Outspoken

Proud Trailblazer or Political Catfish?

The Victory Fund has played an instrumental role in electing the first out lesbian U.S. senator, as well as openly lesbian mayors in two of the nation’s largest cities, Houston and Chicago. In the special elect...

An UBER Big No, No

I’ve never used the Pool option with Uber before, preferring to e-hail a driver and keep them all to myself. But my first Braves game this season changed my mind for a night, a decision I would immediately regr...

The Messy Art of Decluttering

Nowadays, we can’t escape the word “decluttering” without darting our attention to Marie Kondo’s work, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” It’s fantastic, sure. But without our own submission, self-help bo...

Dark Clouds on a Sunny Day

It takes a lot of courage to accept that you’re not as stable of a person as you may have led yourself to believe. For nearly a decade, I’ve been battling some type of evil within me. No, I’m not possessed but ...

For the Love of Pockets!

A victim of intentional or negligent actions caused by another person can sue for emotional distress or mental anguish. I think the stress I’ve suffered because of women’s fashion could constitute legal action ...

How to Lose Love at First Sight

As the stranger stared into my eyes and pulled my body against his body, my face close to his face, and my lips inches away from his lips, I remembered how I’ve always thought it was tacky when people kiss in a...

To Say I Do, Or I Don’t

We are tugged back and forth in society over the holy matrimony known as marriage. We’ve all heard the cliché pokes about how it eventually becomes stale and static — making it seem like this trap that some of ...

Is Throwing a Wedding Worth the Debt?

Marriage is deemed one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking steps two people can choose to take in their lives. Spending the rest of your life with the one you love is an amazing adventure, one that you migh...

Methodist Madness

There is a superficiality to American spirituality that makes me doubt the average Methodist could explain what differentiates his or her denomination from Lutheranism, Presbyterianism or even Catholicism. Lent...

Taking a Tumble

I’ve worked in radio for the majority of my life, much of that sharing my not-so-proud moments on air in front of the entire city of Atlanta. However, I have never truly embarrassed myself in front of colleague...