Stonewall: Six gay things to do today

imageStonewall Week closes out with six events under its official banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee:

LGBT Days @ the Georgia Aquarium benefits Atlanta Pride. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Stonewall Brunch Block Party takes place on Juniper between Einstein's and Joe's. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
4th Annual Backpack in the Park at Grant Park. 4 p.m.
Music for a Cause benefits the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative's Heath Fund. 6 p.m. (Read more about the event.)
Official Stonewall Closing Party with DJ Gunther (photo). 6 p.m.
The Armorettes Stonewall Show at Burkhart's. 9 p.m.

Several other unofficial events are on tap Sunday. Keep up with them through the Project Q Atlanta community calendar. You can also read more about Stonewall Week.    READ MORE »

Sunday: 17 gay things to do today

Sol Sundays offers a poolside afternoon of cocktailing at W Atlanta-Midtown. 1 p.m.
Papi's Stonewall T-Dance for a Cause at Las Margaritas includes DJ Jay McCracken and raises money for AIDS Walk Atlanta. 5 p.m.
With Stonewall Week winding down, you can Chill at Bellissima. 6 p.m.
Music for a Cause benefits the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative's Heath Fund. 6 p.m. (Read more about the event.)
Charlie Brown is scheduled to bring her Butches & Bitches Show to My Sisters Room. 10 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

06-28: Music benefit for ALHI Health Fund

imageEven for a weekend packed with dance events and pool parties, there’s a serious side.

One of the last events to kick off during Stonewall Week is “Music for a Cause,” an evening on Sunday packed with female musicians performing to raise money for the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative.

But it’s not just a general fundraiser for the women’s health group. Proceeds from this three-hour event benefit ALHI’s Health Fund, which provides health screenings for under- and un-insured women. Organizers hope to raise a few thousand dollars to pay up to $150 per woman for tests that include physicals and pap smears.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Tracks to thump your Stonewall 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.

Stonewall Weekend is here, so I’ve assembled a list of tracks to get you in the mood for Diet Pride. Be proud and stake your claim to your place on the dance floor, in the pool or in traffic this weekend.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Stonewall: Eight gay things to do today

imageSaturday features eight events under the official Stonewall Week banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee:

Atlanta Pride Human Rights Exhibit runs all day at the W Atlanta-Midtown.

Swim, splash and cocktail the day away at the Pearl Day Pool Party. 11 a.m.

Learn more about YouthPride through its Community Carnival. 12 p.m.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 29 gay things to do today

image Gay favorite Libby Whitmore (photo) brings her cabaret act to Actor's Express. 7:30 p.m.
Atlanta Freedom Bands presents its Stonewall 40 Celebration Concert. 8 p.m.
Riot After Party with Samantha Ronson at Bellissima. 8 p.m.
"The Wild Party" continues at On Stage Atlanta. 8 p.m.
Mary Edith Pitts keeps entertaining the masses at Burkhart's. 11:30 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

AID Atlanta says it’s time to get tested

The launch this week of an interactive map that shows HIV rates by county came in advance of National HIV Testing Day on Saturday. And with portions of metro Atlanta a leader in HIV infections, AID Atlanta is offering a way to combat the disease: free testing in a handful of locations.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Stonewall: Four gay things to do today

imageFriday features four events under the official Stonewall Week banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee:

Network, chat and cocktail with the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce at its 4th Friday Networking. 5:30 p.m.
Youth ages 13 to 24 party down with YouthPride's annual Pride Prom. 8 p.m.
Screening of "Unveiled" with Human Rights Atlanta at Manuel's Tavern. 6 p.m.
Georgia UsofA Pageants and Navigation Atlanta present the Miss Atlanta Pride Pageant. 8 p.m.

