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5 Super-Inclusive LGBT/Queer Sites You Should Know About

Sometimes popular LGBT sites lack a diverse range of writers and stories, leaving out people like lesbians, bisexuals, genderqueers, people of color and anyone that doesn’t fit into the white, wealthy, monogamous, cisgender and able-bodied community.

We here at Unicorn Booty strive to empower all queer and non-queer people, so we’ve taken matters into our own hands and found some great sites that include queer people of all colors, sizes and genders discussing subjects ranging from up-coming queer hip-hop artists and trans-misogyny to other topics that unite and expand preconceptions of the LGBTQ community.

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Everyday Feminism

Creator: Sandra Kim, founding CEO & editor-in-chief

Type of Site: Online Lifestyle Magazine

Stated mission: Everyday Feminism strives to end the everyday violence, discrimination and marginalization used against people due to their gender, sexual orientation, race and class and make self-determination and loving communities a new norm.

Typical Stories: Transmisogyny 101: What It Is and What Can We Do About It, 17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Girls About Sex

Everyday Feminism’s socially conscious articles both entertain and create open conversations about feminist issues including unlearning a lifetime of patriarchal lies, taboo topics like gender inclusive terms for discussing abortion and educational subjects like misconceptions about non-binary gender children. Seemingly this site has a limitless collection of content ranging from talking to your children about the lies and effects of pornography to the double-standard of demonizing single mothers and martyrizing single fathers.

 

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HomoGround

Creator: Lynn Casper

Type of Site: Queer music website

Stated Mission: HomoGround is dedicated to promoting equality and visibility for all people through music and art while maintaining a creative medium for queer & allied artists and music lovers worldwide.

Typical Stories: FED UP FEST Coverage and Podcast #134 Featuring Idgy Dean / Little Waist/ Tiny Tusks and Kid in the Attic

HomoGround covers up and coming queer artists, festivals, album releases and projects ranging from pop-singer Mary Lambert’s “Heart On My Sleeve” album to Chicago’s Queer and Trans punk fest: Fed Up Fest. The site has its own weekly queer music radio podcast on iTunes featuring new queer and ally artists like experimental electronic musician Maya Songbird and queercore Brooklyn band Little Waist. In addition to the podcast, HomoGround lets their online community submit the queer artists they’re listening to along with music topics they want to hear more about.

 

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LGBTQNation

Type of Site: LGBTQ related news

Stated Mission: LGBTQ Nation is an online news magazine, reporting on issues relevant to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer community.

Typical Stories: Canadian Family Bullied because of their Transgender Daughter and Facebook Apologizes to Drag Performers, LGBT Community over ‘Real Names’ Flap

The self-proclaimed “America’s Most Followed LGBTQ News Source,”  LGBTQNation is unique in that it incorporates local, state, national and global daily news. You can find everything from top national LGBTQ news to transgender stories. Though it’s an overall LGBTQ news site, they deliver great work with well researched and detailed stories.

 

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Black Girl Dangerous

Creator: Mia McKenzie

Type of Site: Queer & trans commentary blog

Stated Mission: Black Girl Dangerous seeks to, in as many ways possible, amplify the voices, experiences and expressions of queer and trans* people of color.

Typical Stories: Why I’m Not Really Here for Emma Watson’s Feminism Speech At the U.N. and On Being Fat, Brown, Femme, Ugly, and Unloveable

Based on McKenzie’s book of the same name, the blog provides articles on the daily issues queer people of color (QPOC), non-gendered binary and trans people face such as the stigma of seeking therapy as a QPOC and the cruelties faced by undocumented immigrants trying to find refuge on the U.S. border. Other articles provide different introspective commentaries on daily news from what’s wrong with Emma Waston’s feminist HeforShe speech and project to the lack of media attention on black community murders receive in the U.S.. This site is definitely not a puff piece blog, possessing a vast amount of diverse introspective, educational pieces and fearless writing.

 

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It Gets Fatter!

Creators: Sara, Jackie & Asam

Type of Site: Queer body-positive Tumblr blog

Stated mission: A body positivity project started by fat queer people of color, for fat people of color.

Typical Stories: Body-positivity videos and Body-positive information

It Gets Fatter — a title parodying the It Gets Better project — is a queer body positive blog that features a variety of plus-size queer individuals talking about the issues of being a bigger size in supermodel obsessed gay community. The site aims to educate the queer masses about body-discrimination and lack of representation larger queers face every day, along with some provide body positive affirmations.

Do you have any great queer sites not listed above? Feel free to comment below with other sites we missed.

(featured image via The Society Pages)