Gay-owned Plaza Theatre staying put after sale

Gay-owned Plaza Theatre staying put after sale

The retail center that houses the iconic and gay-owned Plaza Theatre was sold to a North Carolina developer but the theater's owner said the sale won't impact his operations.    READ MORE »

Court rules against Georgia woman fired for being gay

Court rules against Georgia woman fired for being gay

A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court rejected the case of a security guard at a Georgia hospital who sued when she was fired for being gay.    READ MORE »

Lost N Found searching for drop-in center, permanent home

Lost N Found searching for drop-in center, permanent home

Lost N Found Youth could be close to finding a new home for its drop-in center, one that would be open 24 hours a day and better able to handle the more 500 visits the current center is now seeing monthly.    READ MORE »

Georgia lawmaker introduces LGBT-inclusive hate crime bill

Georgia lawmaker introduces LGBT-inclusive hate crime bill

A state lawmaker wants to replace the hate crime law Georgia once had, introducing an LGBT-inclusive bill to spark a conversation about protecting marginalized groups that are targets for violence.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Special guest stars and big parties light up the night, while gay jocks blow out the day when LGBT Atlanta events take on the weekend, grab it by the shoulders and shake it until the fun falls out.    READ MORE »

Fulton partners with Morehouse to bring PrEP to campus

Fulton partners with Morehouse to bring PrEP to campus

The student health center at Morehouse College will soon be offering PrEP – the HIV prevention tool taken once per day ­– to students thanks to funds and training from Fulton County and Kaiser Permanente.    READ MORE »

Bill would expand Georgia rape law to include men

Bill would expand Georgia rape law to include men

A bill in the Georgia Senate would expand the state’s definition of rape to include men, a revision that LGBT advocates say would better help victims and aid police in criminal investigations.    READ MORE »

Macon commission supports LGBT civil rights bill

Macon commission supports LGBT civil rights bill

The Macon-Bibb County Commission on Tuesday called on state lawmakers to pass an LGBT-inclusive civil rights bill and showed support for expanding the county's non-discrimination code.    READ MORE »

Progressives, LGBTs pow wow over politics and cocktails

Progressives, LGBTs pow wow over politics and cocktails

Progressive politicos gathered Saturday to hear the latest on legislation in the Georgia General Assembly and to toast LGBT lawmakers and activists who are battling for their issues at the State Capitol.    READ MORE »

Hotlanta Softball jocks show their team spirit

Hotlanta Softball jocks show their team spirit

Hotlanta Softball is getting serious – seriously ready for the start of a new season. So the gay jocks showed their team spirit during the league's annual Jersey Party on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta United denounces anti-gay chant at home opener

Atlanta United denounces anti-gay chant at home opener

Atlanta United came out swinging against fans who yelled an anti-gay slur at opponents during the professional soccer team’s home opener in Midtown on Sunday.    READ MORE »

Anti-gay bill stalls, activists warn ‘remain vigilant’

Anti-gay bill stalls, activists warn ‘remain vigilant’

A controversial 'religious freedom' bill failed to clear a key legislative hurdle on Friday, but LGBT activists warned opponents of the measure to remain vigilant until the legislative session ends in late March.    READ MORE »

HIV tests may soon include details about PrEP

HIV tests may soon include details about PrEP

Two bills that deal with sexual health issues – including one that improves HIV education and access to information about PrEP – scored important legislative wins in the Georgia House.    READ MORE »

ManShaft brings logjam of lumbersexy to Heretic

ManShaft brings logjam of lumbersexy to Heretic

ManShaft gathered its boys with beards, bears and lumberjacks for a sexy logjam on Saturday as the popular dance party series returned to Heretic.    READ MORE »

Gay business group says treasurer stole $60,000

Gay business group says treasurer stole $60,000

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce fired its treasurer after accusing him of stealing more than $60,000 from the LGBT business organization.    READ MORE »

Atlanta schools back protections for trans students

Atlanta schools back protections for trans students

Several school districts in metro Atlanta – and at least one college campus – reaffirmed their commitment to protect trans students in the wake of the Trump administration rescinding guidelines on their safety.    READ MORE »

Gay Athens man attacked, called anti-gay slur

Gay Athens man attacked, called anti-gay slur

A 24-year-old North Georgia man was arrested after police say he yelled a slur at a gay man walking in downtown Athens and then physically attacked him.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

In like a lion, the month roars onto the LGBT Atlanta events scene. March may be just getting started, but it hits the ground running to keep you busy with soirees, sports and socials.    READ MORE »

Anti-gay lawmaker uses gay student to pass bill

Anti-gay lawmaker uses gay student to pass bill

Georgia Rep. Earl Ehrhart – who relentlessly mocks LGBT people – invoked the story of a gay college student to help pass a campus rape bill months after he labeled LGBT students a 'hate group.'    READ MORE »

LGBT Atlanta mourns slain transgender performer

LGBT Atlanta mourns slain transgender performer

LGBT Atlanta is memorializing Chyna Gibson and raising funds to help the family of the popular transgender performer who was murdered Saturday as she celebrated Mardi Gras in New Orleans.    READ MORE »

 
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