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Nearly 950 LGBT youth are homeless in Atlanta

Nearly 950 LGBT youth in metro Atlanta are homeless, more than a quarter of the region's homeless youth population of 3,374, according to a new study by Georgia State University.    READ MORE »


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Gay Atlanta celebrates with HRC gala dinner

LGBT Atlanta celebrated its successes with friends and allies on Saturday, packing a downtown hotel ballroom for the upscale 29th Annual HRC Atlanta Gala Dinner & Auction.    READ MORE »


Atlanta named best LGBT travel destination

Open up the trophy case, Atlanta. The city that regularly scores top honors in all sorts of Best in Gay listicles has nailed another. A new ranking names Atlanta as the top destination for LGBT travel.    READ MORE »


Get ready to dish. We want your LGBT insights.

Oh how the gays have opinions. And you seldom hold back in sharing them. That's exactly what we want. So please help us by taking a few minutes to click through this survey about all things LGBT.    READ MORE »


Anti-gay pastor sues Ga. agency for religious discrimination

An anti-gay pastor that claimed homosexuality is 'from the pits of hell' and should be considered a mental disorder is suing the Georgia Department of Public Health, which fired him shortly after hiring him when agency officials learned about his incendiary statements.    READ MORE »


Lost N Found wins $10,000 IKEA makeover

Lost N Found's big new home for LGBT Atlanta's homeless youth received a boost on Tuesday – a $10,000 makeover from the place that gays love to shop, IKEA.    READ MORE »


News  |  Politics

Meet the gay attorney running for Fulton judge

A family law attorney, Fulton County magistrate, hearing officer and gay Atlanta man hopes that his years of legal and judicial work will convince voters to give him a promotion to Fulton County Superior Court Judge.    READ MORE »


Atlanta’s hot gay dads expecting fifth child

The hot gay Atlanta dads whose Instagram photos of them caring for their kids went viral will need to make room in their photo feed. Kaleb Anthony and Kordale Lewis said they are expecting Baby No. 5.    READ MORE »


Sandy Springs to consider LGBT protections

A Sandy Springs city council member is lobbying for the metro Atlanta city to adopt an LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination statement to make it clear that 'discrimination has no place in our community.'    READ MORE »


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Trans activists protest bullying by East Point official

Transgender activists marched on the East Point Law Enforcement Center on Wednesday over allegations that the city solicitor misgendered, harassed and intimidated a trans woman during a court hearing for a traffic ticket.    READ MORE »


New development puts squeeze on Atlanta bathhouse

Nevermind the development surge sterilizing the quirk off Cheshire Bridge Road and threatening the strip's gay bars and businesses. A new project in Midtown will envelop a popular gay bathhouse.    READ MORE »


Gay Houston man dying after mysterious fall from overpass

A gay Houston man who was seriously injured early Monday after falling nearly 20 feet from a highway overpass after an auto accident is brain dead, police said.    READ MORE »


Half of these gay men will get HIV in their lifetime

Gay black and Latin men are at strikingly higher risk to be diagnosed with HIV than white men who have sex with men, part of a sobering reality of how the virus impacts gay men based on race.    READ MORE »


Houston doctor labeled anti-LGBT hate group

Houston anti-gay crusader Steven Hotze has been so strident for so long that the Southern Poverty Law Center has taken notice. The group named the Republican attack dog's organization an official hate group.    READ MORE »


Houston crusader: Gays ‘crazy as bedbugs’

Houston anti-gay crusader Steven Hotze just can't help himself. He's unleashed a new wave of venom against LGBT people as he tries to install a like-minded activist atop the state Republican Party.    READ MORE »


Black gay men with HIV receive less medical care

Black gay men with HIV are less likely than whites and Hispanics to receive consistent care, which would keep them healthier and less likely to infect others with the virus.    READ MORE »


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Annise Parker to show Dems how to do gay stuff

Annise Parker, out of Houston's City Hall for the first time in 18 years, isn't content to just navigate snowstorms and stay in school. Now she will chair an LGBT panel for national Democrats.    READ MORE »


Equality Texas wants Houston HIV funds put back

A $600,000 grant for HIV screenings in Houston is unlikely to be reinstated by state health officials, despite Planned Parenthood in Houston – the group that receives the funding – being cleared of wrong-doing.    READ MORE »


‘Honey Boo Boo’ patriarch admits to gay affair

Because everybody's a little gay, 'Honey Boo Boo' star, family patriarch and metro Atlanta guy Mike Thompson (Sugar Bear) admitted that he's cheated on longtime love Mama June Shannon with men.    READ MORE »


State official fired over racist, homophobic posts

A top official in the Georgia Department of Education who joked about gays and poles and mocked Whoopi Goldberg for being transgender was forced to resign after his offensive social media posts went viral.    READ MORE »

 
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