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ELIXHER | November 28, 2014

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Trans Lives Matter

November 20, 2014 |

Today (and every day) we honor the lives of our fallen trans brothers and sisters. Rest in power. Read More

Being the Other: A Survival Kit

November 19, 2014 |

Cairo shares how she has gone from sacrificing her inner peace to fix people’s ignorance to simply not stressing. Read More

I Was Not Exempt: Lesbians and Domestic Violence

November 18, 2014 | 2

ELIXHER contributor Kristen McCallum breaks her silence about her experience with domestic violence. Read More

New Gender-Neutral Sex Toy #PicoBong TRANSFORMER Wants Us to #ComeOneComeAll

November 17, 2014 |

Swedish sex toy brand PicoBong recently launched a new product called TRANSFORMER, a super versatile sex toy that can function as a rabbit vibe, clitoral massager, cock-ring, G-spot vibe, prostate massager and more. Read More

InspiHERed By: Kai Davis

November 17, 2014 |

Each month ELIXHER features someone whose personal journey and individual craft inspire us to dream bigger, laugh harder, and love deeper. This month ELIXHER spotlights Philly-based poet and student Kai Davis.Read More

Our Buzz 11.15.14: Wanda Sykes, Robin Roberts, Azealia Banks & More

November 15, 2014 |

This week’s installment of Our Buzz features Wanda Sykes, Robin Roberts, Azealia Banks and more. Read More

Orange Is the New Black’s Samira Wiley Stuns on OUT Magazine Cover

November 14, 2014 |

We’re loving actress Samira Wiley’s cover and profile for OUT Magazine. Each year, the LGBT lifestyle publication, highlights 100 of the year’s most compelling people.Read More

Black Transgender Woman Murdered In Tennessee

November 14, 2014 |

Trigger warning: violence, misgendering. Gizzy Fowler, a 24-year-old transgender woman, was found tragically shot to death in Nashville, Tennessee. Read More

Azealia Banks Releases New Video “Chasing Time”

November 14, 2014 |

Rapper Azealia Banks recently released the music video to her song “Chasing Time” from her long-awaited debut album, Broke with Expensive Taste. Read More

Two Must-See Documentaries From Atlanta’s LGBT Film Festival

November 13, 2014 |

Out On Film, Atlanta’s LGBT film festival, showed a variety of films ranging from shorts that address transgender identity issues to sobering documentaries about spirituality and the policing of Black queer lives. Read More

New Study Sheds Light on LGBT Bullying in Schools

November 12, 2014 |

Ashland Johnson, policy counsel at the National Center for Lesbian Rights, reports on the findings of a new study on the climate of LGBT bullying in the U.S. school system.Read More

Protecting Our Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Service Members

November 11, 2014 |

Did you know that lesbians are three times more likely to serve in the military than other women and that transgender Americans also serve at a high rate? Here’s a snapshot of the realities of Black lesbian, bi, and trans women in the armed forces — and how you can help. Read More

QWoC Chronicles: Vulnerability as a Privilege

November 10, 2014 |

What happens when two Black queer women sell all their possessions, quit their cozy careers, and decide to drive across the country in an RV?! Find out in ELIXHER’s new column, QWoC Chronicles, where Tabia and Mimie Lisenbee-Parker of Purpose.Driven.Love. document their physical, emotional and spiritual journey.Read More