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Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

A week before Christmas, and all through the gayborhood, not a creature was stirring... Wait. These LGBT Htown events are totally stirring to send you into weekend mode as quickly as possible.    READ MORE »

3 ways Nathan Deal lets AIDS kill gay men

Gov. Nathan Deal, comfortably delivered to a second term last month, is no friend to LGBT equality. It's not so much that he's an outspoken opponent – OK, maybe he is – but it's his inaction that proves deadly.    READ MORE »

The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

A week before Christmas, and all through the gayborhood, not a creature was stirring... Wait. These LGBT events are totally stirring to send you into weekend mode as quickly as humanly possible.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta couples top ‘Most Inspiring of 2014’

Atlanta and its gays are always making national lists of the best, brightest and gayest. We’re used to it. But dang it if we aren’t beaming with pride like it’s a new phenomenon every time it happens.    READ MORE »

Atlanta fire chief rallies anti-gay supporters

As Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran served a suspension over his controversial book with anti-gay slurs, he spoke to anti-gay religious leaders who then rallied their supporters to his side.    READ MORE »

Financial losses prompt Marietta gay bar to close

The Marietta gay bar that did drag, hosted porn stars and gave a home to North Georgia Marietta Pride is calling it quits and closing after one last celebration on New Year's Eve.    READ MORE »

Memorial service set for late gay Atlanta man

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday to celebrate the life of the 24-year-old gay Atlanta cheerleader and model who was found dead on Friday in a Midtown parking garage.    READ MORE »

Grindr founder: don’t let your balls hang out

Love it, hate it, ignore it, or obsess over it, every gay man with awareness of his surroundings has a stance on Grindr. Creator Joel Simkhai adds yet another new take on his hookup app.    READ MORE »

HIV agency receives $50,000 Elton John grant

A Houston AIDS service organization received a $50,000 grant to bolster two of its HIV programs as part of millions dished out Tuesday by the Elton John AIDS Foundation.    READ MORE »

AIDS Walk Atlanta tally just shy of $1M goal

Fundraising fell short of the million-dollar goal, but organizers of October’s AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run are declaring victory for AID Atlanta and the six allied agencies that benefit from the event.    READ MORE »

Joining Hearts holiday party caps very giving year

Joining Hearts’ 27th season came to a festive close Sunday. As one final fundraiser in an already big year, the Wish List party included gifts for family clients of Jerusalem House and AID Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Servers sue Joe’s on Juniper over wages, tips

Seven current and former servers at gay popular Joe's on Juniper sued the restaurant, alleging that they weren't paid minimum wage and overtime and that the eatery violated federal labor laws.    READ MORE »

Speedo Santas jingle all the way for charity

Something happens when Atlanta guys strip to their Speedos and run through the streets: Gay guys come out in droves to both participate and to gawk. Witness the Atlanta Santa Speedo Run.    READ MORE »

Friends mourn death of young gay Atlanta man

A 24-year-old gay Atlanta man is being mourned by friends shocked over his death on Friday, saddened that the life of the cheerleader, model and fun-loving guy was cut short.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta couples take over #AJCwedding

We just knew there were more than a measly three same-sex weddings in Atlanta. After we asked you to correct a glaring omission in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, gay couples responded in droves.    READ MORE »

Probe into fire chief’s anti-gay book nearly done

An internal investigation into the anti-gay ramblings of Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran and his book is nearly complete and will then head to the city attorney for review.    READ MORE »

Meet ‘Intrepid’ gay man who stole the Braves

When the Braves dumped Atlanta to shack up with Cobb, this gay guy bragged about it. Turns out, Brooks Mathis wasn't just talking up the move, he orchestrated it and worked to hide it from the public.    READ MORE »

Hey, HBO. You should cast these Houston queens

One of gay Houston’s shiniest jewels is our plethora of talented drag queens. From camp crazies to glorious glamazons, we might just have right under our noses exactly what HBO’s new series needs.    READ MORE »

Our 31 favorite Atlanta Santa Speedo Run packages

It’s that time again. Time for all those gay holiday jocks to brave the cold in nothing but Speedos for a good cause. We dip into Christmas packages past to psyche up for this year’s Atlanta Santa Speedo Run.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta rallies to help this activist in need

You may know him as a leather titleholder, an aerialist, a calendar model, an HIV activist or as another hot man stripping against stigma. You may not know that Chandler Bearden is also laid up. You can help.    READ MORE »