Atlanta Pride wants your festival logo

imagePride begins with you -- at least that's the case if you're a creative graphic artist.

The Atlanta Pride Committee wants your designs for a new logo to go along with their new theme ("Pride begins with you") and new date for the annual event (Oct. 31-Nov. 1). Though the contest for the logo design has been going on for several weeks, now you need to hurry. Submissions are due by Friday.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Ed Wall to get trial in potty sex case

imageEd Wall wants his day in court.

The former board chair of MARTA, busted in March 2007 on charges of having sex in a restroom stall at the Atlanta airport, has requested a jury trial. He was due in a Clayton County court on Monday but is now set to be arraigned March 24.

His partner in the alleged potty hookup, Michael Reid Pettry, pleaded no contest last week. He was sentenced to 12 months of probation, a $500 fine and 64 hours of community service.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Elton John’s big money Oscar night

imageWhen Elton John uses his considerable heft, it can raise a bunch of money.

On Sunday, the part-time Atlantan raised more than $4 million for the Elton John AIDS Foundation during his 17th annual Oscars party. In October, he raised more than $400,000 during an Atlanta event that included Andy Roddick offering a Full Monty tennis lesson.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Cleaning up your cyberact before applying

Contributing blogger John Long is a career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: "How concerned should I be about cleaning up my Facebook profile during a job search?"    READ MORE »

Rosie, Oscar politics, Rupert Everett, choice

image "Milk" put politics on the podium. Got a problem with that?
How do I approach a woman? Four lesbian bloggers give their advice.
Rosie O'Donnell (photo) is back to blogging, so grammar queens beware.
Kudos to Milk's Sean Penn and Dustin Lance Black.
There's nothing depressing about saving young lives.
Gay singer Rahsaan Patterson (again) describes sexuality as "spirit" and "choice."
NFL’s fleshfest is feast for the eyes.
Parental notification bill: Not in children’s best interests.
Rupert Everett’s sexuality "killed his career."
Kanye West says his gay friends are "dope."    READ MORE »

What’s gay on television today

Highlights from the day in gay television include a patient with both male and female DNA on "House," RuPaul (photo) passing judgment on aspiring drag queens on "RuPaul's Drag Race" and a gay judge on "True Beauty."

Details after the jump.    READ MORE »

A rebuilding year for Christian conservatives

Karma can be a bitch. Just ask religious conservative groups at the Gold Dome.

Their power and influence on lawmakers at the State Capitol has waned -- and quite a bit -- since their heyday in 2004 when they pushed and won a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage when it was already illegal in Georgia anyway.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

An inside look at traveling out in Atlanta

imageAdd a little swag, a new book and some alcohol and you've got a launch party.

That's exactly what Matt Burkhalter and Jordan McAuley had in mind on Wednesday for the debut of "Out Traveler: Atlanta," their new guide to gay Atlanta. It's the second rendition of the guide from the local authors, who first published "ATLANTAboy: An Insider's Guide to Gay Atlanta" in 2005.

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

Spanish cuisine a draw for Social Tuesdays

The second time was the charm for Social Tuesdays. The weekly social gathering hit Cuerno on Tuesday to taste its flavorful Spanish cuisine and wine again. We got the photos.    READ MORE »

Fashion rookies, gay GOP, swimmers

image Petey (photo) and the Boys: The wandering days and bunk-bed nights of Fashion Week’s handsome rookies.
Black History Month: Bayard Rustin.
As skilled gays are discharged, military looks to immigrant population as recruiting pool.
Stanford swimming: Still the hottest.
Surprise, surprise. Kids of lesbian and gay parents are normal.
"The Sons of Tennessee Williams" tells story of a gay man who started drag balls in New Orleans.
In the ladies' room: A Valentine's Day lesson in giving and receiving.
Dating Boot Camp: A man won't cure the loneliness.
What to watch: Thursday.
Coming to the defense of gay Republicans.    READ MORE »

Queers, condoms and the hand of God

imageAmong the tips one can offer in using a condom, this one seems pretty bland: Carefully open condom wrappers with your fingers -- don't use a sharp object.

