Fulton man found guilty of ‘heinous’ attack on gay couple

A jury took about 90 minutes to convict a Fulton County man of 10 felony charges for pouring a pot of boiled water on a gay couple, a crime that prosecutors called a 'violent, hateful, premeditated attack.'    READ MORE »

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Lost N Found reverses course, reinstates co-founder

The troubled agency that cares for homeless LGBT youth in Atlanta reinstated its executive director, a move that came after a week of public turmoil and mass resignations from its board.    READ MORE »


Gay playwright makes stage debut with Atlanta production

Despite his brief time in Atlanta, gay actor and playwright Derek Dixon is making an imprint in local theater. His 'When Things are Lost' is up and running now as part of Essential Theatre’s summer festival.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  Crime

Anti-gay Ga. pastor accused of child molestation

A Georgia pastor who said victims of the gay club massacre in Orlando 'got what they deserved' has been charged with molesting a young man in his church and across Brunswick where he lives.    READ MORE »


Friends ask for help to memorialize Diamond Lil

Friends of Diamond Lil, the legendary Atlanta drag queen who died earlier this month, are asking for help to raise money to fund her memorial service.    READ MORE »


Ga. wins first round in fight against trans students

The judge overseeing a lawsuit from Georgia and 12 other states issued an injunction, stopping new federal guidelines about the treatment of transgender students from going into effect.    READ MORE »


SouthEast LeatherFest ready to spank gay Atlanta

On the surface, it’s a weekend full of sexy leather men and women. Beyond that, though, SouthEast LeatherFest is full of demos, camaraderie, parties and educational elements.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Summer hurtles towards its end with hot days and even hotter parties, whether you’re celebrating a literal LGBT institution, a fundraising tradition, just having fun or all of the above.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  Politics

Anti-gay bill making early comeback in Georgia

After three years of debate over anti-gay 'religious freedom' bills, two Georgia state senators want even more – including the author of an anti-gay bill that nearly became law earlier this year.    READ MORE »


New effort Thrive-ing to help black men with HIV

A support group for gay HIV-positive men of color provides a modern twist on the classic support group model, offering online support and an affirming community for its more than 500 members in Atlanta.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  boiled hate  |  News

LGBT issues key as jurors picked for anti-gay assault case

A jury was picked to hear an anti-gay assault case after attorneys sifted through a pool of 60 potential jurors – dismissing a lesbian as well as a man who called homosexuality 'disgusting.'    READ MORE »


Lost N Found board demotes beloved co-founder

The beloved co-founder that helped build from scratch a non-profit to care for homeless LGBT youth in Atlanta was demoted in a staff shakeup that has infuriated some longtime supporters of the organization.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife

Madonna-Rama madness takes over Mary’s

When Madonna blows out her birthday candles, gay Atlanta celebrates. That was the scene on Friday at Mary’s to mark the singer’s 58th birthday.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  News  |  obituary

Friends mourning death of gay Atlanta man in Lake Lanier

Friends are mourning the death of a 29-year-old gay Atlanta man, beloved basketball player and Delta flight attendant who drowned in Lake Lanier.    READ MORE »


Living Room serves gay Atlanta ‘Taste of Life’

Gay Atlanta is in for a treat on Saturday as Living Room, which provides housing for people with HIV, offers a refashioned version of its signature fundraiser. Think food, wine and fun for a cause.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  boiled hate  |  Crime

Fulton man pleads guilty to anti-gay attack, then withdraws it

A Fulton County man facing 30 years in prison for pouring a pot of boiling water on two young men revoked his guilty plea on Thursday and will face trial next week.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  News

Georgia teacher resigns after gay sexting student

A longtime Georgia high school teacher and church music director resigned from his job in education after the 45-year-old was caught gay sexting an 18-year-old student.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The week of an iconic birthday brings the longest running Madonna-Rama in town, plus more plays, parties and performances than LGBT Atlanta can squeeze into its schedule – but will enjoy trying.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife

Blake’s does Sunday Funday with a drag twist

Blake's likes to drag out its Sunday Funday, so the popular gay Atlanta spot kept the fun going this weekend until the sun went down with the help of a cast of queens.    READ MORE »


3 ways gay Atlanta is celebrating Madonna

Gay Atlanta loves some Madonna madness. And queens all over the metro wanting to celebrate the Queen of Pop turning 58 have a trio of nightlife options.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  Crime

Gay Atlanta man hit, kicked; accused claims self-defense

A 26-year-old gay Atlanta man said he was called anti-gay slurs and physically attacked inside a downtown Atlanta hotel, but prosecutors later refused to pursue the criminal case against the man police charged with assaulting him.    READ MORE »

 
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