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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Friends We Follow: BlackOUT Magazine

February 28, 2013 | 3

We’re proud to support Saj Golde’s newest endeavor, BlackOUT, a magazine geared towards Black LGBT men and women. Here’s what Saj had to share about the publication.Read More

Wed., Apr. 24: Call for Presenters – LGBTQA Youth in Care Summit (Washington, DC)

February 28, 2013 |

The LGBT Task Force and Connecting Rainbows Initiative are gearing up for their first-ever LGBTQA Youth in Care Summit.Read More

Sticks, Stones and Shitty Excuses

February 27, 2013 |

When oppressive language is spoken within a historically accurate representation of oppressor-to-oppressed, it is never the listener’s job to figure out the speaker’s intent. Read More

The Onion Apologizes, Now What?

February 26, 2013 | 2

This isn’t the first time the media has crossed the line subjecting Black women and girls to misogyny and gendered slurs. And it certainly won’t be the last. Here’s what you can do to help change that.Read More

Michelle O and the Curious Case of Cultural Assimilation

February 25, 2013 | 20

ELIXHER contributor AJ Farrar explores what the social acceptance of Black women like Michelle Obama and Scandal’s Olivia Pope reveal about cultural assimilation.Read More

ELIXHER Launches New Digital Platform and Fundraising Campaign

February 25, 2013 |

Queer women of color site to release online magazine and raise $10,000.Read More

Mon., Feb. 25: Talks at the Schomburg (New York City)

February 24, 2013 |

The marriage equality debate comes to our community and the historic Schomburg Center in Harlem! Join author Obery Hendricks and historian Michael Eric Dyson as they engage in a discussion of same-sex marriage with LGBT advocates.Read More

Poet’s CornHer: Phases of Moonshine

February 22, 2013 |

Poet’s CornHer is our new column for creative writing. Read More

Dedicated to Dee

February 20, 2013 |

One woman recounts how her friend, Dee, struggled with depression. After Dee’s suicide attempt, her partner of ten years had no say in life-and-death (literally) decisions.Read More