PALS: Healing Animal Bodies, Human Minds

“I’ve seen first-hand the benefits of a pet in the lives of some of my friends who have dealt with illnesses and other issues, so I know we are doing good work by keeping pets in loving homes,” said Buck Cooke,...

Tomi Lahren Draws Small Crowds, Criticism

Tomi Lahren spoke at a conference in Atlanta on Feb. 23, and the outcome was far from what she expected.   “Tomi Lahren is racist!” yelled attendee and Atlanta local, Jerome Trammel, while standing u...

Homeless Youth Need Homes Too

“It can happen to anyone — never second guess your privileges,” said 20-year-old acting student Ian Woodard regarding the epidemic of homelessness. Woodard is currently in programs at Lost-n-Found (LnF), an Atl...

Zen: It’s More Than You Think

“I’m feeling Zen” – it’s a phrase often used in the United States, but what is Zen?   In popular culture, one can hear the use of the word Zen, often used to describe a feeling of peace or the activi...

LGBTQ People MUST Focus on Their Mental Health

While people from all walks of life are subject to mental illness, LGBTQ lives are much more commonly impacted by it than those of their cisgender, straight peers. Everyone needs and deserves to take care of th...

Activists in Nigeria Inspired by India’s Ruling

India’s recent decision to legalize same-sex partnerships and intercourse by overturning section 377 has inspired LGBTQ activists in Nigeria, who face many challenges. Journalist Frankie Edozien spoke with T...

Queer Activists Sound-off on Making Change

If you want the job done right, you have to do it yourself. This proverb is more fitting today than ever, given the fight for equal rights. This spirit of queer liberation can be found in the streets of Atlanta...

“After Abrams”: The Future of Equality for Georgia

Brian Kemp took office after barely winning an election that had no clear victor for days. As Georgia’s then Secretary of State, Kemp’s office oversaw the electoral processes, including the very election he was...

Redefining Masculinity

Masculinity is a fluid concept; its existence looks different in varying cultures and individuals. Ask any person in the world what masculinity is to them, and you’ll get varying responses. In Spanish culture, ...

Backwoods Queer: Life as a Gay Man in Rural Georgia

There’s a sharp divide in the experiences of queer people across the state of Georgia. From the rural backwoods to metro Atlanta, life is entirely different in many ways. I’ve experienced both, and the drastic ...