femme/mess: Ten Posts for Sylvia Rivera's Ten Year... →
thespiritwas: its incredible to see how many people reblog the Sylvia Rivera video and how many feel so strongly about her words! someone recently reblogged the video with commentary and it made me realize that folks who haven’t been following my blog might not have seen the many Sylvia…
Putting the END in GENDER: QTPOC Tumblrs! →
homoarigato: Asexual POCs Unite Black Gay Problems For 2Spirits Fuck Yeah Asian Dykes Fuck Yeah Black Lesbians Fuck Yeah FTMs of Color Fuck Yeah MTFs of Color Fuck Yeah Jot@s Fuck Yeah LGBTQ Asians Fuck Yeah LGBTQ Cubans Fuck Yeah LGBTQ Latinxs Always reblog!
Puking Fancy: An Open Love Letter to Folks of... →
blackgirldangerous: by Mia McKenzie Dear Fellow Folks of Color, I am writing to tell you that I’m in love with you. I would have said it to your faces, but I don’t have that kind of travel money. What I love about you, POC, is…well, there’s a lot. First of all, I love that, despite… Always reblogging this.
QBits: Hundreds rally at Chicago’s first... →
qbits: By Brynn Cassie West Chicago Phoenix CHICAGO — Nearly 300 people attended Chicago’s first transgender, gender-non-conforming and intersex pride event, held at Union Park Sunday. The intention of the rally was to focus on the theme of “enterprising from the margins,”… We had so much fun! Thank you KOKUMO!
Tell us about yourself! →
for2spirits: Are you an indigenous person who identifies in some way queer? Submit us something telling us about yourself! Suggestions: Your name Where you’re from Your national/tribal/ethnic affiliation Your gender/sexuality identity What being a queer indigenous person means to you Anything else you want to share! Photos welcome :)
a dagger in your heart: woo queer asian adoptees! →
e-quasian: The Queer United Asian Pacific Islander Adoptee Network (QUAPIAN) is a virtual network of LGBTQ identified Asian Pacific Islander Adoptees. Recognizing the social, political, and cultural need of LGBTQ adoptee QUAPIAN is a space to begin organizing and advocating for our…
In a world that would prefer queer and trans people were quiet, invisible and/or...– La Dida- http://www.critic.co.nz/columns/article/2213/straight-up—issue-18 (via purple0black)
[Chicago] Get the 411 on Female Condoms
Get the 411 on Female Condoms! Attend the Chicago Female Condom Campaign’s skills building training for health educators, prevention specialists, and service providers. Wednesday, August 1st, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Mile Square (2045 W. Washington Blvd.) at the CDPH Lower level training room The Chicago Female Condom Campaign invites you to participate in its upcoming training for health educators,...
Trans women's safe sex guide →
So excited for TGIF!
We are making history today! The Midwest’s FIRST trans* pride festival/rally/picnic! If you’re in Chicago, we will see you there! Look for us—we have swag and we’re doing a self defense workshop at noon!
Notes from a trans* panel
This is a post Van wrote about a panel given at Howard Brown last year. The information is still relevant to Chicago and elsewhere. Thought we might reintroduce this. On May 6th, at HB on Sheridan, they hosted an Open House Panel about Transgender Health within the Chicago Community. Panelists were: Shira and C. Angel Torres from YWEB (Young Women’s Empowerment Project), Matty from BYC (Broadway...
Trans Clothing Exchange: For getting rid of those... →
TW: Violence, Death Threats Latina Transgender... →
latinosexuality: fyi source is the advocate so there’s that…. Casa Ruby, the only Latina transgender organization in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to serve as a haven for trans folks seeking to escape violence, has been on the receiving end of death threats, according to WAMU, American University Radio. A Spanish-language death threat was left on the organizations voice mail last week,...
A blog for trans women / non-binary CAMAB trans*...
transpoc: http://fuckyeahmtfsofcolor.tumblr.com Check it out, followers!
so-fresh-and-so-bean asked: no crees que el use del "-@" reflecta una forma binaria que no representa a TODA la gente transgenera? has visto el "-x"? lo he visto como manera de hacer palabras neutrales, asi como "estoy enojadx."
Thank you for attending our July meeting! And...
We were so happy to get together last night, it is always wonderful to be in good company. <3 Efebina’s is, as it has always been, a warm and inviting place. We worked on making bracelets and cutting out flyers for our tables at Fiesta del Sol and TGIF this weekend. We spoke briefly about Kate Bornstein’s upcoming visit on August 4th at the Center on Halsted (which we will be...
Struggling To Be Heard: Latino Commission on AIDS... →
latinegrasexologist: source WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Yesterday, during the XIX International AIDS Conference, the Latino Commission on AIDS, in collaboration with Merck (known as MSD outside of the U.S. and Canada), launched Sharing Stories, Creating Hope, an…
National Transgender Discrimination Survey [Report... →
pityplease: I’ve highlighted the most important parts of the study for you all to read: Discrimination was pervasive for all respondents who took the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, yet the combination of anti-transgender bias and persistent, structural and individual racism was especially devastating for Black transgender people and other people of color. Black transgender...
fuckyeahlgbtqlatinxs: “ Este blog es un espacio para la comunidad de géneros queer y no-binarios de habla latina/española. Como tod@s y todxs sabemos, las diferencias en las culturas de nuestros países y la marcada generización binaria de las lenguas española y latina hacen que existir como persona queer o no-binaria sea una realidad completamente diferente a la de otras comunidades queer. Es...
How do we create an oppositional worldview, a consciousness, an identity, a...– bell hooks, Yearning: race, gender, and cultural politics (via ukelaylay)
sex ≠ gender: Introducing: for2spirits →
for2spirits: This is a blog intended for Indigenous people who identify as LGBTetc, queer, trans, two-spirit, or with a traditional or other identity that falls outside the Western idea of cisgender heterosexual. It is meant to be FOR and BY queer indigenous people; although it may educate… Signal boost!
LGBT Summer Book Treats →
fuckyeahlesbianliterature: Whether you plan to beat the heat with an LGBT fiction novel or prefer to crack open a queer history book as you embark on your morning commute, there’s something for everyone on this list. (via Lambda Literary) (via The Lesbrary)
Hey SQS'ers! Our next meeting is this Thursday,...
We invite you to join us for our meeting and afterwards for a small tour of Fiesta del Sol! Also, if you can/are able to, please bring one gender-affirming clothing item for incarcerated trans* women to donate at TGIF this Sunday. Thank you! Efebina’s Cafe 7/26, 7:30pm, back room Free, open to all, peer-led See you there! Spread the word and bring a friend!
I will keep resisting, we all will in our own way. We will fight even though we...– Kim Crosby - We Are Life (Queer, Gifted & Black)