Apparently, you can’t keep a good ‘ho down

We always enjoy when local gay establishments get a little recognition from the national gay press.

Take the Advocate, for example. The gay glossy weighed in recently with its list of "Top 10 Gay C&W Bars" in the country.

The geographically-diverse list stops in Dallas, Oklahoma City, Denver, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, Chicago and Tampa.

It also had this to say about a place right here in Atlanta, which landed as the No. Two best country and western gay bar in the U.S.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: Three gay things to do tonight

imagePEDRO: The story of Pedro Zamora -- the openly gay and HIV-positive cast member on MTV's "Real World: San Francisco" in 1994 -- airs on Logo and MTV at 8 p.m. Catch a sneak peek of Alex Loynaz (photo) in the lead role on Logo's website. Or read contributing blogger Darian Aaron's take on the film.

Two more events after the jump.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: The Bucks bootie-licious rugby

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More booty after the jump.    READ MORE »

Will Smith, Adam Lambert, gay college jock

image Will the California Supreme Court strike down Prop 8, or "willy-nilly disregard" its duty?
Jada Pinkett Smith: Will and I aren't gay.
Will "American Idol" let Adam Lambert be gay?
How gay could "Desperate Housewives" get?
In defense of Perez Hilton.
Gay radio jock Derek Hartley (photo) whines about gay media.
Kanye West angry over gay rumors and demands that his manhood never be questioned.
Howard Dean urges passage of marriage equality bill.
Gay college football player fits in well on his team.
Poetry: Stopping by CVS on a rainy evening.    READ MORE »

Beer pong, liplocks don’t mix at Agnes Scott

imageBeer pong and lesbians seem to be a touchy subject for some at Agnes Scott College.

The all-women school in Decatur is often the punchline for jokes that have to do with lesbians. It's something the campus confronted late last year when student Louisa Hill (photo) complained in a blog about Agnes Scott becoming "the cesspool for Hollywood's C-list sequels." Hill and other students were upset when the filming of "Road Trip II: Beer Pong" came to campus.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

What to do when the economy kills the career

Contributing blogger John Long is a career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: "What do I do when the economy is killing my career?"    READ MORE »

Sci-fi hunks, Barney, queens, March Madness

image Working the red carpet at the GLAAD Media Awards.
Gov. Sarah Palin picks new attorney general who once called gays "degenerates."
Pole vaulter runs nude through streets of Paris.
What Barney Frank could learn from Oedipus.
The rules and regulations of gay Chicago.
Drag queens feeling the financial squeeze.
A "push down" in need of a pushback when it comes to military's gay ban.
Gender doesn't mean a thing.
Sexiest sci-fi hunks on the small screen, including David Boreanaz (photo) from "Angel."
March Madness: Louisville's Earl Clark shows his abs.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Pride announces slate of June events

imageYou might not even notice that the Atlanta Pride Festival is missing this June.

The event, shifted to late October to pave the way for a return to Piedmont Park, at first left a gap in the calendar for late June, which this year is the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York. The events are often credited with starting the modern day gay civil rights movement.

But the Atlanta Pride Committee is moving quickly to fill your calendar with a slate of events in late June.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Xplosion readies for women’s football

The hard-hitting action of professional, full-tackle women's football kicked off Sunday as the Atlanta Xplosion staged a scrimmage in advance of their season opener. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Monday: ‘Gay bishop’ speaks at Emory

image"The gay bishop" lands on the comforting campus of Emory University tonight as he ramps up his role in the debate over gay marriage.

Once a self-described preacher "from a hick diocese in New Hampshire," Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson was thrown in a global storm in 2003 over his election as bishop of the state, making him the first openly gay bishop in the 2.4-million member Episcopal Church.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Monday: Say it sexy, say it sexier




Have an image you'd like to see here first thing in the morning? .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to us. Subject: Morning Fix.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber networks with two-day event

imageThe Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce started its biggest-ever 4th Friday networking event on Thursday in a refashioned hotel on West Peachtree Street in Midtown.

The Granada Suites Hotel, which is being renovated and remade in anticipation of its reflagging as the Artmore Hotel later this year, hosted the event in its lobby bar.

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

Your gym routine starts with breakfast

image Contributing blogger Troy Meyers is a certified personal trainer and sports conditioner with more than 10 years of experience. He owns Atlanta-based JockBoyLocker.com and contributes to the site’s Lockerroom Blog.

Now more than ever there are diets, theories, programs and ads for exercise equipment bombarding us every day.

