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.
Happy Birthday to our founder, Spectra, who just turned 30 years on September 6th! Read her reflections on the journey to the next decade as well as her top five posts from last year pertaining to QWOC+ Boston, LGBT Youth of Color, and preserving our history. A timely must-read as schools head into the academic year.
Featuring remarks from nationally renowned poet and activist, Letta Neely, our friends at Boston Pride, and QWOC+ Boston organizers. Once all the tears have been shed, and the tissues handed out, the closing party hosted by Spectra Events will be in full effect, w/ music from DJs Rizzla and D’hana playing international house, African rhythms, reggae, soca, and latin music. Plus, closing performance from MICAH!
Film is a powerful form of media that allows us to connect with the personal stories of those we may otherwise never encounter. They often highlight important issues and struggles that mainstream media practically devotes no attention to. For this year’s QWOC Week Film Night, we have chosen some fantastic films to do just that. [...]
OUTSPOKEN is here! Spectra Events is excited to bring you a fantastic all-black lineup of talented performers. Featuring Letta Neely, Robin “Bobbie” White, Janae Johnson, Porsha, Mofroism & The Feel, and MC Micah! So join us for this great night full of creative soul. Tickets are $15 at the door.
Want to get more involved with community / volunteering but not enough time? Want to donate but don’t know who to give to? Look no further — Activism and Karaoke on a Wednesday night is the perfect antidote to your do-gooder paralysis. Do an action in less than 15 minutes, then get your singing on. Learn about joining QWOC+ Boston as an organizer in the Fall!
We wanted to take a moment to tell you a little bit about collaborating with QWOC+ Boston and to say Thank You, to the Bisexual Resource Center. Beyond providing valuable resources and support to bisexual women who are part of the QWOC communtiy, we have really appreciated their allyship during QWOC Week! Please read and share and support the BRC!
In the spirit of fostering more open dialogue, and as part of our Diversity Speaks discussion series, QWOC+ Boston, Mass. Transgender Political Coalition and TranSCEND of AIDS Action Committee are kicking off QWOC Week with a very important sharing circle, “Trans Women of Color Speak”.
As part of QWOC Week’s mission to provide welcoming and affirming spaces for marginalized groups within the LGBTQ people of color community, QWOC+ Boston is hosting a discussion about the experiences of Asian/Asian-American people in the LGBTQ community. Join QWOC+ Boston, QAPA, MASALA, and MAP for Health for this important discussion.
Whether you are 2 or 200, get your picnic blanket ready and join us! With the support of Boston GLASS and the Greater Boston PFLAG, we have planned a day to enjoy as you like. Lounge and enjoy your book or gear up for some capture-the-flag! Put your artistic skills to use or be the first one in line for face painting! This potluck is a guaranteed awesome time to relax and see the babies and pets we don’t ever get enough of!
What a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than dancing to everything from the Isley Brothers to Beyonce? Join us at this one-of-a-kind social that brings the old school and the new school together! There WILL be a soul train in effect, at least three times around the outdoor summer patio! $5-$10 sliding scale. No one turned away due to lack of funds.