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Atlanta gay bar Model T pushed out of Beltline home
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Atlanta gay bar Model T pushed out of Beltline home

The owner of gay bar Model T says the bar is being forced out of its longtime home near the Beltline in the Old Fourth Ward.She also promises to relocate this summer.    READ MORE »

Lost N Found Youth names interim executive director

Lost N Found Youth names interim executive director

Lost N Found Youth named Audrey Krumbach as interim executive director as the LGBTQ homeless youth organization searches for a permanent replacement for its recently departed co-founder.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ medical clinic opens in Savannah

LGBTQ medical clinic opens in Savannah

A new medical clinic recently opened in Savannah focuses on treating the needs of LGBTQ residents in the coastal city.    READ MORE »

Atlanta trans activist granted asylum after six-year court fight

Atlanta trans activist granted asylum after six-year court fight

Atlanta transgender activist Estrella Sanchez was granted asylum by an immigration judge late last month after a six-year fight to remain in the United States.    READ MORE »

Gay-owned Radial Cafe closes flagship Candler Park location

Gay-owned Radial Cafe closes flagship Candler Park location

Popular gay-owned restaurant Radial Cafe closed its Candler Park location after nearly two decades, just one week after closing down the eatery’s College Park spot.    READ MORE »

Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling fuels calls for legislation in Georgia
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Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling fuels calls for legislation in Georgia

Opposing sides in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case agreed on one thing Monday after the Supreme Court's narrow ruling – it's time for lawmakers in Georgia to take action.    READ MORE »

Gay-owned Radial Cafe closes College Park location

Gay-owned Radial Cafe closes College Park location

The gay-owned restaurant Radial Cafe in College Park closed on Wednesday, shuttering its doors after nearly a year in the small burb just south of Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Atlanta’s new diversity office to tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

Atlanta’s new diversity office to tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

LGBTQ leaders of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' One Atlanta initiative focus on ambitious goals – including tackling LGBTQ youth homelessness – as they add staff and resources to the city's new equity office.    READ MORE »

Rick Westbrook resigns as executive director of Lost N Found

Rick Westbrook resigns as executive director of Lost N Found

Lost N Found Youth co-founder and executive director Rick Westbrook resigned on Wednesday from the organization that cares for homeless LGBTQ youth.    READ MORE »

LGBT journalist Patrick Saunders named new editor of Project Q

LGBT journalist Patrick Saunders named new editor of Project Q

Patrick Saunders, a veteran LGBT journalist and Atlanta native, has been named editor of Project Q Atlanta.    READ MORE »

First openly transgender man graduates from Spelman

First openly transgender man graduates from Spelman

Keo Chaad O’Neal became the first openly transgender man to graduate from Spelman College, according to a Sunday night tweet from the groundbreaking history major.    READ MORE »

City of Atlanta won’t have to pay for rainbow crosswalks damage

City of Atlanta won’t have to pay for rainbow crosswalks damage

City of Atlanta officials say repairs to the celebrated rainbow crosswalks earlier this year were paid for by AT&T and not the city after the company dug up part of the site.    READ MORE »

New owners of former Burkhart’s pick name, set opening date
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New owners of former Burkhart’s pick name, set opening date

The new owners of the once-popular Burkhart’s Pub picked the bar's new name. They also set an opening date, and confirmed renovation details as well as the return of the drag troupe the Armorettes.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta celebrates, candidates stump for votes at HRC gala
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LGBTQ Atlanta celebrates, candidates stump for votes at HRC gala

The gay glitterati was out in full force Saturday night for the 31st Annual HRC Atlanta Gala Dinner & Auction as a packed ballroom heard about the organization's work, honored local LGBTQ groups and addressed the Trump Administration's anti-LGBT effort.    READ MORE »

College president to transphobic perpetrator: ‘You are not Spelman’

College president to transphobic perpetrator: ‘You are not Spelman’

The day after a third anti-LGBT note was found on campus, Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell had a stern message for the perpetrator: “You are not Spelman.”    READ MORE »

DeKalb State Court Judge Mike Jacobs comes out as LGBT

DeKalb State Court Judge Mike Jacobs comes out as LGBT

Former state lawmaker and current DeKalb County State Court Judge Mike Jacobs has come out as LGBT. He is now reportedly the first openly LGBT trial judge in DeKalb.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ students at Spelman called ‘freaks,’ targeted with hateful notes

LGBTQ students at Spelman called ‘freaks,’ targeted with hateful notes

The president of the LGBTQ student group at Spelman College and her transgender partner were targeted with hateful anti-trans notes calling them "freaks" and telling them they aren't wanted on the campus of the Atlanta women's college.    READ MORE »

Pastor, politico Mitzi Bicker indicted in Atlanta bribery scandal

Pastor, politico Mitzi Bicker indicted in Atlanta bribery scandal

Mitzi Bickers – a political strategist and lesbian pastor – has been indicted on 11 criminal charges in connection with the ongoing federal corruption investigation at Atlanta City Hall where she once worked.    READ MORE »

Oscar’s owners buy Burkhart’s, plan renovations and return to drag
News  |  Nightlife

Oscar’s owners buy Burkhart’s, plan renovations and return to drag

The home of once-popular Burkhart's Pub will soon re-open with new owners and a fresh take on a two-story space that has served gay Atlanta nightlife for decades.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta nightlife veterans buy Midtown Tavern
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Gay Atlanta nightlife veterans buy Midtown Tavern

The owner of former gay dance club Jungle has partnered with the creator of popular nightlife events to buy Midtown Tavern, a bar and restaurant on Piedmont Avenue.    READ MORE »

 
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