But it's enough to get the Catholic League in New York riled up at the University of Georgia in Athens. It's continuing a mix of sex, public universities and a state budget crisis that is proving volatile this year under the Gold Dome in Atlanta.

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

Facebook, Pat Sajak, gay cheers, Suze Orman

image How Facebook got Nick Shalosky (photo) elected.
Pat Sajak offers tearful condolences to gay partner of his stylist.
Aaron Neich is the first openly gay cheerleader in Aussie rugby.
PETA exploits lesbian sex for vegetable love.
The Peter continues his Log Cabin/RNC obsession.
Suze Orman speaks out about gay marriage.
TV Alert: Gay dads on Discovery Health on Wednesday.
Setting a budget for your Big Gay Wedding.
Musings on the future of gay media.
Kanye West idolizes Marc Jacobs.    READ MORE »

Morehouse’s ugly marriage to homophobia

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.

A new op-ed appearing in Morehouse College's the Maroon Tiger newspaper by student writer Gerren Gaynor is sure to fan the flames of homophobia once again on a campus that has had it's share of anti-gay attacks and bullying.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Texting your way into trouble

We can never get enough of the bizarre crimes Creative Loafing provides through "The Blotter," which so often ventures into same-sex territory and proves we're just as devious as everyone else.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Being gay in a conservative office blues

Contributing blogger John Long is a professional career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: "How do I overcome feeling isolated in a 'Good Ol' Boy' industry?"    READ MORE »

Tim Gunn, Texas girl, Madonna, Morehouse

image Tim Gunn (photo) just as confused about "Project Runway" as we are.
Morehouse College and homophobia: The ugly marriage continues.
Suze Orman's Valentine's Day message on marriage equality, hate amendments and the bottom line.
That Texas cowgirl spirit.
"Survivor’s" Spencer doesn’t want to be Thpenther.
Dominique Hollington for Benetton.
Repealing DADT is only the first step.
Abused by an abuser.
What if Madonna's Brazilian boy toy romance is a big sham?
"Rent" too gay for Orange County high school drama department.    READ MORE »

Bring a little gay to Bravo’s ‘Top Chef’

imageBravo, the other gay network, comes to Atlanta on Sunday in search of chefs for the next round of its popular "Top Chef."

The current crop of gays -- Patrick (photo), Richard and Jamie -- are gone as the current season moves to a conclusion this week and next.

But top chef Tom Collicchio, who recently opened Craft in Atlanta, is bringing the scouting crews here on Sunday. They'll be in his Peachtree Road restaurant from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Rachel Maddow, bi jock, gay travel, ‘Survivor’

image More fights in Florida over gay-straight alliances.
Religious Right objects to being called the Religious Right.
Gay travel with a spiritual twist.
Bi college athlete talks sexuality in sports.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Rachel Maddow (photo).
"Noah's Arc", "Greek" and more rock the NAACP Image Awards red carpet.
Gays, sex and the Lutheran Church.
Stiffed on the Bill: Activist's Clinton cries go unheeded.
Which gay "Survivor" contestant doesn't want to be known as the Gay "Survivor" Contestant?    READ MORE »

So many ways to say Valentine’s Day

imageYes, it's the weekend for lovers. So check out our roundup of Valentine's Day coverage.

Creative Loafing: A Valentine's Day ode to Atlanta's unsung heartthrobs, which includes Mauricio (photo).
The New Gay: The Indie Rock Fag's Top 17 homo love songs.
About.com's Gay Life: How to buy him the perfect Valentine's Day gift.
Southern Voice: Gay church hosts two days of weddings of Valentine's.
After Ellen: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Rachel Maddow.
James Withers: Do a good deed for Valentine’s Day.

Photo: Joeff Davis, Creative Loafing.    READ MORE »

New stuff (and people) on Project Q Atlanta

imageThere's a lot happening on Project Q Atlanta this week.

We're proud to announce that the site added four contributors to broaden the voices on PQA Today, our blog that's updated throughout the day.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

 
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Atlanta Pride wants your festival logo

imagePride begins with you -- at least that's the case if you're a creative graphic artist.

