Charlotte tries to ease tensions over LGBT protections

More than 200 people gathered in Charlotte on Monday for a community conversation on proposed LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances rejected by city leaders last year and up for a potential vote this month.    READ MORE »

This guy makes your morning coffee even hotter

With his morning coffee wearing his onesie –and often much, much less – or posing and flexing in the gym, Alec Varcas does most anything with smoldering sex appeal.    READ MORE »

Lawmakers hold surprise hearing on anti-gay bill

Republicans in the Georgia Senate engaged in legislative trickery on Monday, holding a hearing on one of the most anti-gay bills in the legislature with little notice and then adjourning just minutes later.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta celebrates life of Sir Alan Penrod

Friends, leather enthusiasts and gay Atlanta family of Alan Penrod celebrated his life on Saturday during an emotional memorial service at the bar he called home – the Eagle.    READ MORE »

Lambda Legal toasts its ‘Southern Love’ in Atlanta

The gay legal eagles of Lambda Legal descended on Atlanta over the weekend for some Southern love, lots of knoshing and to formally welcome their new regional director in the Atlanta office.    READ MORE »

‘Honey Boo Boo’ patriarch admits to gay affair

Because everybody's a little gay, 'Honey Boo Boo' star, family patriarch and metro Atlanta guy Mike Thompson (Sugar Bear) admitted that he's cheated on longtime love Mama June Shannon with men.    READ MORE »

State official fired over racist, homophobic posts

A top official in the Georgia Department of Education who joked about gays and poles and mocked Whoopi Goldberg for being transgender was forced to resign after his offensive social media posts went viral.    READ MORE »

Meet the gay restaurateur keeping Midtown so fresh

From actor to restaurateur and even charity bingo player, Mitchell Anderson is a jack-of-all-trades. And now the soup, salad and sandwich king of Midtown has put his thoughts and tasty recipes into a new book.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Doff those work clothes and strap on your weekend alter-ego. It’s time to go exploring to find out what LGBT Atlanta’s event calendar has in store to entertain the best version of yourself.    READ MORE »

Blake’s drags up its Super Sunday celebration

You just knew that a sprinkling of snow and a blast of freezing temps wouldn't keep the boys from the cocktails and the queens from the stage at Blake's.    READ MORE »

New civil rights bill leaves out LGBT Georgians

A Cobb Republican proposed a sweeping civil rights law that bans discrimination in public accommodations – a first for Georgia. But the measure, with bipartisan support, leaves out LGBT people.    READ MORE »

Ten throws itself Sunday Funday birthday bash

Ten Atlanta celebrated its birthday just like you'd expect from the popular gay Atlanta nightspot – a Sunday Funday full of cocktails, guys and fun.    READ MORE »

Charlotte plots new strategy for LGBT protections

The strategy for passing a long-sought-after package of LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances in Charlotte has shifted as advocates prepare for city leaders to vote a second time on the proposal.    READ MORE »

Cobb lawmaker introduces new anti-gay bill

In case one controversial, anti-gay 'religious freedom' bill isn't enough, a Georgia lawmaker proposed a second on Monday – adding to the growing list of legislation taking aim at gay marriage.    READ MORE »

Gay meteorologist killed in Midtown crash

A veteran gay meteorologist with the Weather Channel was killed Sunday when his car crashed into a Midtown Atlanta hotel and injured another person.    READ MORE »

Jerusalem House fundraises with an artsy affair

Add cocktails to an art auction, toss in a live painting demonstration and there's the recipe for a fabulously fun night of fundraising for Jerusalem House.    READ MORE »

Is this the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ in Georgia?

This brotastic college guy from metro Atlanta is a football loving, gun toting, fitness buff who just happens to be the most swiped guy in Georgia on Tinder. We'd totally right swipe him.    READ MORE »

Bill protects gay marriage opponents in Georgia

A Republican state lawmaker wants to protect people, businesses and churches from gay marriage by prohibiting them from facing legal penalties and gutting LGBT non-discrimination ordinances across Georgia.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Shows, soirees and special guests. After a week of taking one for the team, it’s time for you to dive deep into downtime and come up sated with our weekly roundup of LGBT events.    READ MORE »

Memorial service set for beloved gay Atlanta man

Gay Atlanta has two opportunities to celebrate the life of Alan Penrod, the beloved leather enthusiast, title-holder and event organizer who died last week.    READ MORE »