Founder of SouLar Bliss, Adaku Utah, Takes on Sexual Health Issues in Nigeria, With Love

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“There is something really valuable, so powerful about speaking your truth. It’s crucial.” -Adaku

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LGBT Rights and the Black Panthers: The Queer Revolution Begins with Self Love

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Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self –preservation and that is an act of political warfare. ~Audre Lorde

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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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IMAAN London Hosts 5th International LGBTQI Muslim Conference (Aug 24-27)

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Imaan – the world’s largest LGBTQI Muslim organisation — plans to host only the fifth ever international conference on August 24-27 in London, UK.

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A Pride Sermon from a Queer Black Church Boi: “LGBT People of Color, Reclaim Your Faith!”

Let me first introduce myself by saying this: I’m not your mama’s inspirational blogger. And I’m certainly not your standard queer …

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Diary of a Straight African Ally-in-Training: “LGBT Issues Aren’t Just about Homophobia”

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Thoughts from an Ally-in-Training: “Up until this point, I never really watched the way I said things. But now, when my words are reaching out to people from many walks of life, I’m realizing that there’s so much more at stake than my “learning” process.”

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Call for Submissions From Muslim-Identified LGBTQ People of Color

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“But when do we ever hear from queer Muslims themselves, about their everyday lives, about their hardships and triumphs, their families and lovers–or, simply, what keeps them centered, devout, inspired?” Do you identify as a Muslim, queer/trans woman of color? Submit your story!

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In Search of Faith: It’s Not Always in the Pulpits

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“I’ve been struggling with faith and belief for quite some time. I am not talking religious faith and belief. I am talking about the faith and believe in something unshakeable within…”

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Religion and Homophobia: Rainbow Power in the Pulpits

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“The church is one of tradition, of un-questioned tradition. But it’s not a religious battle that is being fought in our churches, it’s a battle of fear; fear of change, fear of things not being what they have always been.”

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It Gets Better: QWOC + Boston Edition!

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The “It Gets Better” project began in September of 2010 when columnist and author Dan Savage sought to create a …

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