Category:  Dawg Days

Topher Payne hears the echo of ‘Beached Wails’

Before he was a veteran Atlanta playwright, Topher Payne opened his first play “Beached Wails” in the ATL back in 2002. Payne and Stage Door Players dust off the cobwebs and re-open the play Friday.    READ MORE »

‘Designing Women LIVE’ play relives TV fave

Longing for a return of Julia, Suzanne, Mary Jo and Charlene? See a live version of “Designing Women” on Wednesday and Thursday, with one twist—the major performers are all male.    READ MORE »

On the books: Laws that hurt us all

imageJoshua Trey Barnett is the co-creator and editor of GayInAthens.com and the contributing blogger behind Dawg Days, a weekly update from Athens for Project Q Atlanta.

Moe’s Clothing Store is a fictional company and Larry a fictional worker. When Moe discovers that Larry is homosexual, he pulls a Donald Trump and says, “You’re fired."

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Ga. leaders against the grain on gay rights

imageJoshua Trey Barnett is the co-creator and editor of GayInAthens.com and the contributing blogger behind Dawg Days, a weekly update from Athens for Project Q Atlanta.

Tuesday brought sad news for the LGBT community, but we can’t let the California Supreme Court’s bad judgment get in the way of all that we’re fighting for.

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How to have a gay May in Athens

imageJoshua Trey Barnett is the co-creator and editor of GayInAthens.com and the contributing blogger behind Dawg Days, a weekly update from Athens for Project Q Atlanta.

Now that school's out for summer break, a large chunk of Athens' gay community has returned to their other homes for the summer. But the residents and the die hards have hung around for what promises to be some hot summer days.

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Why being out and proud is so vital

imageJoshua Trey Barnett is the co-creator and editor of GayInAthens.com and the contributing blogger behind Dawg Days, a weekly update from Athens for Project Q Atlanta.

Athens is Atlanta’s little queer sister.

We have a gay bar, a welcoming downtown scene, more LGBT-themed and -friendly organizations than you can shake your stick at (no pun intended), big gay events on a regular basis, a network of socialites and connected queers, and we even have our own Pride event.

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Gay Athens out in full force, Bulldogs and all

imageJoshua Trey Barnett is the co-creator and editor of GayInAthens.com and the contributing blogger behind Dawg Days, a weekly update from Athens for Project Q Atlanta.

Hello Atlanta!

I’m writing to you from beautiful downtown Athens. Our streets are lined with blooming trees, the grass across the street in UGA’s historic North Campus is getting greener, and the gay community is out in full force. I just watched a cute gay couple walk past my normal seat at my favorite little coffee spot, hands clasped together, out and proud in this diverse little college town.

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