Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: LGBT allies—show up, do the work

It’s officially summer and that means two things: it’s hot as the devil’s toenails here in Georgia and it’s Pride season. LGBT folks across the country are gearing up to march, spectate and shine at celebration...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 5

1. Black Lives Matter brought Toronto Pride parade to a standstill on Sunday in a protest against Pride Toronto's “anti-blackness.” Among their demands, the group asked Pride to increase funding and support for...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 30

1. The Washington Post looks at the complicated details behind the end of the transgender military ban.2. Speaking of, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan issued an executive order on Thursday barring discrimi...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 27

1. Pope Francis said on Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness from gay people for the way they have treated them.2. A survivor of the Orlando shooting attended the NYC...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Death before dishonor

The line that forms outside of Bulldogs on weekends tells a story of gay fear, progress and hope. Instead of oral history, it's a bit of “aura” history: individuals occupying a space and writing a narrative tha...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Taking refuge in gay spaces

We go to gay bars to get away from everyone else, so the shooting in Orlando was an assault on our places; places that exist specifically because the general public pushed us to find spaces out of their sight. ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 23

1. Meet Erin O'Flaherty, the first openly gay Miss America contestant.2. The NYPD unveiled a rainbow-themed vehicle before the city's Pride march on Sunday.3. Oscar-winning screenwriter and gay activist...