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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[Amplify] Vote for LGBT Africa Series, “Seeking Asylum” for PBS People Choice Award!

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Vote for None on Record’s Seeking Asylum video series for PBS Film Festival People’s Choice Award.

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No Longer Invisi(BI)le: 10 Bisexual Women of Color to Celebrate #QWOCTalk

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QWOC Media Wire profiles bisexual women of color who are standing up for bisexual rights and visibility everyday.

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Call for Nominations: Bisexual Woman of Color (S)HEROS to Celebrate During Women’s History Month

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Send us your nominations for openly self-identified bisexual women of color to feature as part of our QWOC Heroes series for women’s history month.

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Introducing VINE, “The Instagram of Video”: Let’s Make a Queer Woman of Color Love Scene

Our intern, Breanne, recently discovered Twitter’s newly acquired “Vine” app (described as the Instagram of video!). It’s a great way to make Queer Women of Color sharable media, so make a QWOC love scene for Valentine’s Day. (Hey, not that kind!)

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Sistah Sinema Makes Black Women’s History, Launches “The Netflix of Queer Women of Color Film”

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Sistah Sinema Makes Black Women’s History, Launches “The Netflix of Queer Women of Color Film”. Also, QWOC Media Wire and Sistah Sinema enter exclusive partnership to foster more dialogue around films and other visual media produced by queer 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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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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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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