Several other unofficial events are on tap Friday and throughout this weekend. Keep up with them through the Project Q Atlanta community calendar. You can also read more about Stonewall Week.    READ MORE »

Friday: 24 gay things to do today

image Emerging artists, including gays and other minorities, are part of "Minus: An Exhibition" that opens at Studioplex. 7 p.m.
"The Wild Party" continues its festive run at On Stage Atlanta. 8 p.m.
Nicole Paige Brooks hosts the Heaven Party at Bellissima. 8 p.m.
Join Hotlanta Rubber Bar Night at the Eagle, an evening that also includes a party for Mr. Atlanta Eagle Alan Penrod. 10 p.m.
DJ 5 Hour Boner and Tootsi Collins spin during Fag Bash at Mary's. 10 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

Friday: MTV’s newest gay Derek Chavez

image    READ MORE »

Scott Evans, jocks, internet dating, crash vic

image Mourning a lesbian among the DC Metro crash victims.
Athletes and the golden age of beefcake.
Dating: It’s better than taking a wallet out and showing people a picture of your hand.
"One Life to Live" actor Scott Evans (photo) on doing gay for pay on a TV soap and being the second openly gay man on daytime.
Finding the hot mens: The signifier vs. the signified in gay internet dating.    READ MORE »

Celebrate RuPaul with 10 fabulous moments

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.

RuPaul, one of gay Atlanta’s favorite sons, is in town tonight for a benefit performance at Primal. To get you in the mood for the diva, I've compiled a look at some of the most fabulous moments in RuPaul's career.    READ MORE »

Stonewall: Four gay things to do today

imageThursday features four events under the official Stonewall Week banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee:

LGBT Days at the Georgia Aquarium with Atlanta Pride. 9 a.m.
Transgender Issue Panel Discussion with Human Rights Atlanta at Charis. 7:30 p.m.
Michael Bibler (photo) reads from and discusses "Cotton's Queer Relatons" at Outwrite. 7:30 p.m.
RuPaul performs at Primal in a fundraiser for the Atlanta Cotillion that benefits AID Atlanta. 9 p.m.

Several other unofficial events are on tap this week, including Thursday. Keep up with them through the Project Q Atlanta community calendar. You can also read more about Stonewall Week.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 20 gay things to do today

image Splash in the pool with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
DJ Bryan Christopher leads Glitterati at Bellissima. 8 p.m.
Guerilla Queer Bar Atlanta heads to Johnny's Hideaway on Roswell Road for its first outing. 9 p.m. Read more about the group.
RuPaul (photo) returns to Atlanta for a show at Primal. 9 p.m.
Hydrate Thursdays continues at W Atlanta-Midtown. 9 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

Thursday: Summer camp for gay guys

image    READ MORE »

Taking stock of author Joseph Olshan

image

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Batwoman, gay MLK, Ronaldo, Zero Sum Gay

image Soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo: Having a gay old time.
"Training Rules" director Dee Mosbacher speaks out.
Zero Sum Gays: Is my cause better than your cause? Or is there room for both?
Buxom billionaire heiress by day and sexy crime fighter Batwoman by night comes out as a lesbian.
The New Eugenics?
Why there won't be a gay Martin Luther King Jr.    READ MORE »

06-25: Guerilla Queer Bar invades Atlanta

imageQueer activism goes on the road Thursday when a new grassroots group travels north of Buckhead to invade Johnny’s Hideaway.

It’s the launch event for Guerilla Queer Bar Atlanta, a group taking a well-worn concept successful in other cities and attempting it here. The premise is pretty simple: Queer folks flock unannounced to a traditionally straight bar for an evening of drinking and dancing with a little political activism thrown into the mix.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Stonewall: 1 gay thing to do today

imageWednesday features just one event under the official Stonewall Week banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee, but it's an interesting one:

Author Neil White appears at Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse to read from and discuss his moving memoir "In the Sanctuary of Outcasts." The work chronicles his years in federal prison.

Keep up with other Stonewall Week events through the Project Q Atlanta community calendar. You can also read more about Stonewall Week.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 13 gay things to do today

image Knock down those pins with bowling from the Decatur Women's Sports League. 6:30 p.m.
Join the Queer Literary Fiction Book Group at Charis. 7 p.m.
The Atlanta Executive Network heads to the theater for "Cabaret." 8 p.m.
Dip into the Honey Pot at Mary's. 8 p.m.
The Deeper Love Project hosts its weekly Many Men, Many Voices workshop for black gay men. 7 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

 
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Stonewall: Six gay things to do today

imageStonewall Week closes out with six events under its official banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee:

LGBT Days @ the Georgia Aquarium benefits Atlanta Pride. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Stonewall Brunch Block Party takes place on Juniper between Einstein's and Joe's. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
4th Annual Backpack in the Park at Grant Park. 4 p.m.
Music for a Cause benefits the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative's Heath Fund. 6 p.m. (Read more about the event.)
Official Stonewall Closing Party with DJ Gunther (photo). 6 p.m.
The Armorettes Stonewall Show at Burkhart's. 9 p.m.

