Fans flood Woof’s to cheer Falcons in Super Bowl

Gay Atlanta got its Super Bowl on, packing Woof's on Sunday to watch the Atlanta Falcons play in the team's first appearance in the big game in nearly 20 years.    READ MORE »


Bill protects LGBT students in Ga. private schools

A bill sponsored by a metro Atlanta lawmaker would prevent discrimination in hiring or admissions for private schools in Georgia that benefit from a publicly subsidized student scholarship program.    READ MORE »


Mayor Reed: LGBTs ‘essential part’ of Atlanta

Mayor Kasim Reed asserted that Atlanta will continue to support its LGBT residents, a population he called a 'great asset' and 'essential part' of the city's diversity.    READ MORE »


Senator introduces civil rights bill protecting LGBT Georgians

A Georgia state lawmaker introduced a sweeping civil rights bill on Thursday that would protect LGBT people against discrimination in housing, public accommodations and employment.    READ MORE »


Photographer celebrates people of infamous Cheshire Bridge

Cheshire Bridge Road – lined with strip clubs, bars and sex shops – has been Atlanta's own red light district for years. But photographer Teri Darnell has found creative inspiration on the corridor and is telling its story through thousands of photos.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Whether you’re taking in art and drag, or playing at love and bowling, maybe it’s just a three-day warm-up for the Big Game and a city full of LGBT events to celebrate Atlanta’s Super Bowl matchup.    READ MORE »


Sam Park ready to be Gold Dome bridge builder

State Rep. Sam Park – a rookie lawmaker and Georgia's first openly gay male one – is ready to fight anti-LGBT proposals. But he'd rather lean on his background as a gay Korean and Christian to build bridges.    READ MORE »


Gay Atlanta chamber networks way into new year

Whether it's honoring LGBT business leaders, serving holiday treats or cultivating young professionals, the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce knows networking. They showed it again Friday.    READ MORE »


Bearracuda beefs up for winter at Heretic

There's bulking up for winter and then there's Bearracuda: Winter Beef Edition. The popular event opened its 2017 at Heretic on Saturday with the perfect dance party for the season.    READ MORE »


Georgia Senate fires salvo in ‘religious freedom’ fight

Republican lawmakers in the Georgia Senate proposed constitutional protections to allow religious groups to receive public aid, the start of what could be the latest fight over anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' legislation.    READ MORE »


Josh McKoon won’t seek re-election to Georgia Senate

The Republican state lawmaker who has lobbied, fought and cajoled in support of anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' legislation at the State Capitol announced on Monday that he won't seek re-election.    READ MORE »


Atlanta Bucks rugby jocks drag it up for charity

A handful of contestants competed for the Miss Ruck N Maul crown on Saturday, a big burly beautiful mess of a fundraising pageant for the gay rugby jocks of the Atlanta Bucks.    READ MORE »


Trans Georgia inmate denied parole in self-defense killing

Ky Peterson, a transgender man incarcerated in a central Georgia prison for killing his rapist in self-defense, was denied parole and will remain in prison for at least four more years.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Close out the month on a high note with local LGBT events to suit every taste, from advocacy training to business networking, drag to dancing, plus boys, babes, booze and beyond.    READ MORE »


Armorettes drag, donate way to 38th birthday

With queens from across Atlanta – and a mix of performers past and present – the Armorettes celebrated their 38th anniversary on Sunday collecting tips, doing camp drag and dishing out cash to non-profits.    READ MORE »


Push from Georgia Democrats leaves out LGBT bill

Democrats in the Georgia House announced a legislative push, introducing measures to protect voting rights, expand Medicaid and support military families. But their priorities didn't include an LGBT-inclusive civil rights bill.    READ MORE »


Bill expands Georgia’s cannabis law to include HIV

People with HIV and AIDS might find themselves eligible to receive medical marijuana if Georgia lawmakers pass a proposal that expands the list of medical conditions that can be treated with it.    READ MORE »


Men sue over crotch-grab assaults at Wendy’s

Two men say the manager of a Gwinnett Wendy's repeatedly groped them, asked for sex and exposed himself, and when they complained about the same-sex sexual harassment he threatened deportation.    READ MORE »


Artsy affair raises funds for Jerusalem House

The fabulously fun night of fundraising and art that is An Affair of the Art unfolded on Saturday to support two causes – housing for people with HIV and art education for students.    READ MORE »


Progressive LGBTs rally political power at Blake’s

If you are progressive elected officials stuck in a red state world, what do you? You gather up your LGBTs for a post-Inauguration Power Hour at Blake's.    READ MORE »

 
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