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 »

08-20: LGBT bloggers to talk social media

imageBloggers like to, well, blog. We like to talk, too. And we really like it when people read what we write and listen to what we say.

With that in mind, you've got the chance Thursday to hear from some of metro Atlanta's leading gay and lesbian bloggers and personalities -- we're not modest, either -- during a panel discussion at Bellissima. The Midtown lounge is offering drink specials, too, so if we get caught up in ourselves, you can knock back a cocktail while we try to upstage one another.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

E. Lynn Harris’s is dead, but franchise lives on

Even in death, gay Atlanta author E. Lynn Harris is a rainmaker. The prolific writer left behind a franchise that could reach $250 million in movies, television, DVDs and musicals.    READ MORE »

Wendy Williams has a drag queen problem

imageContributing blogger Darian Aaron is an Alabama native who now calls Atlanta home. He’s the creator of Living Out Loud with Darian, a blog that offers his take on social, political and religious issues that impact the LGBT community.

Does "The Wendy Williams Show" discriminate against drag queens? Well that's what popular New York drag performer Ericka Toure Aviance is saying after he showed up at a taping on August 12th of the self-proclaimed "Queen of All Media's" new daytime talk show along with gay singer-songwriter Adam Joseph and gay entertainer Johnny McGovern, star of Logo’s "The Big Gay Sketch Show."

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 17 gay things to do today

image The Decatur Women's Sports League hosts Bowling for the Cure to raise funds for breast cancer research and prevention 6:30 p.m.
Author Kris Radish discusses her latest work "The Shortest Distance Between Two Women" @ Charis. 7 p.m.
Atlanta author Collin Kelley (photo) reads from and discusses his debut novel "Conquering Venus" @ Outwrite. 7:30 p.m.
Alternative Wave Wednesdays keeps it rocking @ Eagle. 8 p.m.
Atlanta Pride kicks off its Pet Shop Boys Tickets Giveaway @ Heretic. 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 »

Wednesday: Tim Tebow’s ready to play

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A dozen gay candidates seek office in 4 cities

imageKeeping up with the gay and lesbian candidates this election cycle takes a scorecard. The list is now up to 12 and includes races in four cities.

The latest additions: Lesbians Melanie Hammet (photo) and Kathie deNobriga are seeking their third terms on the Pine Lake City Council, the governing body for the small DeKalb County city with 630 residents.

“I think I’m going to do it. I haven’t told my girlfriend yet, but I think she knows,”deNobriga tells Southern Voice.

More, including a list of the candidates, after the jump.    READ MORE »

Dream in playoff hunt; Pat Summitt to speak

imageOh, snap. The Atlanta Dream, not so far removed from its dismal inaugural season, now sits in second place in the WNBA's Eastern Conference thanks to its 13-11 record.

How's that for a turnaround.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 14 gay things to do today

image Bingo mania: Woofs and My Big Fat Gay Bingo @ Frogs. 7 p.m.
Social Tuesdays (photo) heads to Eros Tapas Bar. 7 p.m.
Longtime LGBT activist Betty Couvertier hosts her weekly radio show "Alternative Perspectives." 7p.m.
Join open play with Hotlanta Volleyball Association and swimming with Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Mary Edith Pitts hosts Drag All Stars @ 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 »

Tuesday: All about (Madonna’s) Jesus

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Three gay candidates pick up endorsements

imageNeed a sign that the local campaign season is heating up? Then look for endorsements being doled out.

At least three of the 10 gay candidates in this election cycle -- Steve Brodie (photo), Miguel Gallegos and Kyle Williams -- picked up endorsements that could provide a boost to their campaigns.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Cowtippers delivers cheaper meat to Midtown

Wrapping your hands around Midtown meat just got cheaper. Cowtippers, a gay Atlanta mainstay, unveiled a reworked menu including homage items to other mainstays like Bubba D. Licious (photo).    READ MORE »

Bucks scrumming their way into new season

The Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club hit the field of Walker Park on Saturday for Rugby 101, its traditional warm up to the season. New recruits ran drills on the basics of the sport.    READ MORE »

Is commitment bad for my career?

Contributing blogger John Long is a professional career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: Does it strengthen or hurt my career by staying with one company for years?"    READ MORE »

Allen Thornell to be feted at Mary’s event

imageFriends of Allen Thornell are joining with the staff of Mary's in East Atlanta to host a celebration for the LGBT activist and political insider who died Aug. 3.

Thornell frequented the East Atlanta gay bar, so organizers thought hosting "Celebrate Allen Thornell's Life" there will provided a fitting tribute. They are pitching the Aug. 29 event, which is open to the public, as a fun night to celebrate Thornell with friends, music and drinks.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Director of Georgia’s HIV unit to resign

Raphael Holloway, the director of the state's HIV prevention program, has resigned after little more than a year on the job, continuing a troubling record for the unit's top leadership post. The resignation is effective Sept. 4.    READ MORE »

Smooch rally unfolds in Piedmont Park

About three-dozen people took part in the Great Nationwide Kiss-In Atlanta on Saturday. Project Q was there to capture the love fest and all the fun in photos.    READ MORE »

 
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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

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 »

08-20: LGBT bloggers to talk social media

imageBloggers like to, well, blog. We like to talk, too. And we really like it when people read what we write and listen to what we say.

