QPOConnection: Community, Resources & Events

Speakers, Presenters, Workshop Facilitators

last updated: june 2008

Faisal Alam
Founder, Al-Fatiha

Monroe France

Alice Y. Hom (Los Angeles, CA)

Emi Koyama (Portland, OR)
Founder of Intersex Initiative, the activist/author/academic working on intersex, sex workers' rights, (queer) domestic violence, genderqueer, anti-racism, and other issues. Emi's site features a store for Zines & Buttons with her published works.

Alex Lee

Rickke Mananzala

CherrĂ­e Moraga (CA)
CherrĂ­e Moraga is a poet, playwright and essayist, and the co-editor of This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. She is the author of numerous plays including "Shadow of a Man" and "Watsonville: Some Place Not Here," (both won the Fund for New American Plays Award in 1991 and 1995, respectively) and "Heroes and Saints," which earned the Pen West Award for Drama in 1992. Her plays have been anthologized in numerous collections and are also published in a three-volume series of collected works published by West End Press of Albuquerque, New Mexico, including TheHungry Woman: A Mexican Medea. Her collected non-fiction writings include: The Last Generation (South End Press); a memoir, Waiting in the Wings: Portrait of a Queer Motherhood (Firebrand Books); and, a new expanded edition of the now classic, Loving in the War Years, republished by South End Press in 2000. Ms. Moraga is also a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts' Theatre Playwrights' Fellowship and is the Artist-in-Residence in the Departments of Drama and Spanish & Portuguese at Stanford University.

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