Georgia lawmaker suggests quarantining people with HIV

Georgia lawmaker suggests quarantining people with HIV

State Rep. Betty Price, a Republican from Roswell, suggested quarantining people living with HIV during a House study committee meeting addressing the barriers HIV-positive people face.    READ MORE »

DJ Roland Belmares beats down Heretic’s Pride party
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DJ Roland Belmares beats down Heretic’s Pride party

As part of a full weekend of special Pride events, the men of Heretic had a parade of their own. They paraded not one, not two, but three DJs across three nights, including the legendary Roland Belmares for Saturday’s main event.    READ MORE »

BJ’s boys strip down Pride to the bare essentials
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BJ’s boys strip down Pride to the bare essentials

When Atlanta Pride in the park started cooling off, things were just beginning to heat up at the gay bars on Cheshire Bridge. No where was that more true at BJ Roosters, where dancers and patrons got steamy.
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The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Just because Pride is over doesn’t mean the LGBTQ events slow down. In fact, the opposite is true. Scroll through our Queer Agenda and let Atlanta show you a good time this weekend.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gets perfect score on LGBT equality for fifth consecutive year

Atlanta gets perfect score on LGBT equality for fifth consecutive year

The City of Atlanta continues to be an overachiever when it comes to LGBT equality, again notching a perfect score ­-- actually 104 -- on the HRC’s Municipal Equality Index. Eight other Georgia cities flopped in dramatic fashion.    READ MORE »

Why Cathy Woolard wants to be Atlanta’s next mayor

Why Cathy Woolard wants to be Atlanta’s next mayor

Cathy Woolard wants to be mayor. Sure, you might support her because she'd make history as Atlanta's first openly gay leader. But Woolard wants your vote because, she argues, she can do the job.    READ MORE »

Sports, gay fans and Atlanta Pride collide at Woofs
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Sports, gay fans and Atlanta Pride collide at Woofs

Atlanta’s gay sports bar got in on the Pride action starting on Friday and didn’t let up with a different game on every screen from College Football Saturday right through NFL Sunday.    READ MORE »

Blake’s rocks its park-side Pride view all weekend
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Blake’s rocks its park-side Pride view all weekend

Gay Atlanta often shortens the name Blake’s on the Park to “Blake’s” for simplicity sake, but during Pride, it’s the “Park” that makes it so ideal for a little extra merriment just steps away from the festival.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Pride parades through Ten’s  block party gun show
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Atlanta Pride parades through Ten’s block party gun show

Sunday Funday got its ante upped on Pride Weekend. The weekly indoor-outdoor festivities at Ten on the corner of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue became a hub for the annual Atlanta Pride Parade.    READ MORE »

Bulldogs Prides up and pours down its Friday night lineup
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Bulldogs Prides up and pours down its Friday night lineup

If you’re LGBTQ in Atlanta, and you are honey, you already know every Friday is the place to go for a welcoming time of dudes, drinks and DJ beats. On Pride weekend, it’s time to turn it up.    READ MORE »

Protesters troll ‘wicked, dirty’ Atlanta Pride parade

Protesters troll ‘wicked, dirty’ Atlanta Pride parade

A group of about two-dozen anti-LGBT protesters carried vulgar signs and taunted the Atlanta Pride parade on Sunday, using a bullhorn to urge “wicked, dirty homosexuals” to repent.    READ MORE »

Jungle blows roof off its Saturday Pride party

Jungle blows roof off its Saturday Pride party

There’s just something about Atlanta Pride Weekend that draws out the bodies and presses them together more than any other event. Take Saturday at Jungle, where people and Pride packed the place.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Pride dives into weekend with Georgia Aquarium party
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Atlanta Pride dives into weekend with Georgia Aquarium party

It's just not Atlanta Pride if you don't jumpstart the weekend of rainbow celebrations with the kickoff party at the Georgia Aquarium. So thousands did just that on Friday.    READ MORE »

‘RuPaul’s’ Aja busts out her Pride moves for Burkhart’s
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‘RuPaul’s’ Aja busts out her Pride moves for Burkhart’s

The fierce attitude and determination of Brooklyn queen Aja was on full tilt Friday as a two-night stint with the former “RuPaul’s Drag Race” queen helped kick off Pride in Atlanta at Burkhart’s.    READ MORE »

Boomer Banks sizes up Blake’s Shameless show

Boomer Banks sizes up Blake’s Shameless show

The only thing that could make Hump Day in Atlanta even humpier is an appearance by Boomer Banks. The porn favorite shook his moneymaker for the gathered gays on Wednesday at Blake's.    READ MORE »

Randy Rainbow raises laughs and funds for Lost N Found

Randy Rainbow raises laughs and funds for Lost N Found

Chances are you’ve already laughed with Randy Rainbow. The comic actor’s satirical song sendups of current events made him a gay YouTube sensation, and he brought the magic to Atlanta on Wednesday.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlantans show city #StillTooBusyToHate

LGBTQ Atlantans show city #StillTooBusyToHate

LGBTQ Atlantans spread some rainbow love on the wall of a Midtown restaurant as part of an installation to show that Atlanta is #StillTooBusyToHate.    READ MORE »

Atlanta police arrest suspect in shooting of gay bar patron

Atlanta police arrest suspect in shooting of gay bar patron

A 47-year-old convicted felon that Atlanta police called 'extremely dangerous' was arrested Thursday – just three days after he's accused of sexually harassing and then shooting a man who left a gay bar in Midtown.    READ MORE »

Georgia lawmaker publicly comes out as LGBTQ

Georgia lawmaker publicly comes out as LGBTQ

Rep. Renitta Shannon – a Democrat from Decatur – publicly came out as bisexual on Tuesday, boosting the number of openly LGBTQ state lawmakers in Georgia to four.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do Atlanta Pride Weekend

The best gay things to do Atlanta Pride Weekend

It’s here. You’re queer. Come out to it. The LGBT events for Atlanta Pride Weekend are vast and varied, with a little something for every taste and a lot of somethings to put the gay in your days.    READ MORE »

 
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