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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From Skater to “Skate Her”: Queer Women of Color Invade the World of Skateboarding

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Ever hear of queer women of color skateboarders? Well, lucky for you, they made a film.

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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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Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project Hosts 8th Annual Film Festival

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The 8th Annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival in San Fransisco will feature 39 short films from June 8 to 10.

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The Lost Bois: Transforming Queer Hip Hop through Black Feminism

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Trick Question: What do you get when you mix gender, queerness, hip hop, and black feminism? A.O, B. Steady, and a revolution that makes you want to sing, skip, and shimmy.

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Queer Women of Color Launch New YouTube Web Series: The Peculiar Kind

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The Peculiar Kind is a web series that candidly explores the lives and experiences of queer women of color with eye-opening and unscripted conversations. Check out episode one on Youtube!

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It Gets Better: QWOC + Boston Edition!

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The “It Gets Better” project began in September of 2010 when columnist and author Dan Savage sought to create a …

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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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Damn, It Feels Good to Be Me — QWOC Pride

I know we’re all out here fighting for something or being a part of some struggle, even if the struggle isn’t visible to everyone. But as you sweat, bleed, cry, and crawl – as you go through your day to day life, shoving roadblocks out of the way and forging your own path – remember what you’re doing it for. We’re not doing it for some vague sense of accomplishment, or community, or even “equality.” We’re fighting because we love what we’re fighting for.

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Coming Out to Cab Drivers — A Necessary Risk

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Several days ago, I found myself on a taxi ride home, engaging in conversation with the driver about blacks and education. He asked whether or not I was in college; I told him I was and he proceeded to clap, thanking me for doing something for blacks “across the world.”

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