3 Queer Women of Color Musicians Headlining the 2013 Annual Women’s Rock! Concert

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We’re featuring three women of color musicians you should know. Check them out and tell us about your favorites.

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Queer African Women Making History: Namibian Artist Shishani Releases Video for New LGBT Equality Anthem, “Minority”

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Our founder, Spectra Speaks, catches up with award-winning Namibian indie soul artist, Shishani, whose new video, “Minority” calls for Africans to choose freedom, equality, and love for all.

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Spotlight: Li Yuchen – Asian Pop Culture Icon Challenges Gender Norms in China

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Spotlight on Li Yuchun, on of China’s first masculine of center female celebrities, using media to change the conversation around gender/sexuality in the country

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New Web TV Series Yo! LGBT Raps Features Queer Rap and Hip Hop MCs

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Remember Yo! MTV Raps from the 90s? Well, check out Yo! LGBT Raps! hosted by two black lesbians to promote queer rap and hip hop.

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VIDEO: What a’ Gwaan? Beenie Man Apologizes to LGBT Community for 10 Years of Homophobic Lyrics

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Beenie Man releases a video apologizing to the gay community for his homophobic lyrics. He hopes it will put an end to all the controversy surrounding his music. But is his apology too little, too late?

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The Lost Bois: Transforming Queer Hip Hop through Black Feminism

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Trick Question: What do you get when you mix gender, queerness, hip hop, and black feminism? A.O, B. Steady, and a revolution that makes you want to sing, skip, and shimmy.

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