Atlanta drag legend Diamond Lil dies at 80

Atlanta drag legend Diamond Lil, who has been battling cancer and was recently moved into a hospice, died on Tuesday morning.    READ MORE »

Stories from Project Q

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  |  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 »

Atlanta  |  News

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  |  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 »

Atlanta  |  News

Fulton settles anti-gay bullying lawsuit for $475K

A gay former employee in Fulton's troubled HIV prevention programs will receive a $475,000 payment after suing for being fired when he complained about anti-gay harassment and bullying.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife

Power of the patio draws a Sunday crowd to Ten

The sun-drenched patio at Ten goes together with summer and Sunday Funday like drag queens and sequins. And they all work together to bring out the gay Atlanta boys.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife

Football jocks toast summer with margarita bust

If at first you succeed, then try, try again. That was the approach of gay football jocks as they followed their jam-packed margarita bust earlier this year with another one on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News

Trans activist named to police oversight board

A longtime transgender activist was has worked to improve the Atlanta Police Department's treatment of LGBT citizens was named to a review board that oversees the police agency.    READ MORE »

Gay businesses safe from Cheshire wrecking ball

A cluster of gay businesses in the middle of the redevelopment surge that is sweeping through Cheshire Bridge Road will remain in place and open.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta architect’s iconic building to be bulldozed

The futuristic round former bank building on Monroe Drive that's the work of famed gay architect Henri Jova is slated to be torn down and replaced with, wait for it, a five-story self-storage building.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

From playgrounds to parties to parks and way past, LGBT-ATL events turn you every way but loose with a gaggle of gay gatherings, and a dose of the well-earned weekend fun you crave.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos  |  Community

AIDS Vaccine 200 raises big bucks for HIV fight

The hard work of the nearly 100 cyclists who pedaled 200 miles in their Spandex earlier this year paid off on Sunday when the AIDS Vaccine 200 donated a record amount of cash to three HIV agencies.    READ MORE »