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Atlanta  |  politics

Number of gay candidates on Nov. 3 ballot hits 14

The list of openly gay candidates seeking office in metro Atlanta on the Nov. 3 ballot is up to 14 with the inclusion of a longtime Delta employee and a community activist and perennial candidate.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Eagle 8 told to return to court in early November

UPDATED | 10:55 a.m. The eight men arrested in the Sept. 10 police raid at the Eagle were told Tuesday to return to court again next month if the cases against them aren't resolved.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 17 gay things to do today

What's gay about Tuesday? Plenty. Get political with Adam Brackman, go sporty with Hotlanta Volleyball (photo), find religion at Outwrite, be competitive at bingo, or find your rhythm in karaoke.    READ MORE »

Armorettes toast 30 years of tips to fight HIV

More than 300 people spent Sunday reliving their favorite moments with the Armorettes, a camp drag troupe started in the early days of HIV to raise money one tip at a time to help fight the disease.    READ MORE »

Monday: 16 gay things to do today

After a whole day trying to get the work-week started, put some gay into your Monday. Movies on the patio, poker, sushi, Chris Glaser (photo), and several options to drown your Monday miseries.    READ MORE »

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 »