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

Li Yuchen Feature

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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FEMMElebration! Two Queer Latinas Celebrate the Election of Representative Mary Gonzalez

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Two queer Latinas — both editors of QWOC Media Wire, chat about one queer Latina politician. And it ain’t chisme. (This post comes to you courtesy of Google Chat. Oh yeah.)

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Like a Boy: Male Impersonators and the Lesser Known World of Drag Kings

Drag Kings

You know RuPaul, but what about Cape Town’s smoothest live rapping drag king, St. Dude? What does it mean for straight artists like Beyonce and Ciara to be drag kings for a day in their music videos?

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Perdida: Reflections of A Queer Latina Femme

“Perdida” is our newest contributor to the QWOC Talk Project. Please read this brave and heart-warming piece about a woman’s first entry to the world of all things Queer, and her journey to experience her love for woman as a Latina femme.

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! 2011 National LGBT People of Color Health Summit

2011 National LGBT People of Color Health Summit is Living at the Intersections: Abstract applications now available! Applications will be accepted until July 13, 2011. Notification of selected abstracts will be given no later than August 17, 2011. You can apply on-line @ www. unitythroughdiversity.com

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