Atlanta to permanently install rainbow crosswalks in Midtown

Atlanta to permanently install rainbow crosswalks in Midtown

Mayor Kasim Reed announced on Monday – the first anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting -- that the city will install rainbow crosswalks at the intersection of Piedmont Avenue and 10th Street. Permanently.    READ MORE »

Big crowd rallies for LGBTQ rights at Atlanta Equality March
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Big crowd rallies for LGBTQ rights at Atlanta Equality March

A diverse crowd of hundreds – if not more than a thousand – LGBTQ Atlantans rallied and marched in Midtown on Sunday, calling for equality while also commemorating the 49 people killed in the Pulse massacre.    READ MORE »

Jon Ossoff ‘forcefully’ stands with LGBT Atlanta at Equality March

Jon Ossoff ‘forcefully’ stands with LGBT Atlanta at Equality March

Jon Ossoff, locked in a tight race for Georgia's 6th Congressional seat, pledged to stand 'publicly and forcefully' with LGBT people on Sunday as hundreds took part in the Atlanta Equality March.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Dream’s Angel McCoughtry opens ice cream shop

Atlanta Dream’s Angel McCoughtry opens ice cream shop

WNBA All-Star and Olympian Angel McCoughtry isn't delighting fans on the court – she's sitting this Atlanta Dream season out – but she's taking supporters to their happy place off the court. One scoop at a time.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the streets. From Stonewall Month to Pulse commemorations to all-night gay parties, LGBT happenings take you all the way through Monday.    READ MORE »

LGBT ally, non-profit leader running for Atlanta City Council

LGBT ally, non-profit leader running for Atlanta City Council

Educator and non-profit leader Matt Westmoreland – also an elected member of the Atlanta Board of Education – has set his sights on winning a seat on the Atlanta City Council to continue building an 'equitable, inclusive and diverse city.'    READ MORE »

Jon Ossoff, Karen Handel agree: No LGBT discrimination

Jon Ossoff, Karen Handel agree: No LGBT discrimination

Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel – locked in a close special election for metro Atlanta's 6th Congressional District – disagreed on most issues during a debate on Tuesday. But they agreed on this: LGBT people shouldn't face discrimination.    READ MORE »

Gay Republican hopes to unseat anti-LGBT Georgia Congressman

Gay Republican hopes to unseat anti-LGBT Georgia Congressman

Gay veteran and small business owner Danny Ellyson announced his campaign for Congress, hoping to unseat an anti-LGBT lawmaker in central Georgia. And he's running as a "progressive Republican."    READ MORE »

Gay civic activist launches bid for Fulton County Commission

Gay civic activist launches bid for Fulton County Commission

Josh McNair – a neighborhood activist, Morehouse College graduate and gay man – jumped into the race to fill an open seat on the Fulton County Commission.    READ MORE »

Positive Impact to expand staff with new $500,000 grant

Positive Impact to expand staff with new $500,000 grant

One of the largest HIV care centers in metro Atlanta is bracing for big changes – relocating facilities in Midtown and Duluth while adding community health workers thanks to a new $500,000 grant.    READ MORE »

East Point Possums delivers dragrific one final time

East Point Possums delivers dragrific one final time

Camp drag for a cause unfolded on Saturday with a crowd of hundreds around an outdoor stage for the finale of the East Point Possums Show.    READ MORE »

Heretic hosts triple-sized Sunday Funday for Memorial holiday

Heretic hosts triple-sized Sunday Funday for Memorial holiday

Heretic served a triple dose of Sunday Funday for the Memorial Day Weekend holiday, hosting Joining Hearts, Big Peach and DJ Kidd Madonny.    READ MORE »

Big Peach plays poolside to open softball tournament

Big Peach plays poolside to open softball tournament

Before the LGBT jocks of Big Peach Softball Tournament took to the fields, they partied hard during a poolside registration party on Friday in Midtown.    READ MORE »

DJ Vicki Powell takes Heretic Deep South for a dance party

DJ Vicki Powell takes Heretic Deep South for a dance party

When Heretic goes deep – Deep South, that is – it takes a trio of talented DJs to pull off this deliciously queer dance party. Paging Vicki Powell, Scooter McCreight and Chelsea Starr.    READ MORE »

Big Peach softball jocks party and play all weekend long

Big Peach softball jocks party and play all weekend long

Hundreds of jocks descended on gay Atlanta over the Memorial Day holiday for the Big Peach Softball Tournament, a weekend fest of play on the field and off.    READ MORE »

Bill Lowe repays $256,514 he stole from artists

Bill Lowe repays $256,514 he stole from artists

Nearly a dozen victims of gay Atlanta art dealer Bill Lowe will soon receive $256,514 in restitution for the proceeds he stole from them after selling their artwork and refusing to pay them.    READ MORE »

Atlanta police Chief Erika Shields quietly comes out as gay

Atlanta police Chief Erika Shields quietly comes out as gay

Police Chief Erika Shields came out as a lesbian in a new magazine profile, becoming the first-ever openly gay top cop at the Atlanta Police Department.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Whether you’re channeling Andy Warhol or donning suburban drag show for the last time, whether you’re Shooting the Hooch or shooting hooch, Atlanta’s LGBT events have you covered.    READ MORE »

Southern Fried Queer Pride serves tasty ‘Sweet Tea’

Southern Fried Queer Pride serves tasty ‘Sweet Tea’

Southern Fried Queer Pride promised five days of inclusive queer fun for the third rendition of its LGBTQ+ festival and delivered, including a closing party and variety show on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta author provides guide you need to plan LGBTQ wedding

Atlanta author provides guide you need to plan LGBTQ wedding

The growth of marriage equality has made the idea of planning a wedding more of a reality than ever for LGBTQ people, but finding outlets and advice that go beyond bride and groom norms can be a challenge. Gay Atlanta author and editor Kirsten Palladino has the answer.    READ MORE »

 
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