Category:  The Q

Touch myself: Pleasuring our way past pesky sexual hang-ups

Touch myself: Pleasuring our way past pesky sexual hang-ups

"I love sex. Show me a person, and right or wrong, I decide within milliseconds what they look like naked, whether or not I’d do them, and how it would be if I did."    READ MORE »

Harsh truths of queer relationships and sex can be hard to hear

Harsh truths of queer relationships and sex can be hard to hear

Short and… sweet? Just the because the answer is simple, don't mean the solution is as easy to execute. Quick answers to boo trouble that's easier said than done.    READ MORE »

Overcoming the unreasonable fears that hold queers back

Overcoming the unreasonable fears that hold queers back

The thrill of the chase often gets old as you do, and freezing your desires for the sake of others does too. Time to overcome preconceptions so you can move forward.    READ MORE »

Marriage isn’t smooth sailing. Are you Gutted, Lazy or Stigma-rant?

Marriage isn’t smooth sailing. Are you Gutted, Lazy or Stigma-rant?

In marriage matters, committing to one another is the first step, but far from the last. Issues arise no matter the stage of your relationship, and a little good advice can go a long way.    READ MORE »

Help for queers who are green, fugly and worry too much

Help for queers who are green, fugly and worry too much

Got a significant other so hot you're a jealous mess? Aging and letting yourself feel like a troll? Step 1 is to stop worrying, because wringing your hands compounds your issues.    READ MORE »

Queer life improves, but hooking up is still oh-so hard to do

Queer life improves, but hooking up is still oh-so hard to do

Some queer conundrums never get easier, whether you're big-kid fishing in a millennial pond, wanting commitment, or worried about HIV in the wrong way. Was it always this hard? Yes.    READ MORE »

From exes to friends: the obstacle course of an amicable breakup

From exes to friends: the obstacle course of an amicable breakup

Even if you still love and respect each other, jumping hurdles is still part of any breakup. The Q meets two queer couples who are navigating their paths to a new normal.    READ MORE »

Help! My hus-bear is a control freak and I want out!

Help! My hus-bear is a control freak and I want out!

Whether it’s a passive-aggressively abusive partner or a "mean-girl" friend who's just a bully, you deserve better. Here are some steps for freeing yourself from toxic relationships.    READ MORE »

Welcome to Atlanta Pride, unwoke and newbies!

Welcome to Atlanta Pride, unwoke and newbies!

Letter writers into The Q, we're calling them Newbie and Unwoke, both find long-overdue teaching moments in equality and the joys of being out and proud on Pride Weekend.    READ MORE »

Public sex and getting caught with your pants down

Public sex and getting caught with your pants down

Your dream lay isn't what you hoped, and making your fantasies actually happen could put you in danger of arrest or worse. Try applying a dose of reality to both.    READ MORE »

Navigating drunk texts and deciding if one’s a dealbreaker

Navigating drunk texts and deciding if one’s a dealbreaker

We live in a modern age of miracles. Until technology works against you. One minute, you’re growing apart from an old friend, another somebody else’s fiancé hits on you.    READ MORE »

The best advice is often the simplest, like these drive-by queer truths

The best advice is often the simplest, like these drive-by queer truths

Some problems take effort to unpack. Others are easy for everyone but you. Take these quick-hit LGBTQ conundrums.    READ MORE »

Gay Republicans, mean girls and queers who want to change them

Gay Republicans, mean girls and queers who want to change them

The Q advice column digs into two situations that illustrate just two ways that changing others is not only impossible but also not our job, and why we can't save everybody.    READ MORE »

Dos and Don’ts when you suspect a friend is abusing drugs

Dos and Don’ts when you suspect a friend is abusing drugs

When a friend’s possible drug use moves past indulgence and into excess, you may have a party monster on your hands, but you also have expectations and obligations to sort.    READ MORE »

20 most popular posts from Project Q’s 10 queer years in Atlanta

20 most popular posts from Project Q’s 10 queer years in Atlanta

Project Q Atlanta celebrates a decade of coverage of LGBTQ Atlanta, from hard-hitting news and community milestones to arts, entertainment and just plain fun.    READ MORE »

Stalkers and exes who need to learn to move on

Stalkers and exes who need to learn to move on

Leaving affections in the past, or forgetting them as never-were, isn't as easy as for some people as others. Whether it's your a-hole ex or your unrequited love, it's time to let it go.    READ MORE »

Meet LGBTQs caught in rebounds, clusters and other conundrums

Meet LGBTQs caught in rebounds, clusters and other conundrums

Should you worry that you're moving on too quickly after a breakup? Do you think everybody gets laid more than you? Are your ties with friends in knots? Welcome to The Q.    READ MORE »

Why so many queers live life to suit other people

Why so many queers live life to suit other people

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 »

A touch-averse guide to queer friends kissing and hugging

A touch-averse guide to queer friends kissing and hugging

Navigating the 'gay hug' gets tricky when you're culturally tuned into lots of personal space with friends. It gets really tricky when your boo doesn't have that affliction.    READ MORE »

When you realize you’re in love with an addict

When you realize you’re in love with an addict

You're in love with two people in the same body. The sober one, and the substance abuser. And try as you might, you finally realize that you can’t love them out of addiction.    READ MORE »

 
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