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Gay Atlanta rallies to help DJ displaced by fire

A longtime gay Atlanta DJ accustomed to helping power your nightlife is now asking for help after fire destroyed his apartment home over the weekend.    READ MORE »


These 16 Atlanta companies score perfectly on LGBT equality

Some 16 metro Atlanta-based companies, law firms and financial institutions earned a perfect score on a new ranking of how they approach LGBT policies, employees and customers.    READ MORE »


Grady gets $100,000 to help people with HIV

Grady Memorial Hospital, which sits in a region facing high rates of HIV, is receiving $100,000 to fund two patient navigators to help people with HIV who have fallen out of care get looped back into treatment.    READ MORE »


Atlanta’s new police chief pledges more work on LGBT issues

Mayor Kasim Reed tapped a 20-year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department to become its next chief, pledging that he and the agency's new leader will continue working closely with the city's LGBT residents.    READ MORE »


Gay-owned Radial Cafe expands to second spot

The gay-owned restaurant with the bestest brunch who plays host to reality TV vixens as easily as it does a governor is growing more than your waistline. Radial Cafe is expanding to a second location.    READ MORE »


Atlanta effort provides ‘safety net’ for trans people

In 2014, transgender activists held a series of town hall meetings at the Philip Rush Center to determine how the community should respond to the housing needs of trans and gender nonconforming individuals.    READ MORE »


Sam Olens: I’ll protect LGBT students at Kennesaw State

Former Georgia Attorney General turned Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens seems to have successfully dodged questions about his anti-LGBT past – at least for now.    READ MORE »


Atlanta man wins suit over ‘offensive’ gay rumors

Not gay Atlanta guy and former NFL quarterback Kordell Stewart, anguished over being called a gay sidepiece, won his defamation lawsuit against the man who called him exactly that.    READ MORE »


Queers play pivotal role in Atlanta’s Black Lives Matter

This summer saw an explosion of activism around the movement for black lives, with queer, black organizers leading the way.    READ MORE »


Anti-gay judge named to Georgia Supreme Court

An anti-gay judge was promoted to the Georgia Supreme Court and a state senator who backed anti-LGBT legislation was picked for a plum judicial spot on Wednesday.    READ MORE »


1 in 10 thirsty gay men go for Donald Trump

Proving again that some gay men will go for any dick they can get, 11% of Scruff users said they will vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. Fortunately, seven times as many said #ImWithHer.    READ MORE »


Anti-gay judge finalist for Georgia Supreme Court

Two finalists for open seats on the Georgia Supreme Court include a current judge with an anti-gay past and a state lawmaker who voted for controversial anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' bills.    READ MORE »


This is how gay Atlanta trolls Donald Trump

Gay Atlanta, like most LGBT Americans, dislikes Donald Trump. They've made their distaste for the Oompa Loompa known with signs and costumes, hinting that he could be the sleeper hit of Halloween.    READ MORE »


Cobb lawmaker calls LGBT students ‘hate group’

A Cobb County lawmaker who trolls LGBT people as 'pansies' and calls the work of gay artists 'sickening' now has a new target – LGBT students at Kennesaw State University.    READ MORE »


KKK fliers call Atlanta trans people ‘abomination’

The Ku Klux Klan targeted transgender people in fliers littering a metro Atlanta neighborhood, calling them 'freaks,' an 'abomination' and saying they threaten the safety of bathrooms.    READ MORE »


Sam Olens brushes off critics of his anti-LGBT record

Sam Olens, the controversial pick for president of Kennesaw State University, dismissed criticism of his anti-LGBT record as Georgia's attorney general, but pledged to meet with LGBT students to discuss their concerns.    READ MORE »


Voting while trans: Georgians face hurdles at polls

Georgia’s strict voter ID laws could impact at least 11,500 transgender voters, so LGBT advocates are warning trans voters on how to prepare for confusion or transphobia at the polls ahead of Election Day on Nov. 8.    READ MORE »


prep  |  News

Gay Atlanta men can help test promising new PrEP

Gay Atlanta men who PrEP and sex can help a study that's investigating a promising new HIV drug that could eventually be PrEP 2.0 – a daily HIV prevention regimen with fewer side effects.    READ MORE »


Atlanta again nabs perfect LGBT equality score

When it comes to LGBT equality efforts, the City of Atlanta is an overachiever. That's the takeaway from a new report on its LGBT equality efforts. The rest of Georgia? Not so much.    READ MORE »


News  |  Nightlife

Atlanta Eagle building sold, but bar staying put

The buildings that house the Atlanta Eagle and its long dormant neighbor have been sold. But rest easy, leather daddies. The future of the popular bar is secure – for at least three more years.    READ MORE »

 
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