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How gay blood donations could help save lives

The lives of more than 1.8 million people could be saved if the FDA lifted its ban on blood donations from gay men, a move that would bring in thousands of donors and 615,000 pints of blood, a study says.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta couple makes daddy dreams come true

If you follow Real Modern Dads online or are among thousands simply wishing them well on a journey to parenthood, you’ll love this: Doug Spicer and Brent Munster are having a baby.    READ MORE »

Queers stage big gay ‘Best of Atlanta’ takeover

Swinging a stick in hipster Atlanta is going to hit a few gays along the way, but this year’s Best Of Atlanta in Creative Loafing takes the big gay cake. And decorates it. And eats it on the street and on the town.    READ MORE »

Trans Sugar Land student crowned homecoming king

Mel Gonzales, a transgender high school student in suburban Houston, didn't want to win a popularity contest. He wanted to prove a point: that a female-to-male trans student could become homecoming king. Surprisingly, it worked.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Braves toast gay fans with LGBT event

Gay weekend jocks and Atlanta Braves fans joined with gay former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean on Wednesday for the team's annual LGBT night.    READ MORE »

Savannah celebrates Pride with Southern flair

Thousands of people flooded Forsyth Park on Saturday for Savannah Pride, a day-long celebration that included drag, musicians, vendors and even Debby Holiday.    READ MORE »

Parker named influential ‘thinker, doer, dreamer’

Mayor Annise Parker is receiving national accolades for what her gay Houston supporters already know: This three-term mayor gets things done.    READ MORE »

Sam Champion tops media’s gay power brokers

We love Atlanta’s gay weather daddy. Now a roundup of media’s most powerful gays shows we're not the only ones crushing on Sam Champion, one of several on the list with Atlanta connections.    READ MORE »

Democrat touts his gay moms in campaign ad

Democrat David Rosen has gay families in his campaign crosshairs, but in a progressive twist for Harris County, this candidate with two moms is touting "modern family" values.    READ MORE »

Drowning caused Black Gay Pride partier’s death

A man who was pulled unconscious from a pool at an Atlanta Black Gay Pride party later died due to drowning likely caused by heart problems, according to medical investigators.    READ MORE »

Buford Highway bar kicks out trans woman

A Buford Highway club that denied entry to a transgender woman on Friday compared LGBT people to goats and says it banned the woman for her own safety.    READ MORE »

Gay bar owner: Marietta’s homophobia hurt Pride

A Marietta gay bar owner and organizer of the area's Pride celebration blasted city officials, accusing them of misleading him and anti-gay behavior that helped tank this year's Pride festival.    READ MORE »

Facebook crackdown targets Atlanta drag queens

What’s in a drag name? Way more than just an alter ego, if you’re to believe Facebook’s excuse for suspending accounts in a sweep that prompted an online petition and now includes Atlanta drag queens and other queer performers.    READ MORE »

Man gets life in grisly killing of gay Houston man

The second of three men who bound, beat and killed a gay Houston man in his home after picking him up from a Montrose bar was sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in the grizzly crime.    READ MORE »

Why is Michelle Nunn afraid of the gay press?

The flap over Michelle Nunn and her wink, wink support of LGBT issues has grown from concerning to the ridiculous. Her press people, ostensibly the ones hired to talk to the press, now refuse to do even that.    READ MORE »

What gay Midtown looked like before it was gay

Before there was a Pride parade rolling through it, drunken Sunday Fundays and a gay entertainment district, the intersection of Piedmont and 10th Street was quiet. Even dull. Then again, it was 1950.    READ MORE »

Gay Georgia teen assaulted by mom, kicked out

A gay Georgia teen says he was assaulted by his mother and kicked out of her home on Tuesday after she discovered his boyfriend's backpack in his car.    READ MORE »

Marietta gay couples catch a break – only in death

Even facing a federal mandate to be nice to its dead gay married employees, the Marietta City Council balked. Then it quickly dispensed with the matter lest anyone think it was on board with gay marriage.    READ MORE »

Georgia’s first gay free clinic open for business

Cheers to your gay health, Augusta. After a year of planning and analysis, Georgia Regents University beats even gay oasis Atlanta to offer the first LGBT free clinic in the entire state.    READ MORE »

Cheshire Bridge’s sexy parts getting squeezed

The Botox with a bulldozer that is slowly transforming Cheshire Bridge Road may get another big boost, adding to the pressure to neuter the strip's sexy parts.    READ MORE »