Softball rolls on with women’s league

The Decatur Women's Sports League continued its spring season on Friday after a handful of rainouts in past weeks. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

What should be on your weekend playlist

imageProfessional fraternity man by day and roving entertainment reporter by night, Buck Cooke moved to Atlanta in 2000. Armed with a passion for pop culture and rabid appetite for music, Buck scours the entertainment landscape for treasures in music, TV and cinema.

Here's my weekly look at the hot tracks to keep your weekend beats flowing and the essentials you need to add to your playlist.

If you're not heading out tonight to the Heretic for DJ Roland Belmares or the Eagle for its 22nd anniversary happenings, these dance tracks can provide the beats you need for a night on the town. Or try them out while you're driving to Athens for Boybutante or Birmingham for Rites of Spring. (For a rundown on what's happening tonight, check The Gay Agenda for today.)

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Saturday: 11 gay things to do today

TOUCHDOWN: The National Flag Football League of Atlanta continues its spring and summer season with a set of four games. The league shifts to Benteen Park in South Atlanta before returning to Piedmont Park for Week No. 3 on April 25. 9 a.m. (View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from the league's Opening Day.)

EARLY READING: The Akoma Bok Club gathers at Charis Books & More for its monthly discussion. 10:30 a.m.

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The pool provides a perfect workout

image Contributing blogger Troy Meyers is a certified personal trainer and sports conditioner with more than 10 years of experience. He owns Atlanta-based and contributes to the site’s Lockerroom Blog.

With the arrival of warmer weather, gay pool parties are sure to follow.

To get in shape for putting that new square cut on display, try the water. Yes, that pool you'll spend the summer walking around while holding a cocktail can be the secret to your fitness success.

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Follow Project Q with our weekly eblast

imageThe new issue of the Project Q Atlanta eblast is out.

Take a look ( and then subscribe ( to make sure you receive it every week. That way, you'll be assured of staying on top of the best in blog posts, photos and events from us delivered to you each week.

Your weekly peek inside Atlanta’s gay mags

imageThe boys at David Atlanta like a good night out in the big city.

Flip through the gay nightlife glossy's April 16 issue and that becomes pretty clear. The mag includes a handful of photo pages from gay spots -- including a pic from Swinging Richard's with former "Project Runway" contestant Jerelle Scott -- and previews of "Torch Song Trilogy" at Process Theatre and a rundown of the gay flicks coming up at the Atlanta Film Festival. Columnists Topher Payne and Michael Jeffrey also weigh in.

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Atlanta Xplosion dominates in home opener

It's crunch time for the Atlanta Xplosion. The full contact tackle football team opened its seventh season in the Independent Women's Football League with a 43-0 win.    READ MORE »

New album releases going missing in action

imageProfessional fraternity man by day and roving entertainment reporter by night, Buck Cooke moved to Atlanta in 2000. Armed with a passion for pop culture and rabid appetite for music, Buck scours the entertainment landscape for treasures in music, TV and cinema.

When an album keeps getting pushed back, is it due to jockeying between artists and labels wanting ideal product placement in an increasingly competitive industry? Or does it just mean the product stinks? We’re just wondering as the list of delayed releases we’d like to eventually seems to grow every week.

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Know these answers before shagging a guy

imageContributing blogger Mike Alvear is an Atlanta-based columnist, author and TV personality who rants on sex, dating and pop culture while living at the corner of urge and merge. Find more from him at his blog.

You see him in the corner. Pure Shagability. Before you bust a move, know that he’s going to ask himself two things when you get there.

1. Are you hitting on me? 2. How long are you going to be?

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Flag football jocks open new season

The National Flag Football League of Atlanta returned to the grassy, if a little soggy, athletic fields at Piedmont Park on Saturday for the start of their spring-summer season. See our photos.    READ MORE »

GOProud, Chris Rice, The Peter, Domino’s

image The significance of visibility: It is an imperative, not a choice.
Christopher Rice (photo) on Amazon's gay "error" and how they may just be the future of gay publishing, anyway.
Gay, proud and conservative.
National Car Rental employee calls trans customer "screwed-up man faggot."
The Peter's mad at Wayne Besen again.
Why Domino's ought to fire these two gay employees.
A 12-year-old speaks testifies for marriage equality in Vermont.
Working the angles at the New York Auto Show.
Football Association says play with your balls.
A funny (and kinda sexy) YouTube parody of "no homo."    READ MORE »

Register now for OutlantaCon, save $5

imageAll of you gay sci-fi and gaming fans take note: Tomorrow is the last day to pre-register online for the upcoming OutatlantaCon convention.

