SOUND OFF: R&B Singer Monifah’s “Choice” →
What do you think about Monifah’s “conscious decision” to explore her curiousity for women? Will it fuel a more fluid understanding of human sexuality or does it only validate anti-gay sentiment? Sound off! Share this:
TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly →
readabookson: janetmock: elsabordelamorydeldolor: TSQ is a new interdisciplinary academic journal that will change the way the world thinks about transgender issues. Folks, I’m proud to be on the editorial board of this journal, please support this project and share with your networks. Yes! We need more for us, created by us publications. boost
Welcome to Black Lesbian Books!
whidavrho: blacklesbianbooks: Hello! If you’ve found this tumblr, you’re probably in search of books from the black lesbian experience. You’ve found the right place. It’s hard to find books that are for us and by us, and I’ll try to compile both information, visuals, links and book reviews and interviews pertaining to African-American lesbians. And some fun stuff. And possibly some NSFW...
QWOC, wanna get published? →
smartandfunnyandviolent: Women of color literary journal seeks submission for queer-themed summer issue. Submissions due July 31st. Previously unpublished works only.
Asian Pacific American LGBTQ Survey →
fortunatelight: Hey, how about helping out some grad students? If you are at least 18 years old, identify as APIA LGBTQ, and reside in the United States, please consider participating in the “The QAPI Study.”
Trans woman in Hong Kong wins the right to marry →
gaywrites: The highest court in Hong Kong ruled that a trans woman has the right to marry her boyfriend, officially legalizing marriages between transgender people and their different-sex partners. Same-sex marriage is not yet legal in Hong Kong or in China, and even the issue of transgender people being legally married has been hotly contested. This ruling will hopefully change that. The...
Anyone is allowed to follow/reblog images and post...
I can’t stop you. However, this is a blog and safe space for QWOC/QPOC, so just be mindful of that, especially if you’re going to add your own commentary to posts you reblog. Luckily, we haven’t had any problems since this blog started. Thank you all for your continued support! Hope you’re all having a wonderful weekend.
FROM Tranny Power: Step Off: Trans women of color... →
janetmock: trannypowah: TW: transmisogyny, racism, violence directed at camab trans people of color There is a place in this world full of horror, untranslatable. Here, in the midst of violence inconceivable, we struggle. Would you envy us, if you knew? As trans women and camab trans people of color, we inhabit a… Learn it, and learn it well - from the brilliant minds behind a new space...
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South Africa: Married lesbian couple told to split... →
A married South African lesbian couple have been told they should split up and walk away from their “lifestyle”, or remove their son from his Christian school.
BREAKING: First pro male athlete comes out as gay →
gaywrites: Jason Collins, 34-year-old center in the National Basketball Association, is the first openly gay athlete in major American sports. He wrote this piece for Sports Illustrated detailing his decision: I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I’m happy to start...
WOC Sexual Health Network: Women of Color Sexual... →
jcoleknowsbest: dreaminginspanish: latinosexuality: wocsexualhealthnetwork: The Women of Color Sexual Health Network (WOCSHN) working group and collective was established in 2009, when 18 women of Color came together to strategize ways to increase representation in the field and especially at AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and… we need $200 more to get...
Latina lesbians face discrimination: study →
reclaimingthelatinatag: RTLT found this study, that although almost 3 years old, is important and relevant. This study was made possible between Mujeres Latinas en Accion, a Latina advocacy organization, and Amigas Latinas, a support agency for lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning Latinas, and samples the opinion of 300 women. Due to possible domestic violence triggering, we’re...
taliaitscoldoutside: Not QPOC as is homosexual non-white. QPOC as in QUEER AS FUCK PERSON PRACTICING RESISTANCE AGAINST YOUR CONTINUOUS WHITE ATTEMPTS TO IGNORE OUR STRUGGLES, OUR CULTURES, OUR VALUES, OUR FAMILIES, AND YOUR PRIVILEGE. AS WELL AS YOUR SILENCE WHEN SHIT GETS TOUGH AND FUCKING WITH US FOR YOUR BENEFIT AND I WILL PUT YOU ON THE FLOOR OR GO DOWN SWINGING. Sorry, tired of this...
So You Wanna Talk Bout Feminist & Queer Gaze in...
fashinpirate: Film is one of my great loves, if not the overarching great love of my life, linking all of my other favorite things together — I watch a film every day, even if I’ve seen it before. Here are my favorite films to watch that are “decidedly” feminist, as in, they talk about male gaze, sisterhood, identity politics, queerness, the sacrifice of motherhood, puritanical bullshit, race...