Shannon Hames

Shannon Hames: Connecting to the LGBT community

When I came out at age 38, I didn’t know a single gay person. I had lived my life in an evangelical bubble and my life was largely made up of church members. It was a scary prospect to get out there and start t...

National LGBT Pride: Gay Pride across America

National LGBT Pride season is in full swing, and there’s no shortage of Pride festivals to choose from; from nearby Savannah to as far away as San Francisco—there’s plenty of opportunity to celebrate the beauty...

Atlanta Pride announces 2016 Parade Grand Marshals

The wait is over. The Atlanta Pride Committee has announced this year’s Atlanta Pride Parade Grand Marshals. A total of twelve LGBT luminaries, including LGBT and social justice organizations made the cut. But ...
Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: Atlanta’s LGBT community is a farce

I’m not a bandwagon writer, so before I sat down to type, I scrolled through a couple of months’ worth of Georgia Voice columnist archives to make sure I wasn’t beating a dead horse. I didn’t find anything. I w...

Food Review: Craving more at ‘Bread & Butterfly’

“’Crawling at your feet,’ said the Gnat (Alice drew her feet back in some alarm), ‘you may observe a Bread-and-butterfly. Its wings are thin slices of bread-and-butter, its body is a crust, and its head is a lu...