Melissa Carter

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: Seeing Atlanta in a different light

You go on vacation not only to relax but to also learn a little about the place where you’re staying. When I went to Hawaii earlier this year that’s exactly what I did, taking the time to see what the island of...
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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 ...
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Melissa Carter: Enterprising sex and failing

Have you ever watched a sex scene in a movie and it inspired you to try something new in the bedroom? Sometimes that adventurous spirit leads to disappointing results. I once went camping with a girlfriend i...
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Melissa Carter: Meeting God face to face

It has been 20 years since I was a member of any church, and several since I've actually sat in one. Issues regarding my sexuality are the main reason for this absence. It wasn't always that way and one member ...