Editorials

Terrance Dean: World AIDS Day is every day

My strong and God-fearing grandmother wrapped her weary arms around me, held me close, and cried, “Your mother has AIDS, and your newborn baby brother has the HIV virus.” I remember the room spinning and I beca...

Darian Aaron: Activism 2.0; Out front, out loud, online

“We all have a voice, it’s just up to us individually whether or not we choose to utilize it.” I’ll never forget that advice or the person who gave it to me. It’s not by accident that the first time my thoug...

Darian Aaron: Georgia on my mind

We have a reason to celebrate during Atlanta Pride this year. The past three months since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples have been a whirlwind.I’m almost ce...

Darian Aaron: The church of OUT

Inspiration can come when you least expect it. Despite my reputation for being outspoken, I was fully prepared to forego an editorial in this issue. My personal mantra has always been to speak or write only ...

Darian Aaron: Finding pride in Pride

The first time I attended a gay pride parade was in the summer of 1999 in New York City. I was fresh off the plane from Montgomery, Alabama, and finally free of all the restrictions that were commonplace for...