On Coming Out: Queen Latifah Won’t Let The Media Claim Her(Story), And Neither Should We

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Last week, Huffington Post’s article, ‘Queen Latifah Says She Did Not Come Out At Long Beach Pride Festival’ confirmed that …

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A Lesbian Latina’s Adventures with Interracial Relationships: To Speak or Not to Speak Spanish?

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When I was in college, I dated white-women because English-speaking queer women was “all there was.” And while I didn’t mind then, the truth is… I do now. I don’t want to explain every single story, conversation or joke. When I have to constantly interpret, things gets lost in translation –including our connection, but mainly my sanity.

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This is What Africa’s Resistance Looks Like: Uganda’s First LGBT Clinic Opens in Kampala

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From the “Kill the Gays” bill to a brand new LGBT clinic in the capital city of Kampala; this is what LGBT Africa’s resistance looks like.

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Call for Submissions to Queer POC Anthology, “Here, Our Voices: The Black Trans-Identified Experience”

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Michael David Battle, a black female-to-male (FTM) trans maan, who has been documenting his transition online is currently compiling an …

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Mi Queertura: Latina, Lesbian, Woman Are Not Mutually Exclusive

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“We are afraid of being abandoned by the mother, the culture, La Raza,for being unacceptable, faulty, damaged… to avoid rejection, …

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15 Ways Straight People Can Support International Day Against Homophpobia

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International Day Against Homophobia is coming soon! Check out some things you can do to participate and become a better ally.

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Coming Out as Capitalist in Queer Spaces

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“I generally find coming out as ‘queer’ in corporate and tech spaces much less intimidating than coming out as an ‘economic consultant’ in queer spaces.” Our newest contributor, Lola Kutty, shares her experience being ostracized from anti-capitalist spaces due to her job as a consultant.

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The D Word: Breaking the Silence about Depression in Queer POC Communities

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“I can’t tell you what the root of my depression is. I can tell you the many places in my life where i feel unaccomplished. Alone. Sad. Hopeless. I know that there are people who “have it so much worse.” But i compare myself to no one. I am carrying my own weight.”

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Philly Trans-Health Conference Addresses Health and Wellness for Trans People of Color

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Join 2000 people for the 11th Annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference — the largest trans-specific health conference in the world — from May 31st to June 2nd, 2012.

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