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ELIXHER | September 18, 2014

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What You Missed This Week 9.5.14: Louisiana, Body Acceptance & More

September 5, 2014 |

Stay in the know. Read news relevant to YOU.Read More

Tumblr Thursdays

September 4, 2014 |

Here are some of our favorite Tumblr finds this week. Read More

RECAP: #ELIXHERTalk: Transforming Rape Culture

September 4, 2014 |

Did you miss this week’s #ELIXHERTalk? We unpacked CeeLo’s problematic rape remarks and transforming rape culture. Here’s a recap of the conversation.Read More

An Open Letter From Openly Lesbian City Council Member Jovanka Beckles

September 3, 2014 | 1

Despite homophobic attacks, Jovanka Beckles, Richmond, California’s first openly lesbian councilwoman, is running for re-election. She needs our support. Read More

Community Launches Petition to #FreeEisha, Black Transgender Woman

September 2, 2014 |

A petition has been circulating to free Eisha Love, a trans woman that has been jailed for defending herself against harassment. Read More

Fighting For Justice In Ferguson: One Queer Woman of Color Shares

September 2, 2014 | 1

Following the shooting of unarmed teen, Michael Brown, people all across the country have responded in outrage to his death. Catherine Russell, a queer St. Louis resident, has participated in the protests and rallies ever since she heard the initial news. Read More

Our Buzz 8.31.14: Brittney, Laverne, Samira & More

August 31, 2014 |

This week’s installment of Our Buzz features Brittney Griner, Laverne Cox, and more.Read More

What You Missed This Week 8.29.14: Trans Pride, Politics & More

August 29, 2014 |

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Tumblr Thursdays

August 28, 2014 |

Here are some of our favorite Tumblr finds this week. Read More

Laverne Cox Graces the Cover of ESSENCE Magazine

August 27, 2014 | 1

In the cover story entitled “Channel Changers,” the Emmy-nominated actress appears beside Alfre Woodard, Nicole Beharie, and Danai Gurira and discusses Black women in television. Read More

Black Queer Women Win Our Hearts at Afropunk, On & Off Stage

August 26, 2014 | 4

Afropunk has certainly become a haven of Black diversity in all its forms. Here’s a recap of the Black queer women that won our hearts on and off stage. Read More

Tamar-Kali Releases New Video

August 25, 2014 |

Brooklyn-based soulful rock singer Tamar-Kali recently released her new video, “Pearl.”Read More

What You Missed This Week 8.22.14: South Africa Murder, Marriage Equality & More

August 22, 2014 |

Stay in the know. Read news relevant to you. Another Black lesbian is murdered in South Africa. Plus, strides and stalls in the fight for the freedom to marry.Read More

Rooted in Herstory: Circle of Voices Celebrates LGBTQ Legends

August 22, 2014 |

Circle of Voices, Inc. recently hosted their annual tribute event, Digging Up Da Sistah Roots 3, in Brooklyn, New York.Read More