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Creating Equality in Caregiving

Caretaking is no easy feat; it’s an emotionally and physically taxing responsibility that requires help and support. However, for many LGBTQ caregivers, inclusive support can be difficult to find. Many existing...

Feeding the Needy in Our Community

“What has it been like running a food pantry during COVID-19” is the question Tim Boyd, Publisher of Georgia Voice, asked me. I am Lynn Pasqualetti, President/Board Chair of Toco Hills Community Alliance (THCA)...

Providing Care for the Elderly in Our Community

For the estimated 3 million LGBTQ Americans age 50 and older, the past five decades have brought triumphs that were once unimaginable, from the birth of the Pride movement to marriage equality. But now the s...

City of Atlanta Hosts Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair

The City of Atlanta, in partnership with HRC Atlanta, One Atlanta, and OUT Georgia Business Alliance, is hosting a historic Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair on Thursday, July 30. The digital event is part of a...

Readers and Staff Pet Photos

Archie Owner: Kristy Dermid Archie is a 3-year-old Aussiedoodle mix. He is a trained and registered therapy dog. A proposal was written by Kristy to have him serve in the capacity of a therapy dog at...

Animal Therapy and the LGBTQ Community

Animals help relieve stress and heal injuries to mental health caused by a discriminatory society. Prejudice takes a toll on the LGBTQ community and our mental health, but dogs, provided one is not allergic ...

Thrift Store Gives Pets a Second Life

Since its inception in 2011, Second Life has been harnessing the power of “resale therapy” to help animals in need. The part-thrift store, part-organization is dedicated to providing grants to local animal resc...

Ways to Say Goodbye

The unconditional love our pets bring into our lives is priceless, but it comes at a cost when their lives reach a bittersweet end. Saying goodbye to your furry companion can be hard, but putting them to rest s...

The Intersectional Atlanta Anti-Racism Protests

A month after the murder of George Floyd, the movement against white supremacy remains strong. In Atlanta, a distinctive feature of the protest movement has been its emphasis on intersectionality, with subst...

Creating a “Happy Place” for Pets on 4th of July

It is that time of year, when the sun sets on the horizon and the sounds of pops, bangs, and booms disturb the silence of evening. It is at this moment that many people realize their pet’s sensitivity to loud s...