QWOC+ Boston is a group that promotes diversity by creating and sustaining safe spaces for LGBT people of color in the Greater Boston area.
Posted By QWOC+ Boston on April 19th, 2012

Submit! Nearly There is a zine project meant to address the serious absence and silencing of stories about the experiences of queer people of color.


Special Request to the Boston Queer Community: Support Truth Serum During Surgery Recovery

Posted By QWOC+ Boston on February 3rd, 2010

Dear QWOC+ Boston friends,

We’d like to make a personal request:

A fierce QWOC+ supporter/volunteer, dear friend, fellow community organizer, and long-time producer of all kinds of queer, rebellious, funky, limit-pushing events in Boston needs OUR support during her surgery recovery.

Please consider attending one of the fundraising events we’re supporting this weekend and RETURN the love Aliza’s been giving QWOC+ Boston AND the Boston queer community for over ten years…


THIS FRIDAY! February 5, 2010 8pm
Utero-A-GoGo No. 1

a benefit for Aliza Shapiro
at a private residence in the South End
Info @ Truth Serum Website: http://www.truthserum.org/

THIS SUNDAY! February 7, 2010**
Utero-A-GoGo No. 2

a concert and cabaret/drag/burlesque show of hysterical proportions!
Great Scott
1222 Commonwealth Ave Allston (at corner of Harvard)
$10 doors at 8pm, show at 9pm 18+
a limited number of discounted tickets are a
Info @ Truth Serum Website: http://www.truthserum.org/

**If you’re interested in attending with a group, please leave a message on the facebook group or page, or send us a tweet @qwocboston and we’ll make sure everyone gets together!


IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION TO uteroagogo@gmail.com. Include a funny haiku note with your offering if you’re feeling creative, Aliza will love it. :)



  • What Does It Take to be Black, Female and Healthy in America?
  • RENAISSANCE — Women and Trans People of Color in Hip Hop & Slam Poetry (11/30)