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ELIXHER | September 15, 2014

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Community Launches Petition to #FreeEisha, Black Transgender Woman

September 2, 2014 |

A petition has been circulating to free Eisha Love, a trans woman that has been jailed for defending herself against harassment. Read More

Fighting For Justice In Ferguson: One Queer Woman of Color Shares

September 2, 2014 | 1

Following the shooting of unarmed teen, Michael Brown, people all across the country have responded in outrage to his death. Catherine Russell, a queer St. Louis resident, has participated in the protests and rallies ever since she heard the initial news. Read More

Our Buzz 8.31.14: Brittney, Laverne, Samira & More

August 31, 2014 |

This week’s installment of Our Buzz features Brittney Griner, Laverne Cox, and more.Read More

What You Missed This Week 8.29.14: Trans Pride, Politics & More

August 29, 2014 |

Stay in the know. Read news relevant to YOU.Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

August 28, 2014 |

Here are some of our favorite Tumblr finds this week. Read More

Laverne Cox Graces the Cover of ESSENCE Magazine

August 27, 2014 | 1

In the cover story entitled “Channel Changers,” the Emmy-nominated actress appears beside Alfre Woodard, Nicole Beharie, and Danai Gurira and discusses Black women in television. Read More

Black Queer Women Win Our Hearts at Afropunk, On & Off Stage

August 26, 2014 | 4

Afropunk has certainly become a haven of Black diversity in all its forms. Here’s a recap of the Black queer women that won our hearts on and off stage. Read More

Tamar-Kali Releases New Video

August 25, 2014 |

Brooklyn-based soulful rock singer Tamar-Kali recently released her new video, “Pearl.”Read More

What You Missed This Week 8.22.14: South Africa Murder, Marriage Equality & More

August 22, 2014 |

Stay in the know. Read news relevant to you. Another Black lesbian is murdered in South Africa. Plus, strides and stalls in the fight for the freedom to marry.Read More

Rooted in Herstory: Circle of Voices Celebrates LGBTQ Legends

August 22, 2014 |

Circle of Voices, Inc. recently hosted their annual tribute event, Digging Up Da Sistah Roots 3, in Brooklyn, New York.Read More

Six Black Queer & Trans Women Fashion Designers You Should Know

August 21, 2014 | 1

Here are six Black queer and trans women fashion designers you should know.Read More

PROMO POST: New App Connects LGBT Women

August 19, 2014 | 1

Unlike its male-centered counterparts, Wing Ma’am isn’t about getting a date or a quick booty call. Users will be able to promote their events and scroll through event listings created by other users so everyone can build community ties.Read More

InspiHERed By: Angelica Ross

August 18, 2014 | 1

This month ELIXHER spotlights executive director of TransTech Social Enterprises, Angelica Ross.Read More

Our Buzz 8.17.14: Siya, Renaye & More

August 17, 2014 |

By Glennisha Morgan

With so many Black queer women flourishing in entertainment, ELIXHER decided to bring you a weekly round up. Every weekend, you can find out what’s happening on television, in music and everywhere in between. This week’s installment … Read More