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ELIXHER | August 22, 2014

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In Celebration of Black Love

August 12, 2014 | 3

Loving white people and being loved by them made Erika feel special. It wasn’t until she sought out the company of her skinfolk that she realized the lies society had taught her.Read More

TheRoot.com Highlights ELIXHER and Millenials Making Media

August 11, 2014 |

In “10 Things the Media Won’t Tell You About Black Millennials,” news and opinion site The Root, highlights how millennials are misunderstood. Number seven on the list of leaps millenials have been making was “We don’t have time for mainstream media,” where ELIXHER was featured, along with youth-centered advocacy group the Black Youth Project.Read More

Our Buzz 8.10.14: Brittney Griner, Alsace Carcione & More

August 10, 2014 |

This week’s installment of Our Buzz features Brittney Griner, Alsace Carcione and more.
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Tumblr Thursdays

August 7, 2014 |

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

New Study Details Youth Attitudes Towards LGBT Equality Agenda

August 7, 2014 |

Black Youth Project has released a study detailing millennial opinions of LGBT policy priorities. The survey showed that most young people are supportive of LGBTQ rights but people of color and white participants differ on what issues should be prioritized.Read More

Brown Girl in the Ring: On Beauty, Rhythm, and Body Privilege

August 6, 2014 | 2

ELIXHER staff writer Cairo Amani wonders if body politics affect friendships across colorlines.Read More

HERO Repeal Petition Declared Invalid

August 5, 2014 |

Houston’s non-discrimination ordinance will not be put on an election ballot. The ordinance’s repeal petition has been declared invalid.Read More

Artist to Watch: Q&A with Lee Bullitt

August 4, 2014 |

ELIXHER talks with up-and-coming photographer Lee Bullitt.Read More

Our Buzz 8.2.14: Janet Mock, Brittney Griner, CeCe McDonald & More

August 2, 2014 |

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

What You Missed This Week 8.1.14: Trans Justice, Uganda & More

August 1, 2014 |

Suspect of trans girl stabbing in custody; Uganda’s anti-gay law invalidated by court; and more news relevant to YOU. Stay in the know.Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

July 31, 2014 |

Check out our favorite Tumblr finds from this week!Read More

Transgender Woman Attacked in New Orleans

July 30, 2014 |

An African-American transgender woman was attacked and robbed of her purse early Saturday morning in the Mid-City area of New Orleans, Louisiana. Read More

In the Spirit of Community Building: 7 Projects You Should Support

July 29, 2014 | 1

In the Spirit of Community-Building features projects that range from the personal to the political. Read More