The return of QofG: Thursday, September 18th, 2014!

Hey all!

We will be back to our #QueeringThursday weekly posting schedule as of Thursday, September 18th, 2014. 

Are you ready!?

We are always looking to showcase two-spirit and queer/trans* folks of colour and their lives, stories and work.

If you haven’t already, check out the ways your can submit content to our very popular profile submissions segment or a blog posting, artwork or other creative submission to our new general submission segment. 

For more information or all the amazing content we have to offer, check us out!

Thank you for your support!

- Your Curator’s Grand Re-opening Sept. 2014!

Hey everyone,

First and foremost, I would like to thank everyone who stuck by QofG and emailed in letting us know how much they missed the site. That and all the well wishes for good health and strength.

It was wonderful to read those emails. Thank you!

So QofG will be re-opening as of September 2014 with a new look and a new format. Here a some of the new changes:

  • We will be requesting articles about gender and the QTPOC experience on top of QofG profiles so if you have any article ideas that you feel fit with the theme of our site, please send us an email.

  • We will be resuming our segment #PuttingFemmesFirst…but possibly under a different name. Hmmm. We will let you know.

  • We will be having a logo contest at an undetermined date with a prize! Woot!

  • Lastly, more moderators will be added to edit content and promote the site widely.

Thanks for the support and we will see you in September!


Queer of Gender will be taking a hiatus for a couple of weeks so that it’s curator can deal with some pending health issues. We are STILL accepting profile submissions for when we resume in the future so please feel free to send those in. However, we will be on hiatus until further notice (So no weekly profile submissions or tweets for now).

Thanks everyone for the support during this difficult time. Please feel free to send us asks, to contact us at or contact us at any of the other number of ways on the right sidebar.

We love you!

- Your Curator

QofG Profile Submission: Troy Jackson

image Introduce yourself! Who are you? What should we call you?

I’m Troy Jackson a Nova Scotian Afro-Metis Recording Artist, Writer and Performer who resides in Toronto.

How do you identify in terms of gender, sexuality, gender expression, etc?
I identify as a Gay Man. My gender expression is a mildly flamboyant, gay man who embraces his femininity. I love to mix it up. I am a Gemini and a twin.

What are your personal pronouns? 

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QofG Exclusive Interview: Tona Brown

Read on! But make sure to signal boost and/or donate to Tona’s Indiegogo campaign so she can fulfil her dream of performing at Carnegie Hall!

Recently, Queer of Gender spoke to Tona Brown, a violinist and performer who was recently named one of 10 Transgender Artists Who Are Changing The Landscape of Contemporary Art. She also has the opportunity to be the first African-American violinist to perform at Carnegie Hall in it’s first ever LGBT Pride event! How amazing! 
Here is what she had to say!

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QofG Profile Submission: Thomas Hinyard

Read on! But make sure to signal boost and/or donate to Thomas’ GofundMe for the 2014 Capturing Fire Queer Spoken Word Slam and Summit!


Introduce yourself! Who are you? What should we call you?

My name is Thomas Hinyard and I’m 23 years old, hailing from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I’m a writer, spoken word poet, artist, and activist. I’m comfortable with being called by my first name, although I should note that I plan on doing a name change in the near future. It shall be kept under wraps!

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