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Georgia Equality calls on Reed to sack fire chief

The leader of a statewide LGBT equality group says Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran should be fired over anti-gay passages in a book he wrote.    READ MORE »


Rolling Stone: It really sucks to be gay in Texas

Here’s something that gay marriage hating, Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott can be thankful for this Thanksgiving: Texas is among the five worst states in the U.S. for gays.    READ MORE »


Gay Atlanta bar closes to change into restaurant

The scruffy, attitude-free zone known as gay bar Cockpit in southeast Atlanta is no more. The fun space that paraded burly ManShaft men in front of firemen stationed next door has closed.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Whether you’re looking to get your gay on before or after you strap on your Thanksgiving feedbag, LGBT Atlanta has you covered. Get a gander and let the long holi-gay weekend commence.    READ MORE »


Only 3 in 10 HIV-poz people have virus in check

Just 3 in 10 people with HIV have their virus under control, a troubling number showing the challenge facing health officials who want to expand treatment to poz people as a way of slowing new infections.    READ MORE »


12 sexy shower selfies soap up for a cause

Jack Mackenroth knows the way to gay men’s hearts. The model, activist and former “Project Runway” designer challenges you to strip down in a steamy campaign to clean up HIV’s dirty stigma.    READ MORE »


Atlanta fire chief says gays ‘vile’ and ‘dishonor God’

Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran calls homosexuality “the opposite of clean,” compares it to bestiality and sexual perversion, and says it dishonors God in a religious book he wrote.    READ MORE »


Even the gays are grossed out by gay kissing in public

Majority approval in the U.S. tipped in favor of marriage equality a few years ago, and perhaps it's no surprise that straight people still disapprove of same-sex public affection. But a new study shows that gay people agree with them.    READ MORE »


Eatery apologizes to bigots who wrote gay slur

A dickish Houston couple served up a side of homophobia with their country fixins' last week, scribbling on their receipt that they "Don't want to listen to a faggot through my whole meal."    READ MORE »


Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

Tie on your big gay bib, kids! You’re about to get messy-busy with a full weekend event roster of LGBT parties, plays and performances to put the gay into your Friday through Sunday.    READ MORE »


Ty Herndon played gay Houston weeks before coming out

Country singer Ty Herndon, who headlined a show at gay Houston's Neon Boots last month, came out as an "out, proud and happy gay man" on Thursday.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Strap on your big gay weekend bib, kids! You’re about to get busy with an event roster of LGBT parties, plays and performances that inject a heaping helping of gay into your Friday through Sunday.    READ MORE »


Houston companies flop in ranking of LGBT love

Just a half-dozen Texas-based companies, including one in Houston, notched a perfect 100 on a new ranking of how they approach LGBT issues, employees, and customers.    READ MORE »


11 Atlanta companies so gay, they’re perfect

Nearly a dozen companies based in Atlanta love the gays so much that they notched a perfect 100 on a new ranking of how they approach LGBT issues, employees and customers.    READ MORE »


Atlanta police reform approach to trans people

Transgender Atlantans are safe from Peggy Denby. Now, their sometimes troubled interactions with Atlanta police are being addressed too through a series of new policies guiding officers.    READ MORE »


Gay neofacist’s band Death in June plays Atlanta

We’d love to tell you that Death In June’s Atlanta concert is a chance to see a pioneering neofolk group with an out-and-proud frontman. But truth is, Douglas Pearce has a fondness for Nazi nostalgia.    READ MORE »


LGBT students face abuse in Texas schools

LGBT students in Texas say they regularly hear homophobic remarks, face verbal and physical harassment that goes unreported and attend classes in districts that don't offer LGBT resources or protections.    READ MORE »


Georgia schools not safe for LGBT students

LGBT students across Georgia say they regularly hear homophobic remarks in school, face verbal and physical harassment and attend classes in districts that don't offer LGBT resources or protections.    READ MORE »


Pride moves festival date after Juneteenth clash

A stubborn Pride Houston relented after blistering criticism for scheduling next year's festival on the same weekend as Juneteenth, announcing Thursday it would push its celebration back a week.    READ MORE »


Best gay things to do in Houston this weekend

You work hard for the money, so gay Houston better treat you right. Do they ever this week with shows, parties, celebrity guests and LGBT special events that make the workweek so worth it.    READ MORE »

 
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