Atlanta Planet Fitness bans rapper Boosie Badazz after anti-trans rant

Atlanta Planet Fitness bans rapper Boosie Badazz after anti-trans rant

A Planet Fitness in Jonesboro kicked popular rapper Boosie Badazz out after he posted a vile anti-transgender rant to his nearly 7 million Instagram followers.    READ MORE »

Can he find just one other gay man who isn’t garbage?

Can he find just one other gay man who isn’t garbage?

Whether gay, straight, trans and/or bisexual, every woman in my life is reliable, emotionally available, and most of all, trustworthy. I call them my Pussy Posse.    READ MORE »

Johns Creek poised to pass LGBTQ-inclusive hate crimes ordinance

Johns Creek poised to pass LGBTQ-inclusive hate crimes ordinance

The mayor of Johns Creek is leading an effort to do what the state hasn’t done – pass an LGBTQ-inclusive hate crimes law.    READ MORE »

All Stripes kicks off new season of Atlanta United support

All Stripes kicks off new season of Atlanta United support

The LGBTQ athletic supporters of pro soccer squad Atlanta United kicked off another season of fun and fundraising on Thursday.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ groups bash judge’s confirmation to Atlanta-based court
News  |  Politics

LGBTQ groups bash judge’s confirmation to Atlanta-based court

The U.S. Senate confirmed anti-LGBTQ Judge Andrew Brasher to Atlanta’s 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, giving him a lifetime appointment on a powerful court that frequently addresses LGBTQ issues.    READ MORE »

‘SNL’ writer Sam Jay hits Atlanta to record her Netflix comedy special
Q magazine  |  Q&A

‘SNL’ writer Sam Jay hits Atlanta to record her Netflix comedy special

Whether performing stand-up comedy or as a writer on 'Saturday Night Live,' Sam Jay's wit and warmth secure her position as a standout. That's just the beginning.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You work hard all week. You deserve everything the LGBTQ-ATL event gurus can muster. Hurl your tired-but-not-beaten spirit at these rejuvenating downtime options.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta does Glitz & Glam drag show at Lips

Queer Atlanta does Glitz & Glam drag show at Lips

Drag dining at its finest continued at Lips Atlanta on Saturday night with a full lineup of three shows to suit all of LGBTQ Atlanta’s needs.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Dream signs lesbian Georgia native in three-team trade
News  |  Sports

Atlanta Dream signs lesbian Georgia native in three-team trade

The Atlanta Dream made a flurry of moves including signing a lesbian point guard and a WNBA All-Star whose relationship with another player hit the headlines in 2015.    READ MORE »

Five trans Atlantans make ‘happily ever after’ a reality

Five trans Atlantans make ‘happily ever after’ a reality

As LGBTQ kids, our burgeoning true selves felt elusive, and playing “Which Disney Character Are You?” took on power as an opportunity to dream big.    READ MORE »

Bi former lawmaker racks up endorsements in Gwinnett chair race

Bi former lawmaker racks up endorsements in Gwinnett chair race

Several elected officials and leaders across the state – including three LGBTQ city councilmembers – endorsed Curt Thompson in his race to become the next Gwinnett County Commission chair.    READ MORE »

East Point weighs broad LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

East Point weighs broad LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

East Point is considering an LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination policy but hit some initial resistance from City Council members concerned about its impact.    READ MORE »

Q magazine tells queer stories and LGBTQ Atlanta fairy tales

Q magazine tells queer stories and LGBTQ Atlanta fairy tales

There’s a familiar story taking place across Atlanta. It includes childhood fantasy, identity, doctrine and community. Welcome to a new issue of Q.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta spends Saturday night at Blake’s

Queer Atlanta spends Saturday night at Blake’s

It was a night of drinks and drag on Saturday night at Blake’s on the Park, the gayborhood staple in the heart of Midtown.    READ MORE »

HIV doctor shortage hits Atlanta hard, experts say

HIV doctor shortage hits Atlanta hard, experts say

A shortage in the number of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who fight HIV in Atlanta will be exacerbated by a federal plan to end the epidemic, according to several local HIV experts.    READ MORE »

Grady HIV center ‘bursting at the seams,’ plans $38 million renovation

Grady HIV center ‘bursting at the seams,’ plans $38 million renovation

Grady Health System is planning a “major renovation” of its Ponce de Leon Center in order to help fight Atlanta’s HIV epidemic.    READ MORE »

Deep South’s queer dance party returns to Heretic

Deep South’s queer dance party returns to Heretic

The queer London party crew Horse Meat Disco was back at the Heretic on Saturday as part of Vicki Powell’s Deep South series.    READ MORE »

Push for LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy emerges in Tucker

Push for LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy emerges in Tucker

Several LGBTQ appointees to boards and commissions in Tucker want to make the city the latest in metro Atlanta to adopt a broad LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance.    READ MORE »

City of Doraville paid anti-LGBTQ attorney $502,000

City of Doraville paid anti-LGBTQ attorney $502,000

The City of Doraville – with a gay mayor and two LGBTQ city council members – has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to an attorney who fought against marriage equality and transgender rights.    READ MORE »

Former Georgia ACLU leader jumps into U.S. Senate race

Former Georgia ACLU leader jumps into U.S. Senate race

Maya Dillard Smith said she’s running for U.S. Senate in part to fight for LGBTQ rights, and she apologized for a transphobic video she made four years ago.    READ MORE »

 
MORE POSTS