Georgia Equality endorses 6 LGBT candidates in Atlanta area races

Georgia Equality endorses 6 LGBT candidates in Atlanta area races

Georgia Equality endorsed a batch of candidates in municipal races across Atlanta, reaffirming its support for Cathy Woolard's mayoral run and supporting some – but not all – LGBT candidates on the ballot.    READ MORE »

Jungle to close in November, pushed out by new development
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Jungle to close in November, pushed out by new development

An anchor of gay Atlanta nightlife is shutting its doors in November, with Jungle becoming the latest victim in a changing Cheshire Bridge Road.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

No more hurricanes or earthquakes, please. Just the natural goodness of living out and proud on another event-packed weekend that hits LGBT Atlanta like an act of god to blow you away.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Pride nightlife gets an extra three hours to party

Atlanta Pride nightlife gets an extra three hours to party

Bars across Atlanta will get to stay open an extra three hours on Sunday night of Pride weekend next month, continuing a tradition that pushes back last call for the big gay holiday weekend.    READ MORE »

Kylie Minogue, Robyn get the Icon treatment at Jungle

Kylie Minogue, Robyn get the Icon treatment at Jungle

Pop singers Kylie Minogue and Robyn were celebrated late into the night on Saturday as LGBTQ Atlanta partied its way through another Icon at Jungle.    READ MORE »

Violence mars vigil, tribute to slain Georgia Tech LGBT student

Violence mars vigil, tribute to slain Georgia Tech LGBT student

Hundreds of people gathered at Georgia Tech Plaza on Monday to remember Scout Schultz, the 21-year-old leader of the campus Pride Alliance who was shot and killed by police late Saturday.    READ MORE »

LGBT state lawmaker quits to run for Fulton chair

LGBT state lawmaker quits to run for Fulton chair

State Rep. Keisha Waites – one of four openly LGBTQ lawmakers in Georgia – resigned Monday to run for chair of the Fulton County Commission.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Bucks Rugby rucks, mauls and scrums for homecoming
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Atlanta Bucks Rugby rucks, mauls and scrums for homecoming

The gay jocks of local rugby squad Atlanta Bucks have played on the road so far this year. That made competing in front of local supporters during their homecoming match on Saturday oh-so sweet.    READ MORE »

BJs studs strip down, suds up to wash cars for charity

BJs studs strip down, suds up to wash cars for charity

Boys and bubbles came together in a reliably fun way on Saturday afternoon at BJ Roosters, where the dancers by night became wash boys by day to benefit another beloved local charity.    READ MORE »

LGBT student shot, killed by campus police at Georgia Tech

LGBT student shot, killed by campus police at Georgia Tech

Scout Schultz, the 21-year-old president of the Pride Alliance at Georgia Tech, was shot and killed by campus police late Saturday after officers found the student with a closed knife outside a dorm.    READ MORE »

Queers move, shake their way to another ‘Best of Atlanta’ takeover

Queers move, shake their way to another ‘Best of Atlanta’ takeover

Swing a stick in Atlanta's coolest corners, and you’ll always hit some gays. But Creative Loafing's Best Of Atlanta takes the cake. And decorates it. And devours it – in the streets and out on the town.    READ MORE »

Out singer Ty Herndon to headline Atlanta Pride festival

Out singer Ty Herndon to headline Atlanta Pride festival

Gay country singer Ty Herndon will headline the Atlanta Pride festival in October, joining a list of entertainers that also includes recording artist Rita Ora, R&B group the Pointer Sisters and Atlanta-based hip hop group Arrested Development.    READ MORE »

Gay GOP group endorses Mitchell, Norwood for Atlanta mayor

Gay GOP group endorses Mitchell, Norwood for Atlanta mayor

Gay GOP group Georgia Log Cabin Republicans looked past two LGBT candidates and endorsed Ceasar Mitchell and Mary Norwood for mayor, while also backing a handful of other candidates in the upcoming city elections.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You work on those nasty old weekdays, so you betta work a LGBT weekend of events, honey. We got you. Check into the Gay Agenda for shows, parties, sports and other gay gather-rounds.    READ MORE »

Two LGBT candidates drop out of Atlanta City Council races

Two LGBT candidates drop out of Atlanta City Council races

A dozen LGBT candidates are campaigning for votes in races across metro Atlanta this fall. But the surprisingly large field of gay candidates has shrunk by two – Tyai Green and Lock Whiteside dropped out of their Atlanta City Council races.    READ MORE »

Blake’s owner: Forced closing felt like police raid

Blake’s owner: Forced closing felt like police raid

When Blake's ran low on ice during a busy Sunday of Black Gay Pride, owner Alan Briggs made a late-night run to restock. When he returned a half-hour later, police had ordered the popular bar to close early and offered shifting explanations about why.    READ MORE »

Big Freedia headlines Black Gay Pride party at Jungle
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Big Freedia headlines Black Gay Pride party at Jungle

When Black Gay Pride nightlife hits full stride, the celebrations are legendary and spread across the city – including a nights of festivities from Wassup N ATL at Jungle.    READ MORE »

DJ Cindel turns up the Labor Day heat at Heretic

DJ Cindel turns up the Labor Day heat at Heretic

When the Labor Day holiday rolls around, Heretic works extra hard on Sunday. The club throws open its doors, flies in a special DJ and parties late into the night.    READ MORE »

Black Gay Pride serves Pure Heat to Piedmont Park
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Black Gay Pride serves Pure Heat to Piedmont Park

Thousands of people celebrated Black Gay Pride on Sunday in Piedmont Park, taking in nearly two-dozen artists during the Pure Heat Community Festival.    READ MORE »

Atlanta woman fired for being gay takes case to Supreme Court

Atlanta woman fired for being gay takes case to Supreme Court

An Atlanta woman harassed and then fired from her job for being a lesbian is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case that argues federal law bans discrimination based on sexual orientation.    READ MORE »

 
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