“I’m Sick of Dating”: Where’s My (Healthy, Long-Term) Queer Black Relationship?

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“Too many of us are trying to perfect the outside while our insides are a mess. In order for queer black women to really love, there needs to be some pro-active emotional, spiritual, psychological healing in our community.”

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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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To be Loved or to be understood? The Struggle Between Culture and Sexuality

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“There are so many myths about our queer lives that still exist in our Latin@ community; from queerness being a choice or a psychological disorder to us not wanting children and being possessed by demons. And we don’t talk about these issues because the cultural expectation (especially of our elders) is to not go against the grain.” Sarahi Yajaira

One Latina shares her struggle with expressing both her culture and her sexuality.

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The Counter-argument: You’re Making the Wrong Choice

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One Chinese lesbian shares her experiences on coming out, her mother, and choices.

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Revelation: A Moment in the Life of a Black Lesbian Adoptee

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Acclaimed author and activist, Robin G. White, shares a personal moment of “Revelation” from her journey as an adoptee to find her birth family, and re-affirmation of her lesbian identity. Simply put, it is beautiful. We are who we are. “It is in our genes.”

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To My Family, Queerness is an Immigrant Thing

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I talked to a friend about the last post, and she posed that very simple question. To begin with: Having …

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