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Lesbians of Color

Gratitude for the Hetrick-Martin Institute

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicole Breedlove

Most of the kids that the Hetrick-Martin Institute served were kids of color. We black, Puerto Rican, Asian, Indian and biracial kids were finding a way out of no way, creating impromptu families because our real families hated us or no longer claimed us as their own.

Black, Gay and Living in a 'Voting Rights? No! Gay Marriage, Yes!' World

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

The Supreme Court's rulings force LGBTQ people of color, like me, to reside a bifurcated reality in terms of full civil rights protections.

Ex, Allow Me to Show You the Door

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 09.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicole Breedlove

I use to think that not being friends with your ex meant that you were a horrible person. So horrible that you couldn't even remain friends after the relationship ended. But now I see the light!

Black-Lesbian-Owned Businesses Are Endangered

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 06.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicole Breedlove

Since I launched oursistacircle.com, my social networking site for lesbians of color, in 2009, I have witnessed many black-lesbian-owned businesses fail or struggle to survive because of the lack of support in our own community.

Popular Web Series Tackles Stigmas Of Bisexuality

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices

"The Peculiar Kind" kicks off its second season with a frank discussion of bisexuality. In its premiere Season Two episode, the cast discusses ste...

Why I Created A Free Social Networking Site For Lesbians Of Color

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 05.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicole Breedlove

The mission of OurSistaCircle is to connect, empower, inform and support lesbians of color globally. But what else could such a website do to be more unique? It could allow members to create genuine friendships, and it could address their emotional and mental concerns.