Sunday: 11 gay things to do today

image Watch the teams of the Hotlanta Softball League in action. 9 a.m.
Swim with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy the treats of Papi's New Brunch at Las Margaritas. 11 .m.
Sol Sundays goes poolside at the W Atlanta - Midtown. 1 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 2 p.m.
Out on Film hosts its final day of the gay film festival. 3:30 p.m.
Join DJ Vicki Powell for SUNsets on the Patio @ Noni's. 5 p.m.
The Wilderness Network of Georgia holds its quarterly Membership Meeting & Potluck. 6 p.m.
The Women's Outdoor Network hosts a Pizza & Planning meeting. 6 p.m.
Catch the Big Time Show at Blake's. 9 p.m.
The Armorettes take over Burkhart's. 9 p.m.    READ MORE »

The Sugarbakers provided a lifeline to me

imageProfessional fraternity man by day and roving entertainment reporter by night, Buck Cooke moved to Atlanta in 2000. Armed with a passion for pop culture and rabid appetite for music, Buck scours the entertainment landscape for treasures in music, TV and cinema.

Twenty-three years after the show premiered on CBS, “Designing Women” finally comes to DVD. Now I've got the Sugarbakers on my mind.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Actor Charlie David warms up the crowd

imageActor and writer Charlie David stopped at Outwrite & Bookstore Saturday to read from "Mulligans" and promote his appearance tonight at Out on Film.

The actor, who's now signing autographs for fans at the store, stars in the LGBT horror series "Dante's Cove" as well as the travel show "Bump!" on Logo.

Tonight, he'll be on hand for a screening of "Mulligans," which also stars Dan Payne and Thea Gill. The event, part of the four-day Out on Film, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Plaza Theatre.    READ MORE »

Police ID Piedmont Park murder victim

Atlanta police identified the man murdered in Piedmont Park early Thursday as Patrick Boland, 43.

Police told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that they found Boland's missing SUV Friday night. Authorities, though, still say they haven't determined a motive.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Flag football continues today in Piedmont Park

The National Flag Football League of Atlanta continues its spring-summer season today in Piedmont Park. With clear skies, it appears the league will play its full schedule. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 15 gay things to do today

image Chrome & Cruiser motorcycle rally to benefit Atlanta Pride Committee at Heretic. 10 a.m.
National Flag Football League of Atlanta puts gay jocks in Piedmont Park. 10 a.m. There's gay tennis, too, with the Atlanta Team Tennis Association. 1 p.m.
The gay film fest Out on Film continues at Plaza Theatre with screenings at 3:30 p.m. ("The Universe of Keith Haring"), 5:30 p.m. ("Training Rules") and 7:30 p.m. ("Mulligans"). Charlie David (photo) from "Mulligans" appears at Outwrite. 1 p.m.
Speed dating for book lovers at Bellissima. 6:30 p.m.
The gay musical "Zann, Don't!" keeps on going at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.

Nine more gay things to do today.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber enjoys a blue Friday happy hour

imageThe Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce got a little blue Friday evening.

The group found itself surrounded by the soothing blue hues of AquaKnox in Buckhead for its monthly 4th Friday Networking event. (Technically, it was held on the fifth Friday this month, but who's really counting?)

More, including photos, after the jump.    READ MORE »

‘Fagbug’ drives into Atlanta for Out on Film

image    READ MORE »

Ga. leaders against the grain on gay rights

imageJoshua Trey Barnett is the co-creator and editor of GayInAthens.com and the contributing blogger behind Dawg Days, a weekly update from Athens for Project Q Atlanta.

Tuesday brought sad news for the LGBT community, but we can’t let the California Supreme Court’s bad judgment get in the way of all that we’re fighting for.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Tracks for your gay music weekend

imageProfessional fraternity man by day and roving entertainment reporter by night, Buck Cooke moved to Atlanta in 2000. Armed with a passion for pop culture and rabid appetite for music, Buck scours the entertainment landscape for treasures in music, TV and cinema.

If you’re recovering from Memorial Day or getting ready for Gay Days, there are some essential tracks to get your good time going. There’s a little bit of something for everyone in this list, from hip-hop to rock-flavored dance tracks.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Gay unions foe with ties to Georgia arrested

imageA reporter with ties to a newspaper based in Macon, who describes herself as a Roman Catholic priestess, was swept away by security from a press area at Los Angeles International Airport near Air Force One on Thursday.

