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Two Spirit People

Brown, Lester B. (Editor). (1997). Two Spirit People: American Indian Lesbian Women and Gay Men. Binghampton, NY: Haworth Press.

Although somewhat dated, this text is still highly relevant, particularly since there has not been a great deal of scholarly research on Two Spirit identities and this was one of the first. 266 more words

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New Friends Sharing Stories on Love Intersections

Over the weekend, we met with Jay and Joella Cabalu, who are sharing their story about Jay’s journey with his sister, Joella, his family, faith, and sexuality.  116 more words


Native Power!

Native Power.Afrikan Power.Zulu.Two-Spirit.Warrior Woman.Free Mumia.


The surprising history of gay marriage in the Navajo nation

Ahead of a historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, a parallel debate is raging inside another sovereign nation within U.S. borders: the Navajo nation. 677 more words

Sima Lee reblogged this on QPOC Shakur.

Native Americans talk gender identity at a ‘two-spirit’ powwow

San Francisco’s Cow Palace has hosted livestock expositions, Rolling Stones concerts, and a U.S. heavyweight championship.

But this Saturday, it was home to something really special: the nation’s only Native American powwow for “two-spirited” tribe members that’s open to the public. 1,225 more words

Sima Lee reblogged this on QPOC Shakur.

Identity I

the balance present
yet rejected

some say “Two-Spirit”
Pa just said,
“Boy! Get out of that mud!”

there is no binary
there is nothing but me