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Friday: 17 gay things to do today

Thank Gay It's Friday. Whatever your pleasure, start the weekend off right with happy hours, an art opening, soccer boys (photo) bartending, themed bar nights, and so many more events to choose.    READ MORE »

Eagle: Anatomy of a southern-style sex panic

What happens when police think sex poses a greater threat than home invasions? Welcome to a southern-style sex panic—all so police could arrest eight men for dancing in their underwear.    READ MORE »

Out on Film adds ‘Eating Out’ peeps to guest list

The growing guest list for Atlanta's LGBT film festival Oct. 2-8 now includes the director and lead actress at the screening of the third movie in the "Eating Out" series.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 21 gay things to do today

Thursday is gayer than you -- almost. Events include Cliterati, Hal Sparks, Angela 'Bucky' Motter (photo), Hydrate and Lounge Thursdays, and more bar nights to shake your stick at.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Anne Fauver can’t be bothered with Eagle raid

About 20 gay folks crashed the Atlanta City Council's Public Safety Committee meeting Tuesday to amplify the growing chorus of criticism over the police department's Sept. 10 raid of the Eagle.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  business

11 ATL companies get perfect score on equality

Six Atlanta-based Fortune 500 companies were among 11 in the region that scored a perfect 100 on a ranking of how companies and law firms address LGBT workplace policies and benefits.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  politics

Caesar Mitchell gets endorsement from gay GOP

Ceasar Mitchell picked up the endorsement of the Georgia Log Cabin Republicans, the second gay group to back his City Council president bid this week.    READ MORE »

Hal Sparks visits Atlanta, benefits Pride

'Queer as Folk' actor returns to his first love -- standup comedy -- with a decidedly queer take on marriage and Republicans for four nights this week that benefit Atlanta Pride.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 12 gay things to do today

Make your Tuesday a little more gay. Discuss bareback porn, dip into the Honey Pot, meet the Fantasy Girls, sing or cheer for Karaoke Idol, or check our whole calendar of other choices.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Police documents detail sex allegations at Eagle

The Atlanta Police Department sent undercover vice officers into the Eagle at least two times before a Sept. 10 raid, reportedly witnessing sexual acts and dancers exposing themselves.    READ MORE »

Second bar raid protest now set for City Hall

UPDATED | Sept. 16 | 7:02 a.m. Plans for another LGBT rally against the police raid at the Atlanta Eagle are finalized for Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at City Hall downtown, according to the organizers.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 15 gay things to do today

Tuesday's events won't make you gay, but they feel like they could:. Simone Bell campaign launch, two bingo games, 'Alternative Perspectives' radio, Judy Shepard, and bar nights.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  politics

Georgia Equality endorses Borders for mayor

UPDATED | 1:13 p.m. Citing her track record on LGBT issues, Georgia Equality on Tuesday endorsed Lisa Borders for mayor. The group also backed Ceasar Mitchell for Atlanta City Council president.    READ MORE »

Armorettes move long-running show to Blake’s

Mary Edith Pitts, Knomie Moore (photo), Wild Cherry Sucret and rest of the Armorettes are packing their bags and heading a few blocks south for their weekly dose of camp drag and fundraising.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Eagle owner disputes police claims of sex

UPDATED | 6:17 p.m. The Atlanta Police Department on Monday responded to questions and criticism about Thursday’s raid of the Eagle, saying officers witnessed sex taking place inside the bar.    READ MORE »

Monday: 15 gay things to do today

Make your Monday even more gay with bar nights for every inkling: Dragamaki shows you the sushi (photo). But don't forget poker, karaoke, trivial, Wii, and bare bears. See our full list.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Borders third to call for probe into Eagle raid

In her second statement about the Eagle bar raid, Lisa Borders becomes the third City candidate to call for a probe into the incident. She asks for patrons to 'step forward.'    READ MORE »

Pearl Day delivers some gay to Six Flags

Hundreds—if not a few thousand—gay folks headed to Six Flags on Friday for the reincarnated Pearl Day, the rebirth of a longtime tradition that infuses the amusement park with a large dose of gay.    READ MORE »

Sunday: 11 gay things to do today

What makes Sunday so gay? Events including Papi's Brunch, Atlanta Eagle raid protest, Alyson Calagna's Pearl Day T-Dance, memorabilia from the real "Grey Gardens," and bars that extend the weekend.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Reed calls for ‘immediate’ probe into Eagle raid

Mayoral candidate Kasim Reed on Saturday called for an "immediate, thorough and transparent investigation" into a raid at the Atlanta Eagle on Thursday that resulted in eight arrests.    READ MORE »

 
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