An out and proud Black lesbian speaks candidly about being out Black and queer within a Black sorority.
AMPLIFY: Paid Internship Opportunity for Lesbian & Bisexual Women Artists in Kenya (July 1st Deadline)
Artists For Recognition and Acceptance (AFRA–Kenya) is seeking lesbian and bisexual artists for a three month paid internship.
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.)
First LGBTQ Jordanian Magazine Features the Secret Lives of Arab Lesbians in the Middle East
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.”
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.
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.
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.