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Atlanta  |  

LGBTQ-ATL dance instructors do a body, and a community, proud

Ballet. Contemporary. Ballroom. Vogue. Flamenco. The world of dance cuts to the core of diversity in Atlanta, and five instructors show Q how it’s done.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Queer Atlanta comes out in force for Stonewall March

Hundreds of queer Atlantans donned their gay apparel and took to the streets of Midtown on Sunday for the first Stonewall March.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

LGBTQ Atlantans channel Stonewall era’s legendary queeroes

For the Stonewall Riots 50th anniversary, contributor Jon Dean shoots six locals and asks how history inspires the next generation of queer life, love and action.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Meet the Atlanta Rainbow Trout teams in the pool

The birth of the Atlanta Rainbow Trout teams came with a small teams championship. Flash forward 24 years, and the local LGBTQ swim club boasts over 100 members.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

SouthEast LeatherFest to put kink in queer Atlanta’s summer

Hundreds of queer folks will convene in Chamblee in June for four days of celebrating all things leather at the SouthEast LeatherFest.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Angel McCoughtry on basketball, ice cream and her next big move

WNBA small forward Angel McCoughtry has had a wild ride the last few years — coming out, taking a season off, breaking off her engagement and tearing her ACL.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Riders pedal through Georgia to fight for HIV vaccine

More than 150 cyclists slipped into their Spandex and pedaled from Atlanta to middle Georgia and back this weekend to raise money for HIV non-profits and to find a vaccine.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Atlanta LGBTQ groups relaunch HIV testing center the SPOT

Members of various LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS organizations gathered on Saturday for a barbecue to relaunch a free, LGBTQ-friendly HIV testing site in Candler Park.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Queer Atlanta rapper Ripparachie ‘would risk it all for equality’

Westside Atlanta resident DeMarquis Oden, better known as Ripparachie is back from a music break and ready to own the streets. Q is here for it.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

BJ Roosters boys suds up for charity car wash

LGBTQ Atlanta has tons of different fundraisers, but the one at BJ Roosters on Saturday stood out from the pack.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Wussy debuts latest release at East Atlanta tea dance

Wussy marked the release of volume 6 of its magazine with a tea dance and release party at Banshee in East Atlanta Village.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Atlanta LGBTQ chamber mingles in Midtown

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s Fourth Friday event got a delightfully “ruff” twist this month.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Easter Drag Race peeps party at Midtown Moon

A decades-long tradition continued on Sunday as The Armorettes hosted the annual Easter Drag Races at Midtown Moon.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

LGBTQ Asian Atlantans fighting for and winning representation

Not too long ago, the only Asians in the Pride parade were marching for a sushi restaurant. Meet 5 Asian American & Pacific Islanders out to change that.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Hotlanta Softball jocks go into ‘extra innings’ at Woofs

What better way to cap off a day of playing softball than with drinks at the neighborhood gay sports bar?    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Atlanta Bucks rugby jocks make charity a drag

The burly boys of Atlanta Bucks Rugby traded in their jerseys for dresses on Saturday for their annual camp drag pageant fundraiser Miss Ruck N Maul.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Atlanta Field Day crew raises $20,000 to fight HIV

LGBTQ Atlanta went old school on Saturday for Atlanta Field Day’s annual fundraiser for HIV vaccine research.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Queer volleyball jocks ‘snap’ up margaritas at Ten

The bumpers, setters and spikers of Hotlanta Volleyball held a margarita fundraiser for the North American Gay Volleyball Association Championship.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Thuy Nguyen slings drinks, spreads love on queer Atlanta nightlife

Thuy Nguyen (pronounced “twee win”) is a queer Atlanta bartending veteran with serious skills. In fact, her expertise comes with a crown.    READ MORE »


Atlanta  |  

Atlanta LGBTQ chamber mingles in West Midtown

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosted its latest networking soiree at King Plow Arts Center.    READ MORE »

 
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