Modified Out on Film will go on with $60K in arts grants

Modified Out on Film will go on with $60K in arts grants

With a huge federal grant and another sizable sum in pocket, Atlanta’s LGBTQ film festival committed to its event with a survey on how it will manifest the COVID era.    READ MORE »

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Atlanta’s LGBTQ planners, organizers and stream queens are ready to keep you busy, whether you mask up and head out, or stay tucked in air-conditioned isolation.    READ MORE »

Brushstrokes goes mask for mask to fight coronavirus

Brushstrokes goes mask for mask to fight coronavirus

There’s no statewide rule demanding face coverings are worn inside commercial businesses, but one LGBTQ Atlanta shop instituted its own mask requirement: Brushstrokes.    READ MORE »

Meet the three people making LGBTQ history in Gwinnett

Meet the three people making LGBTQ history in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County, long a majority white Republican stronghold, is changing – dramatically. How do we know? Everton Blair, Ben Ku and Sam Park.    READ MORE »

Sexy is as sexy does for a hot summer in Q ATLus magazine

Sexy is as sexy does for a hot summer in Q ATLus magazine

Made ya look! Even as we offer eye candy to get attention, the Q ATLus cover story this week reminds readers that sexy is and always has been more than skin deep.    READ MORE »

Help! My stepdad married a man just six months after Mom died

Help! My stepdad married a man just six months after Mom died

My mom died a year ago, and it’s been hard on my siblings, half-siblings and myself. It was made even harder by my stepfather, who decided right after her death to remarry — this time to a man.    READ MORE »

So you want to be an LGBTQ ally? 10 things to know, do and say

So you want to be an LGBTQ ally? 10 things to know, do and say

From sexuality vs. gender to role playing, from embracing non-binary and preferred pronouns, to rejecting tired assumptions and straight-splaining, these are the ways allies can really help.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Eagle strives to survive coronavirus pandemic

Atlanta Eagle strives to survive coronavirus pandemic

Visitors to the reopened Atlanta Eagle find a familiar scene in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic: temperature checks, employees in masks, hand sanitizer stations and staff constantly cleaning.    READ MORE »

10 things everyone can do to fight racism in LGBTQ Atlanta

10 things everyone can do to fight racism in LGBTQ Atlanta

Every person of every race can do something every day to work to end racism. The time is now to turn the tide against hatred and toward the cause of racial justice within the LGBTQ community.    READ MORE »

Best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta July 4 weekend

Best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta July 4 weekend

Whether you poke your head out or stay tucked in quarantine, Atlanta’s LGBTQ event planners, demonstration organizers and Twitch.tv mavens can keep you busy over the Fourth of July weekend.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Pride cancels outdoor festival and parade

Atlanta Pride cancels outdoor festival and parade

The Atlanta Pride festival in Piedmont Park and parade through Midtown in October – is canceled. The coronavirus pandemic forced organizers to take the celebration online.    READ MORE »

Q ATLus finds you a little more free this Independence Day

Q ATLus finds you a little more free this Independence Day

“Today, our union is a little more perfect,” said Barack Obama’s when marriage equality was affirmed in all 50 states five years ago. It was a momentous step, but the key word was “little.”    READ MORE »

Coronavirus scare causes popular LGBTQ venues to close – again

Coronavirus scare causes popular LGBTQ venues to close – again

A coronavirus scare prompted a trio of popular LGBTQ spots to close over the weekend, as other nightlife venues revisit whether to require patrons to wear face coverings.    READ MORE »

Atlanta police reform long overdue, LGBTQ leaders say

Atlanta police reform long overdue, LGBTQ leaders say

The responsibility for the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta police rests with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta City Council members, according to Council member Antonio Brown.    READ MORE »

Pride march in Midtown celebrates black transgender people
News  |  photos

Pride march in Midtown celebrates black transgender people

Nearly 200 people marched through Midtown on Sunday, celebrating Pride and the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots while calling for justice and equality for black transgender people.    READ MORE »

Why we are still talking about blackface in Atlanta in 2020

Why we are still talking about blackface in Atlanta in 2020

I did what any good Judy would do: Google the F out of this new guy. I found disappointing background, slapdash work history and a photograph of himself in blackface.    READ MORE »

Kemp signs ‘historic’ LGBT-inclusive hate crimes bill into law

Kemp signs ‘historic’ LGBT-inclusive hate crimes bill into law

Gov. Brian Kemp signed a hate crimes bill into law on Friday, ending a 16-year drought that had left Georgia as one of only four states in the country without such a measure.    READ MORE »

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

LGBTQ ATL beckons, whether you poke your head out or stay safely tucked in quarantine.­­ Party planners, rally organizers and Zoom mavens have ideas to keep you busy.    READ MORE »

Coronavirus puts LGBTQ Atlanta’s signature events in limbo

Coronavirus puts LGBTQ Atlanta’s signature events in limbo

The coronavirus pandemic has put LGBTQ Atlanta’s largest events this fall in a holding pattern, with organizers of Atlanta Pride, Black Gay Pride, AIDS Walk Atlanta and Out on Film wary about increasing infection rates.    READ MORE »

Pride writes demand letter to Mayor Bottoms about Atlanta police

Pride writes demand letter to Mayor Bottoms about Atlanta police

On the day of its vigil to honor black lives, Atlanta Pride Committee released a pledge against police brutality and a letter of demands to Atlanta's mayor.    READ MORE »

 
MORE POSTS