Q delivers your Atlanta Pride guide with Coming Out Day stories

Q delivers your Atlanta Pride guide with Coming Out Day stories

Pride sucks and Pride rocks. It's the unity of diverse backgrounds and a festival with its soul sucked out. It's good, bad and ugly. This issue of Q is ready so you can be too.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gets highest-ever score on annual LGBTQ equality index

Atlanta gets highest-ever score on annual LGBTQ equality index

The City of Atlanta notched a perfect score on the HRC’s Municipal Equality Index for the sixth consecutive year, while nine other cities and areas across Georgia received failing scores.    READ MORE »

Atlanta mayor celebrates Pride with City Hall reception

Atlanta mayor celebrates Pride with City Hall reception

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms pledged her “unwavering commitment” to LGBTQ Atlanta during her inaugural Pride reception just days before the city celebrates the 48th Annual Pride Festival.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta activist, pioneer Berl Boykin dies at 74

Gay Atlanta activist, pioneer Berl Boykin dies at 74

Berl Boykin – an organizer of the first Atlanta Pride march in 1971 and a longtime LGBT activist – died Saturday on the eve of the city’s 48th Annual Pride Festival. Boykin was 74.    READ MORE »

Public sex and getting caught with your pants down

Public sex and getting caught with your pants down

Your dream lay isn't what you hoped, and making your fantasies actually happen could put you in danger of arrest or worse. Try applying a dose of reality to both.    READ MORE »

Georgia House candidate compares transgender people to moose

Georgia House candidate compares transgender people to moose

A candidate for a state House district in West Cobb says transgender people demand 'special rights' and shouldn't receive them whether they identify 'as a man or a moose.'    READ MORE »

A fall from grace didn’t define the rest of this legendary queer’s life

A fall from grace didn’t define the rest of this legendary queer’s life

Gabriel Torres’ ravenous addiction stole his career, his homes, his relationships and his reputation. He was finally sent to prison. Then came his epic meth redemption.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta designer and model make a statement in wearable art

LGBTQ Atlanta designer and model make a statement in wearable art

Johnny Addison never expected his love of reinvention to re-set his forward course toward the future. But his downtime companion Mugshott Cheryl had other ideas.    READ MORE »

Anti-LGBTQ legal group: Decatur schools trans policy led to assault

Anti-LGBTQ legal group: Decatur schools trans policy led to assault

A Decatur woman is alleging that her daughter was sexually assaulted by a gender fluid boy in a school bathroom, leading to the filing of a federal civil rights complaint against the school district.    READ MORE »

Celebrating real straight allies, not just the self-aggrandizing ones

Celebrating real straight allies, not just the self-aggrandizing ones

For Ian Aber, getting straight with straight people means cutting some of the slack he never got as a fabulous but bullied queer kid and realizing at least some things have changed.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You’ll know Atlanta Pride is a week away when the Queer Agenda calendar starts bursting at the seems. Check out overflowing political, personal, performance and party options.    READ MORE »

Metro Atlanta landscaper says no to ‘sodomites or lesbians’

Metro Atlanta landscaper says no to ‘sodomites or lesbians’

A metro Atlanta landscaper outed this summer for denying service to a gay couple hasn't backed down, now calling LGBTQ people 'sodomites or lesbians' and arguing that homosexuality should be punished by death.    READ MORE »

‘Concerned Catholics’ target Atlanta pastor over LGBTQ outreach

‘Concerned Catholics’ target Atlanta pastor over LGBTQ outreach

Anti-LGBTQ Catholics started a petition to remove an LGBTQ-friendly pastor from his position advising sexual abuse survivors in Atlanta, calling support of LGBTQ parishioners 'a grave source of confusion and scandal.'    READ MORE »

Meet your newly-crowned Miss Atlanta Pride

Meet your newly-crowned Miss Atlanta Pride

The Miss Atlanta Pride Pageant returned after nearly a decade’s absence on Sunday at Midtown Tavern to crown a new queen.    READ MORE »

Q mag exposes masks LGBTQs wear and unfair roles we assign

Q mag exposes masks LGBTQs wear and unfair roles we assign

Every human wears multiple hats and swaps multiple masks, often multiple times per day. It’s the struggle for authenticity while doing so that separates the sincere from the two-faced.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Rainbow Trout fish out bottomless beers at Joe’s
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Atlanta Rainbow Trout fish out bottomless beers at Joe’s

It was LGBTQ swimmers and divers galore on Saturday at Joe’s for an afternoon beer bust benefiting Atlanta Rainbow Trout.    READ MORE »

Plans underway for LGBTQ youth center honoring trans activist

Plans underway for LGBTQ youth center honoring trans activist

A queer social justice advocate is spearheading the creation of an LGBTQ youth center in Atlanta named after late transgender pioneer Cheryl Courtney-Evans.    READ MORE »

Out on Film captures dichotomy of an icon in ‘Mapplethorpe’

Out on Film captures dichotomy of an icon in ‘Mapplethorpe’

As Atlanta’s LGBTQ film festival continues its annual celebration of queer cinema, we train our lens on the festival’s Q-spotlight screening of the Robert Mapplethorpe biopic.    READ MORE »

Opening night of Out on Film couldn’t be ‘beat’

Opening night of Out on Film couldn’t be ‘beat’

It was a standing-room only crowd at Midtown Art Cinema as the 31st annual Out on Film festival kicked off with an Atlanta-based, crowd-pleasing documentary.    READ MORE »

Rick Westbrook launches new nonprofit to care for LGBTQ homeless

Rick Westbrook launches new nonprofit to care for LGBTQ homeless

The co-founder of an organization that cares for homeless LGBTQ youth launched a new group on Monday with plans to house LGBTQ people in need in rented homes, tiny houses and shipping container apartments.    READ MORE »

 
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