In The Margins

Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: Burkhart’s drama was inevitable

Atlanta’s LGBTQ community is currently in shambles thanks to the hoopla surrounding Burkhart's, one of the few bars left in GayTL.For those that may not know, the owners, or former owners depending on who y...
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Ashleigh Atwell: We must do more than think and pray

On Nov. 5, a group of people met up to do what a lot of people in the South do on Sundays: go to church. The congregants who were attending services at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas probably...
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Ashleigh Atwell: We need more than love

If you have been in any LGBTQ space in the past decade, you’ve probably heard some variation of “love is love.” Even before I came out, love as a unifier has been a pervasive theme. When same-sex marriage was i...
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Ashleigh Atwell: Pride, police and #NoJusticeNoPride

When most people get stopped by the police, the protocol is the smile, drum up some witty banter and, possibly, cleavage, so they can go about their business. For them, being pulled over is anywhere from a mino...