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Squeeze is on for Cheshire Bridge’s gay parts

The squeeze is on for gay Atlanta's red light district as developers continue to do what the city couldn't – sterilize the adult-oriented strip with apartments and quaint street-level retail.    READ MORE »

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Houston Republican first to back gay marriage

The Houston Republican who last week snubbed her party over a letter condemning gay marriage this week became the first GOP legislator in the state to back marriage equality.    READ MORE »

Boy Scouts chief: End ban on gay troop leaders

The president of the Boys Scouts of America called for an end 'sooner rather than later' to the group's ban on gay Scout leaders to help stem stagnating membership numbers and avoid a court-imposed change.    READ MORE »

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Police group backs gay candidate’s Council bid

Gay Houston City Council candidate Lane Lewis continues to collect endorsements for his campaign, again snagging support from a law enforcement group.    READ MORE »

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Gov. Deal rejects adding LGBT protections to bill

Gov. Nathan Deal flip-flopped on adding LGBT protections to a contentious anti-gay 'religious freedom – measures that have split the state GOP – reversing a position he held just a few weeks ago.    READ MORE »

Parker one of politics’ ‘Most Interesting Women’

The victories and accolades for Houston Mayor Annise Parker just keep coming. Now the standard-setting political junkies at the Washington Post get in on the Parker love with their Most Interesting Women.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston chests smoother than half of U.S.

We love to parse statistics when it comes to gay sex, whether it’s how much you booze and bareback, trade dic pics, or take your PrEP. Now Scruff says you’re smoother than the average gay.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta hairier than three-quarters of U.S.

We love to parse statistics when it comes to gay sex, whether it’s how much you booze and bareback, trade dic pics, or take your PrEP. Now Scruff says you’re hairier than the average bear.    READ MORE »

City cited for contempt – again – for Eagle raid

A federal judge found the City of Atlanta in contempt for failing to retrain police officers after a gay bar raid, ordering it on Tuesday to pay nearly $48,000 in attorneys' fees.    READ MORE »

Gay man says Riverdale official called him ‘sissy’

A gay Atlanta man who works for the City of Riverdale says the city manager hurled sexist and homophobic insults at him during a meeting and when he complained, city officials tried to push him out,    READ MORE »

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TV chef to host ‘101 gay weddings’ in Atlanta

Get your hashtagging fingers ready, gay Atlanta. Chef Art Smith is giving away a big gay celebrity wedding in Atlanta and 101 lucky couples could get married right as it becomes legal in Georgia.    READ MORE »

This Houston Republican won’t sign GOP’s anti-gay screed

Beaten but not defeated, the GOP caucus in the Texas House issued a letter making it clear they really, really dislike gay marriage despite failing to pass an anti-gay marriage bill a day earlier.    READ MORE »

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Georgia GOP picks first-ever gay party leader

Georgia Republicans elected a gay attorney as treasurer on Saturday, the first-ever time the state GOP picked an openly gay man for its leadership team – even if many delegates had no clue he's gay.    READ MORE »

More young, poz and Grindr guys go bareback

Your gay sex habits have been under the microscope at Emory University. Now data is starting to surface from major oversharing that sheds light on sexytime fun of the same-sex variety.    READ MORE »

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Anti-gay marriage bill dies in Texas House

Democrats in the Texas House helped score a victory for LGBT Texans late Thursday by chubbing to death an anti-gay marriage bill that looked certain to pass just a few days earlier.    READ MORE »

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Gay Atlanta activist launches bid for state House

A community activist, Delta Air Lines manager and gay Atlanta man concerned about economic development and growth issues is running for the state House.    READ MORE »

Dell tells lawmakers stop anti-gay marriage antics

Texas computer make Dell came out swinging on Wednesday against the efforts of lawmakers to defy a possible U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage.    READ MORE »

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Ga. rep: I’m not discriminating against gay brother

A powerful Republican in the Georgia House said although he doesn't want to see his gay brother face discrimination, he supports anti-gay 'religious freedom' legislation and the state's gay marriage ban.    READ MORE »

Paxton unsure if Texas will obey marriage ruling

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton took his anti-gay animus to CNN on Wednesday, questioning whether the state will follow a Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage.    READ MORE »

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Meet the gay pastor running for Georgia House

A pastor, neighborhood activist and gay Atlanta man launched his bid for the Georgia House, hoping his work on social justice, public safety and planning issues will convince voters to send him to the Capitol.    READ MORE »