But we -- that's a collective term for all Americans, not just those fit gay jocks and jockettes -- continue to grow fatter and fatter every year. Obesity is a major problem.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Sporno, Roddick, Maddow, country music

image Redemptive Love: How much I have in common with Ted Haggard.
Call out Blue Cross Blue Shield on ridiculous policy change.
New Hampshire's sole black lawmaker leads on gay marriage.
A big fight brewing in the GOP over LGBT.
When sports and porn collide. (photo)
The Indie Rock Fag meets a rock star.
Rachel Maddow mixes it up with Jimmy Fallon.
Will country music turn the gay corner?
Andy Roddick has an itch he can't quite stop scratching.
Give it arrest: Tennessee "marriage protector" busted.    READ MORE »

Hydrate Thursdays heats up W Midtown

The gay boys are the beneficiaries of a newly competitive Thursday scene. A few hundred at the W got their first taste of Hydrate Thursdays this week. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Friday: Six gay things to do tonight

PART TWO: The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce continues its two-day 4th Friday with a mixer at Table 1280 at the High Museum. It's the second installment in an event that started Thursday at the refashioned Granada Hotel in Midtown. 5:30 p.m.

imageSOFTBALL: The Decatur Women's Sports League hits the fields tonight -- weather permitting -- for the second week of their spring season. Games begin at 6 p.m. at Kelly C. Cofer Park in Tucker. (View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from Opening Night March 20.)

More events after the jump.    READ MORE »

Friday: Rough and tumble roller derby action

image

Have an image you'd like to see here first thing in the morning? .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to us. Subject: Morning Fix.    READ MORE »

Thursday: Six gay things to do tonight

4TH FRIDAY: The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce decided that one day wasn't enough for its monthly 4th Friday networking event, so it expanded it to two days and dubbed it their biggest 4th Friday ever. Tonight, head to the newly-renovated Granada Hotel in Midtown around 5 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., the fun moves to the High Museum for a special showing of China's Terracotta Army with reduced ticket prices. Part II gets started at 5:30 p.m. on Friday at Table 1280 at the High.

MOVIE AND MAKEOVER: YouthPride offers its movie and a makeover night, this time screening "Princess Dairies" while also offering makeovers. The evening, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is for LGBT youth from 13 to 24.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Craigslist killer, iPhone app, lesbian dating

image Five conversations to expect on the lesbian first date.
Gay dating makes its way to the iPhone.
Did Craigslist murder George Weber?
"New" HRC policy statement on ENDA seems a half step.
He moved on, you didn't, he sucks.
Italian soccer player Andrea Vasa (photo) lives in a very public boutique.
How did "equality" become the watchword of the gay movement?
How bare will you go when it comes to sex?
Shocking -- it's lesbians on "Oprah."
Why this movement makes us fully quiver.    READ MORE »

Elton John as the DJ

imageThe Peach Buzz's Richard Eldredge is a big Elton John fan. And really, we don't have a problem with that as the Atlanta Journal Constitution scribe always offers up interesting tidbits and quips from the gay part-time Atlanta singer.

Like this: In celebration of John's 62nd birthday this week, he offered Peach Buzz some insight into what he's listening to these days.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Apparently, you can’t keep a good ‘ho down

We always enjoy when local gay establishments get a little recognition from the national gay press.

Take the Advocate, for example. The gay glossy weighed in recently with its list of "Top 10 Gay C&W Bars" in the country.

The geographically-diverse list stops in Dallas, Oklahoma City, Denver, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, Chicago and Tampa.

It also had this to say about a place right here in Atlanta, which landed as the No. Two best country and western gay bar in the U.S.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: Three gay things to do tonight

imagePEDRO: The story of Pedro Zamora -- the openly gay and HIV-positive cast member on MTV's "Real World: San Francisco" in 1994 -- airs on Logo and MTV at 8 p.m. Catch a sneak peek of Alex Loynaz (photo) in the lead role on Logo's website. Or read contributing blogger Darian Aaron's take on the film.

Two more events after the jump.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: The Bucks bootie-licious rugby

image

More booty after the jump.    READ MORE »

Will Smith, Adam Lambert, gay college jock

image Will the California Supreme Court strike down Prop 8, or "willy-nilly disregard" its duty?
Jada Pinkett Smith: Will and I aren't gay.
Will "American Idol" let Adam Lambert be gay?
How gay could "Desperate Housewives" get?
In defense of Perez Hilton.
Gay radio jock Derek Hartley (photo) whines about gay media.
Kanye West angry over gay rumors and demands that his manhood never be questioned.
Howard Dean urges passage of marriage equality bill.
Gay college football player fits in well on his team.
Poetry: Stopping by CVS on a rainy evening.    READ MORE »

Beer pong, liplocks don’t mix at Agnes Scott

imageBeer pong and lesbians seem to be a touchy subject for some at Agnes Scott College.

The all-women school in Decatur is often the punchline for jokes that have to do with lesbians. It's something the campus confronted late last year when student Louisa Hill (photo) complained in a blog about Agnes Scott becoming "the cesspool for Hollywood's C-list sequels." Hill and other students were upset when the filming of "Road Trip II: Beer Pong" came to campus.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

What to do when the economy kills the career

Contributing blogger John Long is a career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: "What do I do when the economy is killing my career?"    READ MORE »

Sci-fi hunks, Barney, queens, March Madness

image Working the red carpet at the GLAAD Media Awards.
Gov. Sarah Palin picks new attorney general who once called gays "degenerates."
Pole vaulter runs nude through streets of Paris.
What Barney Frank could learn from Oedipus.
The rules and regulations of gay Chicago.
Drag queens feeling the financial squeeze.
A "push down" in need of a pushback when it comes to military's gay ban.
Gender doesn't mean a thing.
Sexiest sci-fi hunks on the small screen, including David Boreanaz (photo) from "Angel."
March Madness: Louisville's Earl Clark shows his abs.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Pride announces slate of June events

imageYou might not even notice that the Atlanta Pride Festival is missing this June.

