QWOC Media Wire Seeks New Editors!

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QWOC Media Wire, a media advocacy organization and online platform that amplifies the voices and thought leadership of sexual minorities around the world, is seeking three new editors to join their team. Application deadline May 20th.

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WEB COMIC: I’m a Mixed Race Woman of Color. He’s a White Trans Man. We Love Each Other.

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I’m a mixed-race queer cisgender woman. My partner is a white transgender man. And despite his being white and male, he seems to “get me” better than anyone else in my life.

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Queer Women of Color Speak on Fashion and Body Image: What Makes You Feel Beautiful?

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Open a magazine or turn on the television and chances are good you’ll see someone talking about weight loss. In …

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Inspired by Pariah: Coming Out as a Nigerian “Boi”

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As the strapless lilac dress found its awkward place on my body, the delicate layer of my personal confidence dropped mercilessly to the floor… “You only compliment me when I’m wearing clothes I don’t want to wear,” I complained, “I don’t feel pretty. I feel stupid.”

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Morgan Collado, Contributor

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Morgan is a trans women of color who writes about social justice, poetry, and creativity as a path to healing, among other things.

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Kit Yan, Award-Winning Trans POC Artist, Needs Our Help on Kickstarter

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Transgender Asian American artist Kit Yan has been creating spoken word for almost a decade, bringing his art and activism to the world. He has encountered unfortunate circumstances that are creating barriers on his journey of bringing queer, trans and Asian art so please consider donating to his kickstarter. We love you, Kit!

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The Limits of Liminality: Navigating Hipster "Blackness" in Queer Boston

This insightful piece about navigating “blackness” in Boston’s queer community is a must-read from D’hana (the co-producer of the infamous NU-LIFE dance night at ZuZu Tuesdays). Intentional communities are important, but D’hana reminds us that we still have a long way to go before racially integrated communities happen naturally.

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On Queerness, Culture, and Concessions

Last Wednesday I went to a series of short films as part of The Bisexual Resource Center, Truth Serum Productions’ Cinemental and madFEMMEpride‘s 9th “Celebrate …

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