Julia Curtis-Burnes shares how and why she launched Initiative Space, a company that designs and facilitates queer women of color professional networking events.
Jillian’s Peak, a web series about an African American woman coming to terms with her sexuality, is being created for one very specific reason — there’s nothing else like it out there.
Following in the footsteps of Marsha P. Johnson, Miss Major, and many others is an amazing and diverse array of black trans activists. Many are aware of today’s advocacy titans — Laverne Cox and Janet Mock — but there are many black trans people who round out their endeavors with grassroots and on-the-ground work. We couldn’t name them all, but here’s a list of black trans activists who our “transcestors” would certainly be proud of!
On Wednesday, December 2, ELIXHER.com celebrated its relaunch at "Everybody Random," a dance party with DJ Rimarkable at Brooklyn's Bed-Vyne and Brew. We laughed, we danced, we celebrated community. Photography by Doreen Pierre (www.dapperpenniless.com)....
In our second installment of QTWoC Chronicles, Tiffany and LaToya Rose are a Black American lesbian couple based in China and attempting to conceive their first child with a known donor. The duo documents their lessons in life, love, and travel — exclusively on ELIXHER!
Trans activist CeCe McDonald reflects: “If we are unwilling to fully see ourselves, the world, and the change that is necessary for all of us to live in one accord, we will not deconstruct and decolonize our minds around religion.”
What happens when two Black queer women fall in love overseas and decide to start a family while working in China?! Find out in ELIXHER's column, QTWoC Chronicles, where our newest couple, Tiffany and LaToya Rose, document their lessons in life, love, and travel.
March is Bisexual Health Awareness Month. Gwendolyn Fougy Henry talks openly about why she founded the support group Bisexual Women of Color (BIWOC) and the challenges she faces to create safe spaces.
Of the 4,000 beds for homeless youth in the United States, only 350 are specific to LGBTQ youth. Most are in New York. But there is another haven in the tristate area -- perhaps the only one in New Jersey -- that provides space for up to 12 LGBT youth.
In the Spirit of Community-Building features projects that range from the personal to the political. By signal boosting these endeavors, we hope to empower, create, and sustain our own in solidarity and success.