QPOConnection: Community, Resources & Events

Upcoming Events

last updated: july 2008


OCT 2008 NACCS Joto Caucus Conference

AUG 2008 Sistahs Steppin' in Pride (Bay Area, CA), Annual Weekend Event

AUG 2008 20th Annual International Two-Spirit Gathering (August 28 - September 1, 2008 in Sandstone, Minnesota)

FEB 2009 19th Annual Western Regional LGBTQIA College Conference (UC SANTA BARBARA, CA), Cultivating Our Roots, From the Ground Up: How Deep is Your Love?

MAR 2009 The National Lesbian Health Summit (San Francisco, CA)

AUG 2009 National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Conference (SEATTLE, WA)


Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA)
Fusion returns for its fifth edition of extraordinary films, music, spoken word, workshops and panels. The only multi-racial, gender-inclusive film festival of its kind
Annual Event

National Association for Chicana & Chicano Studies (NACCS) Joto Caucus Conference
In an era where factors such as globalization, anti-immigrant sentiments, war, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of hate based on gender and sexuality resonate in queer peoples’ lives, this conference hopes to generate community by fostering dialogue between students, scholars, activists, and professionals.   Whether through academic scholarship, activism, artistic expressions, or community organizing and outreach, we dream of a queer homeland where human, women’s, trans, and queer rights have no impediments.

The Power of Us Conference & Black LGBT National Leadership Conference
Day 1: Health/Arts /Cultural Expo + Live Performances
Day 2: The 2nd Annual Black LGBT National Leadership Conference
Day 3: The 3rd Annual Black Church Summit

Queer Women of Color Film Festival (Bay Area, CA)

Sistahs Steppin' in Pride (Bay Area, CA)
Annual weekend event

Trans Health Conference (Philadelphia)
This conference will bring together transgender and gender-variant people, partners, allies, and healthcare providers for three days of workshops, keynotes, discussion, and networking. Because quality accessible, respectful healthcare is linked to self-determining our bodies and identities in a larger world, this conference seeks to explore themes related to enjoying rich, full lives, and building


Queer Pin@y Conference (UC system, CA)

Annual QPOC Leadership Summit (UC Berkeley, CA)

Annual QPOC Expressions (SF State, CA)

Tongues of Fire (Sacremento State University, CA)
Poetry and spoken word by Queer Women of Color