Gay Atlanta living for Madonna’s ‘Rebel’ love

Be still, gay hearts. Your queen is coming. Well, the queen of some of you queens is coming. That is, Madonna has set a date to give you her “Rebel Heart” in Atlanta, and the excitement is palpable.    READ MORE »


Changing gender-queer lives, one t-shirt at a time

Elliott Alexzander isn’t expecting GenderFlux to solely make a fashion statement. The social entrepreneur wants the binary-busting brand to spark conversations about gender non-conforming queers.    READ MORE »


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Violet Chachki nails ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ debut

Gay Atlanta's own Violet Chachki opened Season 7 of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' on Monday with a commanding performance, the sass we love and a viewing party packed with her fans at Mary's.    READ MORE »


Atlanta team scores soccer stud Carlos Bocanegra

Gay soccer fans have been chomping at the bit since it was announced last year that Major League Soccer is building an Atlanta team. Now we’re chewing through our leads at the signing of uber-hottie Carlos Bocanegra.    READ MORE »


Senate panel quietly OKs ‘religious freedom’ bill

A controversial, anti-gay "religious freedom" bill gained quick approval by a state Senate committee on Monday in a surprise meeting that did not include any of the panel's Democrats.    READ MORE »


Baton Bob sues police over wedding dress arrest

Tututastic drag performer Baton Bob is back, re-filing his lawsuit against Atlanta police for arresting him in a wedding dress and trying to turn it into a damning indictment of the law enforcement agency.    READ MORE »


James Franco plays gay to open Atlanta Film Fest

Heads up, gay Atlanta. Indie darling James Franco is coming to town, and he’s bringing his Zachary Quinto three-way with him. The splash being made by “I Am Michael” opens Atlanta Film Festival.    READ MORE »


How to get laid at the gym like a porn star

Gay porn’s Randy Blue doesn’t have the market cornered on young, hung jocks as sex stars, but it does have a unique sense of humor when marketing them. If you’re into that sort of thing.    READ MORE »


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Gay football jocks reveal new teams at Blake’s

Beyond a Super Bowl party, bar crawl, recruitment events and training days, actual flag football games are coming to gay Atlanta. National Flag Football League of Atlanta is getting there one cocktail at a time.    READ MORE »


Atlanta man violently robbed during Jack’d trick

A 22-year-old metro Atlanta man was robbed when a Jack'd trick went sour and he was held with a gun to his head by one man while another assailant took more than $5,000 in electronics, jewelry and clothing.    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 underwear model of the year to do? You guessed it.    READ MORE »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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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 »


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 »

 
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