Kristen McCallum pens an open letter to queer and trans women heading home holidays but have to hide parts of themselves.
It took Chef Deborah VanTrece over 20 years to become an overnight success. Now it’s almost impossible to ask for restaurant recommendations in Atlanta without hearing the name “Twisted Soul Kitchen and Bar.”
#ThisIsLuv is a "Black love" multimedia initiative that highlights affirming LGBT love in Black communities and families. Outcry from the bi community and its supporters has amplified a conversation about erasure and intentional inclusion.
Who dies? Who thrives? Last week, members of both the Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) and #BlackLivesMatter examined the vitality and visibility of justice movements at NYU. If you were unable to attend the event, you can watch and listen to the dialogue here.
Read part two of our two-part recap of the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change. Get inspired by how trans and bi women of color and queer youth of color owned their power and the space.
Read part one of our two-part recap of the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change. Get inspired by how trans and bi women of color and queer youth of color owned their power and the space.
"Dating in this city is tedious," writes ELIXHER contributor Kristen McCallum. "Everyone is too busy, too straight, too full of themselves or too married. It's a chore. So to my own dismay, I went ahead and created my biggest crutch of all time...the online profile."
In honor of Valentine’s Day, all week ELIXHER will be celebrating our love — our love of self and our love of other women of color who are trans, queer, and cis. We joined forces with dynamic trans community leaders of color and grassroots groups to profile how beautiful and powerful love looks for 10 trans women of color.
This is a state of emergency.
Thurst is best described as “an app for queer cis, trans, and non-binary folks who are seeking to connect in person.” It's for the people who are tired of apps made for cis, white men, and heteroromantic individuals.
On January 16 - 17, over 30 women came together to discuss wellness and queer intimacy at Achieving Joy's inaugural "Undressed" conference.