Atlanta Dream adds second LGBT player to roster

Gay jock Layshia Clarendon is bringing her basketball talents – and outspoken support of LGBT issues – to Atlanta as the Dream acquired the talented guard from the Indiana Fever.    READ MORE »


Georgia lawmaker wants anti-gay bill in 2017

State Sen. Josh McKoon – ever the optimist when it comes to drafting anti-gay legislation – found the upside in a new poll that shows more people agreed with the veto of an anti-gay bill than disagreed with it.    READ MORE »


Accused killer: Gay panic made me shoot Atlanta man

The 17-year-old man accused of killing gay civic activist Barney Simms said he shot the 70-year-old victim twice in the back to defend himself from Simms' sexual advances.    READ MORE »


Georgia Equality endorses some but not all LGBT candidates

Georgia Equality has put its stamp of approval on a batch of candidates ahead of the May 24 primary – including two Republicans – while snubbing some LGBT candidates by declining to endorse them.    READ MORE »


Atlanta Bucks drag it up for Purple Dress Run

Burly gay rugby players and their athletic supporters dressed in their purple best and worked their looks during a fundraising jog through Midtown on Saturday.    READ MORE »


Fight over trans restrooms erupts in North Georgia

Some parents in Blue Ridge are angry that transgender students might use restrooms with their children and are protesting to protect 'their Christian values.'    READ MORE »


DJ King Atlas gets dance party Dumb at Felix’s

When a queer dance party crash lands at Felix's Atlanta, you better believe it's being piloted by DJ King Atlas. And the raunchy DJ talent did it again on Saturday with the latest installment of Dumb.    READ MORE »


Gay slur left on Gwinnett woman’s home, car

A Gwinnett mom spent Mother's Day on Sunday scrubbing her car, garage door and driveway after vandals spray painted anti-gay slurs that her young son discovered as the family prepared to go to church.    READ MORE »


Lesbian attorney works to stand out in Georgia House race

Lesbian attorney Valerie Vie is in a crowded race for the Georgia House. But her ability to work across party lines has helped her make progress on issues Vie hopes to champion at the State Capitol and makes her stand out in a six-person race.    READ MORE »


Bond denied for man accused of burning gay men

A Fulton judge denied bond for the 48-year-old man accused of pouring boiling water on a sleeping gay Atlanta couple, which means he’s likely to remain in jail until his trial on 10 felonies related to the attack.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta Bucks close out season with Blockade

The gay rugby jocks of the Atlanta Bucks closed out their season on Saturday, hosting the Charleston Blockade for a match at Boulevard Crossing Park.    READ MORE »


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Flag football jocks power through spring season

The jocks of the National Flag Football League of Atlanta continue to power through their season, hosting a slate of games as the teams move closer to the playoffs.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The first full weekend in May knows what you need, and you’re going to get it. Hard, long, and until you can’t take any more. Wait. Where were we? Oh right. Local LGBT events really satisfy.    READ MORE »


Gala benefits gay Atlanta’s homeless youth

With a fashion show, silent auction, drag star and more hors d-oeuvre than can possibly be consumed, big crowds enjoyed the gay-run Thriving Children benefit that raised big cash for an LGBT non-profit.    READ MORE »


Manila Luzon goes Femme Fatale on Burkhart’s

Manila Luzon brought her drag to Atlanta on Friday and the 'RuPaul's Drag Race' runner-up joined the Femme Fatale cast at Burkhart's for a special show.    READ MORE »


Nearly 950 LGBT youth are homeless in Atlanta

Nearly 950 LGBT youth in metro Atlanta are homeless, more than a quarter of the region's homeless youth population of 3,374, according to a new study by Georgia State University.    READ MORE »


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Gay Atlanta celebrates with HRC gala dinner

LGBT Atlanta celebrated its successes with friends and allies on Saturday, packing a downtown hotel ballroom for the upscale 29th Annual HRC Atlanta Gala Dinner & Auction.    READ MORE »


Atlanta named best LGBT travel destination

Open up the trophy case, Atlanta. The city that regularly scores top honors in all sorts of Best in Gay listicles has nailed another. A new ranking names Atlanta as the top destination for LGBT travel.    READ MORE »


Bob the Drag Queen serves Rosebud to Heretic

Legendary Children shared its Rosebud with gay Atlanta on Saturday, delivering 'RuPaul's Drag Race' finalist Bob the Drag Queen and a cast of characters to Heretic.    READ MORE »


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