LGBTQ Atlanta business group elects first trans president

LGBTQ Atlanta business group elects first trans president

Directors of the Metro Atlanta Association of Professionals elected August Wogsland as their new president and CEO – the LGBTQ business group’s first openly transgender leader.    READ MORE »

Gay politico jumps into state Senate race in Atlanta
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Gay politico jumps into state Senate race in Atlanta

Devin Barrington Ward has launched a primary challenge against longtime state Sen. Horacena Tate as he looks to become the chamber’s first black openly LGBTQ member.    READ MORE »

MSR goes burlesque with Candi LeCoeur

MSR goes burlesque with Candi LeCoeur

Candi LeCoeur brought her monthly queer burlesque show Unwrapped back to My Sister’s Room on Saturday night.    READ MORE »

DJ Phil B returns to Heretic for more beats

DJ Phil B returns to Heretic for more beats

San-Francisco-based music producer and DJ Phil B was back in town on Saturday for a night of beats and boys at the Heretic.    READ MORE »

Rush Center embroiled in labor dispute, longtime employee fired

Rush Center embroiled in labor dispute, longtime employee fired

A prominent LGBTQ non-profit professional claims that the Rush Center fired him in retaliation for organizing a union for the LGBTQ center’s employees.    READ MORE »

Billy Porter, Tiffany Haddish do Swinging Richards ‘Like A Boss’

Billy Porter, Tiffany Haddish do Swinging Richards ‘Like A Boss’

“Pose” star Billy Porter took in the sights of Swinging Richards while he was in Atlanta filming his latest movie, and his guide for the evening was actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish.    READ MORE »

Cadillac Jack says Kicks 101.5 boss bullied him for being bisexual

Cadillac Jack says Kicks 101.5 boss bullied him for being bisexual

Former longtime Kicks 101.5 DJ Cadillac Jack sued parent company Cumulus Media for wrongful termination and claimed that his boss bullied him for being bisexual.    READ MORE »

Gov. Kemp swears in lesbian judge to Gwinnett court

Gov. Kemp swears in lesbian judge to Gwinnett court

Gov. Brian Kemp administered the oath of office to Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Angela Duncan on Thursday, making her the first openly LGBTQ judge he’s appointed since taking office in 2019.    READ MORE »

Georgia House Speaker knocks ‘offensive’ LGBTQ adoption bans
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Georgia House Speaker knocks ‘offensive’ LGBTQ adoption bans

House Speaker David Ralston slammed efforts to allow faith-based agencies to deny LGBTQ adoptions and called anti-LGBTQ “religious freedom” bills “a solution in search of a problem.”    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The weekends keep coming, and they don't stop coming. So much to do, so much to see. Queer Agenda calendar gonna set you free.    READ MORE »

Athens activist pushes for hate crimes law in state House bid
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Athens activist pushes for hate crimes law in state House bid

The founder of an Athens anti-discrimination group wants to unseat a Republican lawmaker who voted against an LGBTQ-inclusive hate crimes bill.    READ MORE »

Doraville swears in first openly LGBTQ mayor
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Doraville swears in first openly LGBTQ mayor

Former Doraville City Councilmember Joseph Geierman took the oath of office on Monday to become the city’s first-ever openly LGBTQ mayor.    READ MORE »

Former Fulton jailer says he was fired for being gay

Former Fulton jailer says he was fired for being gay

A former detention officer at the Fulton County Jail is suing the Fulton Sheriff’s Office, claiming he was fired for being gay and faced retaliation after reporting an anti-gay coworker.    READ MORE »

Dating your way through the Queer Law of Least Attraction

Dating your way through the Queer Law of Least Attraction

It can feel like there’s an unwritten law that the people we are attracted to are somehow the least likely to be the ones attracted to us, and vice versa.    READ MORE »

Man who robbed, threatened gay Atlanta activist arrested again

Man who robbed, threatened gay Atlanta activist arrested again

The man convicted of robbing an LGBTQ advocate at a 2017 march for transgender rights in Midtown was arrested again and now faces child molestation charges.    READ MORE »

Canton swears in first openly LGBTQ mayor

Canton swears in first openly LGBTQ mayor

Marketing firm owner Bill Grant (photo center) took the oath of office on Thursday, becoming Canton’s first-ever openly LGBTQ mayor.    READ MORE »

Atlanta’s queer history comes to life in Georgia State exhibit

Atlanta’s queer history comes to life in Georgia State exhibit

Bar raids. AIDS. Pride. Protests, breakthroughs, venues, media coverage, drag shows, controversies, and well, just the LGBTQ Atlanta of it all.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta kicks off 2020 BJ Roosters-style

Queer Atlanta kicks off 2020 BJ Roosters-style

There were go-go boys aplenty on Tuesday as LGBTQ Atlanta headed to BJ Roosters to celebrate the new year.    READ MORE »

Heretic rings in queer new year with White Party

Heretic rings in queer new year with White Party

DJ Kidd Madonny came in from Miami to help LGBTQ Atlanta blast off into 2020 with a White Party at the Heretic.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta toasts to 2020 at Midtown Moon

Queer Atlanta toasts to 2020 at Midtown Moon

LGBTQ Atlanta rang in the new year on Tuesday with a night of drinks and drag at Midtown Moon.    READ MORE »

 
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LGBTQ Atlanta business group elects first trans president

