Kim Riggins: Freedom from religion: Part 1

Not long ago, a baker in Oregon refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. Following on the heels of this, a pizzeria in Indiana stated it would refuse to cater a same-sex wedding. As much as I love p...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Being polite in shitty company

South Africa, whence I hail, and whence I write this, is a fairly bizarre place. It largely parallels the American South in many key ways, but the repair job is much newer, the anger more raw, and the wounds le...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Sleeping with other people’s husbands

He was the last person I expected to make my hotline bling after the dozens of photos he was tagged in on Facebook the previous weekend. “You should probably enjoy your honeymoon,” I replied with a kiss-blow...

PRIDE MAGAZINE salutes local black trans activists

The online LGBT publication PRIDE is recognizing the liberating work of 17 black transgender activists, six of which happen to be Atlanta residents. Raquel Willis, an emerging voice in local trans activism comp...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Starving before summer

I hail from the land of Nelson Mandela, Charlize Theron, and (formerly) Oscar Pistorius. Indeed, the welcoming embrace of South Africa will envelop me again next month as my husband and I go back for Christmas ...

DELTA Airlines denies survivor benefits to gay widower

Georgia couple Dan Walter and Jay Beadle planned to spend the rest of their lives together. That was before Beadle was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 1999 and head and neck cancer in 2010. In a commit...

HRC releases 2016 Corporate Equality Index [PHOTOS]

The results of The Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality was announced during a...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Empty Sails

Last week’s elections, especially the non-discrimination ordinance failure in Houston, upset me. But before we deal with being on the wrong side (again!) of a bullshit way of getting rights for a small group of...