Heretic has made a habit out of being one of gay Atlanta’s destinations on the night before Thanksgiving. The confluence of everyone off work but not quite ready for Thursday obligations packs the place each year.
The Thanksgiving tradition continued on Wednesday with DJ Sin Morera in the house pumping beats so the dancing queens could work up a calorie deficit before Thanksgiving gorging the next day. Between dancing and cocktailing, cuties rocked Heretic’s patio and bar areas for the unofficial start to Atlanta’s gay holiday season.
Photos by Randall Carpenter
Advocates for decriminalizing HIV in Georgia saw small wins last week as two measures from state lawmakers that would create committees to study the issue moved closer to passage. READ MORE »
The Georgia House on Tuesday easily approved legislation expanding access to medical marijuana to include people with AIDS and five other conditions. READ MORE »
Some 200 LGBTQ people marched through Midtown protesting violence against transgender people – including the murders of eight trans women – that has sent heartbreak, fear and anger through trans communities across the country. READ MORE »
A Republican lawmaker from Cobb introduced legislation that would protect LGBT state employees, but he left LGBT people out of a second civil rights bill that bans discrimination in public accommodations. READ MORE »
Gay Atlanta guys played Irish lads for a night to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Friday at Blake’s, putting a rainbow twist on some Erin go Brag. READ MORE »