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Federal investigation targets Atlanta’s HIV housing program

The City of Atlanta’s beleaguered housing program for low-income people with HIV is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, according to the AJC.    READ MORE »


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AIDS Walk veterans: ‘HIV has not gone away’ in Atlanta

Two AIDS Walk Atlanta veterans with more than 40 walks between them say they continue to take part because of those lost to the disease and those still at risk.    READ MORE »


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LGBTQ Atlantans raise $10,000 for Teresa Tomlinson’s Senate bid

Teresa Tomlinson’s race to unseat David Perdue in the U.S. Senate got a boost from several LGBTQ donors at a Midtown Atlanta fundraiser.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta woman: Delta employee scrawled ‘sodomite’ on luggage

A straight Atlanta woman claims that a Delta employee wrote an anti-LGBTQ slur on her rainbow-colored luggage tag.    READ MORE »


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Cowtippers demolished to make way for new bank

Cowtippers – a popular LGBTQ haunt for 25 years – met its maker on Saturday, with heavy-duty construction equipment reducing the building to a pile of rubble in a matter of hours.    READ MORE »


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Jon Ossoff pledges ‘unwavering’ LGBTQ support in Senate

Former U.S. House candidate Jon Ossoff called David Perdue’s outsider persona “a joke” as he launched his campaign to unseat the U.S. senator.    READ MORE »


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Take a peek inside queer-owned JenChan’s in 16 photos

Jen and Emily Chan opened their 'mostly Southern, mainly Asian' restaurant JenChan’s this month in Cabbagetown, and word has definitely spread.    READ MORE »


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AIDS Walk Atlanta ambassadors ‘believe in the mission’

When thousands of people descend on Piedmont Park for the AIDS Walk Atlanta & Music Festival on Sept. 29, they’ll be championed by two local activists chosen as the event’s official ambassadors.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta HIV housing agency Living Room shuts down after 20 years

A non-profit that once billed itself as the state’s largest facilitator of housing for people with HIV has shut down, citing $1.2 million in debts.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta mayor’s LGBTQ board launching job fair

LGBTQ Atlanta residents will receive job hunt training and network with potential employers at an upcoming Opportunity Fair, according to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ LGBTQ Advisory Board.    READ MORE »


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Man shot during Atlanta Black Pride party

A man who was shot in the back while celebrating Atlanta Black Pride may have been targeted for his sexual orientation, according to police.    READ MORE »


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Threat of evictions subsides in Atlanta’s HIV housing crisis

Some 70 percent of the victims of an HIV housing crisis have had their situation stabilized, but the search continues for some 50 people who have been unreachable.    READ MORE »


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Family of slain LGBTQ student sues Georgia Tech

The family of Scott “Scout” Schultz filed a wrongful death suit against Georgia Tech two years after campus police shot and killed the LGBTQ student.    READ MORE »


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Take a peek inside MetroFresh’s new uptown spot in 13 photos

The new MetroFresh Uptown is now open at One Midtown Plaza, and owner Mitchell Anderson is busy meeting what he calls “a whole new audience.”    READ MORE »


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Atlanta police investigating anti-gay, anti-white graffiti

The Atlanta Police Department’s Homeland Security Unit has opened an investigation into anti-white and anti-gay graffiti found at a popular intersection.    READ MORE »


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Atlanta groups launch massive syphilis testing blitz for gay, bi men

Fulton County is partnering with Emory University and Joining Hearts to tackle a syphilis epidemic among gay and bisexual men.    READ MORE »


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Brent Star’s search for kidney donor stalls

Gay Atlanta entertainer Brent Star’s battle with kidney disease suffered a setback after a potential donor fell through.    READ MORE »


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Gay anchor Thomas Roberts quits CBS46

Out former MSNBC star Thomas Roberts is done as a CBS46 anchor after a 14-month-stint and one controversy.    READ MORE »


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Cheshire Bridge MARTA station could push out BJ’s, Heretic

A new MARTA station could replace two longtime Atlanta gay bars as part of a $350 million project, but it’s unclear when that would happen and if construction will ever begin.    READ MORE »


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This gay Atlantan helping Georgia prep for Hurricane Dorian

Gay Atlanta deaf interpreter David Cowan helped Gov. Brian Kemp relay warnings about Hurricane Dorian to hearing impaired people across the state.    READ MORE »

 
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