Joining Hearts shows its ‘Love’ for Valentine’s

Joining Hearts launched its season of raising funds for HIV charities on Saturday, celebrating Valentine's with its annual Love on the Rocks event.    READ MORE »

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Lawmakers probe HIV impact on black Georgians

State lawmakers joined with LGBT and HIV activists on Thursday to hold a public hearing exploring the impact of the HIV epidemic among black Georgians.    READ MORE »

Ga. pays anti-gay pastor $225,000 to settle suit

A pastor that claimed homosexuality is 'from the pits of hell' and should be considered a mental disorder is receiving $225,000 from Georgia to settle a federal lawsuit that he was fired for his religious beliefs.    READ MORE »

Furball returns to Heretic for more furry fun

Looking for some furry fun this weekend? Look no further than Furball, which returns to the Heretic this Friday after a packed Atlanta debut last year.    READ MORE »

Senate Democrats unveil ‘historic’ LGBT civil rights bill

Democrats in the Georgia Senate formally unveiled a sweeping civil rights bill that would protect LGBT people and others from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

LGBT ATL turns on its heart lights. Whether you’re courting a sweetie, considering a few, or nursing your own broken hearts club this weekend, come sop up some Valentine’s Gay events.    READ MORE »

Meet the hot cop that is definitely Duluth’s finest

The competition for metro Atlanta's sexiest police spokesman keeps getting hotter. You can thank Duluth Officer Ted Sadowski for that.    READ MORE »

‘More to Love’ shows big hearts for Lost N Found

It's that time of year when the celebration of love takes on many forms. And organizers of the annual 'More to Love' event showed their love on Friday by collecting items in need for Lost N Found Youth.    READ MORE »

HRC Atlanta bowls with bell bottoms, big wigs

Atlanta supporters of the Human Rights Campaign got their groove on Saturday, channeling the 1970s for the group's annual bowling for equality event.    READ MORE »

Bullying bill would protect LGBT students in Ga.

A bill introduced by a metro Atlanta state lawmaker would better protect LGBTQ students form bullying and expand what's prohibited to include other forms of intimidation.    READ MORE »

Josh McKoon: LGBT opponents make ‘empty threats’

Sen. Josh McKoon made another push for 'religious freedom' legislation, invoking the Super Bowl, dismissing critics as 'empty threats' and humbly describing a sweeping anti-LGBT bill as 'modest.'    READ MORE »

Flag football jocks throw Super Bowl party at Blake’s

The gay jocks of the National Flag Football League of Atlanta cheered on the Falcons and recruited for their own league during Super Bowl Sunday at Blake's.    READ MORE »

Fans flood Woof’s to cheer Falcons in Super Bowl

Gay Atlanta got its Super Bowl on, packing Woof's on Sunday to watch the Atlanta Falcons play in the team's first appearance in the big game in nearly 20 years.    READ MORE »

Bill protects LGBT students in Ga. private schools

A bill sponsored by a metro Atlanta lawmaker would prevent discrimination in hiring or admissions for private schools in Georgia that benefit from a publicly subsidized student scholarship program.    READ MORE »

Mayor Reed: LGBTs ‘essential part’ of Atlanta

Mayor Kasim Reed asserted that Atlanta will continue to support its LGBT residents, a population he called a 'great asset' and 'essential part' of the city's diversity.    READ MORE »

Senator introduces civil rights bill protecting LGBT Georgians

A Georgia state lawmaker introduced a sweeping civil rights bill on Thursday that would protect LGBT people against discrimination in housing, public accommodations and employment.    READ MORE »

Photographer celebrates people of infamous Cheshire Bridge

Cheshire Bridge Road – lined with strip clubs, bars and sex shops – has been Atlanta's own red light district for years. But photographer Teri Darnell has found creative inspiration on the corridor and is telling its story through thousands of photos.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Whether you’re taking in art and drag, or playing at love and bowling, maybe it’s just a three-day warm-up for the Big Game and a city full of LGBT events to celebrate Atlanta’s Super Bowl matchup.    READ MORE »

Sam Park ready to be Gold Dome bridge builder

State Rep. Sam Park – a rookie lawmaker and Georgia's first openly gay male one – is ready to fight anti-LGBT proposals. But he'd rather lean on his background as a gay Korean and Christian to build bridges.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta chamber networks way into new year

Whether it's honoring LGBT business leaders, serving holiday treats or cultivating young professionals, the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce knows networking. They showed it again Friday.    READ MORE »