PrEPing while gay sexing drops HIV risk 86%

A dose of pills before and after for gay men taking part in risky sex could dramatically lower their chance of HIV infection, another hint that the power of PrEP makes a difference.    READ MORE »

Stories from Project Q

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You’d think that as winter wears on, events would wane. Nope. Gay Atlanta keeps up the pace and shifts into overdrive with ever-more parties, performances, games and gatherings. Get into it.    READ MORE »

Ellen’s gardener stuck in snow. So he strips.

Expectations were high, but the snow we lacked was visited upon our Southern neighbors to the near north. So what’s an Ellen Degeneres stud and hottest underwear model of year to do? You guessed it.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News  |  Politics

How gay Atlanta stifles GOP evolution on LGBT issues

On the surface, the sorry state of LGBT rights in Georgia looks like the local Republican Party at its fossilized worst. Nearly everyone has marriage equality but us, 'religious freedom' bills are back and pro-equality dissenting voices within the party are muted.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  Community  |  News

Gay Atlanta loves group sex and eager bottoms

Once a year, somebody challenges the notion that gay Atlanta is a bunch of vers-bottoms with shrinking penises and vanilla tastes. Enter the survey that lists turn-ons including public sex and tat sleeves.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  Community  |  Nightlife

This gay guy wants better wine in Montrose

Houston’s gay nightlife may be a lot of things, but one of them isn’t a beverage bastion for connoisseurs. Maybe it doesn’t have to be, but one gay man makes sure there’s an inspiring glass nearby.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News  |  Politics

Critics of religious freedom bills dissed as absurd

Move aside, Mike Bowers. Supporters of 'religious freedom' legislation in the Georgia Legislature fired back at the Republican former attorney general with their own legal experts lauding the anti-gay bills.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News

Gay health benefits scare two Savannah leaders

Two Chatham County commissioners want their gay employees to get married if their partners want health benefits. Except, um, that's not quite legal.    READ MORE »

Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

You’d think that as winter wears on, events would wane. Nope. LGBT Houston keeps up the pace all over your face with ever-more parties, performances and gay gatherings. Get into it.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News

Josh Nicholson death inspires best-selling author

A best-selling author, touched by the tragic death of a gay Atlanta cheerleader and model, is dedicating her new novel to him and donating a portion of the proceeds from its sale to an HIV charity.    READ MORE »

Ed Sheeran enjoys gay Atlanta’s nude strippers

The gay club that attracts A-listers when they land in Atlanta – including Bravo's Andy Cohen and rocker Jake Shears – has a new notch in its stripper pole: Ed Sheeran has discovered Swinging Richards.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  Politics

Critics call on gay Democratic chair to resign

Gay political activist Lane Lewis hit another bump on the way to his second run for the Houston City Council: Critics suggesting that he quit his job as chair of the Harris County Democratic Party.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  Community  |  celebrigays  |  News

Atlanta couple gets big gay celebrity wedding

Tropical nuptials in a gigantic mass wedding give Tommy Layman and Brett Parker – and all of gay Atlanta – just one more reason to love Southern bear, part time Atlantan and “Top Chef: Masters” alum Art Smith.    READ MORE »

Gay artists to show Atlanta a ‘damn good time’

What do you get when you mix the work of two gay Atlanta stage artists and spice it generously with drag, burlesque, dance, theater and the lives of Southern queers? Heads up: You’ve been “Identified.”    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News

Map tracks and predicts Atlanta’s battle with HIV

Gay Atlanta, take note. As the CDC determines the stages of HIV to better track, predict and treat it, an interactive map out of Emory helps visualize where metro Atlanta’s battle with the disease stands.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News  |  Politics

State’s ex top lawyer rips ‘religious freedom’ bills

Former Georgia Attorney General Michael Bowers, a Republican who once fought LGBT equality, issued a blistering criticism of "religious freedom" bills, saying they open the door to anti-gay discrimination.    READ MORE »

Violet Chachki is already winning ‘Drag Race’

Gay fans of “Rupaul’s Drag Race” are so rabidly loyal that even before it begins, they’re latching onto each piece of information and voting on every queen’s move. Heads up: Atlanta’s Violet Chachki is winning.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  Crime

Nothing is free in Midtown, not even a blowie

Gay Atlanta men are slutty size queens. This we know. Turns out though that when it comes to oral sex, we can also be pretty demanding. Like ready to fight over a blow job.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  News  |  Politics

Gay Atlanta group hires notorious anti-gay attorney

The former Georgia attorney general who made a career out of fighting LGBT equality was recently hired by statewide gay group Georgia Equality to oppose "religious freedom" bills percolating in the state legislature.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife  |  Sports

Sunday Funday gets its Bowling, Beer & Boys

Of all the teams of gay Atlanta’s Hotlanta Softball League, there’s simply something extra fun about the Atlanta Titans. The team proved it again Sunday at a bowling beer bust bonanza.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  photos  |  Nightlife

DJ Escape heats up gay Atlanta’s winter

A New York City club legend got down and beat on gay Atlanta’s cold winter bones on Saturday at Heretic. That’s right, boys. When DJ Escape is in town, things are hot no matter what the time of year.    READ MORE »