Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: Pride, police and #NoJusticeNoPride

When most people get stopped by the police, the protocol is the smile, drum up some witty banter and, possibly, cleavage, so they can go about their business. For them, being pulled over is anywhere from a mino...
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Ashleigh Atwell: Letting go of lesbian

When I came out almost five years ago, I thought that would be the end of my confusion about my sexuality. I believed everything was cut and dry: either you were gay, lesbian, straight or bisexual. I figured al...
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Ashleigh Atwell: Dyke spaces must evolve to survive

For the past two years, I have had the honor of leading the Dyke March at Atlanta Pride and I look forward to doing so in some capacity as long as my legs stay in working order. Leading that march is important ...
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Ashleigh Atwell: Raise hell in 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, y’all. Christmas is breathing down our necks, everything is covered in glitter and people are arguing about Starbucks cups. This is also a season of reflection as we pr...
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Ashleigh Atwell: On dating while ‘woke’

In February, I wrote about my struggles in the Atlanta dating scene and while my mental issues haven’t been a problem as of late, my latest escapades have caused me to do some reflection. Anyone that knows me o...