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ELIXHER | December 22, 2014

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Tumblr Thursdays

December 18, 2014 |

And we’re back! Here are some of our favorite Tumblr finds this week. Read More

#ELIXHERTalk RECAP: Celebrating Being Queer & Trans Women of Color

December 17, 2014 |

Did you miss last night’s #ELIXHERTalk? Marsha Philitas, life coach and founder of The Trifecta Tribe, guest moderated our Twitter chat about leading full lives at intersectional identities. Here’s a recap of the conversation.Read More

Indieflix and Sistah Sinema Relaunch a Queer Women of Color “Netflix”

December 16, 2014 | 4

Now you can access queer women of color cinema online!Read More

11 Black Queer and Trans Women Discuss Self-Care

December 15, 2014 | 3

In light of conversations with her queer and trans sisters who struggle with suicidal ideation in a world built to destroy us, ELIXHER contributor L.G. Parker asked 11 queer and trans Black women how they practice self-care.Read More

QWoC Chronicles: Fall Back

December 10, 2014 | 2

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 column, QWoC Chronicles, where Tabia and Mimie Lisenbee-Parker of Purpose.Driven.Love. document their physical, emotional and spiritual journey.Read More

What Resiliency Looks Like: Six Videos to Give You Strength

December 5, 2014 |

Need some sustenance during this painful and enraging time? These Black and queer poets, performers, and activists will feed your spirit.Read More

Today Is Not a Day to Give Up

December 4, 2014 | 1

A grand jury has decided not to indict the cop that killed Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man, using an illegal chokehold maneuver. Oakland-based writer khoLi reminds us why we must not…why we cannot give up.Read More

Building Power and a Movement: Beyond Blackout Black Friday

December 3, 2014 | 1

We’re excited to launch The ELIXHER Index, a directory that features restaurants, retailers, organizations, and more owned by Black lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender women. To kick things off, ELIXHER has partnered with LezBiBuy, AfterEllen’s national day of shopping and supporting lesbian, bisexual and queer female-owned establishments on December 6. Will you join us?Read More

Activism & Isolation: 
Finding Community & Comfort this Holiday Season

November 27, 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

Ain’t I a Human?: Ferguson and the Neglect of Black Women, Femmes, and Girls

November 26, 2014 |

Danielle Stevens urges us to ensure Black women, girls, and femmes aren’t left out of national dialogues around state-santionced, anti-black violence.Read More