Stop telling the lie that all queer bars are ‘safe spaces’ for diversity

Stop telling the lie that all queer bars are ‘safe spaces’ for diversity

Out Atlanta comic Ian Aber says we tell ourselves that LGBTQ bars are equal for everyone, but performers and people of color know differently. Aber shows the receipts.    READ MORE »

Casey Cagle guarantees LGBT adoption ban will pass Georgia Senate

Casey Cagle guarantees LGBT adoption ban will pass Georgia Senate

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle – the leading Republican candidate for governor – doubled-down on 'religious freedom' legislation and pledged to push through an anti-LGBT adoption and foster care ban that is winding its way through the state Senate.    READ MORE »

Meet queer Atlanta animal lovers, archetypes and advocates in new Q

Meet queer Atlanta animal lovers, archetypes and advocates in new Q

With local LGBTQ animal lovers sitting for photographer James L. Hicks, to the lies we tell ourselves about racism, Q goes from your dearest queer heart to our darkest queer tendencies.    READ MORE »

Queens United hosts first benefit for ex Burkhart’s performers

Queens United hosts first benefit for ex Burkhart’s performers

The queens who quit Burkhart's over racist social media posts came together on Friday for the first Queens United benefit show.    READ MORE »

Alex Mecum makes Kyra Mora ‘Shameless’ for Valentine’s

Alex Mecum makes Kyra Mora ‘Shameless’ for Valentine’s

Alex Mecum and all of his meaty assets delivered big for Blake's on Wednesday as the Midtown hotspot offered a Valentine's edition of Shameless with host Kyra Mora.    READ MORE »

Georgia Senate committee approves LGBT adoption ban

Georgia Senate committee approves LGBT adoption ban

A bill that would allow faith-based agencies to receive public funds and ban adoptions and foster care by LGBT people and others was approved by a key committee in the Georgia Senate on Tuesday.    READ MORE »

Joining Hearts cocktails its Valentine’s with Love on the Rocks

Joining Hearts cocktails its Valentine’s with Love on the Rocks

Joining Hearts kicked off its event season with Love on the Rocks on Sunday, shifting its annual Valentine's themed event to the Wimbish House on Peachtree Street.    READ MORE »

The Q: Three queer breakups, broken hearts, and moving on

The Q: Three queer breakups, broken hearts, and moving on

Breaking up is hard to do, and every split feels like the worst one, ever. A look at what you can do, and what you should avoid, as The Q tries to apply some solutions as salve.    READ MORE »

I’m with them: Boundaries help polyamorous relationships work

I’m with them: Boundaries help polyamorous relationships work

Out Atlanta counselor Alexandra Tyler presents her first in a series of enlightening articles exploring relationships between more than two people, this time on navigating expectations.    READ MORE »

10 Queer Things: Sure signs that your boo is over you

10 Queer Things: Sure signs that your boo is over you

You tell yourself all kinds of stories about their behavior, but look around. We asked queer Atlantans how they knew their loved one was already all but gone. Here’s how you can tell.    READ MORE »

Listen Up: Queercore show at The Earl channels MondoHomo
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Listen Up: Queercore show at The Earl channels MondoHomo

Besides the MondoHomo festival in the mid-2000s, queer representation in Georgia bands has mostly been sparse over the decades. Now get ready for some Queercore.    READ MORE »

Joe Gauthreaux gives a dance party ‘Rise’ to Heretic

Joe Gauthreaux gives a dance party ‘Rise’ to Heretic

DJ Joe Gauthreaux – who knows how to work the hunks of Atlanta Pride nightlife and so many more signature local events – returned on Saturday to give Heretic a Rise.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Don’t let rain wash out your hopes for an amazing LGBTQ weekend. The Queer Agenda has performers united, partiers unchained, a fab annual benefit, and everything in between.    READ MORE »

Deep South welcomes queer British party crew to Atlanta

Deep South welcomes queer British party crew to Atlanta

DJ Vicki Powell heard London calling, and she answered. The legendary local lesbian DJ hosts the Horse Meat Disco guys and their all-out, all-in, retro revival of queer celebration.    READ MORE »

DJ Vicki Powell introduces ‘Meat,’ beats and manifestos in Q mag

DJ Vicki Powell introduces ‘Meat,’ beats and manifestos in Q mag

Queers of a certain age will love that electronic music again dominates the LGBTQ underground,and two Atlanta events in Q magazine this week channel alternaqueers of yore.    READ MORE »

Georgia’s top cop supports LGBT-inclusive hate crime bill

Georgia’s top cop supports LGBT-inclusive hate crime bill

Republican lawmakers vetted their own LGBT-inclusive hate crimes bill on Tuesday, a measure that has the backing of Georgia's top law enforcement officer, prosecutors and progressive activists.    READ MORE »

Critics blast Georgia hate crimes bill as tool to persecute Christians

Critics blast Georgia hate crimes bill as tool to persecute Christians

A hate crimes bill that enhances prison sentences for criminals who physically assault LGBT people and protects several other classes of people received a hearing in the Georgia House on Monday.    READ MORE »

Burkhart’s closes in wake of racist social media controversy

Burkhart’s closes in wake of racist social media controversy

After weeks of controversy over racist social media posts, Burkhart's closed its doors for good on Sunday and ended a decades-long run as a popular Midtown gay and drag bar.    READ MORE »

Hey queer Valentines: 10 ways to be a better sweetheart

Hey queer Valentines: 10 ways to be a better sweetheart

Everybody's talking about Valentine's Day, and that's fine for one day. Here's how you can impress your boo and extend the Season of Love beyond the holiday and through the whole year.    READ MORE »

LGBT adoption ban moves forward in Georgia Senate

LGBT adoption ban moves forward in Georgia Senate

A 'religious freedom' bill that would allow faith-based agencies to receive public funds and ban adoptions by LGBT people and others cleared a key subcommittee in the Georgia Senate despite staunch criticism and concerns about its legality.    READ MORE »

 
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