Why last week’s episode of The Real World was the most important one for the queer community in 20 years
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Why last week’s episode of The Real World was the most important one for the queer community in 20 years

When Pedro Zamora stepped foot into The Real World: San Francisco house in 1994, not even he was aware of the impact he’d make on his roommates, the show, and the world. He was a gay man of color living with AIDS and one of the first people to bring the disease to mainstream media. … Continue reading

India’s Queer Community is “Happy” Despite Supreme Court Ruling
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India’s Queer Community is “Happy” Despite Supreme Court Ruling

Happy Friday! Speaking of “happy,” we just can’t get enough of Pharrell’s hit song! “Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth…because I’m happyyyyy”. The song is nominated for an Oscar on Sunday for Best Original Song and it’s also number one on the Billboard charts. Part of “Happy’s” genius lies in its … Continue reading

The Devotion Project Counters Russian Homophobia with Subtitiles
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The Devotion Project Counters Russian Homophobia with Subtitiles

Olympian Gail Marquis (Women’s Basketball, Montreal ’76) and her wife Audrey Smaltz may just be one of our favorite lesbian couples of all time! Their video, “Foremost in My Mind,” made us “aww,” laugh, and even tear up a little. Gail, 57, and Audrey, 75, have been together for 15 years and their love grabs … Continue reading

PNT Tv Network: Convenient Programming for Queer Women of Color
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PNT Tv Network: Convenient Programming for Queer Women of Color

Fewer things are less taxing than trying to find quality programming for queer women of color.  Just enter a few keywords into your favorite search engine and you’ll quickly understand what we mean.  So imagine the jig we did when we discovered PNT Tv Network, a Trinidad and Tobago-based entertainment resource providing femqueer content to … Continue reading

AfroPoP Series Sheds Light on African LGBTQI and Their Journey to Asylum
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AfroPoP Series Sheds Light on African LGBTQI and Their Journey to Asylum

Each year, thousands of LGBTQI individuals face cruel and intolerable acts of violence in their mother countries. The lucky ones who are able to flee to somewhere presumably safer must then seek asylum, the arduous and painstaking process of petitioning for legal protection against citizens of the nation they, at one time, called home. The … Continue reading

W. Kamau Bell, Melissa Harris-Perry and Cedric the Entertainer Nominated for GLAAD Media Award
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W. Kamau Bell, Melissa Harris-Perry and Cedric the Entertainer Nominated for GLAAD Media Award

And the award goes to…well, we haven’t gotten that answer yet.  However, we do have the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and we’re glad to see some familiar faces on the list.  The program honors individuals and media sources that have demonstrated outstanding achievement in providing  “fair, accurate and inclusive representations of … Continue reading

Close-Ups: Filmmaker Kandis Hutcherson Talks QWOC Media Representation, Buying Power and Nebula
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Close-Ups: Filmmaker Kandis Hutcherson Talks QWOC Media Representation, Buying Power and Nebula

We’re pleased that QLiC Press got a chance to sit down with Philadelphia-based filmmaker Kandis Hutcherson as she shared her experiences as a queer woman of color (qwoc) in the industry, her thoughts on black media representation and details about her newest project, Nebula.  Bold, honest and always hilarious, Kandis doesn’t mince any of her … Continue reading