From the Editor’s Desk: Advice to the Young Writer

“I write to editors all the time and I never hear back,” the young man on the airplane told me. His name was Trey, and he was coming back from the same LGBTQ journalists’ convening I’d just attended. We were ...

Where We Intersect

I’m a black, straight woman who’s an ally to the LGBTQ community, and I identify with its struggles.

Don’t Get Caught Driving Heads-Free, Ya Nerds

“I’m always looking forward as I text in the car,” a younger relative of mine said, her voice dripping with bitterness. “I can still see the damn road.” She was bitching about the new hands-free law as I admoni...

Review: Cellairis’ Hands-Free Cell Phone Mounts

July 1, 2018 rolled around like any other day, except that it wasn’t. As the distracted-driving crackdown went into effect, the cops were out in full force, waiting for knuckleheads with cell phones in thei...
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Cutting Through the Noise of the New Hands-Free Law

House Bill 673, also known as the “Hands-Free Law,” was passed by the Georgia General Assembly this year, and signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal. It went into effect on the first of this month, but there...

Brett Kavanaugh: For Better or For Worse?

July 9, 2018: In the moments after President Trump announced Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States — a U.S. Court of Appeals judge for the D.C. area and one who could replace ...