Spotlight: Li Yuchen – Asian Pop Culture Icon Challenges Gender Norms in China

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Spotlight on Li Yuchun, on of China’s first masculine of center female celebrities, using media to change the conversation around gender/sexuality in the country

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AMPLIFY: Paid Internship Opportunity for Lesbian & Bisexual Women Artists in Kenya (July 1st Deadline)

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Artists For Recognition and Acceptance (AFRA–Kenya) is seeking lesbian and bisexual artists for a three month paid internship.

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Middle Eastern Magazine Celebrates LGBT Arab Voices: “We Give You the Voice of Your Silence”

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First LGBTQ Jordanian Magazine Features the Secret Lives of Arab Lesbians in the Middle East

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Hometown Homophobia: Reflections of a Straight Ethiopian Ally

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“My first encounter with a gay Ethiopian didn’t come with a big a-ha moment. Yet, as I look back at my journey to more proactive alliance and advocacy of LGBT Africans, it’s clear that this moment was the catalyst that brought about the stepping stones that led me to this point.

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QWOC+ Boston Seeks Social Media Interns for Summer 2011

Queer Women of Color and Friends (QWOC+ Boston) is currently seeking two (2) dynamic motivated interns interested in exploring a career in social media marketing. This unpaid internship requires a commitment of 15 hours per week in addition (including mandatory attendance at our weekly planning meetings), but offers a flexible schedule; hours can be worked primarily from home, at night, and on the weekends.

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Call for Panelists for Spectra Events "LGBT in Business" Series

Spectra Events is seeking panelists for their “LGBT in Business” event series. Join the queer-friendly startup community for a series of panel discussions (and networking happy hours) about all things startup, entrepreneurship, and organizational development.

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Call for Performers/Artists of Color for Black History Month Celebration Event

Call for LGBTQI artists who identify as people of color — writers, spoken word, drag kings and queens, burlesque dancers, poets, musicians, visual and media artists — to submit their profiles, bios, and experience for performance consideration at our Pan-African History Celebration, an event in solidarity with Black History month happening on Feb 26th.

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Expected, Accepted, and Embraced: Thoughts on My First QWOC Week

Indeed, to say that QWOC Week is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced before would be a hell of an understatement. It’s worlds away from that singular day in Vegas where, though perhaps welcome, I still felt alien and alone. This past week, I felt expected, accepted, and embraced, which is what I think QWOC Week is all about. I was taken out of my comfort zone so many times and put into a place that was even more comfortable and if it hadn’t been encouraged, I would never have known.

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