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 »

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Ten blows out Pride with weekend block party

Ten Atlanta threw open its doors at the intersection of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue for a weekend-long Pride celebration with DJs, drag queens and dancers on boxes.    READ MORE »

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GA Boy shuts down Pride with big Opera bang

The boys that bring a sizzling Peach Party to gay Atlanta each June and late-night fun with Xion every weekend also know how to party hard for Pride.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Pride may be over, but LGBT Atlanta events just keep rolling. From art openings to galas, from a sex conference to fall sports, find and bite off the piece of gay Atlanta that suits you best.    READ MORE »

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The people showed their Pride all weekend long

It's the people that make Atlanta Pride so special. From the opening celebration to the closing party, thousands of people celebrate at brunch, in Piedmont Park and along the parade route in Midtown.    READ MORE »

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Politicians parade for LGBT support during Pride

Mayor Kasim Reed and several candidates hoping to replace him at City Hall next year took part in the Atlanta Pride parade on Sunday, along with several city council members and top Georgia Democrats.    READ MORE »

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LGBT cops, firefighters show their pride in parade

A contingent of LGBT police officers and firefighters took part in the Atlanta Pride parade on Sunday, dishing out swag and receiving loud cheers along the route.    READ MORE »