The best LGBTQ virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best LGBTQ virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

LGBTQ event planners in Atlanta are committed to your social calendar. Put on a mask and get out with distancing, or stay in and jam with Twitch mavens for queer discussions and parties.    READ MORE »

SouthEast Leather Fest cancels 25th annual event

SouthEast Leather Fest cancels 25th annual event

Organizers of SouthEast Leather Fest announced they are canceling this year’s event, as the coronavirus pandemic clears another occasion off LGBTQ Atlanta’s annual calendar.    READ MORE »

A live Q&A: How to self-care, stay healthy during coronavirus

A live Q&A: How to self-care, stay healthy during coronavirus

Stress. Anxiety. Isolation. Economic uncertainty. Welcome to the new normal of the coronavirus pandemic, right? Not so fast.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta hangs tough through corona chaos with QATLus

LGBTQ Atlanta hangs tough through corona chaos with QATLus

There's so much hanging — in, on, out, tight, loose — in LGBTQ Atlanta these days. With a cover illustrating the point literally, this issue hangs with readers to endure the chaos.    READ MORE »

Macon man arrested for killing transgender woman
News  |  Crime

Macon man arrested for killing transgender woman

A recovered handgun used to kill a transgender woman in Macon led to the arrest of her suspected killer on Thursday – more than two years after the shooting.    READ MORE »

‘Perfect storm’ fuels support for trans fundraisers in Atlanta

‘Perfect storm’ fuels support for trans fundraisers in Atlanta

Protests for racial justice and the coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionate effect on people of color helped generate millions for Black transgender women in Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Park Cannon among five finalists to replace John Lewis
News  |  Politics

Park Cannon among five finalists to replace John Lewis

State Rep. Park Cannon – one of five LGBTQ members of the Georgia legislature – is among the finalists to replace U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights icon who died on Friday.    READ MORE »

Is the queer left ‘shoulding’ each other into oblivion?

Is the queer left ‘shoulding’ each other into oblivion?

Liberal guilt is a double-edged sword in the wrong hands. A mind toward equality and away from privilege is one thing. A misguided need to prove our woke-ness is entirely different.    READ MORE »

10 sure signs that your boo is already over you

10 sure signs that your boo is already over you

You tell yourself stories about their behavior, but look around. We asked LGBTQ Atlantans how they knew their significant other was all but gone. Here’s how they could tell.    READ MORE »

Urban Body Fitness works out safe workouts amid pandemic

Urban Body Fitness works out safe workouts amid pandemic

Urban Body Fitness has lost a third of its clients and laid off all of its instructors, but the gym’s out owner is determined to get through the pandemic while providing a safe space to get fit.    READ MORE »

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Whether you mask up and poke your head out, or stay put in air-conditioned self-isolation, Atlanta’s LGBTQ venues and stream queens are committed to your social calendar.    READ MORE »

Jon Ossoff gets HRC endorsement in Georgia Senate race

Jon Ossoff gets HRC endorsement in Georgia Senate race

The Human Rights Campaign on Wednesday endorsed “true ally” Jon Ossoff in his quest to unseat U.S. Sen. David Perdue and turn Georgia blue in November.    READ MORE »

Meet 3 activists creating spaces for black trans people in Atlanta

Meet 3 activists creating spaces for black trans people in Atlanta

With calls for racial justice and equality for black transgender people, three campaigns to fund housing and safe spaces in Atlanta are getting uplifted – to the tune of millions of dollars.    READ MORE »

Gwinnett County adds protections for its LGBTQ employees

Gwinnett County adds protections for its LGBTQ employees

A gay Gwinnett County commissioner led an effort to enact employment protections for LGBTQ county workers last month, just before the U.S. Supreme Court did so at the federal level.    READ MORE »

This week’s Q Atlus makes a splash in poolside blues

This week’s Q Atlus makes a splash in poolside blues

The crises of 2020 put beach vacation fantasies on hold, but rather than waterworks, this issue of Q ATLus makes a splash at the pool and opts for optimism and options.    READ MORE »

Gravity Fitness owners and clients power through pandemic

Gravity Fitness owners and clients power through pandemic

Less than a year after Aaron Pols, David Goldstein and Ken Penvose bought Gravity Fitness,, their first big test was a pandemic temporarily shutting them down.    READ MORE »

Karens, rightful protests and losing the ‘buts’ in Black Lives Matter

Karens, rightful protests and losing the ‘buts’ in Black Lives Matter

You said “police mistreatment of black people is upsetting, but riots have to stop.” What if it was, “Riots are upsetting, but police mistreatment of black people has to stop.”    READ MORE »

Woofs hangs tough through 40 percent drop in sales

Woofs hangs tough through 40 percent drop in sales

The owner of Woofs worries that a recent spike in coronavirus cases will cause the state to shut down businesses for the second time in four months, but he and his employees are hanging tough.    READ MORE »

My Sister’s Room closes after employees test positive for coronavirus

My Sister’s Room closes after employees test positive for coronavirus

My Sister’s Room abruptly shut down for about two weeks on Thursday after two employees of the popular lesbian bar in Midtown tested positive for coronavirus.    READ MORE »

10 things that really make us truly sexy

10 things that really make us truly sexy

Spoiler alert: It’s not about finances or fitness when looking for the secret to the laws of attraction. When it comes to being sexy, here’s what your fellow LGBTQs are really looking for.    READ MORE »

