In costumes that would make Santa blush, scores of Speedo-clad men and women dashed through Virginia-Highland in chilly temperatures on Saturday to raise funds for charity.
The 8th Annual Atlanta Santa Speedo Run allowed Santas to jingle their bells during a 1.5-mile dash along Highland Avenue. The event raised more than $78,000 for CHRIS 180, which provides counseling and housing to children and families in need.
It's a gay-popular parade of abs that started at Manuel's Tavern in 2009. And the Santas have delighted fans every year since – 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 too. We've even painstakingly picked the hunkiest of Santa hunks in 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010, and ogled Santa Speedo packages last year.
When Atlanta Pride in the park started cooling off, things were just beginning to heat up at the gay bars on Cheshire Bridge. No where was that more true at BJ Roosters, where dancers and patrons got steamy.
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Just because Pride is over doesn’t mean the LGBTQ events slow down. In fact, the opposite is true. Scroll through our Queer Agenda and let Atlanta show you a good time this weekend. READ MORE »
The City of Atlanta continues to be an overachiever when it comes to LGBT equality, again notching a perfect score -- actually 104 -- on the HRC’s Municipal Equality Index. Eight other Georgia cities flopped in dramatic fashion. READ MORE »
Cathy Woolard wants to be mayor. Sure, you might support her because she'd make history as Atlanta's first openly gay leader. But Woolard wants your vote because, she argues, she can do the job. READ MORE »
Atlanta’s gay sports bar got in on the Pride action starting on Friday and didn’t let up with a different game on every screen from College Football Saturday right through NFL Sunday. READ MORE »