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5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 16 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 16
1. Gordon Giampietro, one of President Trump’s federal court nominees, has made disparaging comments about same-sex relationships and parenting, according to a new BuzzFeed News report. In a radio interview recorded a month after the 2015 Supreme Court ruling recognizing same-sex marriage rights nationwide, Giampietro said, “No one would disagree with the fact that children, […] The post 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 16 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 16, 2018
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Invest Atlanta Announce $60 Million in New Markets Tax Credits | Atlanta Tribune Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Invest Atlanta Announce $60 Million in New Markets Tax Credits
Latest allocation will bring new investment to low-income neighborhoods in Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced that Invest Atlanta has received $60 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to provide gap financing for economic development projects that help create jobs and revitalize neighborhoods in Atlanta. This...
Atlanta Tribune | February 16, 2018
On the Ropes: Stillwater Yoga inversion classes deepen experience | Atlanta INtown On the Ropes: Stillwater Yoga inversion classes deepen experience
Looking for a fresh perspective on yoga? You might just find it by hanging upside down. Traditional yoga classes of stretches and balancing poses can be flipped with the aid of wall ropes. No, the ropes don’t offer a Cirque du Soleil aerial experience, but they do deepen stretches and introduce practitioners to inversion poses.… The post On the Ropes: Stillwater Yoga inversion classes deepen experience appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 16, 2018
Patrick Saunders: Let’s get uncomfortable | Georgia Voice Patrick Saunders: Let’s get uncomfortable
Last issue in this space, I discussed the greatest fear about the Burkhart’s racism controversy: that the initial anger about it would dissipate and that Atlanta’s LGBTQ community would eventually go back to the same old behavior. Well now, we have another development. According to a Feb. 12 Facebook post from Burkhart’s co-owner Mary Marsh, […] The post Patrick Saunders: Let’s get uncomfortable appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 15, 2018
LGBTQ Atlanta Best Bets for Feb. 16 – March 1 | Georgia Voice LGBTQ Atlanta Best Bets for Feb. 16 – March 1
Friday, Feb. 16 Don’t miss Halcyon live tonight at Eddie’s Attic, 7 p.m., 515 N. McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.facebook.com/events/113032022583470 Come and join a beer bust to help raise $3,500 for Lost-n-Found Youth. On top of endless beer, there will be jello shots, a 50/50 raffle and more. 7 – 11 p.m., Woofs on […] The post LGBTQ Atlanta Best Bets for Feb. 16 – March 1 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 15, 2018
Transgender actress gives powerful performance in Acadamy Award-nominated ‘A Fantastic Woman’ | Georgia Voice Transgender actress gives powerful performance in Acadamy Award-nominated ‘A Fantastic Woman’
One of the most unexpected successes of 2017 and a film just now starting to expand into wider release, “A Fantastic Woman” is an enthralling character study buoyed by a translucent turn by newcomer Daniela Vega, the first trans performer to headline an Oscar-nominated motion picture. Many mainstream films have taken deserved heat for casting […] The post Transgender actress gives powerful performance in Acadamy Award-nominated ‘A Fantastic Woman’ appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 15, 2018
Non-binary spoken word artist Andrea Gibson on their latest album, Atlanta tour stop | Georgia Voice Non-binary spoken word artist Andrea Gibson on their latest album, Atlanta tour stop
Calais, Maine, provided a picturesque small-town backdrop for blossoming poet Andrea Gibson to grow up. Also known as Andrew, Gibson is a non-binary spoken word artist and author who uses they/them/their pronouns. Gibson spoke with Georgia Voice about having their poetry read in the Utah state Legislature, their latest book and their work as a […] The post Non-binary spoken word artist Andrea Gibson on their latest album, Atlanta tour stop appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 15, 2018
5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 15 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 15
1. In a surprising move, an Alabama Senate committee yesterday approved a bill that would make significant revisions to the state’s sex education law, striking language calling homosexuality a crime and socially unacceptable. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Tom Whatley, R-Auburn, passed the Senate Education Policy Committee unanimously. It moves to the full Senate. 2. […] The post 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 15 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 15, 2018
New renderings released for revamp of Underground Atlanta | Atlanta INtown New renderings released for revamp of Underground Atlanta
