Call for Submissions (Poetry, Prose, Photography): Walking the Tight Rope: An African LGBTI Anthology

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Walking the Tight Rope: An African LGBT Anthology seeks poets, writers and photographers within Africa and the Diaspora to share their stories. DEADLINE: April 15, 2014

Please share widely.

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3 Queer Women of Color Musicians Headlining the 2013 Annual Women’s Rock! Concert

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We’re featuring three women of color musicians you should know. Check them out and tell us about your favorites.

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New British Web Drama “In The Deep” Has It All: Queer People of Color and Great Production!

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New web series “In The Deep” follows the drama of four best friends who are UK based queer people of color as they live, love and lie.

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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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TheFabFemme Creator Debuts “Girl Play”, Web Series about Lesbians of Color in New Orleans

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TheFabFemme.com has just announced the official debut of Girl Play, a new web series which follows a group of… waaait for it… feminine women of color (finally!)

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QWOC TALK: HIV At-Home Testing Kit Says, “Know Your Status”, We Say, “Know Your Facts”

OraQuick commercial advertises an at-home HIV testing kit! But, is it just me or did you also feel like you were transported to 1991 and forced to watch a weird version of Michael Jackson’s Black or White video? Also, what is up with the floating busts telling me that HiV isn’t a “black thing?”

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5 Questions with the Director of “The Good Kind”, a Queer Latina Film Project

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The Good Kind is a film written and directed by Ofelia Yanez, a self-identified queer Latina. Read this short interview about representation of Latinas in mainstream media, QPOC media, and whether or not she’s down with J. Lo depicting a gay character on screen.

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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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Film Review of “Yes or No?” Using Humor to Break the Silence of LGBT Voices in Thailand

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We review A story about two Thai college girls falling in love against cultural norms in the midst of laughter and tears.

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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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