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

Week in Review – Click, Watch, Read

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 he became someone with an all-too-common problem:...
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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.
bisexual invisibility

Bisexual Invisibility and Its Impact

Two of the most prevalent stereotypes associated with bisexuals are that they’re promiscuous and indecisive. Not only are these stereotypes distortions that fuel biphobia, but the San Francisco Human Rights Com...
Desiree, Vanessa, Shana and Grace clasp hands.

Our Family: Desiree and Vanessa

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.
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And thank you for joining me on this journey. ELIXHER was created out of a void I witnessed both personally and professionally. As a Black queer woman and journalist, I noticed the lack of images and stories that spoke to my community and my experience. We...