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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...

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...