Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: LGBT allies—show up, do the work

It’s officially summer and that means two things: it’s hot as the devil’s toenails here in Georgia and it’s Pride season. LGBT folks across the country are gearing up to march, spectate and shine at celebration...

PRIDE MAGAZINE salutes local black trans activists

The online LGBT publication PRIDE is recognizing the liberating work of 17 black transgender activists, six of which happen to be Atlanta residents. Raquel Willis, an emerging voice in local trans activism comp...

Charles Stephens: Language of trauma is silence: Part 2

We became big brothers without first being little brothers. Elders without first being youth. This is how I think about those early years. We were still kids and yet we weren’t. In my circle of young black gay ...

Activists in Action: Youth activist Quita Tinsley

Quita Tinsley, 25, is pursuing her master’s degree in Women’s Gender and Sexuality at Georgia State University while also working (for the past year) as the youth activist network organizer at SPARK Reproductiv...