Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: Letting go of lesbian

When I came out almost five years ago, I thought that would be the end of my confusion about my sexuality. I believed everything was cut and dry: either you were gay, lesbian, straight or bisexual. I figured al...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 9

1. LGBT activists and allies alike are furious after OutVets, an organization for gay military veterans, was denied the ability to walk in Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade. OutVets participated in the parade f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 10

1. A new proposed bill in Texas would let therapists who practice conversion therapy keep their licenses, even if conversion therapy is banned. 2. Doctors say a man in Canada contracted a Truvada-resistant s...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 24

1. Remember that "Lavender Scare" apology that the US State Department made a few weeks ago? Well, that seems to be null and void, given that the apology was removed from the government website, along with othe...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 19

1. Caitlyn Jenner confirmed with People magazine that she will attend tomorrow's inauguration of Donald Trump. Contrary to reports, he didn't invite her. She is going as a guest of American Unity Fund. 2. Sh...
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...

Lea DeLaria: The butch beneath our LGBT wings

Breaking ground as the first openly gay comic to perform on American television, in 1993 on “The Arsenio Hall Show,” Lea DeLaria is still carrying the torch on TV two decades later, representing a deeply unsung...

Celebrating Stonewall: Southern Fried Queer Pride

Southern Fried Queer Pride—the name alone is the first indication that this isn’t your ordinary Pride celebration. You won’t find a contingent of buff bodies on display atop of floats strutting down Peachtree S...