LGBTQ Atlanta business group elects first trans president

Directors of the Metro Atlanta Association of Professionals elected August Wogsland as their new president and CEO – the LGBTQ business group’s first openly transgender leader.    READ MORE »

Gay politico jumps into state Senate race in Atlanta
News  |  Politics

Gay politico jumps into state Senate race in Atlanta

Devin Barrington Ward has launched a primary challenge against longtime state Sen. Horacena Tate as he looks to become the chamber’s first black openly LGBTQ member.    READ MORE »

MSR goes burlesque with Candi LeCoeur

MSR goes burlesque with Candi LeCoeur

Candi LeCoeur brought her monthly queer burlesque show Unwrapped back to My Sister’s Room on Saturday night.    READ MORE »

DJ Phil B returns to Heretic for more beats

DJ Phil B returns to Heretic for more beats

San-Francisco-based music producer and DJ Phil B was back in town on Saturday for a night of beats and boys at the Heretic.    READ MORE »

Rush Center embroiled in labor dispute, longtime employee fired

Rush Center embroiled in labor dispute, longtime employee fired

A prominent LGBTQ non-profit professional claims that the Rush Center fired him in retaliation for organizing a union for the LGBTQ center’s employees.    READ MORE »

Billy Porter, Tiffany Haddish do Swinging Richards ‘Like A Boss’

Billy Porter, Tiffany Haddish do Swinging Richards ‘Like A Boss’

“Pose” star Billy Porter took in the sights of Swinging Richards while he was in Atlanta filming his latest movie, and his guide for the evening was actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish.    READ MORE »

Cadillac Jack says Kicks 101.5 boss bullied him for being bisexual

Cadillac Jack says Kicks 101.5 boss bullied him for being bisexual

Former longtime Kicks 101.5 DJ Cadillac Jack sued parent company Cumulus Media for wrongful termination and claimed that his boss bullied him for being bisexual.    READ MORE »

Gov. Kemp swears in lesbian judge to Gwinnett court

Gov. Kemp swears in lesbian judge to Gwinnett court

Gov. Brian Kemp administered the oath of office to Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Angela Duncan on Thursday, making her the first openly LGBTQ judge he’s appointed since taking office in 2019.    READ MORE »

Georgia House Speaker knocks ‘offensive’ LGBTQ adoption bans
News  |  Politics

Georgia House Speaker knocks ‘offensive’ LGBTQ adoption bans

House Speaker David Ralston slammed efforts to allow faith-based agencies to deny LGBTQ adoptions and called anti-LGBTQ “religious freedom” bills “a solution in search of a problem.”    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The weekends keep coming, and they don't stop coming. So much to do, so much to see. Queer Agenda calendar gonna set you free.    READ MORE »

Athens activist pushes for hate crimes law in state House bid
News  |  Politics

Athens activist pushes for hate crimes law in state House bid

The founder of an Athens anti-discrimination group wants to unseat a Republican lawmaker who voted against an LGBTQ-inclusive hate crimes bill.    READ MORE »

Doraville swears in first openly LGBTQ mayor
News  |  Politics

Doraville swears in first openly LGBTQ mayor

Former Doraville City Councilmember Joseph Geierman took the oath of office on Monday to become the city’s first-ever openly LGBTQ mayor.    READ MORE »

Former Fulton jailer says he was fired for being gay

Former Fulton jailer says he was fired for being gay

A former detention officer at the Fulton County Jail is suing the Fulton Sheriff’s Office, claiming he was fired for being gay and faced retaliation after reporting an anti-gay coworker.    READ MORE »

Dating your way through the Queer Law of Least Attraction

Dating your way through the Queer Law of Least Attraction

It can feel like there’s an unwritten law that the people we are attracted to are somehow the least likely to be the ones attracted to us, and vice versa.    READ MORE »

Man who robbed, threatened gay Atlanta activist arrested again

Man who robbed, threatened gay Atlanta activist arrested again

The man convicted of robbing an LGBTQ advocate at a 2017 march for transgender rights in Midtown was arrested again and now faces child molestation charges.    READ MORE »

Canton swears in first openly LGBTQ mayor

Canton swears in first openly LGBTQ mayor

Marketing firm owner Bill Grant (photo center) took the oath of office on Thursday, becoming Canton’s first-ever openly LGBTQ mayor.    READ MORE »

Atlanta’s queer history comes to life in Georgia State exhibit

Atlanta’s queer history comes to life in Georgia State exhibit

Bar raids. AIDS. Pride. Protests, breakthroughs, venues, media coverage, drag shows, controversies, and well, just the LGBTQ Atlanta of it all.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta kicks off 2020 BJ Roosters-style

Queer Atlanta kicks off 2020 BJ Roosters-style

There were go-go boys aplenty on Tuesday as LGBTQ Atlanta headed to BJ Roosters to celebrate the new year.    READ MORE »

Heretic rings in queer new year with White Party

Heretic rings in queer new year with White Party

DJ Kidd Madonny came in from Miami to help LGBTQ Atlanta blast off into 2020 with a White Party at the Heretic.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta toasts to 2020 at Midtown Moon

Queer Atlanta toasts to 2020 at Midtown Moon

LGBTQ Atlanta rang in the new year on Tuesday with a night of drinks and drag at Midtown Moon.    READ MORE »

 
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