For Bi-Mixed Girls When Grad School Isn’t Enuf: Creating Queer POC Community from the Borderlands

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Our Intern Breanne reflects on her work at QWOC, queer identity and creating community.

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“Bro’s Before Ho’s”- A Queer Latina Responds to Hyper-Masculinity & Biphobia in Brown Boi Culture

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Studology 101’s recent videos about “Bisexual Studs” sparks important dialogue and controversy. Why is it so hard for people to accept bisexuality from masculine women of color?

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Boobs, Lingerie, and Trans Women: Reality TV Show “Double Divas” Gets It Right

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We’re seeing more transgender women in the media these days, which is great… and nerve-wrecking, especially when the media frequently gets it wrong. But, when a show like The Double Divas, which follows two lingerie shop owners’ quests to fit women with the right bras, gets it right, now that’s great television.

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Queer Women of Color and Visual Storytelling: Spotlight on Taryn Crenshaw of Artist Collective, Esoteric Lore

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“My placement on this planet essentially is to educate people through the arts exposing realities that are traditionally marginalized or not necessarily emphasized in mainstream culture and media, and create space that is loving, healing, and celebratory in and around art and education.” — Taryn Crenshaw

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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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Black, Greek, and Lesbian: One Black Woman’s Story on Being Out as a Sorority Girl

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An out and proud Black lesbian speaks candidly about being out Black and queer within a Black sorority.

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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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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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Call for Submissions to Queer POC Anthology, “Here, Our Voices: The Black Trans-Identified Experience”

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Michael David Battle, a black female-to-male (FTM) trans maan, who has been documenting his transition online is currently compiling an …

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