Josh McKoon worried about ‘aggressive’ LGBTs

The Georgia lawmaker who sponsors anti-gay 'religious freedom' bills promises to wage the battle again, arguing 'people of faith have been under assault' and that LGBT people don't face discrimination.    READ MORE »

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Atlanta  |  photos  |  Community

Gay Atlanta chamber adds tasty treat to holidays

With scrumptious savory delights and tasty sweet treats, the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce rang in the holiday season with its annual Out in the Kitchen on Wednesday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  Politics

LGBT group braces for anti-gay legislative fight

Anti-LGBT legislation could take many forms at the State Capitol during the 2017 legislative session, and Georgia Equality and its partners are gearing up for a fight.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Deck your halls and sleigh those bells, because the LGBT-ATL is in full holiday mode. Primp and prep yourself for shows, soirees and special events that put the Ho in your ho-li-gays.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta sex shop closes after two decades

A sex shop adjacent to gay Atlanta's red light district on Cheshire Bridge Road has closed after nearly two decades of providing happy endings to gay men 24 hours a day.    READ MORE »

Site for LGBT shelter now has $4 million price tag

The future Midtown home of a Lost N Found Youth shelter for homeless LGBT youth is up for sale by its owner – with a hefty $4 million per acre price tag.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News

Gay Atlanta rallies to help DJ displaced by fire

A longtime gay Atlanta DJ accustomed to helping power your nightlife is now asking for help after fire destroyed his apartment home over the weekend.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  Politics

Georgia House leader wants to avoid anti-gay bill

House Speaker David Ralston sent a loud message to backers of anti-gay “religious freedom” proposals: Leave it to the feds and avoid a fourth year of contentious debate over the legislation.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  LOSTNFOUND  |  photos  |  Nightlife

Lost N Found scores hit with Casino Night benefit

Supporters of Lost N Found Youth celebrated the non-profit that cares for homeless LGBT youth on Saturday as they raised bucks to support it.    READ MORE »

Cherry bomb adds new flavor to Sunday Funday

With a cast that's a mashup of camp and drag favorites from gay Atlanta, five veteran performers pull it all together for a show that's bringing a new flavor to Sunday nights.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News

Grady gets $100,000 to help people with HIV

Grady Memorial Hospital, which sits in a region facing high rates of HIV, is receiving $100,000 to fund two patient navigators to help people with HIV who have fallen out of care get looped back into treatment.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos

World AIDS Day shows Atlantans ‘Living With’ HIV

With an interactive art exhibit, moving performances and plenty of hors d’oeuvres, Georgia Equality commemorated World AIDS Day with an event that also raised funds to support the group’s HIV policy work.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News

Atlanta’s new police chief pledges more work on LGBT issues

Mayor Kasim Reed tapped a 20-year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department to become its next chief, pledging that he and the agency's new leader will continue working closely with the city's LGBT residents.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

If you’re down for the holidays, or even if you’re not, it’s on in gay Atlanta. Start the deluge of concerts and plays, plus holiday-amped versions of all the other local LGBT events you love.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife

Jungle celebrates the glory days of Backstreet

With drag queens and DJs, Jungle tapped into the glory days of 24-hour dance club Backstreet with a reunion party to remember the one-time mainstay of gay Atlanta nightlife.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  Politics

Meet the gay civic activist running for South Fulton mayor

Rafer Johnson campaigned for the creation of the new City of South Fulton. Now, the gay civic activist and Delta flight attendant wants to be its first mayor.    READ MORE »

Pride boosts social justice work by $10,000

Atlanta Pride responded to the presidential election by 'redoubling our efforts for justice' and pledging $10,000 in grants to support LGBT people of color, immigrants, Muslims and other marginalized groups.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife

Heretic rocks its Thanksgiving Eve dance tradition

Heretic delivered again on its annual promise to rock your holiday, bringing in DJ Deanne for its annual Thanksgiving Eve party with a purpose.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  Politics

Anti-gay Atlanta lawmaker tapped for Trump Cabinet

A metro Atlanta member of Congress who has opposed LGBT equality efforts every chance he's had during his political career has been tapped as President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News

Atlanta effort provides ‘safety net’ for trans people

In 2014, transgender activists held a series of town hall meetings at the Philip Rush Center to determine how the community should respond to the housing needs of trans and gender nonconforming individuals.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife

Ten does Thanksgiving with Blackout Dance Party

Los Angeles-based DJ Kraax returned to his one-time stomping ground to provide gay Atlanta the perfect escape from family festivities ­– a Thanksgiving Eve Blackout Dance Party.    READ MORE »