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Mandi and DeLana: Ladies of Love

Married: October 10, 2015Mandi Milligan and DeLana Finney have spent 12 years building a love that continues to strengthen their bond. Milligan, from Decatur, Alabama, and Finney, from Columbia, South Carol...

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,...

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...

Fix-“her” Upper

Kris Zimmermann and Amber Bradshaw have a unique take on living life together and it’s evident when you walk into their East Village two-story home. From the outside, Zimmermann admits it’s a fixer-upper, but o...

Where Have All the Gayborhoods Gone?

Growing up as a black youth on the city’s south side, Spencer Hayes would’ve never imagined calling one of Atlanta’s most affluent and whitest neighborhoods home. Yet decades later, the black gay real estate ag...

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...

Sing Them Out

First, we want to shout out 2019 as the 50th anniversary of the creating of the Georgia Gay Liberation Front.Five weeks after Stonewall, the catalyst for the GGLF was the August 5, 1969 police raid on the A...

The Science Behind Heartbreak

Heartbreak is a universal and natural response to grieving the end of a relationship. It’s a dreadful experience that makes your day to day life a fog, and you feel that your world is caving in with every step ...

Coping with Loss: Sean and Neon’s Story

Good memories and a handful of passionate songs are what get Neon Douglass through the tough moments of his life. After losing his husband, Sean Lanoue, to Cancer last year, even the most upbeat songs harbo...