Face of anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ effort loses election

Face of anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ effort loses election

The face of Georgia’s 'religious freedom' efforts fell, an anti-LGBT 'dancing preacher' almost pulled off a shocking upset, and a state lawmaker who suggested quarantining people with HIV kept her seat in primary elections on Tuesday.    READ MORE »

Five LGBTQ candidates win in metro Atlanta races

Five LGBTQ candidates win in metro Atlanta races

Two LGBTQ candidates – state Rep. Park Cannon and Ben Ku – won contested primaries on Tuesday, while three others cruised to re-election with no opposition.    READ MORE »

Q kicks off summer with Memorial Day Weekend in queer Atlanta

Q kicks off summer with Memorial Day Weekend in queer Atlanta

Temps are on the rise, and that trademark Southern humidity is quickly following suit. Cue summertime in the LGBTQ-ATL. This week's issue of Q magazine is here for it and here for you.    READ MORE »

Abrams beats Evans in Democratic primary as GOP runoff set

Abrams beats Evans in Democratic primary as GOP runoff set

Stacey Abrams beat Stacey Evans in the Democratic primary for Georgia governor on Tuesday, setting up a November showdown where Abrams could become the nation's first black female governor.    READ MORE »

Burly rugby jocks do Purple Dress Run for charity

Burly rugby jocks do Purple Dress Run for charity

Burly gay rugby players and their supporters paraded through Midtown in their Saturday finest this weekend for the Atlanta Bucks’ annual Purple Dress Run.    READ MORE »

Gay attorney makes first run for DeKalb judgeship

Gay attorney makes first run for DeKalb judgeship

Gay attorney Nicholas Smith is fed up with what he calls a disorganized DeKalb County Superior Court, so he hopes to earn a spot on the bench to change things once votes are tallied after Tuesday’s election.    READ MORE »

Richie Knight aims to become first Latino, openly gay Athens mayor

Richie Knight aims to become first Latino, openly gay Athens mayor

Entrepreneur Richie Knight has a chance to become the first Latino and first openly gay mayor in Athens history when voters head to the polls Tuesday.    READ MORE »

Gay health analyst fighting to win primary in Georgia’s 6th District

Gay health analyst fighting to win primary in Georgia’s 6th District

Gay Democrat Steven Knight Griffin hopes to overcome the odds on Tuesday and win a crowded primary in Georgia's 6th Congressional District so he can take on anti-LGBT U.S. Rep. Karen Handel in November.    READ MORE »

LGBT journalist Patrick Saunders named new editor of Project Q

LGBT journalist Patrick Saunders named new editor of Project Q

Patrick Saunders, a veteran LGBT journalist and Atlanta native, has been named editor of Project Q Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Meet the gay civic activist running for Gwinnett County commission

Meet the gay civic activist running for Gwinnett County commission

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners hasn’t had a Democratic member in over 30 years. Gay civic activist Ben Ku aims to change that.    READ MORE »

10 biggest LGBTQ issues remaining as midterm elections loom

10 biggest LGBTQ issues remaining as midterm elections loom

You've got issues. No, not that kind. Even with all the gains in recent years, this crop of queer equality struggles still need resolving as voters go to the polls in 2018.    READ MORE »

Singer Matt Brooker to transform Ten into cabaret club

Singer Matt Brooker to transform Ten into cabaret club

A cabaret is coming to Midtown, and Ten undergoes a transformation for the occasion. For one night, the bar turns into aa cabaret club setting for Matt Brooker’s official solo debut.    READ MORE »

Oh the tangled web when we aim to have sex with coworkers

Oh the tangled web when we aim to have sex with coworkers

The thrill of office-party hookups, interoffice flirting and longterm secret affairs between coworkers is gone when the jig is up, or the participants realize they don't see eye to eye on what's happening.    READ MORE »

Atlanta United to celebrate diverse fanbase with Unity Night

Atlanta United to celebrate diverse fanbase with Unity Night

Atlanta United is recognizing its diverse fanbase with Unity Night during its June 24 match against Portland, with the team's LGBTQ fan group preparing for a big celebration.    READ MORE »

Get to know Atlanta’s LGBTQ candidates before Tuesday’s vote

Get to know Atlanta’s LGBTQ candidates before Tuesday’s vote

In a world where queer-identified people are under attack in every arena — be it in the courts, in state Capitols, in Congress, in the workplace and more — LGBTQ representation matters now more than ever.    READ MORE »

First openly transgender man graduates from Spelman

First openly transgender man graduates from Spelman

Keo Chaad O’Neal became the first openly transgender man to graduate from Spelman College, according to a Sunday night tweet from the groundbreaking history major.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer. Everywhere you go, humidity and heat say it’s time for shorts and a slate of LGBTQ events. Weigh your options on the weekly Queer Agenda calendar.    READ MORE »

Gaylaxicon geeks show off sci-fi looks at OutlantaCon fashion show

Gaylaxicon geeks show off sci-fi looks at OutlantaCon fashion show

What better way to celebrate OutlantaCon’s 10th annual sci-fi/fantasy gathering Gaylaxicon than with a fashion show? How about one hosted by Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence?    READ MORE »

Genderqueer person killed during argument in Northwest Atlanta

Genderqueer person killed during argument in Northwest Atlanta

Friends and family of Nino Fortson are grieving after the early Sunday morning shooting death of the gender nonconforming Atlanta resident, a member of the local ballroom scene.    READ MORE »

Her revolutionary path forged in evolutionary, incremental changes

Her revolutionary path forged in evolutionary, incremental changes

Personal stories help normalize experiences of someone perceived as different, and they're especially helpful when it comes to people understanding the transgender experience. Here's mine.    READ MORE »

 
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