With that in mind, you've got the chance Thursday to hear from some of metro Atlanta's leading gay and lesbian bloggers and personalities -- we're not modest, either -- during a panel discussion at Bellissima. The Midtown lounge is offering drink specials, too, so if we get caught up in ourselves, you can knock back a cocktail while we try to upstage one another.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

E. Lynn Harris’s is dead, but franchise lives on

Even in death, gay Atlanta author E. Lynn Harris is a rainmaker. The prolific writer left behind a franchise that could reach $250 million in movies, television, DVDs and musicals.    READ MORE »

Wendy Williams has a drag queen problem

imageContributing blogger Darian Aaron is an Alabama native who now calls Atlanta home. He’s the creator of Living Out Loud with Darian, a blog that offers his take on social, political and religious issues that impact the LGBT community.

Does "The Wendy Williams Show" discriminate against drag queens? Well that's what popular New York drag performer Ericka Toure Aviance is saying after he showed up at a taping on August 12th of the self-proclaimed "Queen of All Media's" new daytime talk show along with gay singer-songwriter Adam Joseph and gay entertainer Johnny McGovern, star of Logo’s "The Big Gay Sketch Show."

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 17 gay things to do today

image The Decatur Women's Sports League hosts Bowling for the Cure to raise funds for breast cancer research and prevention 6:30 p.m.
Author Kris Radish discusses her latest work "The Shortest Distance Between Two Women" @ Charis. 7 p.m.
Atlanta author Collin Kelley (photo) reads from and discusses his debut novel "Conquering Venus" @ Outwrite. 7:30 p.m.
Alternative Wave Wednesdays keeps it rocking @ Eagle. 8 p.m.
Atlanta Pride kicks off its Pet Shop Boys Tickets Giveaway @ Heretic. 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 »

Wednesday: Tim Tebow’s ready to play

image    READ MORE »

A dozen gay candidates seek office in 4 cities

imageKeeping up with the gay and lesbian candidates this election cycle takes a scorecard. The list is now up to 12 and includes races in four cities.

The latest additions: Lesbians Melanie Hammet (photo) and Kathie deNobriga are seeking their third terms on the Pine Lake City Council, the governing body for the small DeKalb County city with 630 residents.

“I think I’m going to do it. I haven’t told my girlfriend yet, but I think she knows,”deNobriga tells Southern Voice.

More, including a list of the candidates, after the jump.    READ MORE »

Dream in playoff hunt; Pat Summitt to speak

imageOh, snap. The Atlanta Dream, not so far removed from its dismal inaugural season, now sits in second place in the WNBA's Eastern Conference thanks to its 13-11 record.

How's that for a turnaround.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 14 gay things to do today

image Bingo mania: Woofs and My Big Fat Gay Bingo @ Frogs. 7 p.m.
Social Tuesdays (photo) heads to Eros Tapas Bar. 7 p.m.
Longtime LGBT activist Betty Couvertier hosts her weekly radio show "Alternative Perspectives." 7p.m.
Join open play with Hotlanta Volleyball Association and swimming with Atlanta Rainbow Trout. 7:30 p.m.
Mary Edith Pitts hosts Drag All Stars @ 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 »

Tuesday: All about (Madonna’s) Jesus

image    READ MORE »

Three gay candidates pick up endorsements

imageNeed a sign that the local campaign season is heating up? Then look for endorsements being doled out.

At least three of the 10 gay candidates in this election cycle -- Steve Brodie (photo), Miguel Gallegos and Kyle Williams -- picked up endorsements that could provide a boost to their campaigns.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Cowtippers delivers cheaper meat to Midtown

Wrapping your hands around Midtown meat just got cheaper. Cowtippers, a gay Atlanta mainstay, unveiled a reworked menu including homage items to other mainstays like Bubba D. Licious (photo).    READ MORE »

Bucks scrumming their way into new season

The Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club hit the field of Walker Park on Saturday for Rugby 101, its traditional warm up to the season. New recruits ran drills on the basics of the sport.    READ MORE »

Is commitment bad for my career?

Contributing blogger John Long is a professional career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: Does it strengthen or hurt my career by staying with one company for years?"    READ MORE »

Allen Thornell to be feted at Mary’s event

imageFriends of Allen Thornell are joining with the staff of Mary's in East Atlanta to host a celebration for the LGBT activist and political insider who died Aug. 3.

Thornell frequented the East Atlanta gay bar, so organizers thought hosting "Celebrate Allen Thornell's Life" there will provided a fitting tribute. They are pitching the Aug. 29 event, which is open to the public, as a fun night to celebrate Thornell with friends, music and drinks.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Director of Georgia’s HIV unit to resign

Raphael Holloway, the director of the state's HIV prevention program, has resigned after little more than a year on the job, continuing a troubling record for the unit's top leadership post. The resignation is effective Sept. 4.    READ MORE »

Smooch rally unfolds in Piedmont Park

About three-dozen people took part in the Great Nationwide Kiss-In Atlanta on Saturday. Project Q was there to capture the love fest and all the fun in photos.    READ MORE »

 
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