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Pride dumps Montrose for downtown parade

The big gay Houston LGBT Pride Festival is moving downtown in 2015 after more than three decades in Montrose, Pride Houston officials announced on Wednesday.    READ MORE »

Are gay men really this clueless about HIV?

Less than a week after the CDC revealed that half of gay poz men aren’t being treated comes another shocker: Nearly half of gay and bisexual men under 35 aren’t even getting tested for HIV. Ever.    READ MORE »

Atlanta’s gay legal eagles toast to equality

When they’re not spearheading marriage equality battles in Georgia and across the country, the LGBT lawyers of Lambda Legal are talking about it. On Sunday in Atlanta, they drank about it too.    READ MORE »

‘First Comes Love’ celebrates Parker, Hubbard

Before there was Mayor Annise Parker, there was Annise and Kathy and their relationship that is now in its 24th year. A new book celebrates them and more than 60 couples in enduring LGBT relationships.    READ MORE »

Half of gay poz men aren’t being treated

On the Eve of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control & Prevention releases news that many of us are still oblivious to the problem.    READ MORE »

Homeless teen fatally stabbed in Atlanta park

A 17-year-old Coweta County man that just months ago was reported as missing was stabbed to death late Sunday in Atlanta after an argument with an older man turned violent.    READ MORE »

Jimmy Carter: Gays ‘just as good as we are’

Georgia grandfather and former President Jimmy Carter told college students on Monday that Jesus never 'discriminated against anyone' and that depriving gays equal rights violates the Constitution.    READ MORE »

Anti-gay pastor says he’s victim of discrimination

The anti-gay pastor who claimed that homosexuality is 'from the pits of hell' – and was fired nearly as quickly as he was hired by a Georgia health agency – has filed a federal complaint.    READ MORE »

19 ways to serve NOH8 at Atlanta photo shoot

It’s been a while since the iconic NOH8 photo train rolled through town with duct tape, face stickers and Photoshop in tow. The pro-gay campaign returns Saturday, so get ready for your closeup, gay Atlanta.    READ MORE »

21 ways we love WNBA champ Brittney Griner

It was the summer of Brittney – not the singer with one T but the gay Houston native with two. You’re about to love this lesbian WNBA All Star, even if you've been living under a sports-free rock.    READ MORE »

Anti-gay Georgia judge won’t get federal job

A bigoted Georgia judge who tried to walk back his years of anti-gay rhetoric to snatch a spot on the federal bench now appears stuck with the state Court of Appeals. His stalled nomination is dead.    READ MORE »

Mom says DeKalb cop taunted, injured gay son

The mother of a gay Stone Mountain man says a DeKalb police officer mocked her son by calling him 'sissy,' threw him to the ground and injured him during an arrest for reckless driving.    READ MORE »

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 »