Out on Film unveils full line-up for Oct. event

imageMore than two-dozen films are part of the line-up for Out on Film, the gay and lesbian film event set for Oct. 2-8.

Festival organizers released additional details of their schedule on Tuesday, including the event's opening night reception and screening of "The Big Gay Musical." Earlier this month, the film festival gave fans a sneak peek of what's on tap at the festival when they released the titles of seven films to be screened.

More, including the festival line-up, after the jump.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 15 gay things to do today

image Social Tuesdays (photo) hosts its weekly dose of cocktails and conversation @ Prickly Pear Taqeria. 7 p.m.
Knomie Moore leads My Big Fat Gay Bingo @ Frogs. 7 p.m.
Franklin Abbott takes part in Poetry Night @ Outwrite. 7:30 p.m.
The Atlanta Dream continues its playoff chase @ Philips Arena. 7:30 p.m.
Mary Edith Pitts headlines Drag All Star @ Burkharts. 11 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 »

Tuesday: Brady Quinn’s hard body

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Atlanta Cotillion continues fundraising push

The eight debutantes of the Atlanta Cotillion are closing in on the Sept. 19 Atlanta Cotillion Ball VIII. The ladies remain hard at work fundraising for AID Atlanta and hoping to become Cotillion Queen.    READ MORE »

Gay sports groups look for new recruits

Gay and lesbian jocks filled the Amsterdam patio on Sunday for a recruitment event hosted by the Atlanta Gay Sports Alliance. which is composed of eight LGBT sports groups.    READ MORE »

Yvette Flunder to keynote Black Pride summit

imageA third-generation preacher who founded a United Church of Christ congregation in San Francisco will keynote the 3rd Annual State of Black Gay America Summit during Black Gay Pride in Atlanta next weekend.

Rev. Dr. Yvette Flunder, the senior pastor and founder of City of Refuge United Church of Christ, headlines the day-long series of speakers and panel discussions. The summit brings together local and national leaders to discuss critical economic, social and political issues facing gay African-Americans and comes during the six-day pride celebration that draws tens of thousands of people to Atlanta each Labor Day weekend.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Indie rockers Doubting Thomas to play Pride

imageThe entertainment line-up for the Atlanta Pride Festival in late October continues to take shape, with the latest addition coming from just a few hours north on Interstate 85.

Indy rock group Doubting Thomas is now among the performers for Pride, joining previously announced acts that include Josh Zuckerman, Eric Himan & The Adams, Halcyon and Goddess & She. Festival organizers announced the addition of Doubting Thomas on Monday, though a full schedule of who performs when during the 3-day event is still being pieced together.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

How to run for office when you’re gay

Metro Atlanta has at least a dozen openly gay candidates running for office this election cycle. To help, Georgia Equality teams with the Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute to offer a five-hour clinic.    READ MORE »

Monday: 16 gay things to do today

image Join the Hotlanta Squares for their weekly dance class @ First MCC. 7 p.m.
Run with Front Runners Atlanta (7:15 p.m.) or practice with the Atlanta Harlequins Women's Rugby. 7:30 p.m.
Bubba D. Licious (photo) headlines Dragamaki @ Nickiemoto's. 8:30 p.m.
Rub those furry chests during Bear Chest Night @ Eagle. 10 p.m.
Alexandria Martin takes center stage for Drag on the Edge @ Blake's. 11 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 »

Monday: Dylan Rosser’s red hot men

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Saturday: 23 gay things to do today

image Southern Softpaw League Sign-Up Party @ Joe's. 3 p.m.
Join the Second Anniversary Celebration @ Paris Decatur. 9 p.m.
DJ Vicki Powell (photo) hosts the monthly lesbian party Octupussy @ Highland Ballroom. 10 p.m.
Twisted Dee does double-duty @ Heretic and Body Shop. 10 p.m.
Princess Charles & the Sophisticated Ladies debut Fresh @ Nonna Mia. 10:30 p.m.
Gay playwright Del Shores for one night only @ OnStage Atlanta. 11 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 »

08-22/23: Troy Perry @ Our Hope in Athens

imageOur Hope Metropolitan Community Church in Athens is bracing for a big weekend as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. And what better way to do it than host a series of events with Rev. Troy Perry, (photo) who founded the mostly-gay Metropolitan Community Churches in 1968.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

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Video: Atlanta’s pucker protest in Piedmont

When about three-dozen people took part in the Great Nationwide Kiss-In Atlanta event Aug. 15, Project Q gathered photos, video and several sources of news coverage.    READ MORE »

08-23: Daniel Helminiak @ PFLAG Marietta

imageDon't you just love the smart guy in the room when he's on your side and can quote the Bible?

That, in a nutshell, is Daniel Helminiak (photo), the academic and author who penned "What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality." The book, first published in 1994, debunks all the conservative religious dogma against homosexuality and arms the gays with a religious basis to confront those arguments. Now a professor at the University of West Georgia, Helminiak is spending a couple of hours on Sunday with PFLAG Marietta.

