The best queer things to do in Atlanta Thanksgiving weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta Thanksgiving weekend

Start early and stay late, folks. It’s a holiday weekend in the LGBTQ-ATL, so that means more to love in the nightlife shenanigans department.    READ MORE »

Q’s Holiday Gift Guide and the best queer thing to give this year

Q’s Holiday Gift Guide and the best queer thing to give this year

Thanksgiving gives way to a holiday full-court press, and Q magazine delivers queer gift ideas and year-round LGBTQ spirit.    READ MORE »

Atlanta boyfriends get life in prison for Molotov cocktail murders

Atlanta boyfriends get life in prison for Molotov cocktail murders

A man and his boyfriend were convicted of firebombing a house and murdering two people they believed were encroaching on their drug trade in northwest Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Georgia prison pushed trans woman to suicide, lawsuit claims

Georgia prison pushed trans woman to suicide, lawsuit claims

The parents of a transgender woman filed a federal lawsuit claiming that Valdosta State Prison officials ignored their daughter’s mental health crisis and “encouraged her to commit suicide" moments before she ultimately did.    READ MORE »

Mary’s throws 21st anniversary bash in East Atlanta

Mary’s throws 21st anniversary bash in East Atlanta

Mary’s celebrated the big 2-1 on Friday with a flashback dance party playing patrons’ favorites stretching all the way back to the beginning.    READ MORE »

Atlanta group launches bid to save Heretic from possible demolition

Atlanta group launches bid to save Heretic from possible demolition

A gay preservationist wants to protect the Heretic from a new MARTA station that could one day lead to the demolition of the longtime gay dance bar.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X makes Grammy, CMA history

Gay Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X makes Grammy, CMA history

Lil Nas X broke new barriers by becoming the first openly gay rapper nominated in the Grammys’ major categories and the first openly gay black artist to win a Country Music Association award.    READ MORE »

Anti-gay extremists fill GOP primary in metro Atlanta House race

Anti-gay extremists fill GOP primary in metro Atlanta House race

The three remaining candidates in the Republican primary for the 6th Congressional District seat have stacked up anti-LGBTQ records that critics said are out of touch with voters in the Cobb County district.    READ MORE »

Lambda Legal hires Emory administrator to lead Atlanta office

Lambda Legal hires Emory administrator to lead Atlanta office

LGBTQ Atlanta’s own Michael Shutt has been chosen to lead the Southern Regional Office of the country’s most prominent LGBTQ legal group.    READ MORE »

Atlanta City Hall hosts annual trans vigil for first time ever

Atlanta City Hall hosts annual trans vigil for first time ever

Some 200 people crowded into Atlanta City Hall on Wednesday for the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance to honor lives lost to anti-trans violence.    READ MORE »

AIDS Quilt leaving Atlanta after 18 years for San Francisco

AIDS Quilt leaving Atlanta after 18 years for San Francisco

The NAMES Project Foundation is moving its headquarters and the beloved AIDS Memorial Quilt from its longtime Atlanta home in early 2020.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You’ve got a week before fully setting your mind toward the holidays. Dip into these LGBTQ-ATL events on the last weekend you can call your own.    READ MORE »

Someone Cares hosts conference on holistic approach to ending HIV

Someone Cares hosts conference on holistic approach to ending HIV

Health providers, researchers and activists will come together this week for training sessions and workshops focused on ending HIV in metro Atlanta, which is a leader in new HIV infections in the U.S.    READ MORE »

Georgia’s LGBTQ elected officials split on presidential picks
News  |  Politics

Georgia’s LGBTQ elected officials split on presidential picks

A quarter of Georgia’s 16 openly LGBTQ elected officials have announced their presidential endorsements, with two of them backing the man who could be the first openly gay U.S. president.    READ MORE »

Atlanta perfect on LGBTQ equality index for seventh straight year

Atlanta perfect on LGBTQ equality index for seventh straight year

The City of Atlanta earned its highest-ever score on the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, while nine other Georgia cities and areas received failing grades.    READ MORE »

Decatur adopts sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy
News  |  Politics

Decatur adopts sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

The Decatur City Commission unanimously passed a broad LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance on Monday, making it the sixth Georgia city to do so.    READ MORE »

Chick-fil-A stops funding anti-LGBTQ groups after uproar

Chick-fil-A stops funding anti-LGBTQ groups after uproar

Chick-fil-A cut off funding to the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes after years of protests and bad press about the groups’ anti-LGBTQ ways.    READ MORE »

Gay theater founder leaving Serenbe Playhouse after 10 years

Gay theater founder leaving Serenbe Playhouse after 10 years

Brian Clowdus is stepping down as artistic director of Serenbe Playhouse, the metro Atlanta theater he founded and transformed into a nationally-recognized entity.    READ MORE »

Atlanta trans-led project blossoms into new organization

Atlanta trans-led project blossoms into new organization

The transgender-led Solutions Not Punishment Coalition is hitting a milestone by splitting off from its parent group to form its own organization.    READ MORE »

Pete Buttigieg packs schedule for Atlanta campaign swing
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Pete Buttigieg packs schedule for Atlanta campaign swing

Pete Buttigieg will attend at least four events and launch a black outreach initiative while in Atlanta for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate.    READ MORE »

