Grady gets $100,000 to help people with HIV

Grady Memorial Hospital, which sits in a region facing high rates of HIV, is receiving $100,000 to fund two patient navigators to help people with HIV who have fallen out of care get looped back into treatment.    READ MORE »


World AIDS Day shows Atlantans ‘Living With’ HIV

With an interactive art exhibit, moving performances and plenty of hors d’oeuvres, Georgia Equality commemorated World AIDS Day with an event that also raised funds to support the group’s HIV policy work.    READ MORE »


Atlanta’s new police chief pledges more work on LGBT issues

Mayor Kasim Reed tapped a 20-year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department to become its next chief, pledging that he and the agency's new leader will continue working closely with the city's LGBT residents.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

If you’re down for the holidays, or even if you’re not, it’s on in gay Atlanta. Start the deluge of concerts and plays, plus holiday-amped versions of all the other local LGBT events you love.    READ MORE »


ATL business group pledges to fight anti-gay bills

The Metro Atlanta Chamber ­– a business group influential in fighting anti-gay “religious freedom” legislation – offered a bit of advice to Georgia lawmakers: Don’t even bother with it in 2017.    READ MORE »


Jungle celebrates the glory days of Backstreet

With drag queens and DJs, Jungle tapped into the glory days of 24-hour dance club Backstreet with a reunion party to remember the one-time mainstay of gay Atlanta nightlife.    READ MORE »


Meet the gay civic activist running for South Fulton mayor

Rafer Johnson campaigned for the creation of the new City of South Fulton. Now, the gay civic activist and Delta flight attendant wants to be its first mayor.    READ MORE »


Gay-owned Radial Cafe expands to second spot

The gay-owned restaurant with the bestest brunch who plays host to reality TV vixens as easily as it does a governor is growing more than your waistline. Radial Cafe is expanding to a second location.    READ MORE »


Pride boosts social justice work by $10,000

Atlanta Pride responded to the presidential election by 'redoubling our efforts for justice' and pledging $10,000 in grants to support LGBT people of color, immigrants, Muslims and other marginalized groups.    READ MORE »


Heretic rocks its Thanksgiving Eve dance tradition

Heretic delivered again on its annual promise to rock your holiday, bringing in DJ Deanne for its annual Thanksgiving Eve party with a purpose.    READ MORE »


Anti-gay Atlanta lawmaker tapped for Trump Cabinet

A metro Atlanta member of Congress who has opposed LGBT equality efforts every chance he's had during his political career has been tapped as President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.    READ MORE »


Atlanta effort provides ‘safety net’ for trans people

In 2014, transgender activists held a series of town hall meetings at the Philip Rush Center to determine how the community should respond to the housing needs of trans and gender nonconforming individuals.    READ MORE »


Ten does Thanksgiving with Blackout Dance Party

Los Angeles-based DJ Kraax returned to his one-time stomping ground to provide gay Atlanta the perfect escape from family festivities ­– a Thanksgiving Eve Blackout Dance Party.    READ MORE »


Atlanta’s best gay Thanksgiving Weekend events

Pick up the pace with gay concerts, forums, plays, debuts and anniversaries amid the usual event slate of LGBT Atlanta roster of bar soirees and performances. Rest up now for an extra busy weekend.    READ MORE »


Sam Olens: I’ll protect LGBT students at Kennesaw State

Former Georgia Attorney General turned Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens seems to have successfully dodged questions about his anti-LGBT past – at least for now.    READ MORE »


Gwinnett school vandalized with anti-gay graffiti

Vandals struck a Gwinnett high school Tuesday, littering buildings, sidewalks and a sign with anti-gay, racist and anti-Semitic graffiti while expressing support for President-elect Donald Trump.    READ MORE »


Georgia GOP plots anti-LGBT legislative assault

Republican lawmakers in Georgia are itching for another fight over anti-gay 'religious freedom' legislation and are now exploring breaking their bigotry into bite-size pieces and passing several bills.    READ MORE »


Gay Atlanta man killed in Midtown train accident

A 39-year-old gay Atlanta man died homeless and alone, likely killed by an early-morning train along tracks that cut through an LGBT nightlife corridor along Cheshire Bridge where he sometimes spent time.    READ MORE »


Gay Atlanta man suspected of murdering family, friend

A 27-year-old gay Atlanta man and Navy veteran is suspected of killing his mother and young sister before taking his own life in a murder-suicide in Gwinnett, just a short time after he may have gunned down a third victim in Atlanta.    READ MORE »


Kasim Reed blasts gay Atlanta mayoral candidate

Mayor Kasim Reed blistered Cathy Woolard, the only LGBT candidate for Atlanta mayor, as a 'quitter' and 'failed' candidate after she tweaked him on blue lights and big taxpayer bucks for a stadium renovation.    READ MORE »

 
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