Patrick Saunders, Editor of Georgia Voice

Patrick Saunders: Embracing my inner go-to gay

When I came out close to 15 years ago, a lot changed – some of which was expected, a lot of which was not. One thing that fit squarely in the latter category was that, now that I had announced this fact about m...

Atlanta has its first openly gay police chief

Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields came out in an interview with Atlanta Magazine. The revelation is part of a profile on the Chief in its June 2017 issue.“In the waning months of a lame duck mayor’s term, ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 17

1. Meet Luis Larrain, who could be Chile's first openly gay member of Congress.2. "The Flash" actor Keiynan Lonsdale came out in an inspiring Instagram post this week.3. Human Rights Campaign filed a "f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 16

1. The Democratic National Committee named its new CEO late last week. Meet her here.2. According to the latest Gallup poll, US support for same-sex marriage is at an all-time high.3. Chelsea Manning, t...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 4

1. Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is pleased with how his state's legislature handled the "bathroom bill" this session — in a recent radio interview, he said, "The good news is this: The lost the battl...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 10

1. Finally, after nearly 70 years, the US Department of State issued a formal apology for the "Lavender Scare."2. Cuba won't allow one of its LGBT rights activists out of the country, the Washington Bla...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 5

1. See what Dustin Lance Black — of the Harvey Milk biopic fame — thinks about new movie "Lion," about an Indian boy separated from his birth family and adopted by a couple in Australia, and the parallels it dr...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 14

1. An Alabama House Committee passed a bill Wednesday that would allow private adoption agencies to turn away gay couples on religious grounds. The bill now goes to the full House for a vote.2. “When you’re...