Welcome to Project Q

Q is for queer. You already know that. Project Q and its weekly print publication Q ATLus magazine are much more.

The word itself, a slur whose power we proudly reclaim for ourselves, is our inspiration. It symbolizes a look into our diverse identities, the way we connect and associate with each other, and the prism through which we view our lives.

For gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender people, and all of those that make up our queer village, Project Q provides a distinct take on the news, information and events that impact our lives. We combine the authority of traditional journalism with the tone and sensibility of today that makes you feel right at home.

We launched Project Q Atlanta in 2008 and quickly made a splash. Readers of Southern Voice named us Best Gay Blog in 2009, and we were named Best LGBT Website or Blog in 20102011201220132014201520162017 and 2018 by readers of the GA Voice. Creative Loafing named Project Q Best Sign That Gay Media Is Still Alive in September 2010, and Fenuxe Magazine readers voted us Best LGBT News Source for 2011. What’s more, our founder Matt Hennie was named Businessman of the Year in 2010 by the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.

We aim to be a major part of your queer media diet by offering breaking news, in-depth political coverage, culture and entertainment stories and event photos. In June 2014, we expanded and took our fresh take on LGBTQ news to Houston with Project Q Houston. In November 2017, Q magazine began printing each week. During the pandemic, the magazine relaunched as Q ATLus.

And Project Q is not a one-way affair. We aim to provide an engaging experience that connects and interacts with you. There are stories to tell, and you should participate.

Like the word “queer” itself, Project Q stands for so much more. It’s a commitment to keep you informed and entertained while you go about living your life.

About Us

Veteran journalist Matt Hennie launched Project Q in September 2008. Longtime journalist Mike Fleming joined as co-publisher in 2009.

Hennie has been in journalism for 26 years. He was the editor of Southern Voice, a gay newsweekly based in Atlanta, for five years, editor of LGBT newspaper Houston Voice for two years, and was also a reporter for newspapers in metro Atlanta and South Carolina. He’s also freelanced for the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Georgia Trend magazine. Email him.

Fleming’s career spans 34 years in advertising and editorial posts at media outlets. He was Features Editor at Atlanta’s Southern Voice from 2002-2009, serving simultaneously as editor of David Atlanta magazine from 2005-2009. He was named David Atlanta editor again from 2015-2017. Previously, he was associate publisher of Houston Voice and managed advertising accounts at the Houston Post. Email him or find him on Facebook.

Have a news tip or want to reach us with an email? Send it to Project Q. Or email us from here.

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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy so you can better understand how we collect and use the personal information that you may submit to the web site.

By accessing and using projectq.us in any way, you are accepting the practice described in this privacy policy. We reserve the right to change, modify, update, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time.

Information We Collect

When you visit the website you provide us with incidental website usage information that is collected by our servers on a real-time basis. Our servers collect basic technical information, including the ISP from which the user is logged on. We use software to track traffic to our sites and to derive such information as the location from which the traffic originates and which particular pages within the site are being viewed. may aggregate information about visitors and traffic, and may share the results with advertisers. We will not disclose your individual identity or personally identifiable data that you supply us without your permission.

Children’s Personal Information

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. If we find out that we have received such personal information, we will take prompt and reasonable steps to delete it.

Third-Party Ad-Servers

The web site displays advertisements, including advertisements provided by third-party ad-serving companies and ad networks. Some of these ad networks may place functionality on the web site, or a third party site through which they serve ads, in order to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement regardless of the site on which the ad is displayed. Thus, third party ad-serving companies or ad networks could compile information about where you are using your computer, where you saw their advertisements, and which ads you clicked on. Such information would allow the third party to deliver targeted advertisements that it believes will be of interest to you.

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Email Newsletters

If you subscribe to one of Project Q’s newsletters, you may also receive infrequent other announcements from us. Users can choose to unsubscribe — or opt out — from any new mailing lists we create, at any time, by following the unsubscribe instructions found in each e-mail.


If you have questions about our privacy policies and use of personal information, contact us.