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Friends, fans mourning death of Atlanta DJ Andre Brown

Friends, fans mourning death of Atlanta DJ Andre Brown

Friends and supporters are mourning the loss of longtime DJ Andre Brown, a popular fixture at Bulldogs and in the gay Atlanta nightlife scene for nearly two decades who died earlier this week.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta man killed in Midtown train accident

Gay Atlanta man killed in Midtown train accident

A 39-year-old gay Atlanta man died homeless and alone, likely killed by an early-morning train along tracks that cut through an LGBT nightlife corridor along Cheshire Bridge where he sometimes spent time.    READ MORE »

Atlanta trans pioneer Cheryl Courtney-Evans dies

Atlanta trans pioneer Cheryl Courtney-Evans dies

Longtime transgender activist and pioneer Cheryl Courtney-Evans, who has battled cancer and other health issues, died over the weekend.    READ MORE »

Savannah drag legend Lady Chablis dies at 59

Savannah drag legend Lady Chablis dies at 59

The legendary drag performer Lady Chablis – a fixture at Club One in Savannah and drag centerpiece of 'Midnight in the Garden and Evil' – died on Thursday.    READ MORE »

Friends mourning death of gay Atlanta man in Lake Lanier
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Friends mourning death of gay Atlanta man in Lake Lanier

Friends are mourning the death of a 29-year-old gay Atlanta man, beloved basketball player and Delta flight attendant who drowned in Lake Lanier.    READ MORE »

Atlanta drag legend Diamond Lil dies at 80

Atlanta drag legend Diamond Lil dies at 80

Atlanta drag legend Diamond Lil, who has been battling cancer and was recently moved into a hospice, died on Tuesday morning.    READ MORE »

Gay meteorologist killed in Midtown crash

Gay meteorologist killed in Midtown crash

A veteran gay meteorologist with the Weather Channel was killed Sunday when his car crashed into a Midtown Atlanta hotel and injured another person.    READ MORE »

Memorial service set for beloved gay Atlanta man

Memorial service set for beloved gay Atlanta man

Gay Atlanta has two opportunities to celebrate the life of Alan Penrod, the beloved leather enthusiast, title-holder and event organizer who died last week.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston mourns loss of ‘Daddy of Montrose’

Gay Houston mourns loss of ‘Daddy of Montrose’

A popular gay Houston leather enthusiast, title-holder and businessman died on Tuesday after suffering an apparent heart attack.    READ MORE »

Friends mourn gay attorney ‘with big heart’

Friends mourn gay attorney ‘with big heart’

A gay Atlanta attorney who worked with LGBT non-profits and often put the needs of friends and clients ahead of his own has died. Friends will celebrate his life on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta mourns loss of its leather daddy

Gay Atlanta mourns loss of its leather daddy

A popular gay Atlanta leather enthusiast, title-holder, and leather and BDSM event organizer died on Thursday after suffering a 'medical emergency.'    READ MORE »

Three gay Atlanta men killed in tragic car crash
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Three gay Atlanta men killed in tragic car crash

Three gay Atlanta men were killed early Saturday when the car they were riding in lost control, plunged over a barrier and crashed upside down on Interstate 75.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston man killed in Montrose hit-and-run
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Gay Houston man killed in Montrose hit-and-run

A 23-year-old gay Houston man who called Montrose home for little more than a year was killed in a hit-and-run accident early Friday by a driver who ran a red light on Westheimer.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston mourns beloved therapist, activist

Gay Houston mourns beloved therapist, activist

A trailblazing gay Houston therapist and beloved activist – one half of a couple known as 'Dental and Mental' – has died, unleashing an outpouring of emotion for a man who opened his Montrose home for years to support LGBT causes, elected officials and gay teens.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta non-profit leader dies after surgery
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Gay Atlanta non-profit leader dies after surgery

A gay Atlanta non-profit leader who has led advocacy groups for LGBT people, the homeless and people with HIV has died after complications during surgery.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta man found dead in Midtown hotel

Gay Atlanta man found dead in Midtown hotel

A 25-year-old gay Atlanta man and adult entertainer was found dead inside a Midtown hotel room on Sept. 4, just days after sharing with friends that he lost his job and was suffering from seizures.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston man dies after tragic accident
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Gay Houston man dies after tragic accident

Friends are preparing to celebrate the life of a gay Houston man who died recently, weeks after a freak accident during Pride weekend that left him with a broken neck.    READ MORE »

Friends mourn death of trans Atlanta activist

Friends mourn death of trans Atlanta activist

A trans Atlanta activist who died on Tuesday is being mourned as friends celebrate his life and attempt to raise thousands to assist his family with medical bills and funeral expenses.    READ MORE »

Memorial service set for late gay Atlanta man
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Memorial service set for late gay Atlanta man

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday to celebrate the life of the 24-year-old gay Atlanta cheerleader and model who was found dead on Friday in a Midtown parking garage.    READ MORE »

Friends mourn beloved gay blackjack dealer

Friends mourn beloved gay blackjack dealer

A celebration to remember a popular gay man who died this week is set for Friday at Burkhart's, the same bar where he operated Blackjack tables and touched the lives of scores of people across gay Atlanta.    READ MORE »

 
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