WonderRoot: A Thriving Community Arts Organization

Now in its fourteenth year of existence, WonderRoot, a nonprofit arts and services organization with a mission to unite artists and community to inspire positive social change, is stronger than ever and on the ...

LGBTQ seniors face unique challenges

Aging can be a challenge for any community. But the lives of LGBTQ seniors bring distinct pleasures and pains. Or, as author Dave Singleton wrote, nearly half a century after Stonewall, “we’re still in the earl...

Atlanta police launch LGBT Citizens Police Academy

The Atlanta Police Department has announced it is launching its first-ever LGBTQ Citizens Police Academy. The event will consist of a two-day program April 17-18, running from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The police depart...
Sonia Leigh photo by Anna Webber

LGBT Atlanta’s Best Bets for Sept. 8-14

Friday, Sept. 8 Kick back under the stars on the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Great Lawn and enjoy Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home "Love and Comedy" tour during Concerts in the Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave., Atla...

Charles Stephens: On loving the work

Community organizing is nothing if not humbling. You have to have nerves of steel. I mean, it’s beautiful, don’t get me wrong, but it’s also humbling. It requires vulnerability on so many l...
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Team Friendly Atlanta seeks t-shirt design


Team Friendly Atlanta wants to start a community-wide conversation about HIV stigma in a way that's interesting — and fashionable.

The new organization that aims to dispel HIV bias is sponsoring a t-shirt design contest open to the public. Submissions for the contest begin are now through July 4. The board will select finalists and then open voting begins July 11 with the winner announded on Aug. 15.

“We wanted to bring up the topic of stigma and what causes it, why people are not disclosing their status, are not confiding in their friends, are not seeking services. This stigma has been going on as long as there has been HIV but we've not dealt with it like when it was first discovered,” said Randy Prophater, a founding member of Team Friendly Atlanta.

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Best Bets 09.28 – 10.11

ADD YOUR EVENT There are two ways to add your events to our online and print calendars. Submit your  info to www.theGAVoice.com or e-mail details to editor@theGAVoice.com. Through Sunday, Sept. 30 Maybe ...