Outspoken

Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: To the Winter Olympics haters

If you are someone who has spent far too much energy these past few days criticizing the Winter Olympics, you can bow out of this article now. That’s because people like you irritate me. Why in the world would ...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Entering ‘the Life,’ after death

While waves of celebrity deaths have washed across Hollywood the past few years, a new trend involving the bygone rich-and-famous has emerged at the dawn of 2018: gay ghosts. The surviving peers of deceased sta...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: All hail Adam Rippon

It isn’t often we get to watch our own in action. Making up five or so percent of the population means that for LGBTQ members to be at the top of their field in a world that still doesn’t really want them is a ...
Patrick Saunders, Editor of Georgia Voice

Patrick Saunders: Let’s get uncomfortable

Last issue in this space, I discussed the greatest fear about the Burkhart's racism controversy: that the initial anger about it would dissipate and that Atlanta's LGBTQ community would eventually go back to th...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Sex with porn stars

I used to think more porn actors, per capita, frequented the LA Fitness I worked out at than any gym in America, and now I feel similarly about my neighborhood grocery store. While that might reinforce Atlanta'...