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A Five “BARK” Review

When it comes to doggy daycare, Piedmont BARK knows best. The winner of Best Doggy Daycare and Best Pet Supply and Grooming in this year’s Best Of Atlanta awards, Piedmont BARK is the most loved and trusted dog...

Life Behind the Drag

Her name is Phoenix and you might recognize her from Season Three of RuPaul’s Drag Race, but this queen came onto the scene years before, with almost two decades of performances under her sequins studded belt. ...

LGBTQ Millennials at Work

LGBTQ college students are not waiting to graduate before entering the workforce, even as the state of Georgia offers them no protection against discrimination in employment. Georgia Voice interviewed three und...

The Art of Working for Free

It’s a space filled with several large lights, a massive black paper backdrop, and several hooks on a brick wall connected to large steel chains. There’s a large a/c unit in the corner of the room set to a bris...

Remarkable Human Beings: Life as a Volunteer

Philanthropy tends to be a term flung around regarding those who are spotlighted for their generous contributions in the form of a check — CEO’s, film stars, musicians, and professional athletes. However, their...

NLGJA Award Winner “The Thief of Self”

Berlin Sylvestre won the Excellence in Feature Writing, Non-Daily Award for this piece. Congratulations, Berlin! Granny Pearl shuffled into the living room with unfocused eyes and mouth agape, startling me....

Atlanta Ink

Rich Parker has three significant tattoos on their left leg: their mother, the late artist Prince and English singer/songwriter FKA twigs.“When I first started coming out and telling people, FKA twigs was m...

Marc and Walter: Life with Alzheimer’s

While most of our readers recognize this month as Pride month, June holds another title that affects many in our community: Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 5.8 ...

Griff-iti Art

Graffiti: Writing or drawings made on a wall or other surface, usually without permission and within public view. Graffiti ranges from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings and has existed since anci...

Atlanta Leather Pride: Past and Present

The leather scene has been part of Atlanta’s LGBTQ community for more than 25 years, although the official Atlanta Leather Pride weekend has only been around for about a decade. Its beginnings are rooted deep i...

Weddings on a Budget

Getting married may mark one of the happiest days of your life but getting the bills later can send even the most financially stable couples into panic mode. From caterers and seating to the venues and clothing...