Money matters to address before tying the knot

Finances are one of the main stressors of relationships, so it is wise to enter your union with a full picture of each other's financial situation.   If you are unfamiliar with your sweetheart's cred...

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...
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...
Shannon Hames

Shannon Hames: Change for the better

When I was a kid, my mom would say, “Shannon, you are such a free spirit.” I didn’t know what that meant, but I knew it wasn’t something anyone else in my family was. When I got older, my free-spiritedness m...

Atlanta gay couple to challenge Bermuda marriage law

An Atlanta gay couple is poised to make history if their effort to overturn an ambiguous Bermuda marriage law restricting access to same-sex couples is successful. Ijumo Hayward, 46, a native Bermudian and his ...
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...