The Atlanta Pride Committee wants your designs for a new logo to go along with their new theme ("Pride begins with you") and new date for the annual event (Oct. 31-Nov. 1). Though the contest for the logo design has been going on for several weeks, now you need to hurry. Submissions are due by Friday.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Ed Wall to get trial in potty sex case

imageEd Wall wants his day in court.

The former board chair of MARTA, busted in March 2007 on charges of having sex in a restroom stall at the Atlanta airport, has requested a jury trial. He was due in a Clayton County court on Monday but is now set to be arraigned March 24.

His partner in the alleged potty hookup, Michael Reid Pettry, pleaded no contest last week. He was sentenced to 12 months of probation, a $500 fine and 64 hours of community service.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Elton John’s big money Oscar night

imageWhen Elton John uses his considerable heft, it can raise a bunch of money.

On Sunday, the part-time Atlantan raised more than $4 million for the Elton John AIDS Foundation during his 17th annual Oscars party. In October, he raised more than $400,000 during an Atlanta event that included Andy Roddick offering a Full Monty tennis lesson.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Cleaning up your cyberact before applying

Contributing blogger John Long is a career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: "How concerned should I be about cleaning up my Facebook profile during a job search?"    READ MORE »

Rosie, Oscar politics, Rupert Everett, choice

image "Milk" put politics on the podium. Got a problem with that?
How do I approach a woman? Four lesbian bloggers give their advice.
Rosie O'Donnell (photo) is back to blogging, so grammar queens beware.
Kudos to Milk's Sean Penn and Dustin Lance Black.
There's nothing depressing about saving young lives.
Gay singer Rahsaan Patterson (again) describes sexuality as "spirit" and "choice."
NFL’s fleshfest is feast for the eyes.
Parental notification bill: Not in children’s best interests.
Rupert Everett’s sexuality "killed his career."
Kanye West says his gay friends are "dope."    READ MORE »

What’s gay on television today

Highlights from the day in gay television include a patient with both male and female DNA on "House," RuPaul (photo) passing judgment on aspiring drag queens on "RuPaul's Drag Race" and a gay judge on "True Beauty."

Details after the jump.    READ MORE »

A rebuilding year for Christian conservatives

Karma can be a bitch. Just ask religious conservative groups at the Gold Dome.

Their power and influence on lawmakers at the State Capitol has waned -- and quite a bit -- since their heyday in 2004 when they pushed and won a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage when it was already illegal in Georgia anyway.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

An inside look at traveling out in Atlanta

imageAdd a little swag, a new book and some alcohol and you've got a launch party.

That's exactly what Matt Burkhalter and Jordan McAuley had in mind on Wednesday for the debut of "Out Traveler: Atlanta," their new guide to gay Atlanta. It's the second rendition of the guide from the local authors, who first published "ATLANTAboy: An Insider's Guide to Gay Atlanta" in 2005.

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

Spanish cuisine a draw for Social Tuesdays

The second time was the charm for Social Tuesdays. The weekly social gathering hit Cuerno on Tuesday to taste its flavorful Spanish cuisine and wine again. We got the photos.    READ MORE »

Fashion rookies, gay GOP, swimmers

image Petey (photo) and the Boys: The wandering days and bunk-bed nights of Fashion Week’s handsome rookies.
Black History Month: Bayard Rustin.
As skilled gays are discharged, military looks to immigrant population as recruiting pool.
Stanford swimming: Still the hottest.
Surprise, surprise. Kids of lesbian and gay parents are normal.
"The Sons of Tennessee Williams" tells story of a gay man who started drag balls in New Orleans.
In the ladies' room: A Valentine's Day lesson in giving and receiving.
Dating Boot Camp: A man won't cure the loneliness.
What to watch: Thursday.
Coming to the defense of gay Republicans.    READ MORE »

Queers, condoms and the hand of God

imageAmong the tips one can offer in using a condom, this one seems pretty bland: Carefully open condom wrappers with your fingers -- don't use a sharp object.