WRS, the South Carolina developer behind the revamp of Underground Atlanta, has released new renderings of the four-block redevelopment, including the area known as Kenny’s Alley – or Block 3 as its now known – at the southwest corner of Central and Alabama. Featuring more than 150,000 square feet of retail, office and communal areas,… The post New renderings released for revamp of Underground Atlanta appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 15, 2018
Georgia Department of Corrections has first openly transgender employee | Georgia Voice Georgia Department of Corrections has first openly transgender employee
Trystlynn Melanni Barber, 58, has become the first openly transgender employee to work for the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC). GDC officials confirmed with Georgia Voice that her case is unprecedented. Her transition paves the way for future trans employees as training and policy adjustments have already begun to take place. Barber grew up in […] The post Georgia Department of Corrections has first openly transgender employee appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 15, 2018
What the tax cuts?! What the recent tax overhaul means for you | Georgia Voice What the tax cuts?! What the recent tax overhaul means for you
By now we are all aware of the most recent tax overhaul, but what does it really mean? This is the largest tax overhaul since 1986. Typically, for each cut there is a revenue generator, but this is not the case with this most recent tax overhaul. This is why the deficit will go up […] The post What the tax cuts?! What the recent tax overhaul means for you appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 15, 2018
A time of reckoning: Atlanta’s LGBTQ community addresses racism problem | Georgia Voice A time of reckoning: Atlanta’s LGBTQ community addresses racism problem
As much as leadership and right-winged white Americans might say otherwise, the United States has a racism problem. That means so does 2018 Atlanta, even in the LGBTQ community. “Just because you’re LGBT doesn’t mean you’re not going to be racist. Unfortunately there are a lot of racists still existing and they teach their kids […] The post A time of reckoning: Atlanta’s LGBTQ community addresses racism problem appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 15, 2018
News Briefs: Midtown Alliance meeting; BeltLine study group; Love Our City campaign | Atlanta INtown News Briefs: Midtown Alliance meeting; BeltLine study group; Love Our City campaign
More than 1,000 business and civic leaders, residents and partners gathered at the Fox Theatre for the Midtown Alliance 2018 annual meeting on Feb. 13. “It was only due to the hard work of so many people that Midtown has become the jewel of the South,” said Midtown Alliance Board Chair Mark Toro in his opening… The post News Briefs: Midtown Alliance meeting; BeltLine study group; Love Our City campaign appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 14, 2018
5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 14 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 14
1. Canadian figure skater Eric Radford has made history by becoming the first openly gay Olympic athlete to take home a gold medal. “This is amazing! I literally feel like I might explode with pride,” he tweeted when Team Canada was awarded its gold medal. Meanwhile, out bronze-winning U.S. figure skater Adam Rippon, along with […] The post 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 14 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 14, 2018
Works of HeART: Art show and sale to benefit abused children | Atlanta INtown Works of HeART: Art show and sale to benefit abused children
An art show and sale set for Feb. 23 will support a local nonprofit that works with abused children and their families. The 4th annual Works of HeART Benefit at The American Spirit Works, 199 Armour Drive, will offer guests the opportunity to eat, mingle with artists, and select a piece of art from more… The post Works of HeART: Art show and sale to benefit abused children appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 14, 2018
On the Frontline: Photojournalist Ryan Vizzions heads into conflict zones to capture images | Atlanta INtown On the Frontline: Photojournalist Ryan Vizzions heads into conflict zones to capture images
Natural disasters, protests, and matters of life or death – these are the subjects that Atlanta-based independent photojournalist Ryan Vizzions is dedicated to capturing when he’s in the field. “When I go and I cover issues, it’s because I am passionate about knowing what is happening,” he explained. “I want to understand what’s happening.” Vizzions’… The post On the Frontline: Photojournalist Ryan Vizzions heads into conflict zones to capture images appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 14, 2018
Burkhart’s closes as bar’s former entertainers line up Atlanta benefit shows | Georgia Voice Burkhart’s closes as bar’s former entertainers line up Atlanta benefit shows
LGBTQ Midtown bar Burkhart’s has apparently closed its doors permanently just weeks after the owner’s racist social media posts surfaced. Co-owner Mary Marsh posted about the closing on Facebook on Feb. 12, writing “Had to close the bar ‘ll [sic] heartbroken.” Meanwhile, benefit shows have been lined up for the bar’s entertainers, who who resigned […] The post Burkhart’s closes as bar’s former entertainers line up Atlanta benefit shows appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 13, 2018
