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ELIXHER | September 1, 2015

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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tumblr Thursdays

August 30, 2012 |

Get inspired! Check out this week’s top Tumblr finds.Read More

Coming Out: The Parent’s Process of Acceptance

August 29, 2012 | 1

One mother shares what it was like for two of her daughters to “come out” as lesbians. Read More

Help Build Community: The Scholars Program

August 28, 2012 |

Skip the morning latte or after-work cocktail and contribute the Chicago’s Affinity Scholars Program, a leadership development initiative for queer and transgender young women of African descent between the ages of 18 and 24. Read More

We Are Allies Too

August 27, 2012 | 1

Being an ally is not just the job of straight supporters. As members of the LGBT community we must also serve in the capacity of allies to one another. What ways are you an ally to other queers of color?Read More

Sun., Aug. 26: 2nd Annual Bed-Stuy Pride (New York City)

August 24, 2012 |

One of the queerest neighborhoods of color in all of New York City will showcase its unique cultural flair with performances from guests like Orikl, Sons of Unity and the Lavender Light Gospel Choir. With music, entertainment, rallies, and educational offerings, Bed-Stuy pride has a little bit of everything for everyone as the summer winds down. Don’t miss out!Read More

Week in Review (August 18 – August 24)

August 24, 2012 |

News relevant to OUR community: Christian duo Mary Mary supports Chick-Fil-A, TransGriot’s Monica Roberts updates us on a recent trans murder case, and more. Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

August 23, 2012 |

Get inspired! Check out this week’s top Tumblr finds.Read More

Emerging Leaders Guide to Getting to OUT on the Hill on a Dime

August 23, 2012 |

As Emerging Leaders, we don’t always have the means to pay for conference costs. That didn’t stop me (and the ten Norfolk University students I recruited last year). And it shouldn’t stop you. Here’s all you need to know about the upcoming summit and six steps for you to attend OUT on the Hill at practically no expense.Read More

Fri., Aug. 31: THE ULTIMATE go in (New York City)

August 22, 2012 |

THE ULTIMATE go in will be a day into evening outdoor party with a festival-like atmosphere spotlighting some of the hottest and most prominent acts coming out of the LGBT community.Read More

Frenchie Davis Talks Bisexuality & Homophobia in the Black Community

August 22, 2012 |

Frenchie Davis puts it all out there again: she addresses the stigma of being bisexual and black, how she doesn’t regret the “Idol” ordeal and why her upcoming album – and entire solo career – almost didn’t happen.Read More