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Gay chamber networks into Midtown [photos]

The gay business professionals of the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce let loose on Friday with a little spice as they networked their way into the new year.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber parties for the holidays [photos]

What’s the difference between a holiday party thrown for business types and a holiday-themed charity event? A distinct lack of drag queens and puffy sweaters with reindeers on them.    READ MORE »

Happy birthday to you, Brushstrokes

From its nondescript start, Brushstrokes grew into a 4,500-square-foot space in prime view of the gayborhood. On Wednesday, the store that sells most anything a gay shopper could want turned 21.    READ MORE »

Chamber toasts companies for equality [photos]

If you’re a gay in need of a job or one looking to make a change, the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is making your selection process a bit easier.    READ MORE »

Beltline prompts gay-owned gym to take a hike

Popular gay-owned Urban Body Fitness is hiking across Midtown to a new home, ousted by the impending Beltline, the much discussed but slowly emerging network of parks, trails and transit.    READ MORE »

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AEN dances its way to Atlanta Ballet [photos]

The headline out of the Atlanta Executive Network’s Oct. 21 event was Mayor Kasim Reed’s remarks about the Eagle raid. But the mixer offered more than that.    READ MORE »

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Gay chamber turns a page with Fenuxe [photos]

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce took its touring monthly Fourth Friday business mixer to the offices of the upscale gay magazine Fenuxe last week.    READ MORE »

Gay group mixes business with history [photos]

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce visited Atlanta's past for its monthly Fourth Friday mixer on Sept. 24. Dozens gathered to network in the historic Margaret Mitchell House.    READ MORE »

Business groups network with speed [photos]

The networking gurus of two LGBT business groups came together Thursday to practice their two-minute drill–not the gridiron kind, but the one that builds relationships of the business variety.    READ MORE »

Out & Equal toasts workplace equality [photos]

The gay business group Out & Equal did what business folks do after the work day ends–cocktail and enjoy conversation–during its Networking for Equality last Friday at Amsterdam.    READ MORE »

AEN mixes, mingles the night away [photos]

The Atlanta Executive Network mixed and mingled on Thursday, continuing its series of cocktail hours with an evening in Midtown at lesbian favorite Bellissima.    READ MORE »

AEN’s summer night of mixing, partying [photos]

Loosen your tie and unbutton your collar, for it's time to go business casual and enjoy a summer night of networking, cocktailing and mixing with the Atlanta Executive Network.    READ MORE »

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Hey gay shoppers: Target, Home Depot under fire

Two corporate titans that the gays are fond of–so much so that they get the monikers Tar-gay and Homo Depot–are drawing fire, one for its gay ways and the other for backing an anti-gay candidate.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gay chamber lets its hair down [photos]

Think business networking mixers are stuffy and a little dull? That wasn't the case at a Virginia-Highland business on Friday when a gay business group settled in for its monthly 4th Friday Networking.    READ MORE »

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Bell delights with Gold Dome insight [photos]

State Rep. Simone Bell, one of two openly gay lawmakers in the Georgia legislature, delivered humorous, often touching and even entertaining insight into her freshman term on Thursday.    READ MORE »

Locals get around the ‘Gayborhood’ across U.S.

Atlanta-based Carma Productions brings the comprehensive directory of their Gay Community Yellow Pages into the techno age in a huge way with the iPhone Gayborhood app.    READ MORE »

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Corporate Atlanta doesn’t love gays that much

Gay corporate drones toiling away in your “Dilbert”-like existence, consider this: The global giant in Atlanta that employs you may not like you as much as you think.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber networks in Kirkwood [photos]

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce took its 4th Friday Networking roadshow to Kirkwood, cozying up into the comfortable confines of a furniture and home accessories showroom.    READ MORE »

Gay chamber cocktails, converses [photos]

Not satisfied with just surviving a crash course on networking, the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce put those lessons learned to work during its 4th Friday Networking last Friday.    READ MORE »

Gay biz crash course proves popular [photos]

Two of gay Atlanta's leading business networking groups combined forces last week for their own twist on speed dating and March Madness. The result was a crash course in networking.    READ MORE »