At Home in the Church

Last November, Lost-n-Found Youth (LNFY), a nonprofit serving homeless LGBTQ teenagers and young adults in Atlanta, announced a partnership with Park Avenue Baptist Church, a congregation rooted in the Grant Pa...

Covid-Related Business Innovations

The Cheapest Ventilator Ever Made The “Vermontilator” is likely the simplest, and cheapest, ventilator ever made for mass production, costing only “a few hundred dollars per unit in parts and materials” acco...

An Uncertain Future for Rural Health Care

Even before the pandemic, hospitals in rural areas already faced a mounting crisis. In Georgia, seven rural hospitals have ceased providing inpatient care or closed outright within the last 10 years, accordi...

Georgia Reopens, But Are There Enough Tests?

In the wake of shortages and widespread rationing, COVID-19 tests are becoming more available. But even as the state reopens, only those with symptoms may be tested in most cities. On April 1st the Food and ...

COVID-19’s Impact on Atlanta Workers

On March 17, Christopher LaCorte was just about to fly to Amsterdam when he came down with a terrible case of pneumonia. When Georgia Voice interviewed him by phone two weeks later, he was in quarantine recover...

My Body, My Privacy

For several years after coming out as transgender, I had prosthetic breasts. They were in many ways the entry point to my being perceived as a woman, and quickly became part of my extended sense of self. But wh...

My Gender, My Pride

It seems nearly criminal to say that I’m a woman because I choose to be one, even as this statement is much truer to my experience than the more acceptable narrative that I was born trans. In all honesty, I ...

Outing Myself for a Greater Cause

When I was a sophomore in college, the student government put me on trial for satirizing transphobia. It was the culmination of a year and a half of controversy that began with the start of my freshman year and...

Accommodating Campus Diversity

When the Georgia Voice asked Daniel Schwendinger why he left Agnes Scott College after his freshman year, he said it was because he did not feel included as a transgender man. Although Princeton Review liste...