 
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The best LGBTQ virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best LGBTQ virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

LGBTQ event planners in Atlanta are committed to your social calendar. Put on a mask and get out with distancing, or stay in and jam with Twitch mavens for queer discussions and parties.    READ MORE »

SouthEast Leather Fest cancels 25th annual event

SouthEast Leather Fest cancels 25th annual event

Organizers of SouthEast Leather Fest announced they are canceling this year’s event, as the coronavirus pandemic clears another occasion off LGBTQ Atlanta’s annual calendar.    READ MORE »

A live Q&A: How to self-care, stay healthy during coronavirus

A live Q&A: How to self-care, stay healthy during coronavirus

Stress. Anxiety. Isolation. Economic uncertainty. Welcome to the new normal of the coronavirus pandemic, right? Not so fast.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta hangs tough through corona chaos with QATLus

LGBTQ Atlanta hangs tough through corona chaos with QATLus

There's so much hanging — in, on, out, tight, loose — in LGBTQ Atlanta these days. With a cover illustrating the point literally, this issue hangs with readers to endure the chaos.    READ MORE »

Macon man arrested for killing transgender woman
News  |  Crime

Macon man arrested for killing transgender woman

A recovered handgun used to kill a transgender woman in Macon led to the arrest of her suspected killer on Thursday – more than two years after the shooting.    READ MORE »

‘Perfect storm’ fuels support for trans fundraisers in Atlanta

‘Perfect storm’ fuels support for trans fundraisers in Atlanta

Protests for racial justice and the coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionate effect on people of color helped generate millions for Black transgender women in Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Park Cannon among five finalists to replace John Lewis
News  |  Politics

Park Cannon among five finalists to replace John Lewis

State Rep. Park Cannon – one of five LGBTQ members of the Georgia legislature – is among the finalists to replace U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights icon who died on Friday.    READ MORE »

Is the queer left ‘shoulding’ each other into oblivion?

Is the queer left ‘shoulding’ each other into oblivion?

Liberal guilt is a double-edged sword in the wrong hands. A mind toward equality and away from privilege is one thing. A misguided need to prove our woke-ness is entirely different.    READ MORE »

10 sure signs that your boo is already over you

10 sure signs that your boo is already over you

You tell yourself stories about their behavior, but look around. We asked LGBTQ Atlantans how they knew their significant other was all but gone. Here’s how they could tell.    READ MORE »

Urban Body Fitness works out safe workouts amid pandemic

Urban Body Fitness works out safe workouts amid pandemic

Urban Body Fitness has lost a third of its clients and laid off all of its instructors, but the gym’s out owner is determined to get through the pandemic while providing a safe space to get fit.    READ MORE »

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Whether you mask up and poke your head out, or stay put in air-conditioned self-isolation, Atlanta’s LGBTQ venues and stream queens are committed to your social calendar.    READ MORE »

Jon Ossoff gets HRC endorsement in Georgia Senate race

Jon Ossoff gets HRC endorsement in Georgia Senate race

The Human Rights Campaign on Wednesday endorsed “true ally” Jon Ossoff in his quest to unseat U.S. Sen. David Perdue and turn Georgia blue in November.    READ MORE »

Meet 3 activists creating spaces for black trans people in Atlanta

Meet 3 activists creating spaces for black trans people in Atlanta

With calls for racial justice and equality for black transgender people, three campaigns to fund housing and safe spaces in Atlanta are getting uplifted – to the tune of millions of dollars.    READ MORE »

Gwinnett County adds protections for its LGBTQ employees

Gwinnett County adds protections for its LGBTQ employees

A gay Gwinnett County commissioner led an effort to enact employment protections for LGBTQ county workers last month, just before the U.S. Supreme Court did so at the federal level.    READ MORE »

This week’s Q Atlus makes a splash in poolside blues

This week’s Q Atlus makes a splash in poolside blues

The crises of 2020 put beach vacation fantasies on hold, but rather than waterworks, this issue of Q ATLus makes a splash at the pool and opts for optimism and options.    READ MORE »

Gravity Fitness owners and clients power through pandemic

Gravity Fitness owners and clients power through pandemic

Less than a year after Aaron Pols, David Goldstein and Ken Penvose bought Gravity Fitness,, their first big test was a pandemic temporarily shutting them down.    READ MORE »

Karens, rightful protests and losing the ‘buts’ in Black Lives Matter

Karens, rightful protests and losing the ‘buts’ in Black Lives Matter

You said “police mistreatment of black people is upsetting, but riots have to stop.” What if it was, “Riots are upsetting, but police mistreatment of black people has to stop.”    READ MORE »

Woofs hangs tough through 40 percent drop in sales

Woofs hangs tough through 40 percent drop in sales

The owner of Woofs worries that a recent spike in coronavirus cases will cause the state to shut down businesses for the second time in four months, but he and his employees are hanging tough.    READ MORE »

My Sister’s Room closes after employees test positive for coronavirus

My Sister’s Room closes after employees test positive for coronavirus

My Sister’s Room abruptly shut down for about two weeks on Thursday after two employees of the popular lesbian bar in Midtown tested positive for coronavirus.    READ MORE »

10 things that really make us truly sexy

10 things that really make us truly sexy

Spoiler alert: It’s not about finances or fitness when looking for the secret to the laws of attraction. When it comes to being sexy, here’s what your fellow LGBTQs are really looking for.    READ MORE »

 
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