Accused killer on trial for murder of LGBT activist

The wife of a metro Atlanta LGBT activist delivered emotional testimony on Wednesday about discovering her wife's murder during the trial of the man accused of raping, stabbing and choking her to death.    READ MORE »

The best gay Halloween things to do in Atlanta

Halloween officially falls on Monday, so gay Atlanta throws dress-up parties all weekend. Get your looks together for a cacophony of costume contests among all your local LGBT events.    READ MORE »

Georgia senators clash as anti-gay bill returns

Two state senators – one who sponsors anti-gay legislation and one who fights for LGBT equality – walked into a church in Midtown, to chat about 'religious freedom' legislation. The start of a good joke? Nah, it really happened.    READ MORE »

Cheshire Bridge trading strippers for apartments

The sterilization of Cheshire Bridge Road kicked up a notch as bulldozers have demolished their way to the front doors of several LGBT bars and businesses on the corridor known for its nightlife.    READ MORE »

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Bucks scrum with Lions to prep for tournament

The Atlanta Bucks continued their fall season on Saturday, scrumming with the Gwinnett Lions as the gay rugby squads looks ahead to a big weekend of events.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta camps it up for Halloween charity bash

Gay Atlanta jump started its Halloween celebration on Saturday as hundreds of people camped it up for the annual craziness that is the Jerusalem House Halloween costumed fundraiser.    READ MORE »

Cobb lawmaker calls LGBT students ‘hate group’

A Cobb County lawmaker who trolls LGBT people as 'pansies' and calls the work of gay artists 'sickening' now has a new target – LGBT students at Kennesaw State University.    READ MORE »

KKK fliers call Atlanta trans people ‘abomination’

The Ku Klux Klan targeted transgender people in fliers littering a metro Atlanta neighborhood, calling them 'freaks,' an 'abomination' and saying they threaten the safety of bathrooms.    READ MORE »

Sam Olens brushes off critics of his anti-LGBT record

Sam Olens, the controversial pick for president of Kennesaw State University, dismissed criticism of his anti-LGBT record as Georgia's attorney general, but pledged to meet with LGBT students to discuss their concerns.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

People, get ready. Gird your loins for enough local gay events to sate even the hardest partiers. Don’t say you weren’t warned. Shows, soirees and special guests, oh my!    READ MORE »

Voting while trans: Georgians face hurdles at polls

Georgia’s strict voter ID laws could impact at least 11,500 transgender voters, so LGBT advocates are warning trans voters on how to prepare for confusion or transphobia at the polls ahead of Election Day on Nov. 8.    READ MORE »

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Gay Atlanta men can help test promising new PrEP

Gay Atlanta men who PrEP and sex can help a study that's investigating a promising new HIV drug that could eventually be PrEP 2.0 – a daily HIV prevention regimen with fewer side effects.    READ MORE »

Atlanta again nabs perfect LGBT equality score

When it comes to LGBT equality efforts, the City of Atlanta is an overachiever. That's the takeaway from a new report on its LGBT equality efforts. The rest of Georgia? Not so much.    READ MORE »

Gentlemen’s Ball celebrates black LGBT Atlanta

Hundreds of black gay men dressed in their Harlem Renaissance best on Saturday to honor LGBT activists and celebrate their achievements during the 5th Annual Gentlemen’s Ball.    READ MORE »

Thousands step out against HIV during AIDS Walk Atlanta

Thousands of runners, walkers and joggers enjoyed a beautiful fall day in Piedmont Park to raise funds for the fight against HIV during the 26th Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run.    READ MORE »

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Atlanta Eagle building sold, but bar staying put

The buildings that house the Atlanta Eagle and its long dormant neighbor have been sold. But rest easy, leather daddies. The future of the popular bar is secure – for at least three more years.    READ MORE »

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Burkhart’s does Pride with ‘Drag Race’ stars

Burkhart's always adds a touch of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' flavor to its show lineups. But for Pride, the bar boosted its stellar local cast with some special 'Drag Race' guest stars.    READ MORE »

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Lesbian Atlanta takes to streets for Dyke March

Dykes took over Atlanta Pride on Saturday afternoon, marching in the streets around Piedmont Park for empowerment, equality and a show of force.    READ MORE »

Trans ambassador takes fight against HIV to AIDS Walk

When thousands of people step off for the AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run on Sunday, they'll be joined by Tori Cooper – an HIV educator who this year became the Walk's first-ever transgender ambassador.    READ MORE »

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Blake’s parties all weekend for Atlanta Pride

Blake's sits at the epicenter of gay Atlanta during Pride, a few feet from Piedmont Park, so you just know that the weekend celebration is going to be great.    READ MORE »