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Atlanta  |  pride

‘Club Pride’ rocks park pool during Pride festival

In a year that forced the Pride Committee to think outside the box to drum up interest and funds, the festival now features a club party with DJ Paulo (photo) at Piedmont Park during the festival.    READ MORE »

Guest list emerging for public forum on Eagle

Who's in? Who's out? Like a teaser for an upcoming episode of "Project Runway," additional details are trickling out about the list of participants for the public forum Monday to rehash the recent Eagle raid.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 17 gay things to do today

Thursday is so gay, it'll keep your mind off the months rolling by. Kick off October in style with Atlanta Celebrates Photography, "Pagan Heaven," Comicpalooza and "First Wives Club."    READ MORE »

Rubbing Noses, bingo cards boost PALS

With canines large and small accompanying their model escorts along the runway, a fashion show took center stage Sunday at Rubbing Noses.    READ MORE »

Police to take part in forum about Eagle raid

UPDATED | 2:12 p.m. A grassroots anti-crime group is partnering with a gay-friendly church to host a public forum Monday about the Atlanta Police Department's Sept. 10 raid at the Eagle.    READ MORE »

Out on Film stars ready for their close ups

What do Broadway baby Daniel Robinson (photo), gay man’s best gal-pal Rebekah Kochan, and New York drag queen Sweetie have in common? They’re all headed to Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 14 gay things to do today

Give a little, get a lot. Fun for funds is the gay motto for Wednesday, with Shop & Dine or Sing-along (photo) against HIV/AIDS, Stride into Pride toward the big festival, and a guerilla invasion for equality.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  politics

Number of gay candidates on Nov. 3 ballot hits 14

The list of openly gay candidates seeking office in metro Atlanta on the Nov. 3 ballot is up to 14 with the inclusion of a longtime Delta employee and a community activist and perennial candidate.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Eagle 8 told to return to court in early November

UPDATED | 10:55 a.m. The eight men arrested in the Sept. 10 police raid at the Eagle were told Tuesday to return to court again next month if the cases against them aren't resolved.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 17 gay things to do today

What's gay about Tuesday? Plenty. Get political with Adam Brackman, go sporty with Hotlanta Volleyball (photo), find religion at Outwrite, be competitive at bingo, or find your rhythm in karaoke.    READ MORE »

Armorettes toast 30 years of tips to fight HIV

More than 300 people spent Sunday reliving their favorite moments with the Armorettes, a camp drag troupe started in the early days of HIV to raise money one tip at a time to help fight the disease.    READ MORE »

Monday: 16 gay things to do today

After a whole day trying to get the work-week started, put some gay into your Monday. Movies on the patio, poker, sushi, Chris Glaser (photo), and several options to drown your Monday miseries.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  books

Launching E. Lynn Harris’ posthumous book tour

A collection of authors, friends and family of author E. Lynn Harris joined together Tuesday to launch the national tour for "Mama Dearest," the 12th—and final—novel from the gay Atlanta author.    READ MORE »

Sunday: 17 gay things to do today

Don't start thinking about Monday. Sunday won't let you. Eat brunch, go to PALS Rubbing Noses, Fall Ball opening day, Armorettes 30th Anniversary (photo), and bars that can't let the weekend go.    READ MORE »

Rub noses – and elbows – to benefit PALS

Pets Are Loving Support, an Atlanta organization that helps the ill and elderly keep their pets, brings back its popular Rubbing Noses event on Sunday at Lambert Place.    READ MORE »

Armorettes look back, forge ahead after 30 years

How do you measure 30 years? How much have you learned? How many friends have you gained or lost? That’s the Armorettes thinking as they plan their 30th anniversary show on Sunday at Jungle.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 23 gay things to do today

Make Saturday gay all day and all night. Family conference, Southern Comfort, Softpaw softball, women's rugby, Castleberry Loft Tour, granola girls and DJ Joe Gauthreaux (photo) are all in the mix.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  politics

Food, politics on menu in Atlanta’s District 6 race

The event was classic retail politics in a race that is anything but typical. So it goes on the campaign trail for the District 6 post on the Atlanta City Council.    READ MORE »

Friday: 18 gay things to do today

Friday is so gay that it has to change outfits four times and gather its own host committee for Brie and infighting before you get to enjoy all the many-splendored events.    READ MORE »

MEGA Family Project hosts parenting forum

The Atlanta-based MEGA Family Project rolls out the red carpet on its first annual MEGA Family Conference, which is set for Saturday with keynote speaker Anneliese Singh (photo).    READ MORE »