Go Girl! A Biracial Lesbian Contestant in Miss South Carolina Pageant

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Biracial lesbian aspires to become Miss South Carolina running on a platform of equal rights.

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Happy Spring and QWOC Weekly News Round

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Happy Spring! Here’s some QWOC News for your Spring Fever.

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Love in the Grey: A Thank You to Shonda Rhimes (from a Bisexual, Mixed Race Queer woman of Color)

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Our Intern Breanne gushes about her love for Shonda Rhimes, queer women of color characters, interracial adoptions, multiracial hotties and what it really means to be an LGBT ally in the media industry.

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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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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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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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Season 2 of The Glee Project Premieres: Inclusiveness Overload or Diversity Win?

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The Glee Project’s cast includes a blind African American man, a disabled woman, a bi-racial trans man, a lesbian, and in all, four people of color. Is this inclusiveness overload or the kind of diversity Glee desperately needs?

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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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Mi Queertura: Latina, Lesbian, Woman Are Not Mutually Exclusive

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“We are afraid of being abandoned by the mother, the culture, La Raza,for being unacceptable, faulty, damaged… to avoid rejection, …

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