The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The end of an LGBTQ Atlanta nightlife era and a celebration of an even older one top the gay-tastic Queer Agenda calendar of socials, shows, soirees and other week-winding events.    READ MORE »

3 LGBT candidates win, 3 others in runoffs across Atlanta

3 LGBT candidates win, 3 others in runoffs across Atlanta

Three LGBT candidates won on Tuesday, giving Georgia its only transgender City Council member, while three others – Keisha Waites, Alex Wan and De’Andre Pickett – face runoffs next month.    READ MORE »

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mary Norwood in runoff for Atlanta mayor

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mary Norwood in runoff for Atlanta mayor

Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood – two City Council members – captured the most votes on Tuesday and will face one another in a runoff for Atlanta mayor.    READ MORE »

How John Eaves will ‘work hard’ on LGBT issues as Atlanta mayor

How John Eaves will ‘work hard’ on LGBT issues as Atlanta mayor

Through 10 years as Fulton County Commission chair, John Eaves built a lengthy track record on LGBT issues and developed support among gay voters. Now, he's pointing to that record as he runs for Atlanta mayor.    READ MORE »

How Kwanza Hall wants to help LGBT entrepreneurs as mayor

How Kwanza Hall wants to help LGBT entrepreneurs as mayor

Kwanza Hall, whose City Council district includes Midtown and several intown neighborhoods with large LGBT populations, said there's still progress to be done on LGBT issues – work he wants to continue as Atlanta mayor.    READ MORE »

How Ceasar Mitchell will be ‘vigilant’ on LGBT issues as mayor

How Ceasar Mitchell will be ‘vigilant’ on LGBT issues as mayor

Ceasar Mitchell has called for the defeat of anti-LGBT legislation, tweaked North Carolina for its anti-trans law and enjoyed LGBT support on his path to winning office as City Council president. Now he wants to continue his work on LGBT issues as Atlanta's next mayor.    READ MORE »

Keisha Waites could become Fulton’s first-ever LGBT leader

Keisha Waites could become Fulton’s first-ever LGBT leader

Keisha Waites said resigning her seat as a state lawmaker was 'bittersweet,' but after five years in the General Assembly she was ready to take that experience and run for Fulton County Commission chair.    READ MORE »

As mayor, Vincent Fort would take his LGBT advocacy to City Hall

As mayor, Vincent Fort would take his LGBT advocacy to City Hall

Vincent Fort has been fighting for LGBT and progressive causes for two decades in the Georgia Senate. Now he wants to take that advocacy – and his vision for the city – to City Hall as Atlanta's next mayor.    READ MORE »

Peter Aman wants to ‘support and protect’ LGBT Atlantans as mayor

Peter Aman wants to ‘support and protect’ LGBT Atlantans as mayor

Peter Aman has twice helped run the City of Atlanta. Now he wants the top job and as mayor said he would 'support and protect' LGBT people and use the bully pulpit of the office to address HIV and transgender issues.    READ MORE »

Heretic hosts a hunky, spooky Halloween party

Heretic hosts a hunky, spooky Halloween party

From bearish superheroes to sailors, devilishly sexy angels, clowns and more, the crowd at Heretic made the most of the club's Halloween party.    READ MORE »

Ten slays Halloween with Murder Under the Big Top party

Ten slays Halloween with Murder Under the Big Top party

Never one to rest on its laurels – even after an ablicious Pride block party – Ten cranked up its party machine again for Halloween, offering Murder Under the Big Top for queens to costume all Saturday night long.    READ MORE »

How Keisha Lance Bottoms will keep Atlanta inclusive as mayor

How Keisha Lance Bottoms will keep Atlanta inclusive as mayor

Keisha Lance Bottoms makes a pretty simple pitch for becoming Atlanta's next mayor. The two-term City Council member says she wants to continue her work of making the city a better place for all of its residents.    READ MORE »

On My Mind: Art, activism and a whole other kind of dance diva

On My Mind: Art, activism and a whole other kind of dance diva

Corian Ellisor isn’t your typical dancing queen. That said, he is one of Atlanta’s popuar queens, and man does he dance. Performances this weekend turn you every queer way but loose.    READ MORE »

Transgender woman murdered in Macon driveway

Transgender woman murdered in Macon driveway

Candace Towns – a 30-year-old transgender woman not seen for three days – was found shot to death on Tuesday at the top of a hill in a blighted neighborhood in Macon.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

That sound you hear growing louder like a freight train is November hurtling into your world with LGBTQ Atlanta events. Hop on board with the Queer Agenda of shows, soirees and specials.    READ MORE »

Mary Norwood explains how she’ll run Atlanta as its next mayor

Mary Norwood explains how she’ll run Atlanta as its next mayor

Mary Norwood wants to be Atlanta's next mayor. The seemingly indefatigable City Council member is running a second time, buoyed by what she describes as a groundswell of support from a diverse coalition that includes LGBT people, black voters, Republicans, Democrats and Independents.    READ MORE »

DJ Cindel helps Jungle celebrate a sexy, scary Halloween

DJ Cindel helps Jungle celebrate a sexy, scary Halloween

Jungle celebrated its last Halloween ever on Saturday with DJ Cindel and a crowd full of sexy and scary costumes.    READ MORE »

Hall County official fired for ‘intimate encounter’ with firefighter

Hall County official fired for ‘intimate encounter’ with firefighter

David Kimbrell – a longtime fire chief and emergency management director in North Georgia – was abruptly fired after a video surfaced of him engaged in 'an intimate encounter' with a male employee he hired.    READ MORE »

Drag, dance, costumes give life to Shalloween’s undead party

Drag, dance, costumes give life to Shalloween’s undead party

Queer Atlanta put its undead weirdness on full display Saturday for the third rendition of Shalloween, a Halloween event that mixes drag, dance and costumes for one big night of fun.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta on Halloween Weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta on Halloween Weekend

Creaking screams and things that go bump in the night are real this weekend. LGBTQ Atlanta embraces Halloween for weekly events that go all out with costumes for fun and fundraising.    READ MORE »

 
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