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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 »

Thursday: 19 gay things to do today

Thursday brings out the L,G,B and/or T in you. Southern Comfort, 'Butch Factor,' the culture of 'Staring,' and really, What Would Morrissey Do? Britpop Revisited, among other nightlife events.    READ MORE »

Southern Comfort trans conference underway

Organizers have been planning for months, and early arrivals are settled in. Now the national stage is set for Atlanta’s annual transgender conference.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

Pride: Eagle owners added as grand marshals

UPDATED | 5:16 p.m. | Atlanta Pride, criticized over its selection of a police officer as a parade grand marshal, worked to quell the discontent by naming the Eagle's co-owners honorary grand marshals.    READ MORE »

Project Q Atlanta 2.0: new look, new partnership

It’s our birthday, and you get all the presents. Project Q Atlanta is proud to unwrap the easier-to-use redesign of our scrappy online destination for Atlanta queers.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

A rainbow of Pride lead-up parties

Even though it's been a tough year for Atlanta Pride, the group revitalized its community partnerships, resulting in a slew of events leading toward the big gay festival.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 19 gay things to do today

Your gay Hump Day is on the move. Events today let you run with gay candidates, stride with Pride, step into lesbian power, travel back to Havana, or just sit your tired ass down.    READ MORE »

Political candidates aplenty at gay firm’s party

When gay attorney Randy New (photo, right) and his partner, Russell Tippins, throw a party in their Ansley Park home, expect a long list of boldface names to make appearances.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  pride

Pride taps pastor, officer as grand marshals

The Atlanta Pride Committee announced Tuesday that gay Rev. Chris Glaser and Atlanta Police Department Officer Dani Lee Harris (photo) are its grand marshals for the Nov. 1 Pride Parade.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  politics

Gallegos seeks to end flap over lawsuit threat

Miguel Gallegos, sensing his campaign for the Atlanta City Council might be stepping off a cliff, took pains Tuesday to wrap a tourniquet around a wound festering since last week.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 13 gay things to do today

Tuesday gets that much more queer with the Southern Comfort Conference, Social Tuesdays, the last tribute to E. Lynn Harris (photo), PinkEye Queer Film Salon, and bar theme nights.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Franklin (finally) comments on Atlanta Eagle raid

Mayor Shirley Franklin has been so "Tardy for the Party" in the wake of the Atlanta Police Department's Sept. 10 raid on the Eagle that a reporter had to stalk her in Home Depot to get a comment.    READ MORE »

Monday: 15 gay things to do today

Monday's gay as a Lady Gaga song: Show your 'Poker Face,' best-seller for 'Money Honey,' stars mug for the 'Paparazzi' and on the edge for 'Boys Boys Boys.' 'Eh Eh Nothing Else We Can Say.'    READ MORE »