Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Pride and promiscuity

There are occasional Sunday evenings when I'm scrolling my social media feeds, and rather than “Most Recent” or “Top Stories,” it feels like my review of that weekend's happenings should be categorized, “While ...

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...

Sex & Dating: Gay bathhouse blitz

I was recently at a meet-the-neighbors cocktail party at my friend’s home in a gentrified swath of the West End when a woman started telling us about how she and her husband were headed to a swingers’ club afte...
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...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Why I’d marry a straight man

I sometimes see myself marrying a straight man. My college roommate was the first heterosexual to broach the possibility of matrimony with me, and he had a girlfriend at the time. After six months of living ...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Surrendering secrets

I confess to having memberships with numerous websites that facilitate random gay sex between consenting strangers. I will not be enrolling into rehab or issuing any apologies – to my family, supporter...