The Slope: Bisexual Iranian Produces Web Comedy Series about Queer Relationships (And Yes, There’s A Dog Involved)
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.
Ever hear of queer women of color skateboarders? Well, lucky for you, they made a film.
First LGBTQ Jordanian Magazine Features the Secret Lives of Arab Lesbians in the Middle East
The 8th Annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival in San Fransisco will feature 39 short films from June 8 to 10.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.”