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ELIXHER | November 23, 2014

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Trans Women of Color Tell Stories of Survival

November 20, 2014 |

In honor of Trans Day of Remembrance, GLAAD released a powerful video with three transgender women of color speaking truth to power. Watch the gripping video. Witness these women’s vulnerability and resilience. Read More

Being the Other: A Survival Kit

November 19, 2014 |

Cairo shares how she has gone from sacrificing her inner peace to fix people’s ignorance to simply not stressing. Read More

I Was Not Exempt: Lesbians and Domestic Violence

November 18, 2014 | 2

ELIXHER contributor Kristen McCallum breaks her silence about her experience with domestic violence. Read More

New Gender-Neutral Sex Toy #PicoBong TRANSFORMER Wants Us to #ComeOneComeAll

November 17, 2014 |

Swedish sex toy brand PicoBong recently launched a new product called TRANSFORMER, a super versatile sex toy that can function as a rabbit vibe, clitoral massager, cock-ring, G-spot vibe, prostate massager and more. Read More

New Study Sheds Light on LGBT Bullying in Schools

November 12, 2014 |

Ashland Johnson, policy counsel at the National Center for Lesbian Rights, reports on the findings of a new study on the climate of LGBT bullying in the U.S. school system.Read More

Protecting Our Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Service Members

November 11, 2014 |

Did you know that lesbians are three times more likely to serve in the military than other women and that transgender Americans also serve at a high rate? Here’s a snapshot of the realities of Black lesbian, bi, and trans women in the armed forces — and how you can help. Read More

QWoC Chronicles: Vulnerability as a Privilege

November 10, 2014 |

What happens when two Black queer women sell all their possessions, quit their cozy careers, and decide to drive across the country in an RV?! Find out in ELIXHER’s new column, QWoC Chronicles, where Tabia and Mimie Lisenbee-Parker of Purpose.Driven.Love. document their physical, emotional and spiritual journey.Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

November 6, 2014 |

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

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