Real Teens’ Opinions on Dating and Relationships

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

Real teens share their opinions on dating violence, healthy relationship, and the relationship between gender and dating, in regards to the treatment of dating partners. The Center for Black Women’s Wellness is an organization dedicated to aid black women, as well as men in Atlanta, by providing resources and services regarding health. The CBWW also […]

Voices Against Dating Violence: Teens Speak Up

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

Partnership Against Domestic Violence hosts an annual Teen Summit — and VOX was there to give teens a chance to speak up about what matters to them about dating, dating violence and healthy relationships. So many teens created writing and art. We’re proud to share those voices on VOX.   By Elyse Daniels, 17, Parkview […]

Relationships & Dating Violence — More Teens’ Voices

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Poetry, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

Atlanta-area teens who attended the Partnership Against Domestic Violence’s Teen Summit wrote and created art about love, dating and healthy relationships. VOX was there to bring the mic (and writing and art supplies…)   By Isis, 15, MHS I am strong I am bold This was something I was told. Closed mouths don’t get fed. So speak your […]

Westlake High Students Speak Up

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Georgia ranks 3rd in the nation for the highest numbers of teen-reported cases of physical abuse in a relationship, VOX spent the spring semester covering dating violence. We wanted to share stories, like types of abuse, and resources for help — and also give voice to teens around […]

Atlanta Teens Speak Out: Dating, Relationships & Love

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

Atlanta-area teens who attended the Partnership Against Domestic Violence’s Teen Summit spoke up about love, dating and healthy relationships.  For more teens’ voices about dating violence and relationships, check out VOX Investigates coverage of this topic.   By Alexandria Fields Beasley, 16, Hampton High School Some days go by so fast We all know they never last […]

Atlanta Pride and Presbyterians

  |  Topic: Culture, General, I heart ATL, Identity, News, Personal, Religion

Atlanta’s annual gay pride parade may not be the first event that comes to mind when you think of a place of worship but Decatur’s Oakhurst Presbyterian Church is working to change that. As church members marched down Peachtree Street last Sunday, waving rainbow flags and wielding “Love Wins” signs, the 15- person coalition was cheered […]