Gay Atlanta author wins coveted Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Gay Atlanta author wins coveted Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

LGBTQ Atlanta's constellation of stars became brighter this week when Emory professor Jericho Brown became the 2020 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.    READ MORE »

City stops event permits, but Atlanta Pride is not canceled

City stops event permits, but Atlanta Pride is not canceled

The City of Atlanta has not canceled the Atlanta Pride festival and other outdoor events scheduled for the fall, despite a news outlet reporting that it had.    READ MORE »

Grindr taps gay Atlanta couple to give each other quarantine haircuts

Grindr taps gay Atlanta couple to give each other quarantine haircuts

Grindr reached into Atlanta last week to tap male couples attempting to tame each other’s quarantine hair. The results are sometimes heartwarming and often hilarious.    READ MORE »

Dozens of LGBTQ Atlanta non-profits need you on #GivingTuesday

Dozens of LGBTQ Atlanta non-profits need you on #GivingTuesday

We know. You’re a giver. You give and give. But there’s always room for a little more fundraising for worthy LGBTQ causes. This time it’s from the comfort of home.    READ MORE »

Joining Hearts cancels summer pool party fundraiser

Joining Hearts cancels summer pool party fundraiser

The summer pool party blowout from Joining Hearts – a July event that attracts more than 1,000 people in a sea of abs and skimpy swimsuits to raise money for HIV charities – is calling it quits. You can thank Miss Rona.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ owners keep restaurant dining rooms closed – for now

LGBTQ owners keep restaurant dining rooms closed – for now

Dining rooms in some LGBTQ restaurants and gay-popular eateries will remain closed, as owners are concerned about the safety and comfort of their employees and customers.    READ MORE »

Re-evaluating ourselves and our relationships during quarantine

Re-evaluating ourselves and our relationships during quarantine

I miss our community. In the midst of self-imposed isolation, I have spent some time going deep and cleaning my own internal house. You can too.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gala postponed, HRC takes financial hit over coronavirus

Atlanta gala postponed, HRC takes financial hit over coronavirus

On Saturday, more than 1,000 LGBTQ Atlantans and their supporters were scheduled to toast equality and raise cash in a downtown hotel. Then coronavirus.    READ MORE »

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Queer Agenda is your calendar of virtual shows, soirees and specials, but most of all, a guide to LGBTQ Atlanta connections to keep quarantine crazy at bay.    READ MORE »

Coronavirus prompts Athens Pride to cancel fall street festival

Coronavirus prompts Athens Pride to cancel fall street festival

Athens Pride, citing concern for volunteers and attendees, canceled its street festival set for October and turned to helping non-profits assisting people during the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Thieves steal safe, damage alarm system at BJ Roosters

Thieves steal safe, damage alarm system at BJ Roosters

Thieves took advantage of the coronavirus shutdown, breaking into a popular gay Atlanta bar on Cheshire Bridge Road and stealing its safe stuffed with $10,000 in cash.    READ MORE »

Atlanta designer offers fashion, safety with Mask4Mask

Atlanta designer offers fashion, safety with Mask4Mask

What does an Atlanta fashion designer and party promoter do when the world turns upside down? If he’s Alfons Dovana, he pinpoints the season’s must-have accessory and runs with it.    READ MORE »

Atlanta leads Fulton County in coronavirus cases

Atlanta leads Fulton County in coronavirus cases

As Gov. Brian Kemp eases coronavirus restrictions, LGBTQ-owned businesses struggle with a stat that shows Atlanta as home to nearly half the COVID-19 cases in Fulton County.    READ MORE »

Virtual weekend events pushing $20,000 for LGBTQ causes

Virtual weekend events pushing $20,000 for LGBTQ causes

A trio of big online fundraisers over the weekend packed home screens with talent and filled coffers with cash for various local groups in need caused by coronavirus lockdowns.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Queer Arts Alliance debuts virtual performance showcase

Atlanta Queer Arts Alliance debuts virtual performance showcase

Even before coronavirus, an alliance of queer Atlanta arts groups was burgeoning. Their big debut takes place online in “Together At Home,” with music, movies, stage performances and songs.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ business owners struggle with whether to reopen

LGBTQ business owners struggle with whether to reopen

LGBTQ-owned businesses allowed by Gov. Brian Kemp to reopen on Friday are struggling with the decision, caught between trying to salvage revenue and keep employees and customers safe.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ lawmakers denounce Kemp’s coronavirus order as reckless

LGBTQ lawmakers denounce Kemp’s coronavirus order as reckless

LGBTQ state lawmakers condemned Gov. Brian Kemp’s order reopening non-essential businesses, saying it risks people’s lives and urging the governor to rescind the decision.    READ MORE »

Artists, celebs join forces for virtual queer, southern Big Ass Telethon

Artists, celebs join forces for virtual queer, southern Big Ass Telethon

Queer Appalachia joins Atlanta promoters Wussy and Southern Fried Queer Pride and a ton of out celebrities for an online quarantine fundraiser, show and party.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ bowling alley owner to Kemp: It’s too soon

LGBTQ bowling alley owner to Kemp: It’s too soon

The owner of two Atlanta bowling alleys said her safety concerns made her decision simple. She’s staying closed despite Gov. Brian Kemp easing restrictions.    READ MORE »

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

A calendar of virtual screenings, drag shows, dance parties, telethons, topical discussions and most of all, LGBTQ Atlanta connections for your quarantine pleasure.    READ MORE »

