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“So You Think You Can Dance” Lesbian Gets Criticism

So You Think You Can Dance's Sasha Mallory says she’s proud to be a lesbian, but that she didn’t come out during the show because it wasn't relevant to the competition. The eighth-season runner-up has been receiving criticism for her decision.
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InspiHERed By: Morgan Mann Willis

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 bigger, laugh harder, and love deeper. This week we chat with Morgan Mann Willis, a New York City-based writer and consultant.
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Mitrice Richardson: $900,000 Settlement Tentatively Reached

The parents of Mitrice Richardson have reached a tentative $900,000 settlement with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, according to the Los Angeles Times. Richardson's partial skeletal remains were discovered in August 2010 in a Malibu ravine nearly one year after she vanished upon release from jail.
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Photos: The First Annual Bed-Stuy Pride

Over the weekend, the Audre Lorde Project’s Safe OUTside the System Collective (SOS) hosted the first annual Bed-Stuy Pride in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. The event was a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, two spirit, trans and gender non-conforming people of color in the Bed-Stuy community.
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InspiHERed By: Arianne Benford

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 bigger, laugh harder, and love deeper.This week we connect with Arianne Benford, a 30-year-old Brooklyn-based poet/producer/visual artist.