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 »

Lawmaker lashes out at gay marriage in Georgia

A state lawmaker who warned of an assault on gay marriage made good on his promise Wednesday, filing his First Amendment Defense Act of Georgia. It's worse than expected.    READ MORE »

LGBT candidate wins House race, faces runoff

First-time queer candidate Park Cannon won a special election on Tuesday to replace the LGBT state representative who stepped aside, but her margin of victory wasn't enough to avoid a runoff.    READ MORE »

Meet the six gays running for Georgia House

At least six openly gay candidates are running for a seat in the Georgia House, a legislative chamber that's growing increasingly hostile to LGBT equality.    READ MORE »

Abel sprinkles his ‘Magical’ DJ dust on Heretic

Powerhouse DJ Abel delivered a fantastic night to a packed Heretic on Saturday, proving that even as this popular bar hits its mid-20s that it just gets better.    READ MORE »

Rustin Lorde Breakfast celebrates LGBT in MLK Day

LGBT Atlanta honored the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday with song, celebration, inspiration and activism during the 15th Annual Rustin Lorde Breakfast.    READ MORE »

Georgia House Speaker prioritizes anti-gay bills

House Speaker David Ralston wants his slap at gay marriage considered first, putting it ahead of three other more anti-gay proposals in front of lawmakers at the Georgia Capitol.    READ MORE »

Charlotte eatery takes stand against LGBT bias

One Charlotte restaurant owner is taking a personal and professional stand against discrimination as the city debates a package of LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances slated for a vote on Feb. 8.    READ MORE »

Friends mourn gay attorney ‘with big heart’

A gay Atlanta attorney who worked with LGBT non-profits and often put the needs of friends and clients ahead of his own has died. Friends will celebrate his life on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta mourns loss of its leather daddy

A popular gay Atlanta leather enthusiast, title-holder, and leather and BDSM event organizer died on Thursday after suffering a 'medical emergency.'    READ MORE »

Georgia lawmakers throwing anti-gay tantrum

On just the third day of the new session, Republican lawmakers launched an all-out assault on gay Georgians – first with an anti-gay pastor and then by introducing bills to undermine marriage equality.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Just when you thought the holigays were over, LGBT MLK in the ATL spells out one more long weekend for the road. Get those events, plus tons of other people, parties and performances.    READ MORE »

Bill would protect anti-gay businesses in Georgia

Anti-gay Republicans in the Georgia House threw down the gauntlet on Wednesday, filing a bill that would protect private businesses who refuse service to gay couples getting married.    READ MORE »

House gets bill to protect pastors from the gays

House Speaker David Ralston moved to undercut a controversial 'religious freedom' bill by offering one that protects pastors from gay marriage in a way that's likely to pass muster with LGBT activists.    READ MORE »

This fitness trainer so ready for swimsuit season

To remind us mere mortals that swimsuit season is not too far away, Jose Murcia hits it hard. In the gym, on the beach or on stage, and snaps sexy selfies all along the way.    READ MORE »

Gay Georgia House candidate raises most cash

When it comes to cash, an LGBT candidate competing for an Atlanta area seat in the Georgia House has raised and spent more of it than either of her two opponents.    READ MORE »

GOP leader in no hurry to revisit anti-gay bill

A powerful Republican lawmaker poured cold water on the already heated debate over 'religious freedom,' hinting on Monday that he's in no hurry to take up the controversial bill again.    READ MORE »

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Three gay Atlanta men killed in tragic car crash

Three gay Atlanta men were killed early Saturday when the car they were riding in lost control, plunged over a barrier and crashed upside down on Interstate 75.    READ MORE »

Georgia voters reject RFRA if it discriminates

Georgia voters want their medical marijuana, casino gambling and ability to discriminate against the LGBTs. Or maybe not, depending on which poll you believe.    READ MORE »