MARTA now has free Wi-Fi on all buses and trains | Atlanta INtown MARTA now has free Wi-Fi on all buses and trains
MARTA now has free Wi-Fi on all buses and trains. The new connection allows riders to browse the web, send e-mails, read eBooks, and connect to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Passengers can connect by going to Wi-Fi settings on their device and selecting the network name based the rail car number… The post MARTA now has free Wi-Fi on all buses and trains appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 13, 2018
Alvin Ailey and Atlanta: A Perfect Pairing | Atlanta Tribune Alvin Ailey and Atlanta: A Perfect Pairing
For more than four decades, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has dazzled audiences in Atlanta, and the Company will move the crowd once again during this year’s return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre February 14 – 18, 2018. Six breathtaking performances will showcase the brilliance of Ailey’s 32 dancers, shine a spotlight on social issues...
Atlanta Tribune | February 13, 2018
5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 13 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 13
1. John Cox, a Republican candidate for governor in California, once equated homosexuality with polygamy and bestiality. At a Values Voter Presidential Debate in September 2007, the San Diego businessman said what he would do to “counteract the homosexual agenda” would be to “stand up for the proper behavior” and “talk about the fact that […] The post 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 13 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 13, 2018
TimmyDaddy: Life with Alexa | Atlanta INtown TimmyDaddy: Life with Alexa
January is supposed to be the month where we shake the bad habits of winter break and get back on our routine. But school didn’t start until the 4th, we had two days, then another weekend. That Monday the forecast called for a slim chance of freezing rain but 100 percent chance of NCAA Championship… The post TimmyDaddy: Life with Alexa appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 13, 2018
News Briefs: Fire chief retires; BeltLine & Atlanta Opera grant; Morningside Mile | Atlanta INtown News Briefs: Fire chief retires; BeltLine & Atlanta Opera grant; Morningside Mile
Atlanta Fire Rescue Chief Joel Baker will official retire on Feb. 15.  During his tenure, Baker led the effort to ensure that the AFRD maintained its ISO Class 1 rating and international accreditation by the Center for Public Safety Excellence. He also led the development and management of department initiatives including the Atlanta Emergency Preparedness… The post News Briefs: Fire chief retires; BeltLine & Atlanta Opera grant; Morningside Mile appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 13, 2018
Creamy, Dreamy Chocolate: Intown chocolatiers offer unique tastes and experiences | Atlanta INtown Creamy, Dreamy Chocolate: Intown chocolatiers offer unique tastes and experiences
Chocolate is a mainstay of the Valentine’s Day gift-giving experience, but did you know there are two types of chocolate makers? Some shops buy chocolate in bulk and melt it down to make candies and other chocolate treats. Others, like Xocolatl and Cacao, are in the “bean-to-bar” part of the business. They turn cacao beans… The post Creamy, Dreamy Chocolate: Intown chocolatiers offer unique tastes and experiences appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 12, 2018
News Briefs: Man shot and killed on Memorial; AT&T leaving tower; new arena name | Atlanta INtown News Briefs: Man shot and killed on Memorial; AT&T leaving tower; new arena name
Atlanta Police are searching for the suspect who shot and killed a man as he changed a flat tire along Memorial Drive on Sunday night. According to WSB, Justin Edwards, 34, had pulled over at an abandoned building around 11:30 p.m. to change his tire near the intersection of Memorial and Boulevard. Edwards’ girlfriend was… The post News Briefs: Man shot and killed on Memorial; AT&T leaving tower; new arena name appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 12, 2018
5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 12 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 12
1. Outsports has a complete rundown of Winter Olympics results of all the gay, lesbian and bisexual athletes who competed over the weekend, including out American figure skater Adam Rippon, who earned a bronze for Team USA. 2. In a Scientific-Technical Academy Awards ceremony held Saturday night in Los Angeles, one of only two women […] The post 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 12 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 12, 2018
Yvonne Cowser Yancy Named The Fresh Market’s SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer | Atlanta Tribune Yvonne Cowser Yancy Named The Fresh Market’s SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer
The Fresh Market Inc., a leading specialty grocery retailer, has named Yvonne Cowser Yancy as the company’s senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Yancy joins The Fresh Market with more than 20 years of experience in human resources in both private and public sectors. She will be responsible for its field and home...