Several other unofficial events are on tap Sunday. Keep up with them through the Project Q Atlanta community calendar. You can also read more about Stonewall Week.    READ MORE »

Sunday: 17 gay things to do today

Sol Sundays offers a poolside afternoon of cocktailing at W Atlanta-Midtown. 1 p.m.
Papi's Stonewall T-Dance for a Cause at Las Margaritas includes DJ Jay McCracken and raises money for AIDS Walk Atlanta. 5 p.m.
With Stonewall Week winding down, you can Chill at Bellissima. 6 p.m.
Music for a Cause benefits the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative's Heath Fund. 6 p.m. (Read more about the event.)
Charlie Brown is scheduled to bring her Butches & Bitches Show to My Sisters Room. 10 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

06-28: Music benefit for ALHI Health Fund

imageEven for a weekend packed with dance events and pool parties, there’s a serious side.

One of the last events to kick off during Stonewall Week is “Music for a Cause,” an evening on Sunday packed with female musicians performing to raise money for the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative.

But it’s not just a general fundraiser for the women’s health group. Proceeds from this three-hour event benefit ALHI’s Health Fund, which provides health screenings for under- and un-insured women. Organizers hope to raise a few thousand dollars to pay up to $150 per woman for tests that include physicals and pap smears.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Tracks to thump your Stonewall 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.

Stonewall Weekend is here, so I’ve assembled a list of tracks to get you in the mood for Diet Pride. Be proud and stake your claim to your place on the dance floor, in the pool or in traffic this weekend.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Stonewall: Eight gay things to do today

imageSaturday features eight events under the official Stonewall Week banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee:

Atlanta Pride Human Rights Exhibit runs all day at the W Atlanta-Midtown.

Swim, splash and cocktail the day away at the Pearl Day Pool Party. 11 a.m.

Learn more about YouthPride through its Community Carnival. 12 p.m.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 29 gay things to do today

image Gay favorite Libby Whitmore (photo) brings her cabaret act to Actor's Express. 7:30 p.m.
Atlanta Freedom Bands presents its Stonewall 40 Celebration Concert. 8 p.m.
Riot After Party with Samantha Ronson at Bellissima. 8 p.m.
"The Wild Party" continues at On Stage Atlanta. 8 p.m.
Mary Edith Pitts keeps entertaining the masses at Burkhart's. 11:30 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

AID Atlanta says it’s time to get tested

The launch this week of an interactive map that shows HIV rates by county came in advance of National HIV Testing Day on Saturday. And with portions of metro Atlanta a leader in HIV infections, AID Atlanta is offering a way to combat the disease: free testing in a handful of locations.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Stonewall: Four gay things to do today

imageFriday features four events under the official Stonewall Week banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee:

Network, chat and cocktail with the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce at its 4th Friday Networking. 5:30 p.m.
Youth ages 13 to 24 party down with YouthPride's annual Pride Prom. 8 p.m.
Screening of "Unveiled" with Human Rights Atlanta at Manuel's Tavern. 6 p.m.
Georgia UsofA Pageants and Navigation Atlanta present the Miss Atlanta Pride Pageant. 8 p.m.

