Outspoken

Was Andrew Gillum Closeted or Conspired Against?

A set of inexplicable toes may wind up saving Andrew Gillum’s marriage and political career. The Democrat who almost became Florida’s governor in 2018 was naked and comatose on the floor of a Miami hotel in wha...

Don’t Care How, I Want It Now!

Veruca Salt sang that line right before she plummeted down the “bad egg” chute in the movie, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” As I reflect on our current situation, I realize that the coronavirus crisis...

We Must Take Care of Our Own

This was supposed to be a celebratory piece about the 10th anniversary of Georgia Voice. I started writing it a few weeks ago. Then I laid it aside, assuring myself I had plenty of time to make that deadline. Y...

The Corona Way of Life

I never imagined I’d see businesses left and right closed down due to sickness. It sounds like a major blizzard but without the cold and snow. As talks of Coronavirus spread around the country before the infect...

Mattachine’s Wet Dream

Supporters of Pete Buttigieg were often indignant toward liberal perceptions that he was “the wrong type of gay,” without many recognizing his candidacy was the wet dream of one of the first sets of Americans t...

Son’s First Death Experience

It would be nice if there existed a manual that explained when to share different pieces of information or knowledge with your children. That way you would know at what age different topics were appropriate to ...

Got Depression? There’s Ketamine For That!

I’ve suffered from depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. When I was younger, medication prescribed by the doctor and scheduled counseling sessions would be my fix. As I got older, I found treatm...

Religion’s Rule Over Me

For over half my life – over 20 years, a religion ruled it. I was raised a Jehovah’s Witness so, I spent three nights a week at some meeting at the Kingdom Hall, the place of worship, and my weekends were sp...

Pancake Surprise!

I love to bake and look forward to any opportunity to do so. Let’s not confuse this with cooking, since the two are quite different and when it comes to the latter I honestly could burn water. However, somethin...