Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Seeing Atlanta in a different light

You go on vacation not only to relax but to also learn a little about the place where you’re staying. When I went to Hawaii earlier this year that’s exactly what I did, taking the time to see what the island of...

23 LGBT tie-ins for the fall TV season

This season brings a renewed commitment to LGBT actors and characters from the “Big Four” television networks, with two-thirds of the spots on this list taken up by ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC. GLAAD even awarded its...
Georgia Voice columnist Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Gay PDA double standards

Paris. When you think of that European city, the first thing that usually comes to mind is romance. Imagine a couple walking hand-in-hand along the Champs-Élysées, stopping periodically to peer into each other'...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 4

1. Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner rounds up the briefs being filed this week with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of marriage equality. 2. “Because a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight -- a...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 16

1. Couples from across London took part in a mass gay kiss-in on Valentine's Day in Piccadilly Circus. 2. “I’ve not been abusive at all so the only thing I can put it down to is the fact that we are a gay co...