But it's enough to get the Catholic League in New York riled up at the University of Georgia in Athens. It's continuing a mix of sex, public universities and a state budget crisis that is proving volatile this year under the Gold Dome in Atlanta.

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

Facebook, Pat Sajak, gay cheers, Suze Orman

image How Facebook got Nick Shalosky (photo) elected.
Pat Sajak offers tearful condolences to gay partner of his stylist.
Aaron Neich is the first openly gay cheerleader in Aussie rugby.
PETA exploits lesbian sex for vegetable love.
The Peter continues his Log Cabin/RNC obsession.
Suze Orman speaks out about gay marriage.
TV Alert: Gay dads on Discovery Health on Wednesday.
Setting a budget for your Big Gay Wedding.
Musings on the future of gay media.
Kanye West idolizes Marc Jacobs.    READ MORE »

Morehouse’s ugly marriage to homophobia

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.

A new op-ed appearing in Morehouse College's the Maroon Tiger newspaper by student writer Gerren Gaynor is sure to fan the flames of homophobia once again on a campus that has had it's share of anti-gay attacks and bullying.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Texting your way into trouble

We can never get enough of the bizarre crimes Creative Loafing provides through "The Blotter," which so often ventures into same-sex territory and proves we're just as devious as everyone else.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Being gay in a conservative office blues

Contributing blogger John Long is a professional career coach in Atlanta who founded Two Roads Resources. He answers: "How do I overcome feeling isolated in a 'Good Ol' Boy' industry?"    READ MORE »

Tim Gunn, Texas girl, Madonna, Morehouse

image Tim Gunn (photo) just as confused about "Project Runway" as we are.
Morehouse College and homophobia: The ugly marriage continues.
Suze Orman's Valentine's Day message on marriage equality, hate amendments and the bottom line.
That Texas cowgirl spirit.
"Survivor’s" Spencer doesn’t want to be Thpenther.
Dominique Hollington for Benetton.
Repealing DADT is only the first step.
Abused by an abuser.
What if Madonna's Brazilian boy toy romance is a big sham?
"Rent" too gay for Orange County high school drama department.    READ MORE »

Bring a little gay to Bravo’s ‘Top Chef’

imageBravo, the other gay network, comes to Atlanta on Sunday in search of chefs for the next round of its popular "Top Chef."

The current crop of gays -- Patrick (photo), Richard and Jamie -- are gone as the current season moves to a conclusion this week and next.

But top chef Tom Collicchio, who recently opened Craft in Atlanta, is bringing the scouting crews here on Sunday. They'll be in his Peachtree Road restaurant from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

Rachel Maddow, bi jock, gay travel, ‘Survivor’

image More fights in Florida over gay-straight alliances.
Religious Right objects to being called the Religious Right.
Gay travel with a spiritual twist.
Bi college athlete talks sexuality in sports.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Rachel Maddow (photo).
"Noah's Arc", "Greek" and more rock the NAACP Image Awards red carpet.
Gays, sex and the Lutheran Church.
Stiffed on the Bill: Activist's Clinton cries go unheeded.
Which gay "Survivor" contestant doesn't want to be known as the Gay "Survivor" Contestant?    READ MORE »

So many ways to say Valentine’s Day

imageYes, it's the weekend for lovers. So check out our roundup of Valentine's Day coverage.

Creative Loafing: A Valentine's Day ode to Atlanta's unsung heartthrobs, which includes Mauricio (photo).
The New Gay: The Indie Rock Fag's Top 17 homo love songs.
About.com's Gay Life: How to buy him the perfect Valentine's Day gift.
Southern Voice: Gay church hosts two days of weddings of Valentine's.
After Ellen: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Rachel Maddow.
James Withers: Do a good deed for Valentine’s Day.

Photo: Joeff Davis, Creative Loafing.    READ MORE »

New stuff (and people) on Project Q Atlanta

imageThere's a lot happening on Project Q Atlanta this week.

We're proud to announce that the site added four contributors to broaden the voices on PQA Today, our blog that's updated throughout the day.

More after the jump.    READ MORE »

 
MORE POSTS