How gay blood donations could help save lives

The lives of more than 1.8 million people could be saved if the FDA lifted its ban on blood donations from gay men, a move that would bring in thousands of donors and 615,000 pints of blood, a study says.    READ MORE »


Gay Atlanta couple makes daddy dreams come true

If you follow Real Modern Dads online or are among thousands simply wishing them well on a journey to parenthood, you’ll love this: Doug Spicer and Brent Munster are having a baby.    READ MORE »


Queers stage big gay ‘Best of Atlanta’ takeover

Swinging a stick in hipster Atlanta is going to hit a few gays along the way, but this year’s Best Of Atlanta in Creative Loafing takes the big gay cake. And decorates it. And eats it on the street and on the town.    READ MORE »


Hotlanta Softball teams vie for World Series titles

Ten Hotlanta Softball teams are swinging for a Gay Softball World Series title next week since last year’s D.C. series turned out to be a wash. After all, Atlanta teams celebrated crowns in 2011 and 2012.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Little extras that make gay events in Atlanta so awesome come out of summer incubation. Concerts, plays, movies, theme parties and more LGBT gatherings come together to beef up your weekend.    READ MORE »


Atlanta Braves toast gay fans with LGBT event

Gay weekend jocks and Atlanta Braves fans joined with gay former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean on Wednesday for the team's annual LGBT night.    READ MORE »


Savannah celebrates Pride with Southern flair

Thousands of people flooded Forsyth Park on Saturday for Savannah Pride, a day-long celebration that included drag, musicians, vendors and even Debby Holiday.    READ MORE »


Sam Champion tops media’s gay power brokers

We love Atlanta’s gay weather daddy. Now a roundup of media’s most powerful gays shows we're not the only ones crushing on Sam Champion, one of several on the list with Atlanta connections.    READ MORE »


Drowning caused Black Gay Pride partier’s death

A man who was pulled unconscious from a pool at an Atlanta Black Gay Pride party later died due to drowning likely caused by heart problems, according to medical investigators.    READ MORE »


Buford Highway bar kicks out trans woman

A Buford Highway club that denied entry to a transgender woman on Friday compared LGBT people to goats and says it banned the woman for her own safety.    READ MORE »


R4H lands $45K blow toward AIDS Walk funds

An international DJ sensation, some dance floor shenanigans, a crowd of loyal patrons, a boxing theme and a lot of love. That’s the recipe for a Ready 4 Hope year of AIDS Walk fundraising.    READ MORE »

Gay bar owner: Marietta’s homophobia hurt Pride

A Marietta gay bar owner and organizer of the area's Pride celebration blasted city officials, accusing them of misleading him and anti-gay behavior that helped tank this year's Pride festival.    READ MORE »


Facebook crackdown targets Atlanta drag queens

What’s in a drag name? Way more than just an alter ego, if you’re to believe Facebook’s excuse for suspending accounts in a sweep that prompted an online petition and now includes Atlanta drag queens and other queer performers.    READ MORE »


Atlanta airport’s new salon should be this gay

Atlanta's airport, already home to white gay ghetto fabulosity and drag queens who toke, wants a little more gay for the world's busiest airport. So it's opening a hair salon.    READ MORE »

Gay softball jocks brew up after-game fun

No content with the camaraderie and fitness to be had by getting out of bed on a Saturday, fall softball players reward themselves further with good old fashioned daydrinking.    READ MORE »

R4H weekend blasts off with Heretic hunks

As Atlanta AIDS Walk approaches, the Ready 4 Hope guys kick into high gear. R4H Weekend is the culmination of year-round fundraising in a non-stop parties with purpose.    READ MORE »


Why is Michelle Nunn afraid of the gay press?

The flap over Michelle Nunn and her wink, wink support of LGBT issues has grown from concerning to the ridiculous. Her press people, ostensibly the ones hired to talk to the press, now refuse to do even that.    READ MORE »


What gay Midtown looked like before it was gay

Before there was a Pride parade rolling through it, drunken Sunday Fundays and a gay entertainment district, the intersection of Piedmont and 10th Street was quiet. Even dull. Then again, it was 1950.    READ MORE »


Comic Lea DeLaria takes over Atlanta for Pride

If you’re going to stage a lesbian takeover of Atlanta Pride, take some tips from Lea DeLaria. She plans to do it right as a parade marshal, park act and My Sister’s Room entertainer.    READ MORE »


Gay Georgia teen assaulted by mom, kicked out

A gay Georgia teen says he was assaulted by his mother and kicked out of her home on Tuesday after she discovered his boyfriend's backpack in his car.    READ MORE »

 
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