 
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Gay Atlanta author wins coveted Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Gay Atlanta author wins coveted Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

LGBTQ Atlanta's constellation of stars became brighter this week when Emory professor Jericho Brown became the 2020 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.    READ MORE »

City stops event permits, but Atlanta Pride is not canceled

City stops event permits, but Atlanta Pride is not canceled

The City of Atlanta has not canceled the Atlanta Pride festival and other outdoor events scheduled for the fall, despite a news outlet reporting that it had.    READ MORE »

Grindr taps gay Atlanta couple to give each other quarantine haircuts

Grindr taps gay Atlanta couple to give each other quarantine haircuts

Grindr reached into Atlanta last week to tap male couples attempting to tame each other’s quarantine hair. The results are sometimes heartwarming and often hilarious.    READ MORE »

Dozens of LGBTQ Atlanta non-profits need you on #GivingTuesday

Dozens of LGBTQ Atlanta non-profits need you on #GivingTuesday

We know. You’re a giver. You give and give. But there’s always room for a little more fundraising for worthy LGBTQ causes. This time it’s from the comfort of home.    READ MORE »

Joining Hearts cancels summer pool party fundraiser

Joining Hearts cancels summer pool party fundraiser

The summer pool party blowout from Joining Hearts – a July event that attracts more than 1,000 people in a sea of abs and skimpy swimsuits to raise money for HIV charities – is calling it quits. You can thank Miss Rona.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ owners keep restaurant dining rooms closed – for now

LGBTQ owners keep restaurant dining rooms closed – for now

Dining rooms in some LGBTQ restaurants and gay-popular eateries will remain closed, as owners are concerned about the safety and comfort of their employees and customers.    READ MORE »

Re-evaluating ourselves and our relationships during quarantine

Re-evaluating ourselves and our relationships during quarantine

I miss our community. In the midst of self-imposed isolation, I have spent some time going deep and cleaning my own internal house. You can too.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gala postponed, HRC takes financial hit over coronavirus

Atlanta gala postponed, HRC takes financial hit over coronavirus

On Saturday, more than 1,000 LGBTQ Atlantans and their supporters were scheduled to toast equality and raise cash in a downtown hotel. Then coronavirus.    READ MORE »

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Queer Agenda is your calendar of virtual shows, soirees and specials, but most of all, a guide to LGBTQ Atlanta connections to keep quarantine crazy at bay.    READ MORE »

Coronavirus prompts Athens Pride to cancel fall street festival

Coronavirus prompts Athens Pride to cancel fall street festival

Athens Pride, citing concern for volunteers and attendees, canceled its street festival set for October and turned to helping non-profits assisting people during the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Thieves steal safe, damage alarm system at BJ Roosters

Thieves steal safe, damage alarm system at BJ Roosters

Thieves took advantage of the coronavirus shutdown, breaking into a popular gay Atlanta bar on Cheshire Bridge Road and stealing its safe stuffed with $10,000 in cash.    READ MORE »

Atlanta designer offers fashion, safety with Mask4Mask

Atlanta designer offers fashion, safety with Mask4Mask

What does an Atlanta fashion designer and party promoter do when the world turns upside down? If he’s Alfons Dovana, he pinpoints the season’s must-have accessory and runs with it.    READ MORE »

Atlanta leads Fulton County in coronavirus cases

Atlanta leads Fulton County in coronavirus cases

As Gov. Brian Kemp eases coronavirus restrictions, LGBTQ-owned businesses struggle with a stat that shows Atlanta as home to nearly half the COVID-19 cases in Fulton County.    READ MORE »

Virtual weekend events pushing $20,000 for LGBTQ causes

Virtual weekend events pushing $20,000 for LGBTQ causes

A trio of big online fundraisers over the weekend packed home screens with talent and filled coffers with cash for various local groups in need caused by coronavirus lockdowns.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Queer Arts Alliance debuts virtual performance showcase

Atlanta Queer Arts Alliance debuts virtual performance showcase

Even before coronavirus, an alliance of queer Atlanta arts groups was burgeoning. Their big debut takes place online in “Together At Home,” with music, movies, stage performances and songs.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ business owners struggle with whether to reopen

LGBTQ business owners struggle with whether to reopen

LGBTQ-owned businesses allowed by Gov. Brian Kemp to reopen on Friday are struggling with the decision, caught between trying to salvage revenue and keep employees and customers safe.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ lawmakers denounce Kemp’s coronavirus order as reckless

LGBTQ lawmakers denounce Kemp’s coronavirus order as reckless

LGBTQ state lawmakers condemned Gov. Brian Kemp’s order reopening non-essential businesses, saying it risks people’s lives and urging the governor to rescind the decision.    READ MORE »

Artists, celebs join forces for virtual queer, southern Big Ass Telethon

Artists, celebs join forces for virtual queer, southern Big Ass Telethon

Queer Appalachia joins Atlanta promoters Wussy and Southern Fried Queer Pride and a ton of out celebrities for an online quarantine fundraiser, show and party.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ bowling alley owner to Kemp: It’s too soon

LGBTQ bowling alley owner to Kemp: It’s too soon

The owner of two Atlanta bowling alleys said her safety concerns made her decision simple. She’s staying closed despite Gov. Brian Kemp easing restrictions.    READ MORE »

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

A calendar of virtual screenings, drag shows, dance parties, telethons, topical discussions and most of all, LGBTQ Atlanta connections for your quarantine pleasure.    READ MORE »

 
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