I could hardly sit still in my seat on my flight to Spain. Once I got there, I often thought of the Latino and Hispanic people back home in America — and how some Americans mistreat them due to the language barrier.
“What do you take medicine for, Kaleb?” Everyone darted their eyes my way. “I have HIV.” I had swallowed all that stigma along with my pill.
I wanted to spend the last week of Ramadan reporting on what I saw, heard, and tasted. I wanted to shine a light — a miles-wide, fluorescent, neon floodlight — on the positive that is evident every day to me in my community. I reported on Ramadan while remembering that no photo or soundbite can document the vastness of Islam in Atlanta.
How sweet the sound
As the harmony floated about the bellies of slave ships…
There is nothing new about what Sen. Kamala Harris faced during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearings, when Jeff Sessions and her fellow congressional leaders interrupted and reprimanded her.
Without the support of a family or guardian, homeless LGBTQ youth are alone in the world, and it is unbelievable how difficult life becomes.
In Hollywood, men have been in the driver’s seat when it comes to directing and producing. But the success of “Wonder Woman” could change everything.
Though Atlanta’s pride month is in October, along with National Coming Out Day, which falls on Oct. 11, think of this playlist as the soundtrack to your incredibly gay month in June.
This was not a suicide attempt. This was the precursor. This was the consideration. I should’ve called a helpline. Or texted. Or called my psychiatrist. I should’ve done something to help me recover.
Could the reason men aren’t as likely to seek help be a consequence of the “boys don’t cry” notion? Or could it be linked to the image of the nearly emotionless man who only shows anger and keeps every other emotion hidden tightly under a mask of proving manliness?