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Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Anybody but Mary Norwood for Atlanta mayor

Mary Norwood is nothing. That is not (entirely) shade, but the image the city councilmember has crafted while running for mayor of Atlanta for the past 10 years: a political outsider who has been in public offi...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: LGBT and taking a knee

If anyone thought the protest raging through the NFL was not a LGBT issue, the Atlanta Police Department recently reminded us why we should all be taking a knee. Despite the focus on the national anthem and the...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Pride and promiscuity

There are occasional Sunday evenings when I'm scrolling my social media feeds, and rather than “Most Recent” or “Top Stories,” it feels like my review of that weekend's happenings should be categorized, “While ...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: The devil wears muscle tees

“No fats, no fems” – one of the most tyrannical phrases in gay online dating – is now a motto for American Nazis. Except, a little bit of fem is OK for the white supremacists, specifically form-fitting jeans an...
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Ryan Lee: The war at home

Transgender women are being lynched in America, and people are making jokes about it on nationally syndicated radio shows. There may be no ropes in this modern version of societal-condoned killing, but the live...