Atlanta

The Thief of Self

Alzheimer’s diagnoses are on the rise, touching more people’s lives by the day — including members of the LGBTQ community, most of whom live alone. So who are we to turn to in support? A local man aims to answer that question.

Slam Into Poetry

Spoken word has become an integral part of poetry as an art form, with slam competitions dominating the scene. From small, local coffee shops to international events, its ability to resonate has rendered it a v...

Cactus House under new ownership

It looks like there's going to be a new owner of Cactus House.The Midtown eatery has just changed hands, What Now Atlanta reported on June 1.Ten Atlanta's owner, James Nelson, purchased the notable Atla...

Special Olympics International celebrates 50 years

July 20, 1968. 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from the US and Canada gather to compete in the first Special Olympics International (SOI) Summer Games. Held in Chicago, the event proves so success...

In Memoriam: Lendon Sadler

If you look up ‘fabulous’ in Wikipedia, you’ll see a picture of Lendon Sadler. If that isn’t true, it should be.When I first met Lendon, around 1968 in Atlanta, he also went by Babalu Bebe Mbutu. But just...

Atlanta Makes 10

Just before noon on April 29, Nino Fortson asked Facebook friends what kind of person would go around with guns looking for people? Two Sundays later, Nino was dead, a victim of gun violence.Gunshots ring...

Hometown Proud

Mayor Bottoms joins other mayors across the nation in an anti-LGBT discrimination pledge

Executive Director of Lost-n-Found Youth Resigns

Rick Westbrook, co-founder of Lost-n-Found Youth (LnF), has stepped down from his current position as executive director. Robert Ross, chair of the organization's board of directors, spoke to Georgia Voice conc...