Atlanta gay bar owners open to proposed smoking ban

Atlanta gay bar owners open to proposed smoking ban

The Atlanta City Council is considering a broad ban on smoking in public places that would impact several gay bars around the city.    READ MORE »

Filling the queer empathy gap makes us better as a whole

Filling the queer empathy gap makes us better as a whole

Superstars among us hold a common thread, and it’s an achievable goal for all of us. The most effective and well-respected queers have an unwavering commitment to empathy.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ intersectionality takes center stage in new Q mag

LGBTQ intersectionality takes center stage in new Q mag

We used to have an inside code at Southern Voice for stories profiling demographic subgroups. With tongue in cheek, we called them “It Sucks to Be Queer and…” stories.    READ MORE »

Deep South kicks off Easter weekend at Mary’s

Deep South kicks off Easter weekend at Mary’s

Queer DJ collective Deep South got Easter weekend hopping with a stacked lineup for Pasqueera at Mary’s on Friday.    READ MORE »

U.S. Supreme Court to hear case of Atlanta man fired for being gay

U.S. Supreme Court to hear case of Atlanta man fired for being gay

A metro Atlanta man fired for being gay is now at the center of what could be a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling to protect LGBTQ workers.    READ MORE »

When your dating and hookups feel like a long line of really bad choices

When your dating and hookups feel like a long line of really bad choices

People have sex for all kinds of reasons, and you could get something out of bad encounters that excites your subconscious even as it sabotages your conscious well-being.    READ MORE »

Atlanta City Council swears in first black LGBTQ member

Atlanta City Council swears in first black LGBTQ member

Entrepreneur Antonio Brown took the oath of office on Monday, becoming the Atlanta City Council's first-ever black bisexual member and the only open LGBTQ person on the council.    READ MORE »

Trailblazing LGBTQ attorney accused of sexually harassing co-worker

Trailblazing LGBTQ attorney accused of sexually harassing co-worker

A former City of Atlanta attorney filed a federal lawsuit claiming that longtime LGBTQ activist Robin Shahar, while chief counsel for the city’s law department, sexually harassed and touched her inappropriately.    READ MORE »

Red flags, bad dates and help for perpetually poor choices

Red flags, bad dates and help for perpetually poor choices

All seemed well until the guy started withdrawing a bit, saying he was sure he had gotten herpes and could “feel the disease in his body.” It was seriously kinda crazy.    READ MORE »

DJ Aron and Beth Sacks work the ‘room’ at Heretic

DJ Aron and Beth Sacks work the ‘room’ at Heretic

Sexy gay Israeli DJ Aron was in town on Saturday for a night packed with boys and beats at Heretic.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Leather Pride goes all out at Eagle

Atlanta Leather Pride goes all out at Eagle

Atlanta Leather Pride packed three days full of parties, contests and more at Atlanta Eagle.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ business owners knock ‘crazy’ Midtown driving toll

LGBTQ business owners knock ‘crazy’ Midtown driving toll

LGBTQ business owners in Midtown say an idea by Atlanta officials to charge non-residents a toll when they drive into the popular neighborhood is unfair and would hurt business.    READ MORE »

Fuzzy Wuzzy was a 5th annual Atlanta Bear Pride

Fuzzy Wuzzy was a 5th annual Atlanta Bear Pride

With four successes already under their belts, multiple bars, clubs, party promoters, DJs and dancing queens join forces in a pursuit of the hirsute.    READ MORE »

Ladies softball beer bust takes over MSR
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Ladies softball beer bust takes over MSR

The ladies of the Hotlanta Softball League and the Amateur Sports Alliance of North America tipped back some brews at My Sister’s Room on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Georgia lawmaker wants to decriminalize HIV

Georgia lawmaker wants to decriminalize HIV

A Republican lawmaker introduced a bill that would modernize Georgia’s HIV laws, which activists say are outdated and stigmatize people living with HIV.    READ MORE »

Best queer things to do in Atlanta on Easter Weekend

Best queer things to do in Atlanta on Easter Weekend

It's Easter. It's Bear Pride. It's a lot. Don't be overwhelmed though. Q has your back with details on both big party themes and several dozen other options for the long weekend.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta puts on its PJs at Moxy Midtown

Queer Atlanta puts on its PJs at Moxy Midtown

The dress code was definitely casual as the LGBTQ-fronted For All Humans party crew threw a pajama party at Moxy Midtown.    READ MORE »

Twisted Broadway show benefits AID Atlanta

Twisted Broadway show benefits AID Atlanta

Celebrity servers were on hand for AID Atlanta’s second annual Twisted Broadway fundraiser at Lips.    READ MORE »

Chamblee passes extensive LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinance

Chamblee passes extensive LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinance

The city of Chamblee joined a regionwide effort to make metro Atlanta a safe space for LGBTQ people by passing a sweeping nondiscrimination ordinance on Tuesday.    READ MORE »

Hoppin, poppin Easter parties in the LGBTQ-ATL

Hoppin, poppin Easter parties in the LGBTQ-ATL

A big weekend for events in Atlanta includes a queer plethora of party options themed around the Easter holiday. Hop into dances, egg hunts, carnival games and drag races.    READ MORE »

 
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