 
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The best queer things to do in Atlanta Thanksgiving weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta Thanksgiving weekend

Start early and stay late, folks. It’s a holiday weekend in the LGBTQ-ATL, so that means more to love in the nightlife shenanigans department.    READ MORE »

Q’s Holiday Gift Guide and the best queer thing to give this year

Q’s Holiday Gift Guide and the best queer thing to give this year

Thanksgiving gives way to a holiday full-court press, and Q magazine delivers queer gift ideas and year-round LGBTQ spirit.    READ MORE »

Atlanta boyfriends get life in prison for Molotov cocktail murders

Atlanta boyfriends get life in prison for Molotov cocktail murders

A man and his boyfriend were convicted of firebombing a house and murdering two people they believed were encroaching on their drug trade in northwest Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Georgia prison pushed trans woman to suicide, lawsuit claims

Georgia prison pushed trans woman to suicide, lawsuit claims

The parents of a transgender woman filed a federal lawsuit claiming that Valdosta State Prison officials ignored their daughter’s mental health crisis and “encouraged her to commit suicide" moments before she ultimately did.    READ MORE »

Mary’s throws 21st anniversary bash in East Atlanta

Mary’s throws 21st anniversary bash in East Atlanta

Mary’s celebrated the big 2-1 on Friday with a flashback dance party playing patrons’ favorites stretching all the way back to the beginning.    READ MORE »

Atlanta group launches bid to save Heretic from possible demolition

Atlanta group launches bid to save Heretic from possible demolition

A gay preservationist wants to protect the Heretic from a new MARTA station that could one day lead to the demolition of the longtime gay dance bar.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X makes Grammy, CMA history

Gay Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X makes Grammy, CMA history

Lil Nas X broke new barriers by becoming the first openly gay rapper nominated in the Grammys’ major categories and the first openly gay black artist to win a Country Music Association award.    READ MORE »

Anti-gay extremists fill GOP primary in metro Atlanta House race

Anti-gay extremists fill GOP primary in metro Atlanta House race

The three remaining candidates in the Republican primary for the 6th Congressional District seat have stacked up anti-LGBTQ records that critics said are out of touch with voters in the Cobb County district.    READ MORE »

Lambda Legal hires Emory administrator to lead Atlanta office

Lambda Legal hires Emory administrator to lead Atlanta office

LGBTQ Atlanta’s own Michael Shutt has been chosen to lead the Southern Regional Office of the country’s most prominent LGBTQ legal group.    READ MORE »

Atlanta City Hall hosts annual trans vigil for first time ever

Atlanta City Hall hosts annual trans vigil for first time ever

Some 200 people crowded into Atlanta City Hall on Wednesday for the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance to honor lives lost to anti-trans violence.    READ MORE »

AIDS Quilt leaving Atlanta after 18 years for San Francisco

AIDS Quilt leaving Atlanta after 18 years for San Francisco

The NAMES Project Foundation is moving its headquarters and the beloved AIDS Memorial Quilt from its longtime Atlanta home in early 2020.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You’ve got a week before fully setting your mind toward the holidays. Dip into these LGBTQ-ATL events on the last weekend you can call your own.    READ MORE »

Someone Cares hosts conference on holistic approach to ending HIV

Someone Cares hosts conference on holistic approach to ending HIV

Health providers, researchers and activists will come together this week for training sessions and workshops focused on ending HIV in metro Atlanta, which is a leader in new HIV infections in the U.S.    READ MORE »

Georgia’s LGBTQ elected officials split on presidential picks
News  |  Politics

Georgia’s LGBTQ elected officials split on presidential picks

A quarter of Georgia’s 16 openly LGBTQ elected officials have announced their presidential endorsements, with two of them backing the man who could be the first openly gay U.S. president.    READ MORE »

Atlanta perfect on LGBTQ equality index for seventh straight year

Atlanta perfect on LGBTQ equality index for seventh straight year

The City of Atlanta earned its highest-ever score on the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, while nine other Georgia cities and areas received failing grades.    READ MORE »

Decatur adopts sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy
News  |  Politics

Decatur adopts sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

The Decatur City Commission unanimously passed a broad LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance on Monday, making it the sixth Georgia city to do so.    READ MORE »

Chick-fil-A stops funding anti-LGBTQ groups after uproar

Chick-fil-A stops funding anti-LGBTQ groups after uproar

Chick-fil-A cut off funding to the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes after years of protests and bad press about the groups’ anti-LGBTQ ways.    READ MORE »

Gay theater founder leaving Serenbe Playhouse after 10 years

Gay theater founder leaving Serenbe Playhouse after 10 years

Brian Clowdus is stepping down as artistic director of Serenbe Playhouse, the metro Atlanta theater he founded and transformed into a nationally-recognized entity.    READ MORE »

Atlanta trans-led project blossoms into new organization

Atlanta trans-led project blossoms into new organization

The transgender-led Solutions Not Punishment Coalition is hitting a milestone by splitting off from its parent group to form its own organization.    READ MORE »

Pete Buttigieg packs schedule for Atlanta campaign swing
News  |  Politics

Pete Buttigieg packs schedule for Atlanta campaign swing

Pete Buttigieg will attend at least four events and launch a black outreach initiative while in Atlanta for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate.    READ MORE »

 
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