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Atlanta  |  news

Mary Norwood weighs in on Eagle police raid

Mary Norwood became the third mayoral candidate to weigh in on the Atlanta Police Department's raid at the Eagle, saying it's not yet clear what took place during the incident late Thursday.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 28 gay things to do today

Make your Saturday even gayer, including three Pearl Day parties, the Pet Shop Boys, 'ABBA the Music,' Wet & Wild Cotillion, Music=Love, and the Blowoff party.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Men arrested in Eagle raid remain jailed

Several of the eight people arrested late Thursday in a raid at the Atlanta Eagle will remain in jail for a second night until they appear before a judge on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Borders, Keyser speak out about Eagle raid

A raid at the popular Atlanta gay bar the Eagle in which patrons allege police misconduct is now garnering reaction from at least two candidates for mayor.    READ MORE »

Out on Film packs schedule with special guests

The Out on Film news just keeps coming. The lineup is nothing short of miraculous just six months after their May event, and the schedule is chock full of guests.    READ MORE »

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 »