“Bro’s Before Ho’s”- A Queer Latina Responds to Hyper-Masculinity & Biphobia in Brown Boi Culture

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Studology 101’s recent videos about “Bisexual Studs” sparks important dialogue and controversy. Why is it so hard for people to accept bisexuality from masculine women of color?

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Boobs, Lingerie, and Trans Women: Reality TV Show “Double Divas” Gets It Right

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We’re seeing more transgender women in the media these days, which is great… and nerve-wrecking, especially when the media frequently gets it wrong. But, when a show like The Double Divas, which follows two lingerie shop owners’ quests to fit women with the right bras, gets it right, now that’s great television.

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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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QWOC TALK: HIV At-Home Testing Kit Says, “Know Your Status”, We Say, “Know Your Facts”

OraQuick commercial advertises an at-home HIV testing kit! But, is it just me or did you also feel like you were transported to 1991 and forced to watch a weird version of Michael Jackson’s Black or White video? Also, what is up with the floating busts telling me that HiV isn’t a “black thing?”

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INTERLINQ-ED: News and Media about LGBTQ Diaspora Around the World (June 22nd-28th)

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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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“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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Spotlight: Li Yuchen – Asian Pop Culture Icon Challenges Gender Norms in China

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Spotlight on Li Yuchun, on of China’s first masculine of center female celebrities, using media to change the conversation around gender/sexuality in the country

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INTERLINQ-ED: News and Media about LGBTQ Diaspora Around the World (June 8th-14th)

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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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INTERLINQ-ED: Media about LGBTQ Diaspora Around the World May 18th-24th

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Welcome to this week’s edition of 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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Spectra, Founder and Executive Director

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Spectra is a queer Nigerian afrofeminist writer and idealist who’s passionate about media, movement building, and the Motherland. She dabbles in poetry, playwriting, and photography, and travels, a lot.

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