Atlanta Bucks Rugby rucks, mauls and scrums for homecoming
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Atlanta Bucks Rugby rucks, mauls and scrums for homecoming

The gay jocks of local rugby squad Atlanta Bucks have played on the road so far this year. That made competing in front of local supporters during their homecoming match on Saturday oh-so sweet.    READ MORE »

BJs studs strip down, suds up to wash cars for charity

BJs studs strip down, suds up to wash cars for charity

Boys and bubbles came together in a reliably fun way on Saturday afternoon at BJ Roosters, where the dancers by night became wash boys by day to benefit another beloved local charity.    READ MORE »

LGBT student shot, killed by campus police at Georgia Tech

LGBT student shot, killed by campus police at Georgia Tech

Scout Schultz, the 21-year-old president of the Pride Alliance at Georgia Tech, was shot and killed by campus police late Saturday after officers found the student with a closed knife outside a dorm.    READ MORE »

Queers move, shake their way to another ‘Best of Atlanta’ takeover

Queers move, shake their way to another ‘Best of Atlanta’ takeover

Swing a stick in Atlanta's coolest corners, and you’ll always hit some gays. But Creative Loafing's Best Of Atlanta takes the cake. And decorates it. And devours it – in the streets and out on the town.    READ MORE »

Out singer Ty Herndon to headline Atlanta Pride festival

Out singer Ty Herndon to headline Atlanta Pride festival

Gay country singer Ty Herndon will headline the Atlanta Pride festival in October, joining a list of entertainers that also includes recording artist Rita Ora, R&B group the Pointer Sisters and Atlanta-based hip hop group Arrested Development.    READ MORE »

Gay GOP group endorses Mitchell, Norwood for Atlanta mayor

Gay GOP group endorses Mitchell, Norwood for Atlanta mayor

Gay GOP group Georgia Log Cabin Republicans looked past two LGBT candidates and endorsed Ceasar Mitchell and Mary Norwood for mayor, while also backing a handful of other candidates in the upcoming city elections.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You work on those nasty old weekdays, so you betta work a LGBT weekend of events, honey. We got you. Check into the Gay Agenda for shows, parties, sports and other gay gather-rounds.    READ MORE »

Two LGBT candidates drop out of Atlanta City Council races

Two LGBT candidates drop out of Atlanta City Council races

A dozen LGBT candidates are campaigning for votes in races across metro Atlanta this fall. But the surprisingly large field of gay candidates has shrunk by two – Tyai Green and Lock Whiteside dropped out of their Atlanta City Council races.    READ MORE »

Blake’s owner: Forced closing felt like police raid

Blake’s owner: Forced closing felt like police raid

When Blake's ran low on ice during a busy Sunday of Black Gay Pride, owner Alan Briggs made a late-night run to restock. When he returned a half-hour later, police had ordered the popular bar to close early and offered shifting explanations about why.    READ MORE »

Big Freedia headlines Black Gay Pride party at Jungle
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Big Freedia headlines Black Gay Pride party at Jungle

When Black Gay Pride nightlife hits full stride, the celebrations are legendary and spread across the city – including a nights of festivities from Wassup N ATL at Jungle.    READ MORE »

DJ Cindel turns up the Labor Day heat at Heretic

DJ Cindel turns up the Labor Day heat at Heretic

When the Labor Day holiday rolls around, Heretic works extra hard on Sunday. The club throws open its doors, flies in a special DJ and parties late into the night.    READ MORE »

Black Gay Pride serves Pure Heat to Piedmont Park
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Black Gay Pride serves Pure Heat to Piedmont Park

Thousands of people celebrated Black Gay Pride on Sunday in Piedmont Park, taking in nearly two-dozen artists during the Pure Heat Community Festival.    READ MORE »

Atlanta woman fired for being gay takes case to Supreme Court

Atlanta woman fired for being gay takes case to Supreme Court

An Atlanta woman harassed and then fired from her job for being a lesbian is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case that argues federal law bans discrimination based on sexual orientation.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

If you’ve learned anything this week, it’s that time off does a body good. Do yours some more with LGBT events that say, hey four-day week or not, you crushed it and deserve another break.    READ MORE »

Atlanta chief ‘disappointed’ police forced gay bars to close early

Atlanta chief ‘disappointed’ police forced gay bars to close early

Atlanta police Chief Erika Shields said she is 'disappointed' that police commanders closed two gay bars early during Black Gay Pride and she reassigned the lieutenant who ignored the protests of bar owners and shut down the businesses anyway.    READ MORE »

Meet the trans business owner running for Doraville City Council

Meet the trans business owner running for Doraville City Council

Stephe Koontz – a small business owner and church administrator – is running for the Doraville City Council, hoping to become the city’s first transgender elected official and help guide it through future growth and redevelopment.    READ MORE »

Mary Norwood ‘dismayed’ by Atlanta police gay bar closings

Mary Norwood ‘dismayed’ by Atlanta police gay bar closings

Mary Norwood – a City Council member who is leading the Atlanta mayoral race – said she is 'dismayed' that Atlanta police ordered the closing of two gay bars during Black Gay Pride, but agreed with police that the action wasn't a case of discrimination.    READ MORE »

Cathy Woolard: Atlanta police bar closings look like discrimination

Cathy Woolard: Atlanta police bar closings look like discrimination

Cathy Woolard – the first openly LGBT person elected to office in Georgia and a candidate for Atlanta mayor – said she's "deeply disturbed" by Atlanta police closing two gay bars during Black Gay Pride and suggested the incident was spurred by discrimination.    READ MORE »

Atlanta police close gay bars early during Black Gay Pride

Atlanta police close gay bars early during Black Gay Pride

Atlanta police ordered several LGBT bars and restaurants popular with gay patrons to close early on Sunday as they were filled with people celebrating Black Gay Pride.    READ MORE »

Meet the gay civic activist running for Doraville City Council

Meet the gay civic activist running for Doraville City Council

Joseph Geierman -- a gay longtime resident and civic activist in Doraville -- jumped into the race for a seat on the city council, hoping to provide progressive leadership for the small city in DeKalb County.    READ MORE »

 
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