Women’s Only Spaces

Here’s a great article on the importance of women’s only spaces and when this is useful. We really like her reasons for having such a space, and how that would work in real world situations. Tell us what you think!   https://geekchick77.dreamwidth.org/3489.html  

A Call for Submissions: SoulStories

Soul Stories “I do not imagine myself”.    I read this small sentence on a stumbled-upon feminist queer blog in the late Nineties while coming to terms with my own identity.  Nearly twenty years later, I still remember it as if it had been tattooed on my heart.  In one instant, the barriers on what I could be and could not be […]

Curious about WHaQ! Meetings?

Curious about what happens in a WHaQ! Meeting?? Would you like to join WHaQ! but are scared about being “out there” and nervous about meeting a group of people you’ve never met before? Are you looking for other lesbian/bisexual women to talk to and get a little support from in coming out, being out, or […]

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Join Us! – Maya for Women Membership is open! Join us! To join, please call 9632513023 or send us an email to info@maya4women.org with Membership in the subject line. M4W is excited to share with you the benefits of a membership with our Maya family: Membership privileges in M4W Programmes you are interested in Initial […]

Dalit Women

returnthegayze: I am in solidarity with the #DalitWomenFight march starting today in Madhya Pradesh in India! We must end all forms of violence against Dalit people, including the incredible and atrocious amount of sexual violence against Dalit women and trans people! I am yours in resistance! Spread the word.

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united-nations: In Vienna on Monday, Ban Ki-moon met Conchita Wurst, the Austrian winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, to highlight the importance of mutual respect and tolerance, and to raise awareness about the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community. “Conchita is promoting respect for diversity. This is a core […]

Feminist Round-Up

  You know Johann Sebastian Bach, the famous German composer? Turns out, some of his most famous pieces might have been written by his wife. This is an important piece of news because it reminds us that even if we ladies didn’t get the recognition we deserved, we were kicking ass and taking names all […]

Stand with Afghan Women

humanrightswatch: Afghanistan: Fight Rampant Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment is a major problem in Afghanistan, where women and girls have had to struggle to regain their rights after being completely shut out of education and employment during Taliban rule until their ouster in 2001. There has been significant progress in improving girls’ access to education and integrating women […]

On Balance

Balance is key. In everything you do. Dance all night long and practice yoga the next day. Drink wine but don’t forget your green juice. Eat chocolate when your heart wants it and kale salad when your body needs it. Wear high heels on Saturday and walk barefoot on Sunday. Go shopping at the mall […]

Happy Asexual Awareness Week!

  Did you know that October 26 to November 1 is Asexual Awareness Week? Have you hugged an asexual friend this week? In case you didn’t know, asexuality is an orientation where people don’t desire sex, but they do form emotional and romantic relationships (you can read about it in our very own LGBTQ terms […]