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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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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FEMMElebration! Two Queer Latinas Celebrate the Election of Representative Mary Gonzalez

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Two queer Latinas — both editors of QWOC Media Wire, chat about one queer Latina politician. And it ain’t chisme. (This post comes to you courtesy of Google Chat. Oh yeah.)

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Written on the Body: Celebrating Samar Habib’s Contributions to Queer Muslim Women Visibility in the Middle East

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Dr. Samar Habib is making welcomed contributions to the visibility of queer women in the Arab, Muslim, and western world. Get to know her.

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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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Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina: Gender Identity Recognition Law Raises the Bar for Trans Rights

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Argentina makes trans history; 100 trans* persons changed the name and gender that appears on their legal documents as the Gender Identity and Health Comprehensive Care for Trans People Act went into effect.

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Chicago Dykes Plan Pride March through “Little Vietnam” to Engage Minority-Owned Businesses

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The annual Chicago Dyke March is scheduled to take place in ethnically diverse Uptown neighborhood on Saturday, June 23, 2012.

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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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Lesbian-Owned Bar in Armenia Rebuilds After Hate-Based Arson Attack

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Groundswell of Armenian LGBT communities, including one the most popular bars, DIY, provokes hate crimes in form of arson; owner seeking funds to rebuild.

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