There's no better way to close summer than with the mashup of hunks, drag queens, performers and leather daddies that crash New Orleans for Southern Decadence.
It's a sexy and messy Labor Day tradition that attracts the gays from across the U.S. Of course, the #instagay army was out in force. If you weren't among the thousands LGBT'ing it up for the annual tribute to male debauchery – or even if you were – Instagram provides an up close and personal look at the big party weekend.
We culled through #NOLA and #SouthernDecadence to get a taste ourselves. Here are some of our favorites. Need more? Indulge in the bulges of SoDec 2015, Joining Hearts, Memorial Day in Pensacola and Atlanta Pride.
Out Atlanta comic Ian Aber says we tell ourselves that LGBTQ bars are equal for everyone, but performers and people of color know differently. Aber shows the receipts. READ MORE »
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle – the leading Republican candidate for governor – doubled-down on 'religious freedom' legislation and pledged to push through an anti-LGBT adoption and foster care ban that is winding its way through the state Senate. READ MORE »
With local LGBTQ animal lovers sitting for photographer James L. Hicks, to the lies we tell ourselves about racism, Q goes from your dearest queer heart to our darkest queer tendencies. READ MORE »
The queens who quit Burkhart's over racist social media posts came together on Friday for the first Queens United benefit show. READ MORE »
Alex Mecum and all of his meaty assets delivered big for Blake's on Wednesday as the Midtown hotspot offered a Valentine's edition of Shameless with host Kyra Mora. READ MORE »