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Stop Labeling the Bars

Stop Labeling the Bars

Joseph Brownell January 25, 2012 1

Earlier this month GA Voice asked readers ‘why can’t Atlanta sustain lesbian bars’ and Project Q featured a blog from James Keaton Maxwell who was ‘disappointed in midtown’ and likened Midtown and Blake’s to

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The Bottom Line- Change . . . It Does a Body Good

The Bottom Line- Change . . . It Does a Body Good

Joseph Brownell January 11, 2012 0

I love the idea of a New Year. It’s like someone took the Etch-a-Sketch from your hands, gave it a huge shake, wiping the screen clear, and then handed it back to you. There’s

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The Bottom Line- New Year’s Resolutions

The Bottom Line- New Year’s Resolutions

Joseph Brownell December 28, 2011 0

It’s that time of year again. New Year’s Resolutions. Sometimes I wonder why even bother because they’re always the same and always broken by February 1st, but this year I’ve pinpointed something I really

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The Bottom Line- Safe and Supportive

The Bottom Line- Safe and Supportive

Joseph Brownell December 21, 2011 0

Being an LGBT youth isn’t always easy. It seems everywhere we turn there’s another report of a gay teen committing suicide. Additionally, a 2011 CDC report shows that gay, bisexual and questioning teens are

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The Bottom Line- Ghosts of Christmas Present(s)

The Bottom Line- Ghosts of Christmas Present(s)

Joseph Brownell December 14, 2011 0

As a child the biggest joy of Christmas was the restless sleep Christmas Eve night knowing that when I woke up there was going to be a bounty of wrapped boxes big and small

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The Bottom Line – My Ghost of Christmas Past

The Bottom Line – My Ghost of Christmas Past

Joseph Brownell December 8, 2011 0

Throughout my late teens and early 20’s, I avoided my family during the holidays. Sgt. Mom’s rigorous holiday schedule made Christmas seem more like boot camp than a joyous occasion and I can count

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The Bottom Line: Gift to Avoid This Holiday Season

The Bottom Line: Gift to Avoid This Holiday Season

Joseph Brownell November 30, 2011 0

Thanksgiving, then Christmas and then New Year’s means a bounty of holiday parties to attend but it also means that more police will be patrolling Metro Atlanta’s streets and highways looking for people driving

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The Bottom Line – Being Thankful

The Bottom Line – Being Thankful

Joseph Brownell November 23, 2011 0

We live in a society driven by information but I still remember card catalog classes in middle school and very early on in high school; the internet and its place in schools was just

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The Bottom Line – Sunday Liquor Sales

The Bottom Line – Sunday Liquor Sales

Joseph Brownell November 16, 2011 0

Last Tuesday morning I woke up swelling with an excitement I hadn’t felt in a long time. I double checked everything in the weeks leading up to Election Day. I made sure I knew

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The Bottom Line – Let’s Get Real About HIV

The Bottom Line – Let’s Get Real About HIV

Joseph Brownell October 26, 2011 0

If you build it, they will come. That might work with straight people and baseball but for our community I’m banking on if Gaga preaches it, they will listen. No, I’m not talking about

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