QWOCMAP launches its 11th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival into orbit with a constellation of 39 stellar films, a Festival Focus “Justice Heals” that radiates our tenacity as queer and trans people of color, and a Community Conversation “Film & the Nation-State” that ruptures the trauma and violence that often eclipses our lives. From a queer Afro-Latina councilwoman fighting a corporate oil giant that blacked out the sky, to the sparkle of genderqueer Asians; from
Yesterday, the White House recognized ten individuals from across the country as “White House Champions of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling.” Two of these recipients are essayists contributing to the forthcoming Aunt Lute title, Good Girls Marry Doctors: Tanzila Ahmed and Fawzia Mirza. Congratulations Tanzila and Fawzia, and to all who were recognized today!
A Celebration of Feminist Poets Who Span a Generation: From the 1960s to Today Hosted by: Red Hen Press and Women’s Center for Los Angeles
When: Saturday May 7 at 2:00 pm
Where: Feminist Majority Foundation/Ms. Magazine, 433 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA
Cost: $16 in advance for adults, $12 for students and seniors, $25 at the door Judy Grahn, author of A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet, and renowned writer Eloise Klein Healy, will read at a bene