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ELIXHER | November 1, 2014

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Playing Games With Our Voting Rights

October 30, 2014 |

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a major blow to voting rights by allowing Texas to enforce one of the most restrictive voter identification laws in the country. Ashland Johnson, policy counsel at the National Center for Lesbian Rights, weighs in on what this means for people of color and LGBTQ voters.Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

October 30, 2014 |

Here are our favorite Tumblr finds from this week.Read More

Forging a New Path: A Conversation with Dr. Wilhelmina Perry

October 29, 2014 |

Dr. Wilhelmina Perry, 79, is a Harlem native and the Administrative Coordinator of advocacy group LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent. Although she had been having romantic relationships with girls since elementary school, Perry didn’t come into her sexuality until she met her late partner, Toni, at the age of 40. Read More

Tell Us Your Dating Stories: End Up In ELIXHER Magazine!

October 28, 2014 |

We’re turning to our readers once again! We get countless requests for more content on dating, so we’re going to the experts: YOU.Read More

Embracing Bisexuality: One Woman’s Journey

October 27, 2014 |

Stacey Long Simmons, Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs at the National LGBTQ Task Force, talks about learning to embracing being bisexual. Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

October 23, 2014 |

Get inspired! Don’t let a day go by without getting your daily ELIXHER((FIX)). Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

October 16, 2014 |

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

In the Spirit of Community-Building: Two Projects You Should Support

October 15, 2014 |

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.Read More

RECAP: #ELIXHERTalk: Unpacking Our Reactions to Raven-Symoné’s “Colorless” Comment

October 14, 2014 |

Did you miss last week’s #ELIXHERTalk? We explored what’s behind our strong response to actress Raven-Symoné saying she doesn’t identify as “African American” to Oprah. Here’s a recap of the conversation. We’ll be back with #ELIXHERTalk on Tuesday, November 11 at 9 p.m. ET with an exciting line-up of guest moderators! Save the date.Read More

Activism & Isolation: 
Finding Community & Comfort this Holiday Season

October 14, 2014 |

Gwendolyn Henry, founder of Bisexual Women of Color (BIWOC), shares some life-affirming advice on coping with grief during the holiday season. Read More