spectraspeaks Spectra Speaks Boston, DC, Abuja. Spectra is an award-winning Nigerian writer, women’s rights an media activist, and the voice behind the afrofeminist media blog, Spectra Speaks (www.spectraspeaks.com), which publishes news, opinions, and personal stories about gender, media, and diversity as they pertain to Africa and the Diaspora. She is also the founder and executive editor of Queer Women of Color Media Wire (www.qwoc.org), a media advocacy and publishing organization that amplifies the voices of lesbian, bisexual, queer, and/or transgender women of color, diaspora, and other racial/ethnic minorities around the world. And, the program officer of Funds and Philanthropy Initiatives at Africans in the Diaspora (AiD). She is currently traveling through Southern Africa offering new media communications training to African women's NGOs and non-profits. She is also co-editing an LGBT African poetry anthology and writing her first book. Follow her blog at www.spectraspeaks.com, or her daily musings on Twitter @spectraspeaks.