Our Intern Breanne reflects on her work at QWOC, queer identity and creating community.
QWOC Media Wire profiles bisexual women of color who are standing up for bisexual rights and visibility everyday.
Our Intern Breanne gushes about her love for Shonda Rhimes, queer women of color characters, interracial adoptions, multiracial hotties and what it really means to be an LGBT ally in the media industry.
Queer Women of Color and Visual Storytelling: Spotlight on Taryn Crenshaw of Artist Collective, Esoteric Lore
“My placement on this planet essentially is to educate people through the arts exposing realities that are traditionally marginalized or not necessarily emphasized in mainstream culture and media, and create space that is loving, healing, and celebratory in and around art and education.” — Taryn Crenshaw
Queer, Black Geeks, Unite! Moya Bailey Leads Women of Color Digital Skill-Sharing Collective, Shawty Got Skillz
Digital humanities dissident, Moya Bailey, has sculpted a yellow brick road in cyberspace for women of color. This summer she …
It’s admirable that the creators of Between Women chose to tackle the issue of domestic abuse within same sex relationships. Yet their presentation of such an important issue doesn’t come without noticeable flaws, specifically with respect to the way an abusive relationship was presented in season one.
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.
Acclaimed author and activist, Robin G. White, shares a personal moment of “Revelation” from her journey as an adoptee to find her birth family, and re-affirmation of her lesbian identity. Simply put, it is beautiful. We are who we are. “It is in our genes.”
As much as we may hate the ignorance, we are not exempt from it. We may be better than others at keeping our judgments to ourselves, but in some cases, we’re just as bad, if not worse, than the people who do it to us. Recently, I interviewed a QWOC who served in the military about her opinions on the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.
By BONNIE ERBE’ Here’s one thing you probably know about “don’t ask, don’t tell,” the Pentagon policy on gays and …