Both husbands put on pounds, but only one wants to change

Both husbands put on pounds, but only one wants to change

I have struggled with my weight for years, and so has my husband. I'm trying to mitigate that with diet and exercise, but he isn't.    READ MORE »

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

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

A pandemic can’t keep you down. Staying home with streaming events, or safely distancing with protocols, LGBTQ Atlanta events are ready to spice up your Friday through Sunday.    READ MORE »

How coronavirus hits LGBTQ people of color hardest

How coronavirus hits LGBTQ people of color hardest

LGBTQ people of color are more likely to have work hours reduced, lose jobs and ask for delays in paying bills due to the pandemic, according to a new study.    READ MORE »

Meet the priest likely to be Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator

Meet the priest likely to be Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator

When a 13-year-old Kim Jackson saw her hometown elect its first black mayor, she wanted to run for office. At 35, she’s on her way to becoming Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ officials: ‘Ridiculous’ for Kemp to block mask mandates

LGBTQ officials: ‘Ridiculous’ for Kemp to block mask mandates

Doraville City Councilmember Stephe Koontz criticized Gov. Brian Kemp's ban on mask mandates and said it's keeping cities from protecting their residents from the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Oh, snap! Work of three prolific photographers covers Q ATLus

Oh, snap! Work of three prolific photographers covers Q ATLus

Q photo essays have always been one of the most popular features on our pages. Year in and year out, the most memorable of those are by Jon Dean, James L. Hicks and Russ Bowen-Youngblood.    READ MORE »

Smyrna adopts expansive LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

Smyrna adopts expansive LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

Smyrna adopted a comprehensive nondiscrimination ordinance on Monday, becoming the first in Cobb County to protect LGBTQ people in private employment, housing and public accommodations.    READ MORE »

Savannah approves broad protections for LGBTQ people

Savannah approves broad protections for LGBTQ people

Savannah adopted a sweeping ordinance that protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in private employment, housing and public accommodations while also mandating improved hate crimes reporting by law enforcement.    READ MORE »

Help! I’m old, poz, in recovery and depressed

Help! I’m old, poz, in recovery and depressed

Throughout my 20s and much of my 30s, I deluded myself that Mr. Right was just around the corner. Nearly 40 now, I’m lonely and haven’t dated in a while. It's a party for one.    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

Hunker down with stream queens, or get out with dancing queens. Whatever your call, LGBTQ event planners in Atlanta are committed to your social calendar this Friday through Sunday.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ city council member Antonio Brown indicted for fraud

LGBTQ city council member Antonio Brown indicted for fraud

A federal grand jury indicted Atlanta City Council member Antonio Brown – the only LGBTQ member of the council – on multiple fraud charges and alleged that he faked loan documents to buy luxury autos.    READ MORE »

Dyllón Burnside on ‘Pose,’ racial justice and his ‘mama bear’ mom

Dyllón Burnside on ‘Pose,’ racial justice and his ‘mama bear’ mom

You probably know Dyllón Burnside as Ricky on FX's “Pose.” But did you know he got his start in a boy band and spends his coronavirus summer in metro Atlanta fighting for racial justice?    READ MORE »

Atlanta woman journeys through gender fears toward her true self

Atlanta woman journeys through gender fears toward her true self

Atlanta writer Heather Maloney talks about the unique path transgender people walk 'like carrying a vat of acid' as they strive ultimately to themselves with self-acceptance.    READ MORE »

Meet three LGBTQ officials waging war on coronavirus in metro Atlanta

Meet three LGBTQ officials waging war on coronavirus in metro Atlanta

With the coronavirus pandemic surging, elected officials across metro Atlanta are struggling with how to protect their communities. And for two LGBTQ municipal leaders, the battle has turned personal.    READ MORE »

Q ATLus keeps LGBTQ Atlanta cool through summer’s Dog Days

Q ATLus keeps LGBTQ Atlanta cool through summer’s Dog Days

Like the obnoxious summer heat bakes our mood, hot summer fashions are baked into this issue of Q ATLus to make sure we at least look good dealing with all 2020 throws at us.    READ MORE »

Self-care crucial to enduring the pandemic, LGBTQ experts say

Self-care crucial to enduring the pandemic, LGBTQ experts say

Staying present, keeping in touch with loved ones, getting exercise and cutting back screen time are ways that LGBTQ Atlanta experts recommend to get through the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Help! Older man isn’t my daddy and shouldn’t treat me as his sub

Help! Older man isn’t my daddy and shouldn’t treat me as his sub

If your older boyfriend wants to make you his prince and you're not the one, or a ‘friend’ chokes on his own HIV stigma, it's time to reach out for help in this week's Q Advice.    READ MORE »

10 formerly derogatory words and slurs LGBTQs reclaim as our own

10 formerly derogatory words and slurs LGBTQs reclaim as our own

Slurs can be hurtful. When we use them as a term of endearment or twist the concepts, we reclaim our terms, remove their power, and shift their meanings in our favor. Here are our top ten.    READ MORE »

Maybe ‘8 couldn’t wait,’ but it’s far from enough Atlanta Police reform

Maybe ‘8 couldn’t wait,’ but it’s far from enough Atlanta Police reform

Atlanta City Council and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms backed "8 Can’t Wait," but one set of basic ideas won't fix what ails the Atlanta Police Department, and won't really change anything.    READ MORE »

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

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

LGBTQ event planners in Atlanta are committed to your social calendar. Put on a mask and get out with distancing, or stay in and jam with Twitch mavens for queer discussions and parties.    READ MORE »

 
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