3 Queer Women of Color Musicians Headlining the 2013 Annual Women’s Rock! Concert

Instruments On Stage

We’re featuring three women of color musicians you should know. Check them out and tell us about your favorites.

Read More

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

Jordan

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

Read More

To be Loved or to be understood? The Struggle Between Culture and Sexuality

484415 10151130935369257 1540005602 N

“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.

Read More

Yollada “Nok” Suanyot Becomes First Trans Woman Politician in Thailand

Yollada Nok Suanyot1

QWOC Runs for Office…With Success! Yollada “Nok” Suanyot becomes highest ranking Trans Woman politician in Thailand

Read More

The Counter-argument: You’re Making the Wrong Choice

SadAsianGirl

One Chinese lesbian shares her experiences on coming out, her mother, and choices.

Read More

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

Li Yuchen Feature

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

Read More

A Lesbian Latina’s Adventures with Interracial Relationships: To Speak or Not to Speak Spanish?

Te Quiero

When I was in college, I dated white-women because English-speaking queer women was “all there was.” And while I didn’t mind then, the truth is… I do now. I don’t want to explain every single story, conversation or joke. When I have to constantly interpret, things gets lost in translation –including our connection, but mainly my sanity.

Read More

Coming Out as Capitalist in Queer Spaces

Home Budget Spreadsheet

“I generally find coming out as ‘queer’ in corporate and tech spaces much less intimidating than coming out as an ‘economic consultant’ in queer spaces.” Our newest contributor, Lola Kutty, shares her experience being ostracized from anti-capitalist spaces due to her job as a consultant.

Read More

Morgan Collado, Contributor

575082 587284375527 1679326670 N

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

Read More

Repost from Politics Daily: 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Tougher on Minorities, Women

By BONNIE ERBE’ Here’s one thing you probably know about “don’t ask, don’t tell,” the Pentagon policy on gays and …

Read More