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.
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.”
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.
Are you anxious about heading home for the Holidays? Check out this post, “Surviving the Holidays as Queer People of Color”, by Spectra Speaks.
Cross-posted from www.spectraspeaks.com. Early this morning, I received a message from Jasmine Burems, a Black lesbian organic herbalist, who specializes …
“There are so many myths about our queer lives that still exist in our Latin@ community; from queerness being a choice or a psychological disorder to us not wanting children and being possessed by demons. And we don’t talk about these issues because the cultural expectation (especially of our elders) is to not go against the grain.” Sarahi Yajaira
One Latina shares her struggle with expressing both her culture and her sexuality.
Open a magazine or turn on the television and chances are good you’ll see someone talking about weight loss. In …
“Queer Rage” from LGBT Students of Color: Poetry Performance Critiques Marriage Politics, and Is Badass
Check out this performance from queer students of color: “Marriage”, also known as “Queer Rage”, is a critique of gay marriage politics as a strategy of liberation.
Internationally acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Diana King comes out! Read our top 10 favorite quotes from her coming out facebook note.
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self –preservation and that is an act of political warfare. ~Audre Lorde