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ELIXHER | July 24, 2014

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Tumblr Thursdays

July 17, 2014 |

Here are our favorite Tumblr finds from this week!Read More

InspiHERed By: Monica Raye Simpson

July 16, 2014 |

This month ELIXHER spotlights North Carolina native, Atlanta-based director of SisterSong, a reproductive justice collective for women of color, and revolutionary soul singer Monica Raye Simpson.Read More

A Queer Sistah in The White House

July 15, 2014 | 3

Sistah Sinema founder Isis Asare recaps the first ever White House LGBT Innovation Summit. Read More

Still No #JusticeforJane

July 14, 2014 |

Jane, a 16-year-old transgender girl without criminal charges, has been moved to CT Juvenile Training School, a locked facility for boys. Her lawyers were not made aware of this transfer. Read More

Our Buzz 7.13.14: L Word Mississippi, The Fosters & More

July 13, 2014 |

This week’s installment of “Our Buzz” features Sherri Saum, Laverne Cox, and more.Read More

What You Missed This Week 7.11.14: Cherno Biko, ENDA & More

July 11, 2014 |

Stay in the know. Read news relevant to YOU. Read More

Laverne Cox Gets Nominated for Emmy, Makes History (Again!)

July 10, 2014 |

The breakout star makes history today as the first transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy Award.Read More

WATCH: Laverne Cox Talks TIME Backlash

July 9, 2014 |

Orange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox recently sat down with BET to talk about fame, what she has learned from working on the Netflix series, and backlash she received after appearing on the cover of TIME.Read More

WATCH: Maya Peterson Talks to Melissa Harris-Perry

July 8, 2014 | 4

Maya Peterson, openly gay former student body president at The Lawrenceville School, recently joined The Melissa Harris-Perry Show.Read More

What Lawrenceville’s Maya Peterson Teaches Us About Reverse Racism

July 7, 2014 | 1

Some say a picture is worth a thousand words, and for Maya Peterson, the first Black, female, and queer student body president of Lawrenceville School, one Instagram photo said more about racism at the nation’s most expensive prep school than her classmates bargained for. Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

July 3, 2014 |

Here are some of our favorite Tumblr finds this week. Read More

Lena Waithe To Adapt “Twenties” Into Pilot For BET

July 3, 2014 |

BET has signed Black queer writer/producer Lena Waithe to write a pilot based on her series, “Twenties,” which follows a Black queer twentysomething woman, Hattie.Read More

An Intergenerational Approach to Community with Dr. Imani Rashid

July 2, 2014 |

Dr. Imani Rashid, a self-identified elder lesbian butch, shares what she learned about activism in the mid-70s, the importance of intergenerational relationships, what Audre Lorde would say today, and more. Read More

LGBTQ Self-Identified Women of Color: Are We Whole?

June 30, 2014 | 6

ELIXHER staff writer Nicole Le Blanc reminds us of the importance of self-care and suggests five simple steps you can start today. Seriously. Read More