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Decatur’s LGBT mayor pro tem resigns office

Decatur Mayor Pro Tem Kecia Cunningham – one of Georgia's longest-serving LGBT elected officials – resigned, just days before she moves north for a 'new professional and personal adventure.'    READ MORE »


‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ casts transgender model

How do you replace Nene Leakes in the hearts of gay fans? It may be impossible, but Bravo gives it a solid go with the addition of its first trans “Housewife” as well as a child star favorite.    READ MORE »


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Push is on to bring hate crime law to Georgia

The Anti-Defamation League announced a campaign to bring a hate crime law to Georgia, which dumped its law more than a decade ago and has resisted attempts to pass a new one.    READ MORE »


Queens put rowdy spin on annual Madonnarama

When the queen of pop turns another year older, her queens turn out another epic party. All things Madonna were on tap Friday when Mary’s celebrated the Material Girl’s 57th birthday.    READ MORE »


Fetish fest turns Eagle’s weekend ‘Black & Blue’

Atlanta Eagle was a bustling hub of activity this weekend during Atlanta’s annual Southeast Black & Blue event. The friendly moans and groans got started at Friday’s Jock Strap meet and greet.    READ MORE »


Fuzzy wuzzy was your newest daddy crush

From the sunny shores of Barcelona directly to your Instagram feed, browse the muscular furry peaks and valleys of this hunky Spanish daddy no matter where you happen to be.    READ MORE »


Gay Atlanta pours into Piedmont Park Arts Fest

When you run a gay tour of Atlanta parks, one of your cornerstone festivals has to be in Midtown. Well, they do and it is. Piedmont Park Arts Festival dominated two glorious days over the weekend.    READ MORE »


Heretic gets all geared up for Fort Troff Night

Fetish toys make a thing go right. San Francisco DJ Phil B. put this tried and true maxim to the test on Saturday at Heretic, and gay Atlanta guys passed it with flying colors.    READ MORE »


Kennesaw pizzeria under fire for anti-trans joke

A Kennesaw pizzeria came under fire from an LGBT non-profit for posting a joke it called anti-trans, though the business owner who shared it on social media says there was no malicious intent behind it.    READ MORE »


Here’s why this gay Atlantan won’t take PrEP

Atlanta author and longtime sex advice columnist Michael Alvear is no stranger to controversy. Now the “Need Wood” writer dives headlong into the PrEP debate and says he refuses to take it.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

DJs, drag and drinks are just the beginning of Atlanta’s sweet LGBT events. All-weekend festivals and one-night-only blowouts will make Monday a little sore but totally worth it.    READ MORE »


Fulton health director quits in wake of HIV scandal

The Fulton County health director who oversaw the county's squandering of millions of dollars in HIV prevention grants is out, retiring after intense scrutiny in the wake of reports about the program's failures.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta approves rainbow crosswalk at 10th & Piedmont

We told you it was about to happen. The Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs made it so on Wednesday, and you can thank one gay Atlanta man for making an LGBT rainbow crosswalk a reality for Atlanta.    READ MORE »


Boyfriend guilty of murdering Atlanta drag queen

The boyfriend of a longtime Atlanta drag queen pleaded guilty to shooting and killing her as a dispute over dinner turned violent, the final argument in a years-long tumultuous relationship.    READ MORE »


Atlanta man guilty in gruesome ‘gay panic’ murder

A Fulton County jury rejected a gay panic defense from a man accused of killing another man he met for sex, instead finding him guilty of shooting the victim in the head and stuffing his body inside a car trunk.    READ MORE »


RuPaul may be holding a second Atlanta queen

Skarlet Starlet may not be the first name you think of in Atlanta drag, but if growing rumors are true, she could be the next name to bust out of the scene onto the screen on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Bucks prep their rugby jocks for new season

The Atlanta Bucks taught their new recruits some basics about the sport on Saturday as the gay rugby squad prepares for its fall season.    READ MORE »


Veteran gay Atlanta editor launches online mag

Gay Atlanta’s own Rich Eldredge has reported the city's never-ending tapestry of stories for 25 years. Now he brings that experience and vision to his own media outlet. Welcome to Eldredge ATL.    READ MORE »


LGBT ally scores upset win in Georgia House race

A first-time political candidate who was outspoken in his support of LGBT issues scored an upset win on Tuesday for a Georgia House seat that includes portions of DeKalb and Fulton.    READ MORE »


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Josh McKoon escalates assault on gay marriage

State Sen. Josh McKoon can't let go of his fixation on gay marriage, so he wants to introduce another bill to make sure anti-gay conservatives like him have the protection of Georgia law to be so anti-gay.    READ MORE »

 
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