Melissa Carter leaves B98.5FM morning show

Longtime Atlanta radio DJ Melissa Carter, the first openly gay morning radio host in Atlanta, is no longer on the air with B98.5FM's morning show. Carter, a longtime Georgia Voice columnist, leaves the show aft...
Georgia Voice columnist Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Why Millie Pete really left Atlanta

“I bet that you miss that little boy.” That was said more than once to my mother while attending my aunt’s funeral. Millie Pete’s sister passed on Halloween and we were in Kentucky a few days later celebrati...
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Melissa Carter: My cursing Mini-Me

Ever have a kid embarrass you or someone you know in public? One of my favorite such stories comes from a former colleague, whose son was just a few years old when they went to see a movie at a local theater. A...
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Melissa Carter: Alarmed by my bra

You alarm system won’t work without an upgrade. I received that notice from my alarm company. Then received it again. And yet another time, much like other offers that come my way. I currently find myself gr...
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Melissa Carter: Drag queens run the world

It’s been a good few weeks for drag queens. Not that every day is not fabulous for these divas, but apart from regular clips from summer Pride parades and fundraisers we have seen on television and online, I ha...
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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...
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Melissa Carter: Investing in Millie Pete

What would you do if you had all the pink dollars in the world? Buy a new car or home, make those long-sought improvements to your existing home, or take that exotic vacation you’ve dreamed of for years? I’ve c...
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Melissa Carter: Nudity: A gateway to peace?

It's been a difficult few weeks with the constant news of terrorism and the threat of war. You've also seen the international movement to bring peace to those conflicts currently taking place in Europe. But the...