Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Hope—find it, use it

You have struggled these past couple of weeks with how to react to the Pulse shootings in Orlando, but how have you inspired the world to feel about it? I was recently asked to speak at the Coca-Cola headqua...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: One last ‘kiss’ for Prince

When you think of family, the bloodline of your parents or siblings may come to mind. As members of the LGBT community, we are often forced to broaden that definition to those who love and accept us for who we ...
Georgia Voice columnist Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Time for a woman on the $20

When you spend $20, you likely give a casual glance to Andrew Jackson as you hand the money away. Did you know the way that bill looks could soon change, his image replaced with another? The organizers behind W...

Melissa Carter: We’re having a baby, y’all

Katie Jo and I are having a baby. It’s taken me six years to be able to write that sentence, and it still doesn’t seem real. But I am honored and humbled to say our child is due to arrive on October 7. This ...