How Ceasar Mitchell will be ‘vigilant’ on LGBT issues as mayor

How Ceasar Mitchell will be ‘vigilant’ on LGBT issues as mayor

Ceasar Mitchell has called for the defeat of anti-LGBT legislation, tweaked North Carolina for its anti-trans law and enjoyed LGBT support on his path to winning office as City Council president. Now he wants to continue his work on LGBT issues as Atlanta's next mayor.    READ MORE »

Keisha Waites could become Fulton’s first-ever LGBT leader

Keisha Waites could become Fulton’s first-ever LGBT leader

Keisha Waites said resigning her seat as a state lawmaker was 'bittersweet,' but after five years in the General Assembly she was ready to take that experience and run for Fulton County Commission chair.    READ MORE »

As mayor, Vincent Fort would take his LGBT advocacy to City Hall

As mayor, Vincent Fort would take his LGBT advocacy to City Hall

Vincent Fort has been fighting for LGBT and progressive causes for two decades in the Georgia Senate. Now he wants to take that advocacy – and his vision for the city – to City Hall as Atlanta's next mayor.    READ MORE »

Peter Aman wants to ‘support and protect’ LGBT Atlantans as mayor

Peter Aman wants to ‘support and protect’ LGBT Atlantans as mayor

Peter Aman has twice helped run the City of Atlanta. Now he wants the top job and as mayor said he would 'support and protect' LGBT people and use the bully pulpit of the office to address HIV and transgender issues.    READ MORE »

Heretic hosts a hunky, spooky Halloween party

Heretic hosts a hunky, spooky Halloween party

From bearish superheroes to sailors, devilishly sexy angels, clowns and more, the crowd at Heretic made the most of the club's Halloween party.    READ MORE »

Ten slays Halloween with Murder Under the Big Top party

Ten slays Halloween with Murder Under the Big Top party

Never one to rest on its laurels – even after an ablicious Pride block party – Ten cranked up its party machine again for Halloween, offering Murder Under the Big Top for queens to costume all Saturday night long.    READ MORE »

How Keisha Lance Bottoms will keep Atlanta inclusive as mayor

How Keisha Lance Bottoms will keep Atlanta inclusive as mayor

Keisha Lance Bottoms makes a pretty simple pitch for becoming Atlanta's next mayor. The two-term City Council member says she wants to continue her work of making the city a better place for all of its residents.    READ MORE »

On My Mind: Art, activism and a whole other kind of dance diva

On My Mind: Art, activism and a whole other kind of dance diva

Corian Ellisor isn’t your typical dancing queen. That said, he is one of Atlanta’s popuar queens, and man does he dance. Performances this weekend turn you every queer way but loose.    READ MORE »

Transgender woman murdered in Macon driveway

Transgender woman murdered in Macon driveway

Candace Towns – a 30-year-old transgender woman not seen for three days – was found shot to death on Tuesday at the top of a hill in a blighted neighborhood in Macon.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

That sound you hear growing louder like a freight train is November hurtling into your world with LGBTQ Atlanta events. Hop on board with the Queer Agenda of shows, soirees and specials.    READ MORE »

Mary Norwood explains how she’ll run Atlanta as its next mayor

Mary Norwood explains how she’ll run Atlanta as its next mayor

Mary Norwood wants to be Atlanta's next mayor. The seemingly indefatigable City Council member is running a second time, buoyed by what she describes as a groundswell of support from a diverse coalition that includes LGBT people, black voters, Republicans, Democrats and Independents.    READ MORE »

DJ Cindel helps Jungle celebrate a sexy, scary Halloween

DJ Cindel helps Jungle celebrate a sexy, scary Halloween

Jungle celebrated its last Halloween ever on Saturday with DJ Cindel and a crowd full of sexy and scary costumes.    READ MORE »

Hall County official fired for ‘intimate encounter’ with firefighter

Hall County official fired for ‘intimate encounter’ with firefighter

David Kimbrell – a longtime fire chief and emergency management director in North Georgia – was abruptly fired after a video surfaced of him engaged in 'an intimate encounter' with a male employee he hired.    READ MORE »

Drag, dance, costumes give life to Shalloween’s undead party

Drag, dance, costumes give life to Shalloween’s undead party

Queer Atlanta put its undead weirdness on full display Saturday for the third rendition of Shalloween, a Halloween event that mixes drag, dance and costumes for one big night of fun.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta on Halloween Weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta on Halloween Weekend

Creaking screams and things that go bump in the night are real this weekend. LGBTQ Atlanta embraces Halloween for weekly events that go all out with costumes for fun and fundraising.    READ MORE »

Lesbians take to the streets for Atlanta Pride Dyke March
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Lesbians take to the streets for Atlanta Pride Dyke March

Lesbians made their mark on Atlanta Pride on Oct. 14, marching around Piedmont Park for the annual Dyke March.    READ MORE »

Transgender Atlantans rally and march to show their Pride
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Transgender Atlantans rally and march to show their Pride

Transgender Atlantans and their allies rallied and marched during Atlanta Pride, again taking to the streets for the annual Trans March around Piedmont Park.    READ MORE »

Thousands raise money to fight HIV during AIDS Walk Atlanta

Thousands raise money to fight HIV during AIDS Walk Atlanta

Thousands of people ran, jogged and power walked their way through the 27th Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run on Sunday to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for non-profits battling HIV.    READ MORE »

LGBT Atlanta celebrates in the streets with Pride parade
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LGBT Atlanta celebrates in the streets with Pride parade

Thousands of people crowded Peachtree and 10th streets on Oct. 15 to cheer on the Atlanta Pride parade and hundreds of floats and tons of participants.    READ MORE »

Kennesaw mayor criticized for doing drag at charity show

Kennesaw mayor criticized for doing drag at charity show

Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling is firing back at conservative critics who have blasted him for dressing in drag for his performance at a charity event that raised $250,000 to help Alzheimer's patients.    READ MORE »

 
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