Synagogue shooting renews calls for Georgia hate crime law

Synagogue shooting renews calls for Georgia hate crime law

Faith and community leaders gathered at Atlanta City Hall on Thursday to call on candidates and elected officials to denounce white supremacy in the wake of a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead.    READ MORE »

Meet Georgia’s LGBTQ and queer-friendly candidates for 2018
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Meet Georgia’s LGBTQ and queer-friendly candidates for 2018

Socially progressive voters may never be more motivated to hit the polls for a prophesized Blue Wave than in the 2018 midterm elections. It could be a Queer Wave as well.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You never stop plugging away at that queer life, and the LGBTQ-ATL keeps the pace with Atlanta events for your precious downtime. Scroll through the Queer Agenda calendar.    READ MORE »

Voters to decide if boozy brunch starts earlier on Sundays

Voters to decide if boozy brunch starts earlier on Sundays

Many Georgia voters are deciding more than their candidate picks this election season – they’re also choosing whether to have mimosas 90 minutes earlier during Sunday brunch.    READ MORE »

Stacey Abrams to tackle Georgia’s HIV ‘public health crisis’

Stacey Abrams to tackle Georgia’s HIV ‘public health crisis’

Stacey Abrams decried Georgia’s 'woefully inadequate' response to fighting HIV and said expanding Medicaid would help fight the state’s epidemic.    READ MORE »

Meet an Atlanta transgender legal eagle fighting fire with fire
Q magazine  |  Q&A  |  Community

Meet an Atlanta transgender legal eagle fighting fire with fire

Attorney Taylor Brown had a lot working against her on the path to becoming the Tyron Garner Memorial Fellow at Lambda Legal. But she has "a fire" in her, she says.    READ MORE »

Q mag queers your vote in critical midterm election cycle

Q mag queers your vote in critical midterm election cycle

Nov. 6 is a big day in LGBTQ Atlanta. In fact, some say it's the most crucial day for queer safety, rights and even survival in years, and our best chance to flick the pendulum back toward justice.    READ MORE »

Big money at stake for Heretic Halloween costume contest
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Big money at stake for Heretic Halloween costume contest

First, Heretic kicked off Halloween with a “Drag Race” winner on Friday, then they followed up with a big money costume contest to keep the scary party weekend going.    READ MORE »

Sexy costumes spice up Halloween at Ten
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Sexy costumes spice up Halloween at Ten

It was a parade of skin at Ten on Saturday as the Midtown bar celebrated Halloween with a costume contest.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta scares up Halloween bash at MSR
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LGBTQ Atlanta scares up Halloween bash at MSR

My Sister’s Room held its 22nd annual Halloween bash on Saturday by shelling out big bucks to the best overall costume.    READ MORE »

New scholarship fund to honor life of gay Atlanta nurse

New scholarship fund to honor life of gay Atlanta nurse

A new scholarship fund will carry on the legacy of a local gay man who died from a freak case of viral encephalitis. A benefit for the fund is set for Saturday in Chamblee.    READ MORE »

The best queer costume parties in Atlanta on Halloween Night

The best queer costume parties in Atlanta on Halloween Night

Queer Atlanta shows out with a packed Halloween Night party schedule to dress up and maybe even win some cash at multiple costume contests and celebrations.    READ MORE »

‘Drag Race’ winner brings Halloween realness to Heretic
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‘Drag Race’ winner brings Halloween realness to Heretic

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 9 winner Sasha Velour headlined a Halloween bash at Heretic on Friday to start the weekend off right.    READ MORE »

Brian Kemp’s queer niece voting for Stacey Abrams

Brian Kemp’s queer niece voting for Stacey Abrams

The holidays are going to be tense for one Georgia political family as Brian Kemp’s niece is speaking out about her support for Stacey Abrams and saying her uncle is “essentially running as Trump.”    READ MORE »

From exes to friends: the obstacle course of an amicable breakup

From exes to friends: the obstacle course of an amicable breakup

Even if you still love and respect each other, jumping hurdles is still part of any breakup. The Q meets two queer couples who are navigating their paths to a new normal.    READ MORE »

Gay GOP group endorses Brian Kemp for governor

Gay GOP group endorses Brian Kemp for governor

The Georgia Log Cabin Republicans endorsed a GOP incumbent state lawmaker over a gay attorney challenging her and reiterated its support for Brian Kemp.    READ MORE »

Atlanta LGBTQ groups band together to open HIV testing center

Atlanta LGBTQ groups band together to open HIV testing center

Atlanta is getting a new tool to fight its HIV epidemic in The SPOT, a free, LGBTQ-friendly HIV testing site that will provide LGBTQ healthcare referrals and sexual health information.    READ MORE »

Asking yourself the hard questions about ‘True Love’

Asking yourself the hard questions about ‘True Love’

What exactly is true love? Is it open to interpretation by each individual, or is there only a specific definition? Do we feel it every time we say it, or are they just routine words?    READ MORE »

Gay lawmaker faces tough rematch in Lawrenceville House race

Gay lawmaker faces tough rematch in Lawrenceville House race

State Rep. Sam Park is on a mission to follow through on his personal goal to expand Medicaid. But he must first face the Republican whose House District 101 seat he took in a 2016 upset.    READ MORE »

Out Front opener explores gay bar massacre 40 years before Pulse

Out Front opener explores gay bar massacre 40 years before Pulse

If your queer history doesn’t yet include the 1973 arson attack in New Orleans, let this be your tutorial. If you only know the outcome, let "The View Upstairs" at Out Front Theatre personalize it.    READ MORE »

 
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