Guest post from Sabina Ibarrola, Edited by Spectra. I don’t remember why exactly I first sought out Aurora Levins Morales’ …
Cross-posted from www.spectraspeaks.com. Early this morning, I received a message from Jasmine Burems, a Black lesbian organic herbalist, who specializes …
“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.
QWOC Runs for Office…With Success! Yollada “Nok” Suanyot becomes highest ranking Trans Woman politician in Thailand
“There is something really valuable, so powerful about speaking your truth. It’s crucial.” -Adaku
We review A story about two Thai college girls falling in love against cultural norms in the midst of laughter and tears.
One Chinese lesbian shares her experiences on coming out, her mother, and choices.
Open a magazine or turn on the television and chances are good you’ll see someone talking about weight loss. In …
Check out this list of ways we can support queer youth of color that don’t involve money, including a list of inspiring organizations leading the way.
“Queer Rage” from LGBT Students of Color: Poetry Performance Critiques Marriage Politics, and Is Badass
Check out this performance from queer students of color: “Marriage”, also known as “Queer Rage”, is a critique of gay marriage politics as a strategy of liberation.