Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: A tale of two years

As deplorable as 2016 has been – from the overcast of death that permeated the year, to white supremacists enjoying their happiest days since Plessy vs. Ferguson – it's terrifying to realize that eventually, an...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: A Friday night lesson in humility

I am typing this column on my cell phone, which is a first for me and I’m not sure how I feel about it. I appreciate the technological advances that allow me to do so, but pecking out a lengthy essay o...
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...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: The end of being a closeted stoner

I expected melancholy to settle in toward the end of my recent vacation, but I was surprised by the rage that overtook me as I prepared to return to Atlanta. Potheads are not used to being mad, which may have b...

Ryan Lee: Hope for homos in the heart of Dixie

I saw a hazy figure approaching, and even as he came into focus it was hard to believe that he was in my kitchen with me, wearing a wide grin and not a thread of clothing. It felt like I had found heaven in sou...