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Chris Cox throws down Jungle beats [photos]

The legendary Chris Cox, who made his name as half of the remix master duo Thunderpuss, brought his Grammy winning magic back to gay Atlanta on Saturday at Jungle.    READ MORE »

Mashup madness attacks the Eagle [photos]

The Atlanta Eagle filled with dancing queens on Friday, there to enjoy the Mash Attacks! from Athens, Greece-based mashup master Robin Skouteris.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

HSL pitches MSR women softball, beer [photos]

The gay Hotlanta Softball League is taking to the bars for new spring recruits, and the women’s division took My Sister’s Room Saturday with a sign-up party and beer bust.    READ MORE »

‘Rocky Horror’ birthday rocks Jungle [photos]

We’ve seen Chandler Bearden in a lot of costumes, but never him quite like this. His Rocky Horror Birthday on Friday proved not just fun for all, but that he makes a sweet transvestite.    READ MORE »

HRC Atlanta unveils dinner honorees [photos]

In its buildup to the annual HRC Dinner, the local steering committee laid on the drinks and hors’ d oeuvres and laid this year’s local awards winners on a pre-dinner reception crowd.    READ MORE »

Jungle works its Mardi Gras magic [photos]

DJ James Anthony delighted a Mardi Gras-inspired crowd during his debut at Jungle on Saturday, manning the DJ booth as shirtless guys hit the dance boxes and a costumed giant worked his stilts.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  q shots

Blake’s does up Mardi Gras Sunday [photos]

Sundays at Blake’s on the Park are already legen… wait for it … dary! But this past one took on the revelry of Mardi Gras with a Carnevale edition of its usual weekend closeout.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Atlanta gays rally outside ex-gay event [photos]

Some 50 LGBT protesters countered an ex-gay conference in Villa Rica, Ga., on Saturday with bullhorns, chants and even a rally cry set to Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance with Somebody."    READ MORE »

TakeOver does Mardi Gras in Midtown [photos]

The boys of TakeOver Atlanta aren’t ones to miss an opportunity for a party. So they seized on Mardi Gras to provide a night of gay cocktail fun in an otherwise straight Crescent Avenue daiquiri bar.    READ MORE »

Bearracuda beats dance through Heretic [photos]

Bearracuda turned out the crowd again on Saturday with DJ Matt Consola packing the Heretic for a long night of beats for this bear dance party.    READ MORE »

KSU Pride unleashes kings and queens [photos]

Kennesaw Pride Alliance held its annual drag show Thursday to raise money for Pets Are Loving Support, give students a chance to show off, and throw down a good time.    READ MORE »

Valentine partiers toast to ‘Luv Sux’ [photos]

A little drag, a little “Vampire Diaries” dynamo and a lot of food and drink made it better that, for some, love sucks during Las Margaritas’ Valentine Luv Sux Ball.    READ MORE »

‘Rough Gods’ put on display in Atlanta [photos]

Michael Alago turned an interest in photography into a passion. With “Rough Gods,” he used that passion to pack an Atlanta gallery. Or it could have been the ginger hunk dressed only in football pants.    READ MORE »

Faeries, Sisters offer disco love affair [photos]

Call it the love child of a Radical Faeries’ Halloween and Atlanta Sisters’ Disco. That’s to say plenty of costumes, lots of fun and a heaping of flesh for the Intergalactic Love Affair on Friday.    READ MORE »

‘Body & Soul’ undresses for its opening [photos]

With a photography exhibit called “Body & Soul,” you better expect to see some flesh. Gay-owned pb&j gallery didn’t disappoint on Saturday with the opening of this popular annual show.    READ MORE »

Joining Hearts gives love for Valentine’s [photos]

Joining Hearts kicked off its 25th year on Sunday in the way you'd expect from organizers of gay Atlanta’s biggest charity pool party: Hundreds of supporters, lots of cocktails and thumping beats.    READ MORE »

Bucks open season with beer bust [photos]

First they practiced their skills, then they knocked back some beers. Welcome to the new spring season of the Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club.    READ MORE »

Armorettes go big for 33rd revelry [photos]

If you’re a troupe of campy drag queens, how do you celebrate 33 years of charity fundraising? With two nights of shows. And doughnuts. The Armorettes are big girls, you know.    READ MORE »

PALS straps on Leather & Lace Bingo [photos]

The monthly bingo game that benefits Pets Are Loving Support took on a leather theme on Wednesday, allowing players and the entertainers to wear their inner fetishists on the outside.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  obituary

Friends toast fallen Blake’s employee [photos]

Friends and family of popular Blake’s employee Gary Schwartz packed to capacity a Midtown café on Feb. 3 to celebrate his life, just five days after the 39-year-old died.    READ MORE »