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Friday: 20 gay things to do today

Your Friday just got gayer, including Pearl Day with pre- and post-parties, women's sports, the 'Trailer Trash Housewife,' and more bar events than you can handle.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Police accused of harassment during Eagle raid

UPDATED | 1:37 p.m. In the wake of eight arrests and allegations of mistreatment by police during a raid at the Eagle on Thursday, gay activists are organizing a protest for Saturday evening.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Report: Atlanta police raid Eagle on Thursday

Several people were arrested at the Eagle late Thursday during a raid by the Atlanta Police Department, according to the Atlanta Progressive News.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  politics

Karla Drenner: Kasim Reed’s my man (for mayor)

State Rep. Karla Drenner, the only openly lesbian member of the Georgia General Assembly, has a new man. Figuratively, of course. Drenner endorsed Kasim Reed’s bid for mayor on Thursday.    READ MORE »

Gay ATL finalist won’t win ‘Every Man Jack’

The results are in, and we are sad to report that Stephen Fusco, the gay finalist from Atlanta, didn't make the final four to become the 'Every Man Jack' poster boy.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 20 gay things to do today

Make your Thursday that much gayer. Events include Paint the Town Pink, Perez Hilton's favorite musicians, a political fundraiser, a Pet Shop Boys giveaway, and author Drew Banks.    READ MORE »

Pearl Day calendar of events in full swing

Just as we take a breath from the multi-day Black Gay Pride, the Pearl Day boys start partying tonight for yet another extended weekend that revitalizes the previously floundering Six Flags event.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Peach tennis tourney crowns its champions

Nearly 200 players took part in the Peach International Tennis Championships last weekend, gathering on Monday at the DeKalb Tennis Center to crown champions in more than 30 divisions.    READ MORE »

Vigil opens Black Gay Pride, police close it

Black Gay Pride is over, so take a breath and get ready. The Atlanta Pride Festival happens in about eight weeks, but let's not get ahead of ourselves.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  business

Chamber focuses on LGBT legal issues tonight

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, fresh from its gala Community Awards Dinner a few weeks ago, gets back to the basics Wednesday with a discussion about LGBT legal issues.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 18 gay things to do today

Make your Wednesday gayer. Meet and greet gay candidate Adam Brackman, network at WOW Wednesday, channel your inner twink at Freshman Bingo, or your inner diva at Karaoke Idol.    READ MORE »

Lil’ Kim, Black Gay Pride and a vajayjay

Lil' Kim knows how to make Black Gay Pride memorable. Only a strategically-placed left hand kept the rapper from flashing her vajayjay during one of her gigs in Atlanta this weekend.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  business

The ABCs of what to ask about DP benefits

Contributing blogger John Long is a professional career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: "What scope of benefits should be extended to domestic partners?"    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 13 gay things to do today

There's plenty to make your Tuesday a little more gay, including a networking luncheon, Social Tuesdays, drag bingo, drag karaoke and Drag All Stars.    READ MORE »

Fans, friends pay tribute to E. Lynn Harris

Scores of E. Lynn Harris fans packed Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse on Sunday to pay tribute to the black gay author. Harris died of a heart attack July 23.    READ MORE »

Monday: 17 gay things to do today

There's plenty to make your Labor Day a little more gay, including a pool party, tennis championships and cookouts.    READ MORE »

Sunday: 21 gay things to do today

There's plenty to make your Sunday a little more gay, including Black Gay Pride, a gay tennis tournament, E. Lynn Harris tribute and a fashion show.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 29 gay things to do today

There's plenty to make your Saturday a little more gay, including Black Gay Pride, Peach tennis tourney, author appearances at Outwrite & Decatur Book Festival, DJs YoshiMac and Princess Charles.    READ MORE »

‘Finding Me’ director, actors stop in Atlanta

It’s no coincidence that Roger Omeus Jr. is in Atlanta this weekend. As the city plays host to Black Gay Pride, he can easily see the main character of his film "Finding Me" in black gay men across the city.    READ MORE »

Vote for local gay ‘Every Man’ Stephen Fusco

Who says gay men shouldn't enter a national contest to find a hot-blooded American "Every Man"? Atlantan Stephen Fusco certainly thought the Every Man Jack contest should be inclusive.    READ MORE »