Atlanta Tribune | February 10, 2018
Do Gooders: Goodie Nation Partners with National Program That Will Train and Support Entrepreneurs | Atlanta Tribune Do Gooders: Goodie Nation Partners with National Program That Will Train and Support Entrepreneurs
Goodie Nation is partnering with UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager, and Village Capital, an organization that finds, trains and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems, to launch the VC Pathways program in Atlanta. VC Pathways is a national program that will train and support African-American, Latinx and female founders to increase their competitiveness for...
Atlanta Tribune | February 10, 2018
Theatre Review: ‘Picnic’ at Stage Door Players | Atlanta INtown Theatre Review: ‘Picnic’ at Stage Door Players
Stage Door Players is presenting William Inge’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Picnic,” running through Feb. 18, directed by Tess Malis Kincaid. There was a time, in the 1950’s, when Inge was almost as revered as Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller. Ms. Kincaid writes in program notes of the “good old days” and the “wholesome, booming” 50’s.… The post Theatre Review: ‘Picnic’ at Stage Door Players appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 09, 2018
5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 9 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 9
1. In what some are speculating is directly related to the Masterpiece Cakeshop case currently being tried in the U.S. Supreme Court in Colorado, Republican legislators in the state have voted to defund the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the advocacy group through which the gay plaintiffs initially filed their discrimination complaint upon being refused a […] The post 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 9 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 09, 2018
Team Spirit: CornholeATL league brings social recreation to the city | Atlanta INtown Team Spirit: CornholeATL league brings social recreation to the city
On a cool damp Tuesday evening behind Atkins Park tavern in Virginia-Highland with a draft beer in one hand a bag in the other, Carol Baylor lands the bag on the board as she warms up for a game of cornhole. After winning the CornholeATL beginners division city championship in the fall, she and teammate… The post Team Spirit: CornholeATL league brings social recreation to the city appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 09, 2018
Five Common Budgeting Errors and How to Avoid Them | Atlanta Tribune Five Common Budgeting Errors and How to Avoid Them
When it comes to creating a budget, it’s essential to estimate your spending as realistically as possible. Here are five budget-related errors commonly made by small business runners and some tips for avoiding them.    Not Setting Goals. It’s almost impossible to set spending priorities without clear goals for the coming year. It’s important to...
Atlanta Tribune | February 09, 2018
Black History: The Life and Legacy of Carter G. Woodson [Lecture] | Atlanta Tribune Black History: The Life and Legacy of Carter G. Woodson [Lecture]
Lecture by Dr. Greg Kimathi Carr on the “Life and Legacy of Carter G. Woodson” — widely known as the “father” of the tireless study of Black history in this month and beyond. Lesson here: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/51e1f764e4b0180cf3bcdc25/t/52e6f92de4b0abf2d1ba617f/1390868781275/Greg+Carr+Lesson+on+Carter+Woodson.pdf …
Atlanta Tribune | February 09, 2018
Ken Chenault Knows The Secret To Solving The Corporate Diversity Problem | Atlanta Tribune Ken Chenault Knows The Secret To Solving The Corporate Diversity Problem
By Nigel Roberts Kenneth Chenault, the longtime chairman and CEO of American Express, is retiring from the company and offered a few ideas to the Associated Press on how Fortune 500 companies could fill the void of top African American executives. “Company boards and management have to say: ‘diversity and inclusion is a core priority,...
