domestic_violence

Domestic Violence Happens

Myth. Lesbian and bisexual relationships can’t have domestic violence because two women are involved. Myth. Only the “butch” partner can be abusive. Myth. A physically smaller woman cannot abuse a larger partne...
alexsmith

InspiHERed By: Alexandria Smith

InspiHERed By spotlights phenomenal women in the Black queer community—everyone from artists to activists. Each week ELIXHER features someone whose personal journey and individual craft inspire us to dream bigg...
david bahati

Week in Review – Click, Watch, Read

Uganda: Parliament Committee Backs Anti-Homosexuality Bill  The Ugandan parliament's Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has regrettably recommended passage of the proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill, including retaining the death penalty for "aggravated h...
Arianne Benford

InspiHERed By: Arianne Benford

InspiHERed By spotlights phenomenal women in the Black queer community—everyone from artists to activists. Each week ELIXHER features someone whose personal journey and individual craft inspire us to dream bigger, laugh harder, and love deeper. This week we co...
femmes

"Femmes Must Wear Heels." Not.

"The woman who takes a woman lover lives dangerously within patriarchy." - Cheryl Clarke Loving another woman, while immensely personal, is inherently political. It challenges some of the very societal struc...
pillow cafe lounge

Best of Brooklyn: Coffee Shops

Spring's here! So grab your laptop, a good book or a friend and check out some of the borough's most Black queer-friendly cafes.* ELIXHER recommends... Pillow Café Lounge What you'll find... Cozy vibe and friendly staff. Plus, free WiFi. Don't leave ...