Masculinity, Gender Roles, and Queer Art History: The Cultural Significance of Campbell X’s Stud Life

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Stud Life is sexy, charismatic, foreign yet familiar. The sensual combination of a hypnotic soundtrack, mesmerizing cast, and a rich storyline pulls you into a world where the accents are different but the conversations are ours – queer women of color trying to define our relationships and our future.

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“Everyone is At Risk” Says Bumming Cigarettes, A Film about HIV Stigma in Black Lesbian Communities

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In April and May, Sistah Sinema will screen Bumming Cigarettes – a narrative depicting its protagonist getting an HIV test. The film, produced by Black Womyn Conversations director/producer, Tiona McClodden, shows that we are all at risk for sexually transmitted infections regardless of our race, sexuality, or gender identity.

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FILM RELEASE: Animated Lesbian Sci-Fi Movie, “Strange Frame”, Takes Queer Women of Color to the Future

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Animated sci-fi film “Strange Frame” follows the story of two queer brown women in the 28th Century as they make love and music. Pre-order the DVD before its release on March 19th.

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Sistah Sinema Makes Black Women’s History, Launches “The Netflix of Queer Women of Color Film”

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Sistah Sinema Makes Black Women’s History, Launches “The Netflix of Queer Women of Color Film”. Also, QWOC Media Wire and Sistah Sinema enter exclusive partnership to foster more dialogue around films and other visual media produced by queer women of color.

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Surviving the Holidays as Queer People of Color: Give the Gift of Media

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Are you anxious about heading home for the Holidays? Check out this post, “Surviving the Holidays as Queer People of Color”, by Spectra Speaks.

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5 Questions with the Director of “The Good Kind”, a Queer Latina Film Project

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The Good Kind is a film written and directed by Ofelia Yanez, a self-identified queer Latina. Read this short interview about representation of Latinas in mainstream media, QPOC media, and whether or not she’s down with J. Lo depicting a gay character on screen.

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Film Review of “Yes or No?” Using Humor to Break the Silence of LGBT Voices in Thailand

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We review A story about two Thai college girls falling in love against cultural norms in the midst of laughter and tears.

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Film Review of SPIDER LILIES: The Bittersweet Love Story of Two Taiwanese Lesbians

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Spider Lillies follows the heart-wrenching love story of two Taiwanese women as they overcome adversity and allow themselves to give into their feelings for each other.

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10 Questions with “Still Black” Trans-Masculine Documentary Filmmaker, Dr. K Ryan, about His New Film PASSION

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Kortney Ryan Ziegler, director of the award-winning film, “Still Black“, a documentary about the lives of six black transgender men, …

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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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Actress Charyse Monet on Being a Queer Woman of Color in Hollywood: “I’m Me and I Want To See More of Me”

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“What actress of color do I want to see come out? Any actress who feels as if she’s locked In, stuck, held back or frozen with fear with thoughts of not being accepted for who she is.”

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