Outspoken

Lost and Found Teeth

Think about the thing that scares you most. For some it may be snakes, others clowns, and for me it’s heights. But for most of us we have never experienced anything negative in our lives when it comes to those ...

Smile More, Laugh Louder, Love Harder

I’ve learned to never plan too far in advance because we really never know what will happen in our future. Ironically, I still have a hard time living in the moment because I’m so worried about what’s going to ...

When Algorithms Throw Shade

There are few things pettier and worse at keeping secrets than a social media algorithm. You’ll download an app to discreetly chat with guys you met on other platforms, only to have the program send a message t...

Gifts for a Delivery Well Done

I never thought of myself as a truly competitive person, since in my profession I never felt an intense desire to defeat other radio personalities. I was always in favor of togetherness and enjoyed the fact tha...

Officially an Atlantan

Recently, I’ve had conversations with several people about my constant need to keep moving. Whether it be actively exercising in the gym, being involved in my community, or traveling around the country to diffe...

Georgia Voice Switches It Up

Here at Georgia Voice, we’re ready to say goodbye to 2019 and excited to usher in 2020 and a new decade! Along with a new year comes a new and improved plan for Georgia Voice newspaper. We welcome new changes...

The Queer Cost of ‘Happiness’

It’s difficult to argue on behalf of childhood trauma without seemingly encouraging parents to fuck up their kids’ formative years. However, many of my (self-identified) most neurotic friends grew up with an em...

One Doughnut A Day…

If you know me, you’ll know doughnuts are my weakness! Krispy Kreme hot-glazed doughnuts, in particular, could stop me dead in my tracks and I’d lose all motivation to do anything but stuff half a dozen in my m...

My Obsession with Christmas Music

I’m sure many people reading this will relate to my obsession with Christmas music. If I could (which I can), I’d play it all year long, but “Let It Snow” just wouldn’t sound right during the peak of summer in ...

Choking a Dead Chicken

The Battle of Chick-fil-A might be the first culture clash where both sides consistently win. A decade of public relations warfare hasn’t halted the progress of either adversary toward its goals, and since the ...

There Once Was a Boy and a Stove

I’m not one to answer a phone call and rarely check my voicemail. Maybe it’s because I started my professional career as a telemarketer. Maybe it’s because I can’t see the person calling and it feels awkward, I...