The only place where the action in Beijing seems to be lacking is the Olympic Village. The 10,500 athletes on hand for the Games aren’t picking up free condoms that were all the rage in Sydney and Athens. I guess the Redeem Team and Kobe Bryant brought their own.
There’s 100,000 free condoms up for grabs for the athletes and some two-thirds of them are going unused. Uh, the math on that means nearly 10 condoms per athlete for an event that lasts 17 days. In Vancouver in 2010, there will be 18 condoms for each of the 5,500 athletes. Even Kobe can’t need that many.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ new LGBTQ advisory board is narrowing its focus to five issues and promising to open its meetings to the public. READ MORE »
Learning to say F#%*! what other people think, because worrying about someone's needs without regard to your own will never, ever get you where you want to go. READ MORE »
Q contributing photographer James L. Hicks captures queens and kings whose avant-garde artistry that defies and expands traditional notions of beauty, gender and drag itself. READ MORE »
An unidentified man is still at large after threatening to shoot a gay Atlanta man during a robbery in Midtown. The perpetrator claimed he needed money for HIV medication. READ MORE »
Friends are mourning the deaths of Montell Newton and Kiwan Benson, two LGBTQ Atlanta artists and musicians who drowned off Tybee Island on Monday. READ MORE »