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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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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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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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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Out in Entertainment: Two Queer Black Authors Break the Silence about Gay Love in Hip Hop

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Trans author and former fitness model Toni Newman and gay author in the hip hop industry Terrance Dean discuss their new books.

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Revelation: A Moment in the Life of a Black Lesbian Adoptee

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Acclaimed author and activist, Robin G. White, shares a personal moment of “Revelation” from her journey as an adoptee to find her birth family, and re-affirmation of her lesbian identity. Simply put, it is beautiful. We are who we are. “It is in our genes.”

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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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