Project Q Atlanta talked with Shannon Hames, one of the event organizers, about what to expect from Helminiak's appearance.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Friday: 15 gay things to do today

image Fashion Cocktail Party with Atlanta Cotillion @ fab'rik Atlanta. 7 p.m.
Queer-rock singer and songwriter Scott Free performs @ Outwrite. 7:30 p.m.
Gay playwright Del Shores' (photo) "Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife" opens @ OnStage Atlanta. 8 p.m.
Join the Birthday Bonanza @ Mary's. 10 p.m.
DJ Angie Terrell spins for Tryst @ Bellissima. 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: Chad and Kerry get physical

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Atlanta ties to (Lifetime’s) ‘Project Runway’

imageOk, ok. You probably can't swing an iPod around the gym without hitting a queen who isn't planning on watching the premiere of "Project Runway" on Bravo Lifetime tonight.

But the show's got even greater appeal to fans in Atlanta this season, thanks to contestant Mitchell Hall, a gay Savannah resident who escapes to Atlanta on occasion. There's also Atlanta fashion designer Mychael Knight, the season three finalist who appears on "Project Runway: All Star Challenge." That two-hour special precedes the debut of season six tonight. ("All Star Challenge at 8 p.m.; "Project Runway" at 10 p.m.)

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 25 gay things to do today

image A collection of LGBT bloggers, including Richard Eldredge of the AJC's Peach Buzz and sex advice columnist Michael Alvear, discusses the impact of social media on covering the LGBT community @ Bellissima. 6 p.m.
City Council President (and mayoral hopeful) Lisa Borders speaks to the Atlanta Executive Network @ Trois. 6 p.m.
The Atlanta Cotillion hosts "Laughter is the Best Medicine" with gay comics @ Park Tavern. 7 p.m.
Gay singer and songwriter Lucas Miré previews his upcoming release as part of a national music event @ The Gap in Atlantic Station. 7 p.m.
Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Jessi Lynn (photo) performs @ Bellissima. 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: ‘True Blood’s’ Ryan Kwanten

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Emory should just host Pride in its quad

It's tough to gauge the gay-friendly factor on college campuses. But “The Best 371 Colleges" from Princeton lists the best and worst places for gay students and completely overlooks Emory, which is easy to mistake as a gay country club.    READ MORE »

 
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Out on Film unveils full line-up for Oct. event

imageMore than two-dozen films are part of the line-up for Out on Film, the gay and lesbian film event set for Oct. 2-8.

Festival organizers released additional details of their schedule on Tuesday, including the event's opening night reception and screening of "The Big Gay Musical." Earlier this month, the film festival gave fans a sneak peek of what's on tap at the festival when they released the titles of seven films to be screened.

More, including the festival line-up, after the jump.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 15 gay things to do today

image Social Tuesdays (photo) hosts its weekly dose of cocktails and conversation @ Prickly Pear Taqeria. 7 p.m.
Knomie Moore leads My Big Fat Gay Bingo @ Frogs. 7 p.m.
Franklin Abbott takes part in Poetry Night @ Outwrite. 7:30 p.m.
The Atlanta Dream continues its playoff chase @ Philips Arena. 7:30 p.m.
Mary Edith Pitts headlines Drag All Star @ Burkharts. 11 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 »

Tuesday: Brady Quinn’s hard body

image    READ MORE »

Atlanta Cotillion continues fundraising push

The eight debutantes of the Atlanta Cotillion are closing in on the Sept. 19 Atlanta Cotillion Ball VIII. The ladies remain hard at work fundraising for AID Atlanta and hoping to become Cotillion Queen.    READ MORE »

Gay sports groups look for new recruits

Gay and lesbian jocks filled the Amsterdam patio on Sunday for a recruitment event hosted by the Atlanta Gay Sports Alliance. which is composed of eight LGBT sports groups.    READ MORE »

Yvette Flunder to keynote Black Pride summit

imageA third-generation preacher who founded a United Church of Christ congregation in San Francisco will keynote the 3rd Annual State of Black Gay America Summit during Black Gay Pride in Atlanta next weekend.

Rev. Dr. Yvette Flunder, the senior pastor and founder of City of Refuge United Church of Christ, headlines the day-long series of speakers and panel discussions. The summit brings together local and national leaders to discuss critical economic, social and political issues facing gay African-Americans and comes during the six-day pride celebration that draws tens of thousands of people to Atlanta each Labor Day weekend.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Indie rockers Doubting Thomas to play Pride

imageThe entertainment line-up for the Atlanta Pride Festival in late October continues to take shape, with the latest addition coming from just a few hours north on Interstate 85.

