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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Queer African Women Making History: Namibian Artist Shishani Releases Video for New LGBT Equality Anthem, “Minority”

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Our founder, Spectra Speaks, catches up with award-winning Namibian indie soul artist, Shishani, whose new video, “Minority” calls for Africans to choose freedom, equality, and love for all.

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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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Not (Just) Another Queer Movie: My Afrofeminist Review of Pariah

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Wait a minute, not all lesbians in movies are white, rich or middle-class? You mean “life” doesn’t get put on pause so that all gay people can experience the thrill of coming out at summer camp? Hallelujah for Pariah– a film women of color (and other marginalized groups) can finally relate to!

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We Will Not Be Unwritten: Preserving Queer Women of Color History

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As LGBT people (esp. members of marginalized groups: women, people of color, transgender, disabled etc), we all need to do a better job of telling our own stories, and in effect, writing ourselves (back) into history. Read this opinion piece from founder, Spectra, on preserving QWOC+ Boston’s history.

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Undercover Intern: Up, Close, and Personal with QWOC Week Organizers

As is the case with most organizations, fans, supporters, and enthusiasts of QWOC+ Boston mainly get to experience the front-end of the organizing work. In this post, our intern goes behind the scenes to give you a taste of what it’s like to plan QWOC Week, and work with some pretty interesting personalities.

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