Marjorie Taylor Greene taking her hate for LGBTs to Congress

Marjorie Taylor Greene taking her hate for LGBTs to Congress

Marjorie Taylor Greene is making national headlines with her racist, anti-Muslim and conspiracy views. But don't forget that Tuesday’s winner in a GOP runoff for a Georgia Congressional seat also attacks drag queens and LGBTQ people.    READ MORE »

Twisted Soul ‘struggling to survive’ coronavirus pandemic

Twisted Soul ‘struggling to survive’ coronavirus pandemic

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours pivoted its business model, pivoted back and unleashed a slew of precautions to stay safe and open through the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Doraville cracks down on hate crimes targeting LGBTQ people

Doraville cracks down on hate crimes targeting LGBTQ people

Doraville approved a hate crimes ordinance on Monday, joining a handful of Georgia cities stiffening punishments for crimes targeting LGBTQ people and other protected classes.    READ MORE »

Meet the newest LGBTQ lawmaker in the Georgia House

Meet the newest LGBTQ lawmaker in the Georgia House

Thanks to a commanding win in a progressive district in June, attorney Marvin Lim is on his way to joining the largest group of LGBTQ lawmakers ever in the Georgia House.    READ MORE »

Atlanta queen named an ambassador for Drag Out the Vote

Atlanta queen named an ambassador for Drag Out the Vote

What does a burgeoning organization do in the battle to get younger LGBTQ voters of color to the polls? Weaponize a nation of drag queens, of course.    READ MORE »

You are who you need: LGBTQ self-care in the age of COVID

You are who you need: LGBTQ self-care in the age of COVID

"I’m losing it. I did OK for a few months in quarantine, but now I’m falling apart. Lockdown was fun at first, a challenge after that, and well, now I need help."    READ MORE »

One person’s continuing journey to non-binary acceptance

One person’s continuing journey to non-binary acceptance

As a newly out nonbinary queer person, it’s harder moving about in this new world than I anticipated, similar but different to standing firm in my bisexuality.    READ MORE »

Q ATLus serves femme vibes in latest portraits issue

Q ATLus serves femme vibes in latest portraits issue

Find lesbians, nonbinary folks, trans women and drag queens channeling their feminine sides in a few of our favorite Q portraits by Jon Dean and James L. Hicks.    READ MORE »

Grady HIV center avoids ‘devastating’ $4.7 million budget cut

Grady HIV center avoids ‘devastating’ $4.7 million budget cut

Grady Health System’s Ponce de Leon Center faced losing one-third of its funding that would have led to 'massive' cuts to its HIV program, but lawmakers spared it after approving the new state budget.    READ MORE »

10 queer Atlanta influencers crushing it on Instagram

10 queer Atlanta influencers crushing it on Instagram

We narrowed a long list to our 10 favorite LGBTQ Instagram follows, each worth a look for original, compelling scrolls beyond the thirsty selfies you may or may not also enjoy.    READ MORE »

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 »

 
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