I’m his mother. He’s my sonshine. I’m his quiet, he’s my wild. My first breath in the morning, my purpose, my drive.
The relationship between sisters.
The feeling of kinship with and closeness to a group of women or all women.
Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes you’ll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes you’ll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room.”
― Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things
Tippi Degré, the girl who spent her childhood in the African jungle
Tippi Degré could be a normal girl, but for the fact of having lived 13 years of his life in the African jungle, living with all kinds of animals, from the most peaceful to the largest predators. A kind of Mowgli in females. Since his birth in 1990 until his 13-year-old Tippi lived in the African jungle, but after Tippi moved with his parents to Paris and the result was expected: the girl couldn’t relate because she had “little in common” with other children. She was educated at home and today, at age 23, studying cinema at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University. [read more]
:: Who we are ::
We are B.Qullective, a group of people of color residing in Minnesota.
:: What we are ::
We are a community organization for Queer and Trans* identified people of color based in the Twin Cities.
:: Our Mission ::
The Brown Queer and Trans* Empowerment Collective strives to support the social, organizational, political, economic, educational, spiritual, and creative needs of queer/trans* communities of color in Minnesota.
:: Our Beliefs ::
We believe every queer and trans* person of color has the right to safe spaces;
We believe every queer and trans* person of color deserves access to life resources such as housing, employment, education, transportation, healthcare, and creative spaces.
We believe that our struggles are interdependent upon each other. None of our needs can be met without an intersectional approach to supporting our racial, sexual and gender identities;
We believe that empowerment will come through communal organization.
B.QullecTivE seeks to provide physical and virtual resources and safe spaces exclusively for queer and trans people of color.
We host a website featuring resources for jobs and housing, community organizations, virtual creative space, and events.
We plan to one day operate and maintain a 24-hr safe space for queer & trans* people of color, where we will host community discussions, events, educational and creative workshops, and organizational meetings.
Current Project: Operation B.Steady !
B.Qullective is bringing B.Steady to the Twin Cities Pride to perform her music and conduct workshops for queer and transgender youth of color in regards to songwriting/performing. We need your help and support in order to make this happen! We’ve formed a kickstarter, and the link to that will be available soon.
:: Contact Information ::
Find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bqullective
By Email: email@example.com