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A Lawsuit’s Unusual Question: Who Is a Man? What is a man? For El’Jai Devoureau, this is not a rhetorical question. Mr. Devoureau, who was born physically female, is a man at the Motor Vehicle Commission, ...

Living On Faith: Reverend Eronica C. King

I know it sounds cliché, but I would not be where I am if not for my faith. The practice of my faith provides me with comfort and peace.  I look back and truly wonder how I made it.  The only answer I can com...

Ten Things We’re Tired of Hearing…

We’ve heard it all before—the countless remarks people make when they find out we’re gay. Sometimes the responses are harmless or even humorous; other times they're hurtful. But most times, they're just plain ignorant. Here are ten things we’ve heard over and ...

InspiHERed By: Glennisha Morgan

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 .

Week in Review – Click, Watch, Read

GBM News Countdown: 15 Most Powerful Gay Celebrities Of Color Recently, MSN TV posted their “Countdown: 15 Most Powerful Gay Celebrities” slideshow list online, as a way of highlighting the progress of the LGB...
A mug "A" made for Lib as a Mother's Day gift.

Our Family: Lib and "A"

Our Family is a series that celebrates two-mommy families and delves into some of the challenges they face. The goal of the series is to depict same-sex parent families in a way that’s authentic and dispels myths.

Wanna See a Safer Brooklyn? Here’s How!

How many times have you heard "Hey baby" or "Smile beautiful”? Had the words "faggot" or "dyke" pierce your ears while embracing your partner in public? Or feared for your safety when you ignored or challenged ...

InspiHERed By: Khane Kutzwell

InspiHERed By spotlights phenomenal women in the Black queer community—everyone from artists to activists. This week we chat with Khane Kutzwell, a 38-year-old Trinidad-native and entrepreneur.
George Washington Transgender Player Basketball

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Concussions Mar Season for GW Transgender Player At the start of the season, Kye Allums was one of a kind — an openly transgender member of the George Washington women's basketball team. It wasn't long before...
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Friends We Follow: Bklyn Boihood

ELIXHER recently chatted with Genesis and Ryann from Bklyn Boihood, a collective that provides visibility and promotes the empowerment of masculine of center bois, lesbians, queers, trans-identified studs, doms, butches and AGs of color. The dynamic duo talks friendship, what we can expect this year from the Bklyn Boihood and their love for the borough.