What Does It Take to be Black, Female and Healthy in America? Find out at the book launch of “Health First! – The Black Woman’s Wellness Guide,” a publication of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (formerly National Black Women’s Health Project).
The Peculiar Kind is a web series that candidly explores the lives and experiences of queer women of color with eye-opening and unscripted conversations. Check out episode one on Youtube!
From a QWOC in Japan: “I have learned that I cannot do it on my own and that as much as I perhaps took credit for what I knew and what I learned, I realize that I always had a constant source of support to fall back on. Now that these friends – my family – are many miles away, I am left to navigate this world, for the first time, as a true outsider.”
As is the case with queer people of color, the experiences of many queer Latinas living in the U.S are filled with challenges; identifying with anything outside of heterosexuality and the gender binary remains largely taboo in the Latino culture. Read Una Queer’s very personal account of coming out to her family, and moving through the world as a Queer Latina.
As LGBT people (esp. members of marginalized groups: women, people of color, transgender, disabled etc), we all need to do a better job of telling our own stories, and in effect, writing ourselves (back) into history. Read this opinion piece from founder, Spectra, on preserving QWOC+ Boston’s history.
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.”
Sissy Van Dyke shares a few tips for all you serial monogamists in search for the next u-haul. One of them is slow down, but the rest of it sheds some light into the dark alley of online dating. Roll up your sleeves and take notes!
In the spirit of raising our voices for Women’s History Month, we are very excited to share this first blog about being a masculine of center woman in binary gendered spaces like corporate America. Say hello to our newest blogger, Carolyn W. Please read and comment on her post!