Walking to End Alzheimer’s

Austin Blackwell will be a first-time participant in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s this year. His grandmother was diagnosed five years ago. Angela Blackwell, Austin’s mother, joined our conversation part way thro...

Remembering Pride Past

Somehow, I have nearly always found myself in the wrong place at the wrong time for Pride. But the year before I left home for college, I finally got a chance to march in the parade. I first attended Atlanta...

A Discussion on Trans Activism

On September 27 of last year, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced a new initiative to “significantly expand its work dedicated to justice for the transgender community.” According to the announcement, the...

Not Just Entertainment: Drag as Community Activism

Drag performers have always been mixing art with the cause of creating a better world. Atlanta is, of course, the drag capital of the southeastern United States, with a drag scene that is rivaled only by cit...

Atlanta LGBTQ Arts Groups Receive Lifesaving Grants

The COVID-19 pandemic poses a major challenge for local, community-based LGBTQ arts organizations to adapt. Georgia Voice contacted several LGBTQ arts organizations that have received grants, which will help...

Randy Fry, Super Lawyer Representing Our Community

Stonewall Bar Association member Randy Fry was recently added to the Super Lawyers list. According to the Super Lawyers website, “Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 pr...

COVID in Incarceration

Incarcerated LGBTQ seniors were already in a precarious situation before the pandemic. Now, elderly people are dying from COVID-19 in Georgia prisons. In the month of May alone, the Georgia Department of ...

The Cause of the Protestors is Also Our Cause

The cause of the protestors is intrinsically linked with the cause for queer liberation. On the evening of the 4th of July, I went to a downtown Atlanta protest for reparations for racism. I went for a numbe...