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ELIXHER | October 21, 2014

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Poetry Makes a Comeback With THE REVIVAL

October 13, 2014 |

THE REVIVAL, presented by Jade Foster and the Cereus Arts family, is back for its fourth and final year. This salon-styled poetry tour, a testament to queer women of color and their passion for poetry, is saying farewell. Not without gifting audiences with the kind of soulful awakening and rejuvenation each performance is known for, QWOC style.Read More

Ohio Couple Changes the Face of Marriage Equality Fight

October 13, 2014 |

Unless you are white, male, economically advantaged or some combination of the three, your story is seldom highlighted when marry equality is discussed. Brittni Rogers and her wife, Brittani Henry, usher in some changes. Read More

Our Buzz 10.11.14: AzMarie, Angel Haze, Laverne Cox & More

October 11, 2014 |

This week’s installment of Our Buzz features AzMarie, Angel Haze, Laverne Cox, and more.Read More

What You Missed This Week: 10.10.14: Aniya Parker, #NCOD2014 & More

October 10, 2014 |

Stay in the know. $50K reward offered in trans woman Aniya Parker murder case; National Coming Out Day is October 11; and more news relevant to you. Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

October 9, 2014 | 1

Here are our favorite Tumblr finds this week.Read More

Trail-Blazers: Sport This Wardrobe Staple For Work & For Fun

October 8, 2014 |

Blazers are a versatile piece that works with everyone’s wardrobe. Here’s some outfit ideas and tips on wearing a blazer to work and out to play.Read More

Laverne Cox Talks Hyper-Femininity & Hyper-Visibility With bell hooks

October 8, 2014 |

Trans actress and advocate Laverne Cox recently joined scholar bell hooks for a talk at New York City’s The New School. Read an excerpt from their conversation on hyper-femininity, white supremacy, and hyper-visibility. In what ways does hyper-femininity serve as a tool for visibility and survival? In what ways does it play into patriarchy? Read More

Raven-Symone: “I Never Said I Wasn’t Black”

October 8, 2014 | 2

Raven-Symoné addresses her critics. Read More

Hate the Sin, Love Thyself? Navigating Nuances of Self-Acceptance

October 7, 2014 |

Andrea Dwyer chats with Cameron Stewart from “The L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin” for ELIXHER. The self-identified “lesbian stud” talks about her religious beliefs, self-acceptance, “praying away” her gay, and being on the Showtime documentary. Read More

EXCLUSIVE: On the Scene with the New Face in Fashion, V V Patchouli

October 6, 2014 |

Emerging luxury handbag line V V Patchouli recently granted ELIXHER behind-the-scenes access to their fashion shoot in New York City.Read More

Justice For Brittany Kidd-Stergis, Black Transgender Ohio Woman

October 6, 2014 |

Delshawn Carroll, 20, was recently charged with the murder of Brittany Kidd-Stergis, a 22-year-old Black transgender woman in Ohio. He was sentenced to 18 years to life. Read More

Raven-Symone Talks Relationships & Labels With Oprah

October 6, 2014 |

Last night on Oprah’s Where Are They Now, child star Raven-Symoné addressed the marriage tweet that had Twitter abuzz. She also talks about her relationship with model AzMarie and why she dislikes labels.Read More

Our Buzz 10.4.14: Siya, Foxxjazell, KIN4LIFE & More

October 4, 2014 |

This week’s installment of “Our Buzz” features Siya, Foxxjazell, KIN4LIFE, and more. Read More

What You Missed This Week 10.3.14: Trans Shooting, Black Sperm/White Privilege

October 3, 2014 |

Stay in the know. Trans woman shot in L.A.; what white lesbian Black sperm mix-up tells us about white privilege; and more news relevant to you. Read More