5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 12

1. A new independent study suggests that younger gay men, aged 18 to 40, are more likely to seek out and maintain monogamous relationships compared to generations past. One possible reason for this is the newly...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Lost in other people’s feelings

The last place I thought I would be during Easter weekend was inside a church, but that’s where I spent part of a life-or-death Saturday, or more accurately, love-and-death. I started my day attending a funeral...

5 DIY gifts for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can mean a pretty penny out of pocket for many couples. Jewelry, flowers and a fancy dinner at the hottest restaurant in town can add up quickly, but in a lot of ways these gifts and traditions ...

Navigating gay dating app culture in Atlanta

Lying. Ghosting. Persistent texting. Lack of pictures. Racism (or just preference?). Body shaming. If you use a dating or hookup app like Grindr, Jack’d, Scruff or one of the many others on the market—and if yo...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Sex and dating in the rear-view

Dating was my worst thing. I love my husband very much, but I am also grateful at the prospect of never having to go on another first date again. From people who arrived with their brother, to those who wore so...
Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: Admit it: Dating can suck

Heartbreak is traumatizing.Heartbreak is almost unbearable when you’re mentally ill. This time last year, my life was in shambles. I made a mistake that deeply hurt one of my friends and it turned into a pu...

Book Review: Naughtier than Nice

You have to tell somebody.There’s a secret inside you, one you’ve been keeping far too long and you’re about to burst. You need to talk about it. You need some advice, some perspective. As in the new novel ...

Simon Williamson: Why we need our own things

With all the disdain expended on the idea of safe spaces on campuses and universities, a lot of reasoning has been lost regarding the absolute luxury of a space wherein we don’t have to defend ourselves, like w...