Atlanta’s fantastic queer beasts and Q mag is where to find them

Maybe it’s a deeper self awareness. Maybe it’s an undeniable otherness. Maybe it’s our interplay and subversion of traditional boundaries. Whatever it is, the frequently found combination of queerdom and creativity is a magic that manifests every day in every way across Atlanta. Once again, that magic is also in the local profiles found in this week’s Q magazine.

Start with the latest stunning photo essay by frequent Q contributor Jon Dean. He focuses his lens on seven LGBTQ dancers and choreographers in Atlanta. Let your eye dance over the pages and get to know these smart, fierce, gorgeous beasts and their craft.

Speaking of smart, fierce and gorgeous, the queer sci-fi/fantasy geeks of OutlantaCon are ready for their annual close-up this weekend. The 10th anniversary convention ups the ante by joining forces with the international Gaylaxicon event. The cosplay alone will present untold fantastic queer beasts to the Atlanta landscape, so Q's 10 Queer Things feature digs into cons past for inspirational looks for the big weekend.

And as much as you love your partner(s), relationships can be a beast in queer life, too. For others of us, nothing is more beastly than our own bodies. That’s not just shame but an outrage, and our columnists help beautiful queer ATLiens sort it out.

As always, look to Q magazine for fresh Q Voices, Q Shots, Q News, the Q Agenda, The Q advice column, and other weekly features. 

Read the digital verson below, pick us up around town each week, and come back for new content on Project Q Atlanta every day.