Poetry, Prose, Photography): Walking the Tight Rope: An African LGBTI Anthology

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Walking the Tight Rope: An African LGBT Anthology seeks poets, writers and photographers within Africa and the Diaspora to share their stories. DEADLINE: April 15, 2014

Please share widely.

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WEB COMIC: I’m a Mixed Race Woman of Color. He’s a White Trans Man. We Love Each Other.

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I’m a mixed-race queer cisgender woman. My partner is a white transgender man. And despite his being white and male, he seems to “get me” better than anyone else in my life.

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Introducing VINE, “The Instagram of Video”: Let’s Make a Queer Woman of Color Love Scene

Our intern, Breanne, recently discovered Twitter’s newly acquired “Vine” app (described as the Instagram of video!). It’s a great way to make Queer Women of Color sharable media, so make a QWOC love scene for Valentine’s Day. (Hey, not that kind!)

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LGBT History in the Making: The REVIVAL Tour Celebrates Queer Women of Color Art and Performance

THE REVIVAL tour kicks off this weekend from October 5th through 13th. The show has convened some of the flyest, most influential performers in the country–including Kim Crosby and Red Summer–and is anticipated to reach over 1,000 folks in 7 different cities this year.

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Queer Women of Color and Visual Storytelling: Spotlight on Taryn Crenshaw of Artist Collective, Esoteric Lore

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“My placement on this planet essentially is to educate people through the arts exposing realities that are traditionally marginalized or not necessarily emphasized in mainstream culture and media, and create space that is loving, healing, and celebratory in and around art and education.” — Taryn Crenshaw

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The Slope: Bisexual Iranian Produces Web Comedy Series about Queer Relationships (And Yes, There’s A Dog Involved)

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Queer Iranian woman creates comedy web series about life as part of a queer couple in Park Slope. This is legit, people. There’s a dog involved.

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AMPLIFY: Paid Internship Opportunity for Lesbian & Bisexual Women Artists in Kenya (July 1st Deadline)

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Artists For Recognition and Acceptance (AFRA–Kenya) is seeking lesbian and bisexual artists for a three month paid internship.

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From Skater to “Skate Her”: Queer Women of Color Invade the World of Skateboarding

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Ever hear of queer women of color skateboarders? Well, lucky for you, they made a film.

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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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