Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Mr. Carter hits the field

There comes a time in all our lives when things begin to get consistently complicated. I always assumed that time hit around puberty and the introduction of unrequited love, but have since realized it emerges d...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Bring the inner kid out in 2018

As adults, we usually enter the holiday season with trepidation. We want to experience the magic that is promised in the Christmas carols we hear or the imaginary clean slate we create for the New Year, yet usu...
Georgia Voice columnist Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Learning lessons from Mr. Carter

My son is my light, leading the way to my being the person I want – and maybe always intended – to be. Mr. Carter also inspires me in ways I never see coming. When I reached puberty and realized I was a lesb...