Indy rock group Doubting Thomas is now among the performers for Pride, joining previously announced acts that include Josh Zuckerman, Eric Himan & The Adams, Halcyon and Goddess & She. Festival organizers announced the addition of Doubting Thomas on Monday, though a full schedule of who performs when during the 3-day event is still being pieced together.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

How to run for office when you’re gay

Metro Atlanta has at least a dozen openly gay candidates running for office this election cycle. To help, Georgia Equality teams with the Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute to offer a five-hour clinic.    READ MORE »

Monday: 16 gay things to do today

image Join the Hotlanta Squares for their weekly dance class @ First MCC. 7 p.m.
Run with Front Runners Atlanta (7:15 p.m.) or practice with the Atlanta Harlequins Women's Rugby. 7:30 p.m.
Bubba D. Licious (photo) headlines Dragamaki @ Nickiemoto's. 8:30 p.m.
Rub those furry chests during Bear Chest Night @ Eagle. 10 p.m.
Alexandria Martin takes center stage for Drag on the Edge @ Blake's. 11 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 »

Monday: Dylan Rosser’s red hot men

image    READ MORE »

Saturday: 23 gay things to do today

image Southern Softpaw League Sign-Up Party @ Joe's. 3 p.m.
Join the Second Anniversary Celebration @ Paris Decatur. 9 p.m.
DJ Vicki Powell (photo) hosts the monthly lesbian party Octupussy @ Highland Ballroom. 10 p.m.
Twisted Dee does double-duty @ Heretic and Body Shop. 10 p.m.
Princess Charles & the Sophisticated Ladies debut Fresh @ Nonna Mia. 10:30 p.m.
Gay playwright Del Shores for one night only @ OnStage Atlanta. 11 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 »

08-22/23: Troy Perry @ Our Hope in Athens

imageOur Hope Metropolitan Community Church in Athens is bracing for a big weekend as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. And what better way to do it than host a series of events with Rev. Troy Perry, (photo) who founded the mostly-gay Metropolitan Community Churches in 1968.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

News  |  videos

Video: Atlanta’s pucker protest in Piedmont

When about three-dozen people took part in the Great Nationwide Kiss-In Atlanta event Aug. 15, Project Q gathered photos, video and several sources of news coverage.    READ MORE »

08-23: Daniel Helminiak @ PFLAG Marietta

imageDon't you just love the smart guy in the room when he's on your side and can quote the Bible?

That, in a nutshell, is Daniel Helminiak (photo), the academic and author who penned "What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality." The book, first published in 1994, debunks all the conservative religious dogma against homosexuality and arms the gays with a religious basis to confront those arguments. Now a professor at the University of West Georgia, Helminiak is spending a couple of hours on Sunday with PFLAG Marietta.

Project Q Atlanta talked with Shannon Hames, one of the event organizers, about what to expect from Helminiak's appearance.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Friday: 15 gay things to do today

image Fashion Cocktail Party with Atlanta Cotillion @ fab'rik Atlanta. 7 p.m.
Queer-rock singer and songwriter Scott Free performs @ Outwrite. 7:30 p.m.
Gay playwright Del Shores' (photo) "Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife" opens @ OnStage Atlanta. 8 p.m.
Join the Birthday Bonanza @ Mary's. 10 p.m.
DJ Angie Terrell spins for Tryst @ Bellissima. 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: Chad and Kerry get physical

image    READ MORE »

Atlanta ties to (Lifetime’s) ‘Project Runway’

imageOk, ok. You probably can't swing an iPod around the gym without hitting a queen who isn't planning on watching the premiere of "Project Runway" on Bravo Lifetime tonight.

But the show's got even greater appeal to fans in Atlanta this season, thanks to contestant Mitchell Hall, a gay Savannah resident who escapes to Atlanta on occasion. There's also Atlanta fashion designer Mychael Knight, the season three finalist who appears on "Project Runway: All Star Challenge." That two-hour special precedes the debut of season six tonight. ("All Star Challenge at 8 p.m.; "Project Runway" at 10 p.m.)

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 25 gay things to do today

image A collection of LGBT bloggers, including Richard Eldredge of the AJC's Peach Buzz and sex advice columnist Michael Alvear, discusses the impact of social media on covering the LGBT community @ Bellissima. 6 p.m.
City Council President (and mayoral hopeful) Lisa Borders speaks to the Atlanta Executive Network @ Trois. 6 p.m.
The Atlanta Cotillion hosts "Laughter is the Best Medicine" with gay comics @ Park Tavern. 7 p.m.
Gay singer and songwriter Lucas Miré previews his upcoming release as part of a national music event @ The Gap in Atlantic Station. 7 p.m.
Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Jessi Lynn (photo) performs @ Bellissima. 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: ‘True Blood’s’ Ryan Kwanten

image    READ MORE »

Emory should just host Pride in its quad

It's tough to gauge the gay-friendly factor on college campuses. But “The Best 371 Colleges" from Princeton lists the best and worst places for gay students and completely overlooks Emory, which is easy to mistake as a gay country club.    READ MORE »

 
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