10 formerly derogatory words LGBTQs have reclaimed as our own

10 formerly derogatory words LGBTQs have reclaimed as our own

Slurs can be hurtful. When we use them as a term of endearment or twist the concepts, we reclaim our terms, remove their power, and shift their meanings in our favor. Here are our top ten.    READ MORE »

Q mag: How to reclaim queer slurs and wield them as armor

Q mag: How to reclaim queer slurs and wield them as armor

Call us by our names. That's the message in the latest Q magazine. Meet leaders of the pack Atlanta's Dykes on Bikes, turn certain terms in your favor, and find fresh takes on reinventing yourself.    READ MORE »

LGBT Atlanta honors social justice advocates during MLK breakfast

LGBT Atlanta honors social justice advocates during MLK breakfast

LGBT Atlanta celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., during the 17th Annual Bayard Rustin-Audre Lorde Breakfast by honoring transgender activist Dee Dee Chambers and two social justice advocates who passed away last year.    READ MORE »

Say his name: Why the LGBTQ movement must remember Tyron Garner

Say his name: Why the LGBTQ movement must remember Tyron Garner

The unsung hero quashing sodomy laws, the way he was milked in the process, and how the movement for LGBTQ rights is sometimes paved over the backs of our most beautiful misfits.    READ MORE »

When that older man treating you like a sub is so not your daddy

When that older man treating you like a sub is so not your daddy

If an older man wants to make you princess and you're not the one, or when a so-called ‘friend’ chokes on his own HIV stigma, it's time to ask Life Judge. It's The Q.    READ MORE »

Fashionable queers letting their hair put color in winter

Fashionable queers letting their hair put color in winter

Bundled up to your eyeballs, one of the only places to add color in the bleak midwinter is our hair. This year, it's in totally unnatural, completely vibrant and entirely fabulous hues.    READ MORE »

Trans woman dodges ‘chasers’ before saying, let’s get (or not get) physical

Trans woman dodges ‘chasers’ before saying, let’s get (or not get) physical

Atlanta writer discusses "trans chasers" who fetishize her make meaningful connections tough, and suggests ways to avoid being one of them.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The last three-day holiday weekend until Easter packs a gay punch for MLK Day in Atlanta. Parties, performances, mixers, meetings and more stay busy through Monday.    READ MORE »

Burkhart’s brings the party favors to ring in New Year

Burkhart’s brings the party favors to ring in New Year

Burkhart's strapped on its party favors, turned up the music and rang in 2018 with a bang on Dec. 31.    READ MORE »

‘Winter Pride’ events put the LGBTQ in ATL MLK

‘Winter Pride’ events put the LGBTQ in ATL MLK

King Weekend means one thing to Atlanta LGBTs of color: Winter Pride. Meet the major players with enough parties and plans to crank reverence and revelry to full tilt.    READ MORE »

Gay favorite restaurant Cowtippers to close in late January

Gay favorite restaurant Cowtippers to close in late January

Cowtippers – an iconic and popular LGBT restaurant for more than two decades – is shutting its doors and closing in late January, likely making way for new Beltline-adjacent apartments.    READ MORE »

Q mag welcomes packed MLK Weekend to queer Atlanta

Q mag welcomes packed MLK Weekend to queer Atlanta

From voices on POC recognition, to parties for MLK Weekend, to popping vivid hair hues for winter, this issue of Q magazine tells colorful LGBTQ stories.    READ MORE »

Alleged killer indicted for murder of Atlanta transgender woman

Alleged killer indicted for murder of Atlanta transgender woman

The transgender woman accused of killing Atlanta trans woman Ava Le'Ray Barrin during a parking lot fight between rival groups of friends was formally indicted by a grand jury on murder charges.    READ MORE »

UGA fans pack Woofs to cheer on Bulldogs during National Championship

UGA fans pack Woofs to cheer on Bulldogs during National Championship

Bulldog Nation descended on Woofs on Monday to cheer on UGA as it fought for its first national championship in 37 years.    READ MORE »

Basement goes ‘80s with queer-inclusive Heyday Dance Party

Basement goes ‘80s with queer-inclusive Heyday Dance Party

Nonsense ATL – the purveyors of hip dance parties across Atlanta – helped a big, queer-inclusive crowd shake off the cold and get into the groove of a new year with its first '80s dance party of 2018 on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Blake’s makes it rain for New Year’s Eve celebration

Blake’s makes it rain for New Year’s Eve celebration

Drag, dancers and dollars made New Year's Eve a special night at Blake's as the Midtown bar celebrated with its annual Pennies From Heaven.    READ MORE »

Ten kisses goodbye to 2017 with New Year’s Eve Ball

Ten kisses goodbye to 2017 with New Year’s Eve Ball

Ten toasted the arrival of 2018 with a special New Year's Eve Ball and a packed house on Sunday.    READ MORE »

Doraville makes history by swearing in two LGBT City Council members

Doraville makes history by swearing in two LGBT City Council members

Joseph Geierman and Stephe Koontz helped Doraville make history Thursday, giving the City Council two LGBT members for the first time and swearing in the only openly trans elected official in Georgia.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The holigays are over, but LGBT events the first weekend of the New Year don’t skip a beat. There are too many theme parties, variety shows and playoff games to slow your roll.    READ MORE »

Heretic throws White Party for New Year’s Eve

Heretic throws White Party for New Year’s Eve

Heretic served winter wonderland for New Year's Eve, draping itself in white and partying late into the night on Sunday with its loyal customers for the annual Genesis White Party.    READ MORE »

 
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