The woman, Brenda Lee, says she wanted to hand deliver a letter to President Obama urging him "to take a stand for traditional marriage." Lee writes for the Georgia Informer, a monthly publication in Macon, and says she has White House credentials.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Friday: 17 gay things to do today

image 4th Friday Networking with the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. It's really the fifth Friday this month, but who's counting? 5:30 p.m.
Softball with the Decatur Women's Sports League. 6 p.m.
Gay artist Paul Wolski's Alter Ego Pop Art Show opens at ART Station. 7 p.m.
Open play with the Hotlanta Volleyball Association. 7:30 p.m.
Swimming and water polo with Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Out on Film continues with "The New World" (photo) and "Finding Me." 7:30 p.m.

More events after the jump.    READ MORE »

Police blaming victim in Midtown murder?

imageBlogger Matt Hennie is the founder and managing editor of Project Q Atlanta. He’s a longtime Atlanta resident who’s worked in journalism since his days as a Purple Paladin at Furman University in the early ‘90s.

Here we go again.

The murder in Piedmont Park Thursday -- 15 minutes before a second stabbing a few blocks away in Midtown -- was first pitched as a robbery attempt by the Atlanta Police Department. Now, the embattled agency hints in an email to an anti-gay nightlife activist that the homicide might have been the result of gay cruising. Huh?

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Friday: Cheering on Life U’s sexy ruggers

image    READ MORE »

Pretty Ricky, Cameau, Odd Girl, ‘marraige’

image The slut who won't shut up.
Gay candidate in Florida gets standing ovation for answering the "gay" question.
Gay high school swimmer’s lust for teammate.
Lesbian Latina sheriff is a straight shooter.
Pretty Ricky's Spectacular grinds in underwear, insists "I'm not gay."
Gay singer and songwriter Chris Cameau (photo) talks music and his new album.
Fact or fiction: Love is superficial for gay guys?
MSNBC's Anderson Cooper in drag?
National Organization for Marriage has trouble spelling, well, marriage.
The Odd Girl Out interview.    READ MORE »

Will a career test help my career path?

Contributing blogger John Long is a career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: How do I know which career test is the right one for my situation?    READ MORE »

Atlanta teams compete for volleyball crown

Four Hotlanta Volleyball Association teams were among the 133 at the North American Gay Volleyball Association National Championships in Chicago last weekend. Project Q was there.    READ MORE »

One injured, one dead in Midtown stabbings

For anyone who enjoys the bars, retail spots and restaurants in the gayborhood and strolls through Piedmont Park, take note: Criminals are growing more emboldened.

A man in his early 40s was stabbed and murdered in Piedmont Park early Thursday as part of an apparent robbery. His body was found near the lake. About 2 a.m. -- about 15 minutes later -- another man was stabbed at Juniper and 6th streets and hospitalized.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Spears, White House, Miss Calif, marriage

image Gay rights demonstrators call on Obama to abolish 'don't ask, don't tell.'
Group begins ad blitz against same-sex marriage.
Gay rights advocates rip suit to undo Prop. 8.
Openly gay man voted prom queen at Los Angeles high school.
New York Democrat complains that same-sex marriage, governor will fail.
Miss California Carrie Prejean keeps quiet on state's Prop 8 ruling.
Britney Spears films fake gay perfume ad.
Transgender group pulls out of London Pride.
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs (photo) pressed on Obama's marriage position.
India's first and only gay magazine tests taboos by making a comeback.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 14 gay things to do today

image YouthPride offers free HIV testing (5 p.m.) and T-Time (5:30 p.m.).
Texas Hold'em Poker at Blake's. 7 p.m.
Out on Film opens four days of LGBT films with "Fagbug" (photo). 7:30 p.m. Join "Fagbug" creator Erin Davies for a meet and greet at Bellissima after. 9:30 p.m.
Hit the pool with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Stop by Charis for a screening and discussion of "Unnatural Causes." 7:30 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.
Laugh out loud with Atlanta Pride Night at Laughing Skull Lounge. 8 p.m.
Gay singer Tom Goss appears at Smith's Olde Bar. 8 p.m.
Cocktail the evening away with Hydrate Thursdays and Thursday Night Cocktail. Both start at 9 p.m.
Bazzaar goes retro with Members Only: A True International Event. 9 p.m.
Disco at Mary's. 10 p.m.    READ MORE »

