The Q: What if I’m not Kinsey 6 ‘Gold Plated Gay-Gay’ any more?

The Q: What if I’m not Kinsey 6 ‘Gold Plated Gay-Gay’ any more?

Does sex with a transman remove my coveted 'gay' rating, and if so, am I not certified 'Gold' any more? And since everyone is getting married, should we? Life Judge knows.    READ MORE »

Let 2018 be the year that queer Atlanta learns empathy for a change

Let 2018 be the year that queer Atlanta learns empathy for a change

If we're looking for a chance to start fresh, let LGBT Atlanta and its allies start by realizing that seeing the humanity in others is what makes us better as a whole community.    READ MORE »

Georgia lawmakers pledge to introduce anti-LGBT adoption bill

Georgia lawmakers pledge to introduce anti-LGBT adoption bill

The Georgia Senate passed a bill to reform the state's adoption laws after removing anti-LGBT language. But Republican lawmakers promised to introduce a new bill that would allow religious agencies to ban adoptions by LGBT people.    READ MORE »

‘Qweirdos,’ drag and garage pop brew up Sweet Tea variety show

‘Qweirdos,’ drag and garage pop brew up Sweet Tea variety show

Meet Taylor Alxndr and get a load of her vision for LGBTQ entertainment in Atlanta. Music, performance artists and more come together for a unique queer experience this week.    READ MORE »

Biker Chicks: Hit the road with Atlanta’s Dykes on Bikes

Biker Chicks: Hit the road with Atlanta’s Dykes on Bikes

They have a reserved spot leading the Atlanta Pride parade, but Dykes on Bikes are so much more. They're social justice warriors, comrades and community members. Meet them all.    READ MORE »

Fayette commissioners back anti-LGBT ‘religious freedom’ bill

Fayette commissioners back anti-LGBT ‘religious freedom’ bill

The Fayette County Commission stepped into the contentious debate over 'religious freedom' legislation, voting to support a bill panned by critics as anti-LGBT and a threat to the state's economy.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Good or bad, snow or shine, the week was the week. But now is now. Shuck off the past with LGBT events that put the gay in your day from all the folks who put the queer in your year.    READ MORE »

Gay entrepreneur launches bid for metro Atlanta Congressional seat

Gay entrepreneur launches bid for metro Atlanta Congressional seat

Adam Wynn – a gay Democrat and self-employed entrepreneur – launched a bid for a metro Atlanta Congressional seat, hoping to unseat an incumbent who has condemned LGBT people and cozied up to supporters who do the same.    READ MORE »

Anti-LGBT activists renew fight for ‘religious freedom’ bill in Georgia

Anti-LGBT activists renew fight for ‘religious freedom’ bill in Georgia

Supporters of anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' legislation rallied at the State Capitol on Tuesday, re-igniting a years-long contentious fight by calling on lawmakers to pass their bill.    READ MORE »

10 formerly derogatory words LGBTQs have reclaimed as our own

10 formerly derogatory words LGBTQs have reclaimed as our own

Slurs can be hurtful. When we use them as a term of endearment or twist the concepts, we reclaim our terms, remove their power, and shift their meanings in our favor. Here are our top ten.    READ MORE »

Q mag: How to reclaim queer slurs and wield them as armor

Q mag: How to reclaim queer slurs and wield them as armor

Call us by our names. That's the message in the latest Q magazine. Meet leaders of the pack Atlanta's Dykes on Bikes, turn certain terms in your favor, and find fresh takes on reinventing yourself.    READ MORE »

LGBT Atlanta honors social justice advocates during MLK breakfast

LGBT Atlanta honors social justice advocates during MLK breakfast

LGBT Atlanta celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., during the 17th Annual Bayard Rustin-Audre Lorde Breakfast by honoring transgender activist Dee Dee Chambers and two social justice advocates who passed away last year.    READ MORE »

Say his name: Why the LGBTQ movement must remember Tyron Garner

Say his name: Why the LGBTQ movement must remember Tyron Garner

The unsung hero quashing sodomy laws, the way he was milked in the process, and how the movement for LGBTQ rights is sometimes paved over the backs of our most beautiful misfits.    READ MORE »

When that older man treating you like a sub is so not your daddy

When that older man treating you like a sub is so not your daddy

If an older man wants to make you princess and you're not the one, or when a so-called ‘friend’ chokes on his own HIV stigma, it's time to ask Life Judge. It's The Q.    READ MORE »

Fashionable queers letting their hair put color in winter

Fashionable queers letting their hair put color in winter

Bundled up to your eyeballs, one of the only places to add color in the bleak midwinter is our hair. This year, it's in totally unnatural, completely vibrant and entirely fabulous hues.    READ MORE »

Trans woman dodges ‘chasers’ before saying, let’s get (or not get) physical

Trans woman dodges ‘chasers’ before saying, let’s get (or not get) physical

Atlanta writer discusses "trans chasers" who fetishize her make meaningful connections tough, and suggests ways to avoid being one of them.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The last three-day holiday weekend until Easter packs a gay punch for MLK Day in Atlanta. Parties, performances, mixers, meetings and more stay busy through Monday.    READ MORE »

Burkhart’s brings the party favors to ring in New Year

Burkhart’s brings the party favors to ring in New Year

Burkhart's strapped on its party favors, turned up the music and rang in 2018 with a bang on Dec. 31.    READ MORE »

‘Winter Pride’ events put the LGBTQ in ATL MLK

‘Winter Pride’ events put the LGBTQ in ATL MLK

King Weekend means one thing to Atlanta LGBTs of color: Winter Pride. Meet the major players with enough parties and plans to crank reverence and revelry to full tilt.    READ MORE »

Gay favorite restaurant Cowtippers to close in late January

Gay favorite restaurant Cowtippers to close in late January

Cowtippers – an iconic and popular LGBT restaurant for more than two decades – is shutting its doors and closing in late January, likely making way for new Beltline-adjacent apartments.    READ MORE »

 
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