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Best of Brooklyn: Bars

Pick your poison. Whether it's a glass of white wine, whiskey or a rum and Coke without the rum, check out some of the borough’s most Black queer-friendly bars.* ELIXHER recommends… Sweet Revenge  Wha...
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InspiHERed By: Unique Robinson

InspiHERed By spotlights phenomenal women in the Black queer community—everyone from artists to activists. Each week ELIXHER features someone whose personal journey and individual craft inspire us to dream bigg...
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New on ELIXHER!

Hey folks-- Check out our new "Events" section for upcoming events. While you're at it, scroll down on the homepage and take a look at our new Blogroll. Want to promote an event or website on ELIXHER? Got a ...
your silence will not protect you

Your Silence Will Not Protect You.

"I have come to believe, over and over again, that what is important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood." - Audre Lorde Every day I am reminded...
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Domestic Violence Happens

Myth. Lesbian and bisexual relationships can’t have domestic violence because two women are involved. Myth. Only the “butch” partner can be abusive. Myth. A physically smaller woman cannot abuse a larger partne...
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InspiHERed By: Alexandria Smith

InspiHERed By spotlights phenomenal women in the Black queer community—everyone from artists to activists. Each week ELIXHER features someone whose personal journey and individual craft inspire us to dream bigg...
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Week in Review – Click, Watch, Read

Uganda: Parliament Committee Backs Anti-Homosexuality Bill  The Ugandan parliament's Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has regrettably recommended passage of the proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill, inclu...