The event, set for May 1-3, is offering a $35 registration fee through April 15. After that, you'll be stuck paying $5 more at the door during the convention.

The event includes a full slate of panels, gaming, film screenings and yes, a masquerade ball so you can dress up. There's even a planned session on erotic rope tying and a screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."

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Dwight from ‘Real Housewives’ bi, engaged?

imageContributing blogger Darian Aaron is an Alabama native who now calls Atlanta home. He’s the creator of Living Out Loud with Darian, a blog that offers his take on social, political and religious issues that impact the LGBT community.

Now for the most ridiculous item of the day.

"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" co-star Dwight Eubanks and best friend to breakout reality star NeNe Leakes has confirmed to Essence Magazine that he is engaged to be married to -- drum roll please -- a biological woman.

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Suspect, gay murder victim ‘had relationship’

imageAuthorities investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old gay Snellville man are awaiting the results of toxicology tests and an autopsy before moving forward with additional charges.

The body of Lashon Lee Douglas was found March 18 in a trash container on Ga. 137 in Taylor County, which is south of Atlanta between Columbus and Macon. It's about 100 miles from his mother's home in Snellville, where he had recently moved.

Eric Riley (photo), a 35-year-old truck driver, faces three charges related to Douglas' death, but has not been charged with killing him.

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Giving your resume a much needed facelift

Contributing blogger John Long is a career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: "What rules do I follow when trying to update my resume?"    READ MORE »

Your weekly dose of Atlanta’s gay mags

imageA weekly peek inside Atlanta's free gay nightlife mags.

David Atlanta talks with style aficionado Lloyd Boston, whose new show debuts tonight on Fine Living Network.

Also inside is Ryan Lee's take on the deeper meaning of booty calls and Topher Payne's family reunion of sorts in Mississippi.

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Strip down, show off for Jock Boy contest

imageIf you're a jock who like to show off, we have just the opportunity for you.

The guys at -- one of whom is Project Q's fitness blogger, Troy Meyers -- are hosting their second annual Jock Boy of the Year contest. It really boils down to this: Hot jocks submit photos of themselves in action -- sports action, that is -- and you get to vote for your favorites online. The top three vote-getters receive a host of free stuff from

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HRC building up to May 2 gala dinner

imageIf organizers behind the 22nd Annual Atlanta Human Rights Campaign Gala Dinner & Silent Auction were hoping to build a little buzz about the event next month, they did so on Thursday.

That's when organizers held the last in a series of pre-event receptions. This one took place in the club room of 1010 Midtown, a 35-story condo building that is part of the massive 12th & Midtown development on Peachtree Street.

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Truck driver charged in death of Ga. gay man

imageA 35-year-old Georgia man was arrested late last month in the death of a gay 20-year-old man from Snellville.

Truck driver Eric Riley, faces charges of concealing the death of Lashon Lee Douglas Jr. (photo) and tampering with evidence. Douglas' body was found March 18 in a trash container on Ga. 317 in Taylor County. Media reports about the case cited authorities who said the pair knew each but wouldn't disclose the nature of their relationship.

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Luke & Noah, Ben & Jerry’s, bully, Southland

image "Rescue Me's" Steve Pasquale (photo) shows his range.
Dr. Laura softens stance on gay marriage.
"South Park": Kanye West is a gay fish, yo.
Who wants "Southland's" gay cop to handcuff you?
For the National Organization for Marriage, it's raining men.
No Georgia Dome this Easter Weekend for anti-gay pastor Eddie Long.
It's Ben and Jerry's, not Gwen and Jerry's: Jon Stewart's take on gay marriage.
Holiday Special: Debunking Biblical homophobia.
Anti-gay bullying leads to sixth grader's suicide.
Things get silly for Luke and Noah on "As the World Turns."    READ MORE »