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Press, Publications, and Awards

Feature Interviews and Press Mentions

  • 20 African Women with Powerful and Inspiring Voices (Listed by Applause Africa)
  • 17 Black Bloggers to Know (Listed by For Harriet)
  • Highlighted Sexuality Professional of the Day (Profile Interview for Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health)
  • The Femisphere: African Feminist Bloggers (Profile Interview for Ms. Magazine)
  • Spectra’s Keynote Address for The Rivers School Day of Silence (for School Newspaper, Podium)
  • 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence (by Women, Action, and the Media)
  • Spectra Organizes Women of Color in New England (Profile Interview for Edge Network)
  • This is What a Lesbian Looks Like (Print Feature in Curve Magazine)
  • Who’s Who: Queer Women of Color and Friends Founder (Profile Interview for Diffuse5)


Distinguished Training Programs and Institutes

  • 2011 EMERGE Women’s Political Training Program
  • Spring 2011 LGBT People of Color Media Training Institute (Training from GLAAD)
  • The Op-Ed Project (March 2010)


Published Works Elsewhere

  • Preventing LGBT Youth of Color Suicides: A Case for Diversity (Feature for Color Magazine)
  • Not (Just) Another Queer Movie: The Racialicious Review of Pariah (Feature for Racialicious)
  • I Am Alike: How Films Like Pariah Can Save the World (Feature for Autostraddle)
  • Love and Afrofeminism Series (guest blogging for BITCH Magazine)
  • Queer African Reader Anthology (Accepted)
  • Ain’t I A Woman (Accepted)


Awards and Accolades

  • 2010 Lavender Rhino Award (Awarded by the History Project)
  • 2010 Trailblazer Award (Awarded by Fenway Women’s Health)
  • 1st Prize Boit Manuscript in Fiction (Awarded by MIT)
  • 2nd Prize Robert A. Boit Short Story (Awarded by MIT)

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