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ELIXHER | February 28, 2015

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Real Talk, Real Change: Trans, Bi, Youth Activists of Color Lead the Way – Part 2

February 17, 2015 |

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 More

Real Talk, Real Change: Trans, Bi, Youth Activists of Color Lead the Way – Part 1

February 16, 2015 |

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. Read More

Our Buzz 2.15.15: Nitty Scott, Raven-Symoné & More

February 15, 2015 |

This week’s installment of “Our Buzz” features rapper Nitty Scott on being bisexual, Raven-Symoné on EMPIRE, Laverne Cox’s new role, and more. Read More

Love at First Swipe: Why I Deleted My Online Dating Profile

February 13, 2015 |

“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.”Read More

10 Trans Women of Color In Love

February 12, 2015 | 2

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. Read More

Four Things My Exes Taught Me

February 9, 2015 | 2

ELIXHER staff writer Cairo Amani shares her hilarious and heartfelt lessons in love. What have your exes taught YOU?Read More

Our Buzz 2.8.15: #EMPIRE Lesbian Plot, Angel Haze & More

February 8, 2015 |

This weekend’s installment of “Our Buzz” features Empire’s new lesbian storyline, Angel Haze’s breakup, Black Ink Crew’s Sassy, and more.Read More

What You Missed This Week 2.7.15: Atlanta #QWoC Murdered, #NBHAAD & More

February 7, 2015 |

Stay in the know. We find the week’s top Black queer and trans women stories and more so you don’t have to. Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

February 5, 2015 |

Get your daily ELIXHER((FIX)). Get your life. Check out our top Tumblr finds this week!Read More

New App Aims to “Decolonize” Online Dating And Keep You Thurst-y

February 4, 2015 |

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.Read More

Transgender Woman of Color Michelle Vash Payne Fatally Stabbed in Los Angeles

February 2, 2015 |

Michelle Vash Payne, a 33-year-old transgender woman of color, was fatally stabbed in a Los Angeles apartment over the weekend. Rest in power, Michelle. Read More

Our Buzz 2.1.15: Monifah, Janet Mock’s #SoPOPular & More

February 1, 2015 |

This weekend’s installment of “Our Buzz” features Monifah, Janet Mock, and more.
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What You Missed This Week 1.30.15: Intimate Partner Violence, Parenting & More

January 30, 2015 |

Stay in the know. We find the week’s top Black queer and trans women stories and more so you don’t have to. Read More