Features

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Angela + Charla: Bringing Together Two Tribes

Charla Harlow, 32, and Angela Harlow-Rothschild, 34, got hitched in Brooklyn's historic Weeksville neighborhood, one of the first free black communities in the U.S. ELIXHER caught up with the newlyweds about their nuptials.
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We Aren’t Roommates

"There are days when I want to go back into the closet -- especially as a means of survival." Apartment hunting as a queer couple has its challenges. Kadia Tubman reflects.

Style

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PHOTOS: Style on the Street

Style on the Street (SOS) spotlights the versatile and vibrant styles of women of color. You’ll FALL in love with these summer-to-autumn ensembles!
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Kinky Queers

ELIXHER contributor Cairo Amani traces the connection between reclaiming her natural hair and embracing her sexuality.
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PHOTOS: Style On The Street

Style on the Street (SOS) spotlights the versatile and vibrant styles of women of color. This week, three stylish women show us how to work multiple statement pieces in one ensemble. Take not(ic)e.

Get Inspired

InspiHERed By: Morgane Richardson

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

InspiHERed By: Nessette Falu

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 caught up with Nessette Falu, a Harlem native completing her doctorate at Rice University.

InspiHERed By: Kai Davis

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.

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angela-charla-qwoc-wedding

Angela + Charla: Bringing Together Two Tribes

Charla Harlow, 32, and Angela Harlow-Rothschild, 34, got hitched in Brooklyn's historic Weeksville neighborhood, one of the first free black communities in the U.S. ELIXHER caught up with the newlyweds about their nuptials.
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WATCH: A Queer Vision of Love and Marriage

Love is a tool for revolutionary change and a path toward inclusivity and understanding for the LGBTQ+ community. Married activists Tiq and Kim Katrin Milan have imagined their marriage — as a transgender man and cis woman — a model of possibility for people of every kind.
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In Gratitude of Grief

"The trouble with death is that it brings out the worst in people." Ashley lost five close family members in the last three years. Here's how she learned to cope with the pain.