For Bi-Mixed Girls When Grad School Isn’t Enuf: Creating Queer POC Community from the Borderlands

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Our Intern Breanne reflects on her work at QWOC, queer identity and creating community.

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Call for Submissions (Writing, Art, Poetry): Queer Women and Trans People of Color Sin Fronteras (Without Borders)

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Call for submissions for QWOC Media Wire’s Borderlands Series: Seeking personal stories, social commentary, and art from queer women, trans people, and gender non-conforming people of color who are living “life in the gray.”

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A Revolutionary Love Letter for Valentine’s Day: Fight On, Dear Queers of Color, Fight On

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We are powerful in ways we do and don’t yet see, and I am proud to be amongst you, to fight by your side.

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QWOC Media Wire February Call for Submissions: Queer Black Women Making Love (and History)

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Love-stricken? Heartbroken? And Seeking QWOC to commiserate? Celebrating Black History Month in the US or LGBT History Month in the UK? We are looking for talkers, thinkers, dreamers, lovers, ranters and, of course, writers to contribute to QWOC Media Wire. This could be you. Non-writers, not so fast. Your personal stories give us so much life.

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Surviving the Holidays as Queer People of Color: Give the Gift of Media

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Are you anxious about heading home for the Holidays? Check out this post, “Surviving the Holidays as Queer People of Color”, by Spectra Speaks.

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LGBT History in the Making: The REVIVAL Tour Celebrates Queer Women of Color Art and Performance

THE REVIVAL tour kicks off this weekend from October 5th through 13th. The show has convened some of the flyest, most influential performers in the country–including Kim Crosby and Red Summer–and is anticipated to reach over 1,000 folks in 7 different cities this year.

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Queer Women of Color Speak on Fashion and Body Image: What Makes You Feel Beautiful?

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Open a magazine or turn on the television and chances are good you’ll see someone talking about weight loss. In …

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INTERLINQ-ED: News and Media about LGBTQ Diaspora Around the World (June 15th-21st)

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Welcome to INTERLINQ-ED, where we highlight news and media about and relevant to LGBTQ people of color, diaspora, and racial or ethnic minorities around the world.

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If Not Now, When: Addressing Domestic Abuse in “Between Women” Season One

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It’s admirable that the creators of Between Women chose to tackle the issue of domestic abuse within same sex relationships. Yet their presentation of such an important issue doesn’t come without noticeable flaws, specifically with respect to the way an abusive relationship was presented in season one.

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Written on the Body: Celebrating Samar Habib’s Contributions to Queer Muslim Women Visibility in the Middle East

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Dr. Samar Habib is making welcomed contributions to the visibility of queer women in the Arab, Muslim, and western world. Get to know her.

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