Queer Atlanta parties at new My Sister’s Room space

Queer Atlanta parties at new My Sister’s Room space

Popular lesbian bar My Sister’s Room showed off its new home on Friday with a burlesque fundraiser and a dance party.    READ MORE »

Stars come out for Jerusalem House cocktails

Stars come out for Jerusalem House cocktails

Cocktails and cash were flowing on Thursday as Jerusalem House hosted its annual Stars Party & Silent Auction to raise funds to support the group’s HIV housing efforts.    READ MORE »

Georgia House passes PrEP bill to tackle HIV epidemic

Georgia House passes PrEP bill to tackle HIV epidemic

A bill that would create a three-year pilot program to provide free PrEP medication to those at high risk of contracting HIV passed overwhelmingly in the Georgia House on Friday.    READ MORE »

Thrifting by the decade to queer new looks from vintage accessories

Thrifting by the decade to queer new looks from vintage accessories

Shopping the thrift scene, your mom’s closet and your own archives lets the past inspire a fashionable future. We scoured all of the above and more for ideas that rock vintage vibes.    READ MORE »

Ballroom 101, the far-reaching impact beyond ‘Paris’ and ‘Pose’

Ballroom 101, the far-reaching impact beyond ‘Paris’ and ‘Pose’

The basics of an often sidelined or co-opted black queer subculture that takes us from from 'Paris' to 'Pose' with influences that, spoiler!, have nothing to do with Madonna’s ‘Vogue.’    READ MORE »

Bisexual man makes historic run for U.S. House seat in Georgia

Bisexual man makes historic run for U.S. House seat in Georgia

Entrepreneur Antwon Stephens hopes to overcome the odds by beating a four-term Republican in Georgia’s 9th Congressional District race taking place next November.    READ MORE »

Club kid dance party lands in Southwest Atlanta

Club kid dance party lands in Southwest Atlanta

Molly Rimswell and Ivana Fischer hosted the club kid dance party Bazaar at The Bakery on Saturday night.    READ MORE »

What poet Essex Hemphill can teach us about Jussie Smollett

What poet Essex Hemphill can teach us about Jussie Smollett

It troubles columnist Eric T. Paulk that so many queers, especially black LGBTQ folks, are so quick to believe the evidence against Jussie Smollett in an alleged hate-motivated attack on him.    READ MORE »

‘Shameful’ anti-LGBTQ ‘religious freedom’ bill filed in Georgia Senate

‘Shameful’ anti-LGBTQ ‘religious freedom’ bill filed in Georgia Senate

A relatively quiet year for anti-LGBTQ legislation was upended on Wednesday when an anti-LGBTQ “religious freedom” bill was introduced in the Georgia Senate.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

March comes in like a lion with more LGBTQ events than you can handle, and you love it. Q’s Queer Agenda calendar lines them up so you can knock them down.    READ MORE »

Leather lovers hit the Eagle for Heart of the South weekend

Leather lovers hit the Eagle for Heart of the South weekend

Atlanta Eagle hosted a number of events celebrating the leather and kink communities this weekend.    READ MORE »

Gay volleyball jocks throw beer bust at Woofs
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Gay volleyball jocks throw beer bust at Woofs

The LGBTQ jocks of the Hotlanta Volleyball Association got together on Saturday for an afternoon of bottomless beer.    READ MORE »

Georgia Methodists ‘angry’ over rejection of gay clergy, marriage

Georgia Methodists ‘angry’ over rejection of gay clergy, marriage

LGBTQ and allied Methodists across Georgia vowed to keep fighting after the United Methodist Church reaffirmed its opposition to same-sex marriage and the ordination of LGBTQ clergy.    READ MORE »

Jennifer Barnes Balenciaga, from ballrooms to the halls of power
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Jennifer Barnes Balenciaga, from ballrooms to the halls of power

Serving legislative realness and delivering a mean vogue come in one package for this Atlanta trans woman, HIV activist and LGBTQ liaison at the Georgia State Capitol.    READ MORE »

Q mag finds queers building a future with respect for the past

Q mag finds queers building a future with respect for the past

LGBTQ culture and the queers in it necessarily spend a lot of time pushing forward, but freeing ourselves of the past doesn’t mean throwing out the baby with the bath water.    READ MORE »

Atlanta United’s LGBTQ fan group kicks off new season of support
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Atlanta United’s LGBTQ fan group kicks off new season of support

The LGBTQ Atlanta United fans of All Stripes kicked off the new season on Saturday in West Midtown.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ chamber hosts networking happy hour in Midtown

LGBTQ chamber hosts networking happy hour in Midtown

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce held its latest networking event on Friday in Midtown.    READ MORE »

Georgia House OKs needle exchange bill to fight HIV

Georgia House OKs needle exchange bill to fight HIV

A bill creating a needle exchange program to help reduce HIV rates in Georgia passed comfortably in the House on Monday.    READ MORE »

Georgia House committee passes hate crimes bill

Georgia House committee passes hate crimes bill

A hate crimes bill that would protect people based on sexual orientation and gender was approved by a Republican-led committee in the Georgia House on Tuesday.    READ MORE »

Revisiting a fake Atlanta and its web of cis white lies

Revisiting a fake Atlanta and its web of cis white lies

Maybe coming of age in the late ‘80s and ‘90s as a queer person has shaped my view of the world. Jaded it. But queers in pop culture today feel like an over-correction.    READ MORE »

 
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