The event, shifted to late October to pave the way for a return to Piedmont Park, at first left a gap in the calendar for late June, which this year is the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York. The events are often credited with starting the modern day gay civil rights movement.

But the Atlanta Pride Committee is moving quickly to fill your calendar with a slate of events in late June.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Xplosion readies for women’s football

The hard-hitting action of professional, full-tackle women's football kicked off Sunday as the Atlanta Xplosion staged a scrimmage in advance of their season opener. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Monday: ‘Gay bishop’ speaks at Emory

image"The gay bishop" lands on the comforting campus of Emory University tonight as he ramps up his role in the debate over gay marriage.

Once a self-described preacher "from a hick diocese in New Hampshire," Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson was thrown in a global storm in 2003 over his election as bishop of the state, making him the first openly gay bishop in the 2.4-million member Episcopal Church.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Monday: Say it sexy, say it sexier




Have an image you'd like to see here first thing in the morning? .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to us. Subject: Morning Fix.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber networks with two-day event

imageThe Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce started its biggest-ever 4th Friday networking event on Thursday in a refashioned hotel on West Peachtree Street in Midtown.

The Granada Suites Hotel, which is being renovated and remade in anticipation of its reflagging as the Artmore Hotel later this year, hosted the event in its lobby bar.

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

Your gym routine starts with breakfast

image Contributing blogger Troy Meyers is a certified personal trainer and sports conditioner with more than 10 years of experience. He owns Atlanta-based JockBoyLocker.com and contributes to the site’s Lockerroom Blog.

Now more than ever there are diets, theories, programs and ads for exercise equipment bombarding us every day.

But we -- that's a collective term for all Americans, not just those fit gay jocks and jockettes -- continue to grow fatter and fatter every year. Obesity is a major problem.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Sporno, Roddick, Maddow, country music

image Redemptive Love: How much I have in common with Ted Haggard.
Call out Blue Cross Blue Shield on ridiculous policy change.
New Hampshire's sole black lawmaker leads on gay marriage.
A big fight brewing in the GOP over LGBT.
When sports and porn collide. (photo)
The Indie Rock Fag meets a rock star.
Rachel Maddow mixes it up with Jimmy Fallon.
Will country music turn the gay corner?
Andy Roddick has an itch he can't quite stop scratching.
Give it arrest: Tennessee "marriage protector" busted.    READ MORE »

Hydrate Thursdays heats up W Midtown

The gay boys are the beneficiaries of a newly competitive Thursday scene. A few hundred at the W got their first taste of Hydrate Thursdays this week. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Friday: Six gay things to do tonight

PART TWO: The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce continues its two-day 4th Friday with a mixer at Table 1280 at the High Museum. It's the second installment in an event that started Thursday at the refashioned Granada Hotel in Midtown. 5:30 p.m.

imageSOFTBALL: The Decatur Women's Sports League hits the fields tonight -- weather permitting -- for the second week of their spring season. Games begin at 6 p.m. at Kelly C. Cofer Park in Tucker. (View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from Opening Night March 20.)

More events after the jump.    READ MORE »

Friday: Rough and tumble roller derby action

image

Have an image you'd like to see here first thing in the morning? .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to us. Subject: Morning Fix.    READ MORE »

Thursday: Six gay things to do tonight

4TH FRIDAY: The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce decided that one day wasn't enough for its monthly 4th Friday networking event, so it expanded it to two days and dubbed it their biggest 4th Friday ever. Tonight, head to the newly-renovated Granada Hotel in Midtown around 5 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., the fun moves to the High Museum for a special showing of China's Terracotta Army with reduced ticket prices. Part II gets started at 5:30 p.m. on Friday at Table 1280 at the High.

MOVIE AND MAKEOVER: YouthPride offers its movie and a makeover night, this time screening "Princess Dairies" while also offering makeovers. The evening, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is for LGBT youth from 13 to 24.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Craigslist killer, iPhone app, lesbian dating

image Five conversations to expect on the lesbian first date.
Gay dating makes its way to the iPhone.
Did Craigslist murder George Weber?
"New" HRC policy statement on ENDA seems a half step.
He moved on, you didn't, he sucks.
Italian soccer player Andrea Vasa (photo) lives in a very public boutique.
How did "equality" become the watchword of the gay movement?
How bare will you go when it comes to sex?
Shocking -- it's lesbians on "Oprah."
Why this movement makes us fully quiver.    READ MORE »

Elton John as the DJ

imageThe Peach Buzz's Richard Eldredge is a big Elton John fan. And really, we don't have a problem with that as the Atlanta Journal Constitution scribe always offers up interesting tidbits and quips from the gay part-time Atlanta singer.

Like this: In celebration of John's 62nd birthday this week, he offered Peach Buzz some insight into what he's listening to these days.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

 
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