Several other unofficial events are on tap Friday and throughout this weekend. Keep up with them through the Project Q Atlanta community calendar. You can also read more about Stonewall Week.    READ MORE »

Friday: 24 gay things to do today

image Emerging artists, including gays and other minorities, are part of "Minus: An Exhibition" that opens at Studioplex. 7 p.m.
"The Wild Party" continues its festive run at On Stage Atlanta. 8 p.m.
Nicole Paige Brooks hosts the Heaven Party at Bellissima. 8 p.m.
Join Hotlanta Rubber Bar Night at the Eagle, an evening that also includes a party for Mr. Atlanta Eagle Alan Penrod. 10 p.m.
DJ 5 Hour Boner and Tootsi Collins spin during Fag Bash at Mary's. 10 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

Friday: MTV’s newest gay Derek Chavez

image    READ MORE »

Scott Evans, jocks, internet dating, crash vic

image Mourning a lesbian among the DC Metro crash victims.
Athletes and the golden age of beefcake.
Dating: It’s better than taking a wallet out and showing people a picture of your hand.
"One Life to Live" actor Scott Evans (photo) on doing gay for pay on a TV soap and being the second openly gay man on daytime.
Finding the hot mens: The signifier vs. the signified in gay internet dating.    READ MORE »

Celebrate RuPaul with 10 fabulous moments

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.

RuPaul, one of gay Atlanta’s favorite sons, is in town tonight for a benefit performance at Primal. To get you in the mood for the diva, I've compiled a look at some of the most fabulous moments in RuPaul's career.    READ MORE »

Stonewall: Four gay things to do today

imageThursday features four events under the official Stonewall Week banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee:

LGBT Days at the Georgia Aquarium with Atlanta Pride. 9 a.m.
Transgender Issue Panel Discussion with Human Rights Atlanta at Charis. 7:30 p.m.
Michael Bibler (photo) reads from and discusses "Cotton's Queer Relatons" at Outwrite. 7:30 p.m.
RuPaul performs at Primal in a fundraiser for the Atlanta Cotillion that benefits AID Atlanta. 9 p.m.

Several other unofficial events are on tap this week, including Thursday. Keep up with them through the Project Q Atlanta community calendar. You can also read more about Stonewall Week.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 20 gay things to do today

image Splash in the pool with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
DJ Bryan Christopher leads Glitterati at Bellissima. 8 p.m.
Guerilla Queer Bar Atlanta heads to Johnny's Hideaway on Roswell Road for its first outing. 9 p.m. Read more about the group.
RuPaul (photo) returns to Atlanta for a show at Primal. 9 p.m.
Hydrate Thursdays continues at W Atlanta-Midtown. 9 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

Thursday: Summer camp for gay guys

image    READ MORE »

Taking stock of author Joseph Olshan

image

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Batwoman, gay MLK, Ronaldo, Zero Sum Gay

image Soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo: Having a gay old time.
"Training Rules" director Dee Mosbacher speaks out.
Zero Sum Gays: Is my cause better than your cause? Or is there room for both?
Buxom billionaire heiress by day and sexy crime fighter Batwoman by night comes out as a lesbian.
The New Eugenics?
Why there won't be a gay Martin Luther King Jr.    READ MORE »

06-25: Guerilla Queer Bar invades Atlanta

imageQueer activism goes on the road Thursday when a new grassroots group travels north of Buckhead to invade Johnny’s Hideaway.

It’s the launch event for Guerilla Queer Bar Atlanta, a group taking a well-worn concept successful in other cities and attempting it here. The premise is pretty simple: Queer folks flock unannounced to a traditionally straight bar for an evening of drinking and dancing with a little political activism thrown into the mix.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Stonewall: 1 gay thing to do today

imageWednesday features just one event under the official Stonewall Week banner from the Atlanta Pride Committee, but it's an interesting one:

Author Neil White appears at Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse to read from and discuss his moving memoir "In the Sanctuary of Outcasts." The work chronicles his years in federal prison.

Keep up with other Stonewall Week events through the Project Q Atlanta community calendar. You can also read more about Stonewall Week.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 13 gay things to do today

image Knock down those pins with bowling from the Decatur Women's Sports League. 6:30 p.m.
Join the Queer Literary Fiction Book Group at Charis. 7 p.m.
The Atlanta Executive Network heads to the theater for "Cabaret." 8 p.m.
Dip into the Honey Pot at Mary's. 8 p.m.
The Deeper Love Project hosts its weekly Many Men, Many Voices workshop for black gay men. 7 p.m.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta's interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.    READ MORE »

 
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