Facebook crackdown targets Atlanta drag queens

What’s in a drag name? Way more than just an alter ego, if you’re to believe Facebook’s excuse for suspending accounts in a sweep that prompted an online petition and now includes Atlanta drag queens and other queer performers.    READ MORE »

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Houston  |  news

Trans Sugar Land student crowned homecoming king

Mel Gonzales, a transgender high school student in suburban Houston, didn't want to win a popularity contest. He wanted to prove a point: that a female-to-male trans student could become homecoming king. Surprisingly, it worked.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Hotlanta Softball teams vie for World Series titles

Ten Hotlanta Softball teams are swinging for a Gay Softball World Series title next week since last year’s D.C. series turned out to be a wash. After all, Atlanta teams celebrated crowns in 2011 and 2012.    READ MORE »

Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

You work hard for the money. Now that the workweek light is at the end of the tunnel, LGBT Houston opens its lovin’ arms to embrace you with these events and make it all better.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Little extras that make gay events in Atlanta so awesome come out of summer incubation. Concerts, plays, movies, theme parties and more LGBT gatherings come together to beef up your weekend.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Atlanta Braves toast gay fans with LGBT event

Gay weekend jocks and Atlanta Braves fans joined with gay former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean on Wednesday for the team's annual LGBT night.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

Savannah celebrates Pride with Southern flair

Thousands of people flooded Forsyth Park on Saturday for Savannah Pride, a day-long celebration that included drag, musicians, vendors and even Debby Holiday.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  news

Parker named influential ‘thinker, doer, dreamer’

Mayor Annise Parker is receiving national accolades for what her gay Houston supporters already know: This three-term mayor gets things done.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Sam Champion tops media’s gay power brokers

We love Atlanta’s gay weather daddy. Now a roundup of media’s most powerful gays shows we're not the only ones crushing on Sam Champion, one of several on the list with Atlanta connections.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  politics

Democrat touts his gay moms in campaign ad

Democrat David Rosen has gay families in his campaign crosshairs, but in a progressive twist for Harris County, this candidate with two moms is touting "modern family" values.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Drowning caused Black Gay Pride partier’s death

A man who was pulled unconscious from a pool at an Atlanta Black Gay Pride party later died due to drowning likely caused by heart problems, according to medical investigators.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Buford Highway bar kicks out trans woman

A Buford Highway club that denied entry to a transgender woman on Friday compared LGBT people to goats and says it banned the woman for her own safety.    READ MORE »

R4H lands $45K blow toward AIDS Walk funds

An international DJ sensation, some dance floor shenanigans, a crowd of loyal patrons, a boxing theme and a lot of love. That’s the recipe for a Ready 4 Hope year of AIDS Walk fundraising.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

Gay bar owner: Marietta’s homophobia hurt Pride

A Marietta gay bar owner and organizer of the area's Pride celebration blasted city officials, accusing them of misleading him and anti-gay behavior that helped tank this year's Pride festival.    READ MORE »

Atlanta airport’s new salon should be this gay

Atlanta's airport, already home to white gay ghetto fabulosity and drag queens who toke, wants a little more gay for the world's busiest airport. So it's opening a hair salon.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Gay softball jocks brew up after-game fun

No content with the camaraderie and fitness to be had by getting out of bed on a Saturday, fall softball players reward themselves further with good old fashioned daydrinking.    READ MORE »

R4H weekend blasts off with Heretic hunks

As Atlanta AIDS Walk approaches, the Ready 4 Hope guys kick into high gear. R4H Weekend is the culmination of year-round fundraising in a non-stop parties with purpose.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  politics

Why is Michelle Nunn afraid of the gay press?

The flap over Michelle Nunn and her wink, wink support of LGBT issues has grown from concerning to the ridiculous. Her press people, ostensibly the ones hired to talk to the press, now refuse to do even that.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

What gay Midtown looked like before it was gay

Before there was a Pride parade rolling through it, drunken Sunday Fundays and a gay entertainment district, the intersection of Piedmont and 10th Street was quiet. Even dull. Then again, it was 1950.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

Comic Lea DeLaria takes over Atlanta for Pride

If you’re going to stage a lesbian takeover of Atlanta Pride, take some tips from Lea DeLaria. She plans to do it right as a parade marshal, park act and My Sister’s Room entertainer.    READ MORE »

Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

One, two. You know what to do. Three, four. Open up the door. Now let in all these LGBT events just waiting to embrace you and make that bad old workweek all better.    READ MORE »