 
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Sunday: 11 gay things to do today

image Watch the teams of the Hotlanta Softball League in action. 9 a.m.
Swim with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy the treats of Papi's New Brunch at Las Margaritas. 11 .m.
Sol Sundays goes poolside at the W Atlanta - Midtown. 1 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 2 p.m.
Out on Film hosts its final day of the gay film festival. 3:30 p.m.
Join DJ Vicki Powell for SUNsets on the Patio @ Noni's. 5 p.m.
The Wilderness Network of Georgia holds its quarterly Membership Meeting & Potluck. 6 p.m.
The Women's Outdoor Network hosts a Pizza & Planning meeting. 6 p.m.
Catch the Big Time Show at Blake's. 9 p.m.
The Armorettes take over Burkhart's. 9 p.m.    READ MORE »

The Sugarbakers provided a lifeline to me

imageProfessional fraternity man by day and roving entertainment reporter by night, Buck Cooke moved to Atlanta in 2000. Armed with a passion for pop culture and rabid appetite for music, Buck scours the entertainment landscape for treasures in music, TV and cinema.

Twenty-three years after the show premiered on CBS, “Designing Women” finally comes to DVD. Now I've got the Sugarbakers on my mind.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Actor Charlie David warms up the crowd

imageActor and writer Charlie David stopped at Outwrite & Bookstore Saturday to read from "Mulligans" and promote his appearance tonight at Out on Film.

The actor, who's now signing autographs for fans at the store, stars in the LGBT horror series "Dante's Cove" as well as the travel show "Bump!" on Logo.

Tonight, he'll be on hand for a screening of "Mulligans," which also stars Dan Payne and Thea Gill. The event, part of the four-day Out on Film, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Plaza Theatre.    READ MORE »

Police ID Piedmont Park murder victim

Atlanta police identified the man murdered in Piedmont Park early Thursday as Patrick Boland, 43.

Police told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that they found Boland's missing SUV Friday night. Authorities, though, still say they haven't determined a motive.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Flag football continues today in Piedmont Park

The National Flag Football League of Atlanta continues its spring-summer season today in Piedmont Park. With clear skies, it appears the league will play its full schedule. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 15 gay things to do today

image Chrome & Cruiser motorcycle rally to benefit Atlanta Pride Committee at Heretic. 10 a.m.
National Flag Football League of Atlanta puts gay jocks in Piedmont Park. 10 a.m. There's gay tennis, too, with the Atlanta Team Tennis Association. 1 p.m.
The gay film fest Out on Film continues at Plaza Theatre with screenings at 3:30 p.m. ("The Universe of Keith Haring"), 5:30 p.m. ("Training Rules") and 7:30 p.m. ("Mulligans"). Charlie David (photo) from "Mulligans" appears at Outwrite. 1 p.m.
Speed dating for book lovers at Bellissima. 6:30 p.m.
The gay musical "Zann, Don't!" keeps on going at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.

Nine more gay things to do today.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber enjoys a blue Friday happy hour

imageThe Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce got a little blue Friday evening.

The group found itself surrounded by the soothing blue hues of AquaKnox in Buckhead for its monthly 4th Friday Networking event. (Technically, it was held on the fifth Friday this month, but who's really counting?)

More, including photos, after the jump.    READ MORE »

‘Fagbug’ drives into Atlanta for Out on Film

image    READ MORE »

Ga. leaders against the grain on gay rights

imageJoshua Trey Barnett is the co-creator and editor of GayInAthens.com and the contributing blogger behind Dawg Days, a weekly update from Athens for Project Q Atlanta.

Tuesday brought sad news for the LGBT community, but we can’t let the California Supreme Court’s bad judgment get in the way of all that we’re fighting for.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Tracks for your gay music weekend

imageProfessional fraternity man by day and roving entertainment reporter by night, Buck Cooke moved to Atlanta in 2000. Armed with a passion for pop culture and rabid appetite for music, Buck scours the entertainment landscape for treasures in music, TV and cinema.

If you’re recovering from Memorial Day or getting ready for Gay Days, there are some essential tracks to get your good time going. There’s a little bit of something for everyone in this list, from hip-hop to rock-flavored dance tracks.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Gay unions foe with ties to Georgia arrested

imageA reporter with ties to a newspaper based in Macon, who describes herself as a Roman Catholic priestess, was swept away by security from a press area at Los Angeles International Airport near Air Force One on Thursday.

