Patrick Saunders, Editor of Georgia Voice

Patrick Saunders: Goodbye, for now

When I came out about 15 years ago, I would read the local gay press and stare at the bylines, thinking about how rewarding it would be to write about the LGBTQ community for a living. Those writers were kind o...
Patrick Saunders, Editor of Georgia Voice

Patrick Saunders: Killing plants softly with my song

I do not have a green thumb. I kill flowers, plants, you name it. There's no excuse really, seeing as my mom is a certified master gardener and she volunteers at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. I inherited many t...
Patrick Saunders, Editor of Georgia Voice

Patrick Saunders: Reliving the day love won

June 26, 2015 was a Friday that would turn out to be the best end-of-the-week I've ever experienced. It was, of course, the day the U.S. Supreme Court overturned same-sex marriage bans nationwide and made marri...
Atlanta rainbow crosswalks

Repairs finished on Atlanta rainbow crosswalks

Atlanta's rainbow crosswalks after the city's resurfacing job. (Photo via Celeste Holmes)Order has been restored at 10th and Piedmont.A Feb. 27 resurfacing job by the city of Atlanta's Department of Pu...
Patrick Saunders, Editor of Georgia Voice

Patrick Saunders: The exclusion that never was

This was about to be a very different editorial until a late Tuesday afternoon call, but we'll hold off on that for now.So, I was covering a House committee meeting last week as hate crimes legislation was ...