19 steps to falling in love with Sam Smith

The moment he opened his mouth, everyone knew British crooner Sam Smith was a big deal. Now the out gay singer hits town with a velvet voice and even more reasons to love him.    READ MORE »

Stories from Project Q

15 couples raise bar on gay Halloween costumes

Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to out-do the gay Halloween costumes that your Atlanta brethren are already cooking up. And hurry. The parties are about to kick into overdrive.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  news

Two Houston hospitals among best for LGBT care

Just nine hospitals across Texas – including two in Houston – earned perfect scores for caring for LGBT patients, their families and staff, according to a new report from HRC.    READ MORE »

Watch RuPaul rock Ponce as queen of ‘80s ATL

Everybody knows ‘90s RuPaul and the “Drag Race” one who we can’t wait to see return. You may even know that bit of ‘80s RuPaul who worked a B52s video. Now footage reveals where it all began.    READ MORE »

This hot cop is how you get gays to Dunwoody

Dunwoody typically isn't high on the list of places to live for gay Atlanta guys. But with hottie police officers like this, it might just get more desirable.    READ MORE »

This happens when models play with their hoses

Tyra Banks set aside the gay kerfuffle and delivered what "America's Next Top Model" fans really want: Her hunks stripped down and playing with their hoses.    READ MORE »

Cowboys cut Michael Sam from practice squad

Galveston native Michael Sam's quest to become the first openly gay player in the NFL won't continue with the Dallas Cowboys, who cut the defensive lineman on Tuesday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Grady, Emory hospitals among best for the gays

Just seven hospitals in Georgia – including Grady and Emory – notched perfect scores for caring for LGBT patients, their families and staff in a new report from HRC.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Get ready to rally for marriage, gay Atlanta

Attorney General Sam Olens, too busy writing that gay marriage isn't a "fundamental right" in Georgia, wouldn't meet with LGBT activists the last time they rallied. So they're trying again.    READ MORE »

Honey Boo Boo, ATL queens do Sunday Funday

That gay loving Georgia cherub Honey Boo Boo just can't get enough of some drag queens. She and the cast of her hit reality show descended on a metro Atlanta gay bar on Sunday for a gay wedding.    READ MORE »

Thousands help fight HIV at AIDS Walk Atlanta

Nearly 700 runners, hundreds more walkers, 1,200 volunteers and a gorgeous fall day helped make Sunday's 24th AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run a rousing success.    READ MORE »

Gay circus comes out for Legendary ‘Freakshow’

Atlanta gays revved up their Halloween costume engines on Saturday with a Legendary Children theme night. The drag-art collective’s Freakshow brought sideshow curiosities to the Masquerade.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Big Gay Ice Cream brings its sweet treats to ATL

If you’re craving a mouthful of a “Salty Pimp” or always want to lick a “Bea Arthur,” your dream comes true when NYC’s Big Gay Ice Cream truck makes an Atlanta stop on Monday and Tuesday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

A Yankee noob’s take on Atlanta Pride

When I moved from Boston to Atlanta last year, I knew I was riding out of a gay-rights bastion into the front lines. So this Yankee hit my first Atlanta Pride with the enthusiasm of Sherman aiming for the sea.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  news

Parker: Subpoenas not bullying anti-HERO pastors

A frustrated Mayor Annise Parker announced Friday that attorneys working for the city narrowed subpoenas in the HERO lawsuit to help calm a feeding frenzy among conservative opponents of the measure who claimed the city was bullying pastors.    READ MORE »

21 reasons to hit the streets for AIDS Walk

Hundreds in gay Atlanta know that getting up for Sunday’s AIDS Walk will be the most rewarding thing they do all day. Hundreds more trying to ignore it are why we still need it. Here are 21 more.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

The hunks of Atlanta Pride 2014

From strippers on fire trucks to shirtless guys in the park, hunks on floats, daddies on the dance floor and go-go boys, Atlanta Pride offered up a six-pack celebration of delightful dudes.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

Atlanta politicians parade for LGBT support

Elected officials, gay-friendly candidates and even the chair of the Georgia Democrats stumped for LGBT support on Sunday by marching in the Atlanta Pride parade.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

How John Lewis does his Pride parade shuffle

U.S. Rep. John Lewis just can't help himself. The 74-year-old Atlanta Congressman never stops being gay amazing and did it again on Sunday as he jogged along the Pride parade route.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

Furries cuddle up and show their Atlanta Pride

Step aside drag queens, cops, dancing queens, strippers and protesters. Furries want to show their Pride, too. And celebrate they did during Sunday's parade and around the festival in Piedmont Park.    READ MORE »

Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

It's another well-earned weekend in gay Houston, and it’s time for you to collect your just reward. Get up, get out and get down to these LGBT shows, parties, bar nights and special events.    READ MORE »