The woman, Brenda Lee, says she wanted to hand deliver a letter to President Obama urging him "to take a stand for traditional marriage." Lee writes for the Georgia Informer, a monthly publication in Macon, and says she has White House credentials.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Friday: 17 gay things to do today

image 4th Friday Networking with the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. It's really the fifth Friday this month, but who's counting? 5:30 p.m.
Softball with the Decatur Women's Sports League. 6 p.m.
Gay artist Paul Wolski's Alter Ego Pop Art Show opens at ART Station. 7 p.m.
Open play with the Hotlanta Volleyball Association. 7:30 p.m.
Swimming and water polo with Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Out on Film continues with "The New World" (photo) and "Finding Me." 7:30 p.m.

More events after the jump.    READ MORE »

Police blaming victim in Midtown murder?

imageBlogger Matt Hennie is the founder and managing editor of Project Q Atlanta. He’s a longtime Atlanta resident who’s worked in journalism since his days as a Purple Paladin at Furman University in the early ‘90s.

Here we go again.

The murder in Piedmont Park Thursday -- 15 minutes before a second stabbing a few blocks away in Midtown -- was first pitched as a robbery attempt by the Atlanta Police Department. Now, the embattled agency hints in an email to an anti-gay nightlife activist that the homicide might have been the result of gay cruising. Huh?

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Friday: Cheering on Life U’s sexy ruggers

image    READ MORE »

Pretty Ricky, Cameau, Odd Girl, ‘marraige’

image The slut who won't shut up.
Gay candidate in Florida gets standing ovation for answering the "gay" question.
Gay high school swimmer’s lust for teammate.
Lesbian Latina sheriff is a straight shooter.
Pretty Ricky's Spectacular grinds in underwear, insists "I'm not gay."
Gay singer and songwriter Chris Cameau (photo) talks music and his new album.
Fact or fiction: Love is superficial for gay guys?
MSNBC's Anderson Cooper in drag?
National Organization for Marriage has trouble spelling, well, marriage.
The Odd Girl Out interview.    READ MORE »

Will a career test help my career path?

Contributing blogger John Long is a career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: How do I know which career test is the right one for my situation?    READ MORE »

Atlanta teams compete for volleyball crown

Four Hotlanta Volleyball Association teams were among the 133 at the North American Gay Volleyball Association National Championships in Chicago last weekend. Project Q was there.    READ MORE »

One injured, one dead in Midtown stabbings

For anyone who enjoys the bars, retail spots and restaurants in the gayborhood and strolls through Piedmont Park, take note: Criminals are growing more emboldened.

A man in his early 40s was stabbed and murdered in Piedmont Park early Thursday as part of an apparent robbery. His body was found near the lake. About 2 a.m. -- about 15 minutes later -- another man was stabbed at Juniper and 6th streets and hospitalized.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Spears, White House, Miss Calif, marriage

image Gay rights demonstrators call on Obama to abolish 'don't ask, don't tell.'
Group begins ad blitz against same-sex marriage.
Gay rights advocates rip suit to undo Prop. 8.
Openly gay man voted prom queen at Los Angeles high school.
New York Democrat complains that same-sex marriage, governor will fail.
Miss California Carrie Prejean keeps quiet on state's Prop 8 ruling.
Britney Spears films fake gay perfume ad.
Transgender group pulls out of London Pride.
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs (photo) pressed on Obama's marriage position.
India's first and only gay magazine tests taboos by making a comeback.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 14 gay things to do today

image YouthPride offers free HIV testing (5 p.m.) and T-Time (5:30 p.m.).
Texas Hold'em Poker at Blake's. 7 p.m.
Out on Film opens four days of LGBT films with "Fagbug" (photo). 7:30 p.m. Join "Fagbug" creator Erin Davies for a meet and greet at Bellissima after. 9:30 p.m.
Hit the pool with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Stop by Charis for a screening and discussion of "Unnatural Causes." 7:30 p.m.
The gay musical "Zanna, Don't!" continues at Actor's Express. 8 p.m.
Laugh out loud with Atlanta Pride Night at Laughing Skull Lounge. 8 p.m.
Gay singer Tom Goss appears at Smith's Olde Bar. 8 p.m.
Cocktail the evening away with Hydrate Thursdays and Thursday Night Cocktail. Both start at 9 p.m.
Bazzaar goes retro with Members Only: A True International Event. 9 p.m.
Disco at Mary's. 10 p.m.    READ MORE »

 
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