Atlanta Tribune | February 09, 2018
Nominate a Phenomenal Woman for Atlanta Tribune’s Women of Excellence | Atlanta Tribune Nominate a Phenomenal Woman for Atlanta Tribune’s Women of Excellence
Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Women of Excellence Awards. For more than a decade, Atlanta Tribune has recognized local African-American women who continue to break the mold and affect change in their profession and community. This year, in the spirit of our annual Superwomen recognition and in conjunction with AtlantaDailyWorld.com,...
Atlanta Tribune | February 09, 2018
The Editor’s View | Atlanta Tribune The Editor’s View
By Katrice L. Mines, Editor The race for Atlanta’s 60th mayor was close. But when the dust cleared on December 5, 2017, the day of a runoff held after neither candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms or Mary Norwood received an absolute majority in the November election, Atlanta had a mayor named Keisha. This was the popular...
Atlanta Tribune | February 09, 2018
Celebrating Black History Month | News Radio 1067 Celebrating Black History Month
We’re celebrating Black History Month by honoring the Dream Makers from the past, as well as the Dream Keepers of the Future. All month, on-air vignettes will highlight African Americans who are helping to keep the dream alive around our nation.
News Radio 1067 | February 09, 2018
Mother charged in murders of two children waives first appearance | News Radio 1067 Mother charged in murders of two children waives first appearance
A mother charged in the weekend murders of her two young children waived her first court appearance Monday morning. Lamore Williams, 24, is facing two counts of murder after police said her two sons, ages 1 and 2, were found dead and with burn injuries in their own southwest Atlanta home at the Oakland City […]
News Radio 1067 | February 09, 2018
Hundreds of animals evacuated to emergency shelter in Roswell | News Radio 1067 Hundreds of animals evacuated to emergency shelter in Roswell
More than 400 animals are now safe inside a warehouse in Roswell after fleeing Hurricane Irma. The Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) was asked by the state of Georgia to set up and run a temporary emergency shelter for up to 1,000 animals on Friday. “We received an incredible amount of community support,” said Christina Hill […]
News Radio 1067 | February 09, 2018
5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 8 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 8
1. In a shockingly candid interview with Vulture, legendary music producer Quincy Jones, 85, said that one of his favorite modern pop musicians is Sam Smith, whom he applauded because “he’s so open about being gay. I love it.” Jones also said that late Hollywood icon Marlon Brando would “fuck anything. Anything! He’d fuck a […] The post 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 8 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 08, 2018
Anti-LGBTQ adoption bill advances to full Senate Judiciary Committee | Georgia Voice Anti-LGBTQ adoption bill advances to full Senate Judiciary Committee
A Georgia Senate Judiciary sub-committee on Thursday afternoon heard public comments on a bill that would allow adoption agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples based on their religious beliefs. The bill would also prohibit the Georgia Department of Human Services from taking “adverse action” against such agencies. The sub-committee took no vote […] The post Anti-LGBTQ adoption bill advances to full Senate Judiciary Committee appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 08, 2018
The Painted Duck brings classic games and food to the Westside | Atlanta INtown The Painted Duck brings classic games and food to the Westside
Duckpin bowling and vintage pub games are just two of the highlights of Justin Amick and William Stallworth’s latest business, The Painted Duck, located in the Stockyards development on the fast-growing Westside. The Painted Duck comes three years after the opening of The Painted Pin in Buckhead, which has since garnered numerous “best of awards”… The post The Painted Duck brings classic games and food to the Westside appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 08, 2018
Police chief vows to find culprits in string of Georgia Tech armed robberies | Atlanta INtown Police chief vows to find culprits in string of Georgia Tech armed robberies
Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields pledged to apprehend the culprits in a string of armed robberies that have happened near the Georgia Tech campus in the past three weeks. Shield said during an afternoon press conference that the Atlanta Police Department could have done a better job. “Frankly, we did not hit this aggressively enough… The post Police chief vows to find culprits in string of Georgia Tech armed robberies appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | February 08, 2018
Only amnesia can explain new Democratic support for Bush | Georgia Voice Only amnesia can explain new Democratic support for Bush
After more than a year of President Trump, the administration of George W. Bush is looking better to many Democrats in retrospect — but that might be the result of collective amnesia given the policies of the previous Republican president. A CNN poll published late month found 61 percent of Americans now have a favorable […] The post Only amnesia can explain new Democratic support for Bush appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 08, 2018
Work It! Baker Dude Orran Booher ups Atlanta’s cupcake game | Georgia Voice Work It! Baker Dude Orran Booher ups Atlanta’s cupcake game
Cupcakes. They’re sweet, colorful, fun to hold — and can often be pretty gross. Well, maybe not that bad, but darn close, said Atlanta baker Orran Booher, a Caribbean transplant who has made it a personal goal to improve the city’s cupcake crisis. For one, he said, cupcakes across the city are too frou frou. […] The post Work It! Baker Dude Orran Booher ups Atlanta’s cupcake game appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 08, 2018
Ryan Lee: Sex with porn stars | Georgia Voice Ryan Lee: Sex with porn stars
I used to think more porn actors, per capita, frequented the LA Fitness I worked out at than any gym in America, and now I feel similarly about my neighborhood grocery store. While that might reinforce Atlanta’s debaucherous reputation for some, it establishes, from the outset, that those who get paid to have sex on […] The post Ryan Lee: Sex with porn stars appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 08, 2018
Social media landmine or much ado about nothing? LGBTQ therapists weigh in on ‘micro-cheating’ | Georgia Voice Social media landmine or much ado about nothing? LGBTQ therapists weigh in on ‘micro-cheating’
We’re familiar with all the ways social media has made us less social (or is it more social?), more political, less productive, more adventurous and so on and so forth. Now there’s a theory that all this nonverbal communication may have helped coin a new kind of infidelity. We can show affection through likes, emojis, […] The post Social media landmine or much ado about nothing? LGBTQ therapists weigh in on ‘micro-cheating’ appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 08, 2018
Melissa Carter: The cluelessness of parenting | Georgia Voice Melissa Carter: The cluelessness of parenting
Parents have no idea what they are doing. I don’t know what I’m doing, my friends don’t know what they’re doing and your parents had no idea what to do with you. Yet, I carry on the age-old tradition of making it up as I go along, even though it doesn’t always go as smoothly […] The post Melissa Carter: The cluelessness of parenting appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 08, 2018
How To: Shake Off the Fear and Just Do It | Atlanta Tribune How To: Shake Off the Fear and Just Do It
By Leah S. McDaniel When was the last time you beat back anxiety to pursue something outside of your comfort zone? If you think about it, even just briefly, you’ll likely find several things top-of-mind that you’ve always wanted to try, that are on your bucket list or have been longtime goals. And, in many...
Atlanta Tribune | February 07, 2018
5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 7 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 7
1. Today, on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta founder and principal investigator Melanie A. Thompson, MD, writes of the disproportionate burden of HIV that African-American communities bear and the role that health leaders must take to end the epidemic. 2. After national media backlash and social media calls for boycotts, grocery […] The post 5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 7 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | February 07, 2018
Woman killed during Social Circle shooting | News Radio 1067 Woman killed during Social Circle shooting
A woman is dead, and another man was injured during a shooting in Social Circle, according to the Social Circle Police Department. Heather Smith, 24, was pronounced dead on the scene, and Quantavious Banks, 26, was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police. Desmond Sherron Jackson, 22, has been arrested, and […]
News Radio 1067 | February 07, 2018