Queer African Women Making History: Namibian Artist Shishani Releases Video for New LGBT Equality Anthem, “Minority”

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Our founder, Spectra Speaks, catches up with award-winning Namibian indie soul artist, Shishani, whose new video, “Minority” calls for Africans to choose freedom, equality, and love for all.

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Bisexual, Biracial, Brown Girl Seeks Unabashed Bieber Fans: Meet Breanne

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Meet our new editorial intern, Breanne, a bisexual, biracial, pop culture junkie: “I come to you, a multiracial, bisexual, cisgendered woman who watches waaay too much TV and knows every Justin Bieber song by heart.”

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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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Yollada “Nok” Suanyot Becomes First Trans Woman Politician in Thailand

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QWOC Runs for Office…With Success! Yollada “Nok” Suanyot becomes highest ranking Trans Woman politician in Thailand

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The Counter-argument: You’re Making the Wrong Choice

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One Chinese lesbian shares her experiences on coming out, her mother, and choices.

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“Queer Rage” from LGBT Students of Color: Poetry Performance Critiques Marriage Politics, and Is Badass

Check out this performance from queer students of color: “Marriage”, also known as “Queer Rage”, is a critique of gay marriage politics as a strategy of liberation.

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“Oh Lord Have Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!”: Jamaican Singer Diana King Comes Out as a Lesbian

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Internationally acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Diana King comes out! Read our top 10 favorite quotes from her coming out facebook note.

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How to Be a Good Wingwoman: Lessons from a Queer Woman of Color

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One queer woman of color dishes on the how to’s of being a good wing woman.

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The Slope: Bisexual Iranian Produces Web Comedy Series about Queer Relationships (And Yes, There’s A Dog Involved)

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Queer Iranian woman creates comedy web series about life as part of a queer couple in Park Slope. This is legit, people. There’s a dog involved.

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