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What if I’m not ‘Kinsey 6 Gold Plated Gay-Gay’ any more?

Does sex with a trans man remove my coveted 'gay' rating, and if so, am I not certified 'Gold' any more? And since everyone is getting married, should we?    READ MORE »


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Why some classic rock songs should be relics of our queer past

Songs like "Lola" and "Walk on the Wild Side" did great things for exposure and legitimately helped some trans women, but now they're an open invitation to make fun of trans women.    READ MORE »


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Peach Party kicks annual gay dance weekend into overdrive

What started as Atlanta’s answer to gay circuit days gone by in 2012 is a local standard, and the Peach Party groove has only grown since its inception.    READ MORE »


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The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

One, two, you know what to do. Three, four, come on hit the dance floor. Five, six, pick up shows and flicks. Seven, eight, you better not be late to the LGBTQ events in this week’s Queer Agenda.    READ MORE »


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Q Swimsuit Issue plunges into looks for everybody and every body

Even as a queer of longstanding, some lessons must be relearned to further improve understanding. Our Swimsuit Issue provides a few opportunities for growth.    READ MORE »


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‘Evan Hansen,’ ‘Pitch Perfect’ star set to serenade Atlanta

Ben Platt packed some extremely noteworthy roles on stage and screen into his 25 years, and the out actor-singer shows no signs of stopping.    READ MORE »


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When you grow up but your friends are stuck in a queer culture loop

"I’m not sure when I graduated from innuendo t-shirts, gold booty shorts and Mickey Mouse ears when not at Disney World, but I did."    READ MORE »


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Let go of clingy attachments and accept that nothing is built to last

Is your relationship permanent? The law of impermanence says no. Let go for more peace and less suffering. Let go and deal better when it all falls apart.    READ MORE »


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Queer Atlanta rapper Ripparachie ‘would risk it all for equality’

Westside Atlanta resident DeMarquis Oden, better known as Ripparachie is back from a music break and ready to own the streets. Q is here for it.    READ MORE »


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The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Mommy issues take center stage in the Queer Agenda calendar, as Mother’s Day presses pause on some LGBTQ Atlanta events, presses play on others for a good time to be had by all.    READ MORE »


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Q finds inspiration in local queer music, issues and events

While others search for LGBTQ news and views in far-flung places or from national sources, Q is here with a thriving crop of local queer fodder to keep you interested and motivated.    READ MORE »


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Dresden Doll Amanda Palmer serves ‘No Intermission’

Amanda Palmer might make you cry when she performs in Atlanta, but the out performer, best known as half of the uber-creative Dresden Dolls, is polite enough to bring hankies.    READ MORE »


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My ex drained me dry, and now he’s everywhere I go

'My friends are the only thing I have after all the trauma I’ve been through, so I can’t drop them despite his proximity to them when I go out. Avoiding him is impossible. I'm so triggered.'    READ MORE »


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Atlanta’s queer Cinco celebrations vie for a slot on your agenda

Gird your loins, siblings. This weekend is about to go off for Cinco de Mayo. In addition to the reliably awesome Las Margaritas, you can count on a good time all over queer Atlanta.    READ MORE »


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Felix Maritaud goes ‘Sauvage’ exploring life of gay sex worker

The new film Sauvage (“Wild”) quickly becomes a stunning character study. Meet Felix Maritaud, who stars as Leo, a 22-year-old gay hustler in the film opening May 3 in Atlanta.    READ MORE »


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QMed ‘revolutionizing care for transgender people in the South’

When Izzy Lowell moved from Massachusetts to Atlanta in 2013, the gender nonconforming physician noticed limited healthcare options for transgender people. The doctor is in.    READ MORE »


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The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

It’s the Gay Agenda calendar’s world, and we’re just living in it. The month of May descends on the LGBTQ-ATL with a whirlwind of events, and all we can do is submit.    READ MORE »


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Fear of butch queen Pete Buttigieg as the Great Queer Hope

I am not saying that I don’t want another queer president. That is not what this is about. Not at all. And yes I said another queer president, but that is for a whole other column.    READ MORE »


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New Q brings parties, politics, performances and people

That blaring hum you hear like freight train hurtling past is the month of May. Atlanta kicks LGBTQ events into overdrive in the coming weeks, and it starts with Cinco de Mayo.    READ MORE »


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Vanity Philanthropy: When contributions are all about you

Doing good is not nearly as sweet if donations and fundraisers are all about the organizers rather than the beneficiaries they're out to help.    READ MORE »

 
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