Category:  Community

Wednesday: 24 gay things to do today

Two-dozen gay events–Pride Week is definitely here. Singer-songwriters at Eddie’s, Atlanta Pride fundraising, ‘Torah Queeries,’ two plays, and the return of Charlie Brown’s Cabaret.    READ MORE »

‘Carnevale’ postscript: Memorable event indeed

When you throw a party so spectacular that it blows out the power of one of Atlanta's historical markers, all that's left to do is apologize to the well-costumed queens who paid $65 to $100 per ticket.    READ MORE »

Pride 2010: Where and when do you want it?

Unless you're Sir Paul McCartney, large-scale events were booted from Piedmont Park. Until Monday when the city relented. Now Pride faces the vexing question of when to hold the festival in 2010.    READ MORE »

‘Idol’ alum Blake Lewis talks about Pride show

It’s a big year for Blake Lewis. The “American Idol” runner-up released “Heartbreak on Vinyl,” embarked on a tour that includes Atlanta Pride, and put his face on the “No H8” campaign.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 19 gay things to do today

Pride-O-Ween Week seems to grow each night. Opening night of Mary Edith in “Die Mommie Die,” writer Rita Mae Brown, a special Queer Poetry Slam and much more dot Tuesday’s gay landscape.    READ MORE »

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City offers Pride, events return to Piedmont in ‘10

With just days before the Atlanta Pride Festival marks its return to Piedmont Park thanks to a compromise with the city, parks officials announced that big festivals can return to the park in 2010.    READ MORE »

News  |  Politics  |  Community

Johnny Sinclair ups list of gay candidates to 15

The number of LGBT candidates on the ballot now stands at 15, though as Johnny Sinclair seeks to reclaim his Marietta post he does so with personal financial problems playing out publicly as he campaigns.    READ MORE »

Perfect match: Mary Edith & ‘Die Mommie Die’

Even year-round performers get more creative around Pride, and perhaps no event this week combines Halloween’s camp horror with gay culture more than Mary Edith Pitts in “Die, Mommie, Die.”    READ MORE »

News  |  Community

AIDS Walk falls $100K short of fundraising goal

More than 8,000 participants helped raise nearly $850,000 during the 19th Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run earlier this month, but the total fell short of the event's fundraising goals.    READ MORE »

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Power outages force early closure for ‘Carnevale’

When the lights went out Friday, some party-goers at "Carnevale After Dark" thought it was part of the spectacle. Unfortunately, it wasn’t and the fundraiser was forced to close early.    READ MORE »

Alex Wan rallies supporters with block party

With just a handful of days left until Election Day, Alex Wan wanted to rally his supporters. What better way to do it than join the popular Sunday afternoon cocktail hour at Zocalo.    READ MORE »

Monday: 17 gay things to do today

You may not feel like starting your gay engine on a Monday, but it’s Pride-O-Ween week. Strap yourself in for our top picks of the day, including a Sylvester tribute and “Hocus Pocus.”    READ MORE »

Log Cabin backs three more in Atlanta races

The Georgia Log Cabin Republicans expanded its roster of endorsed candidates on Sunday, adding three gay candidates to its list of three others it's previously stamped with a seal of approval.    READ MORE »

Sunday: 16 gay things to do today

Nothing says gay Sunday like half-price tickets to “Harvey Milk,” two art shows, fundraising for a gay candidate, and Pride-O-Ween Week kickoffs with brunch or the Armorettes. Let the games begin!    READ MORE »

Oh that Sister Louisa’s wacky Sunday Services

Dang that kooky artist, bartender and local gadabout Grant Henry, aka Sister Louisa (top photo). He never ceases to surprise us, and his irreverent new monthly art gathering is no exception.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 27 gay things to do today

Saturdays were made for lovin' you, baby. Gay Atlanta cranks it up a notch with events from poetry and burlesque to a gay Iraq War vet, from local talents to international sensations.    READ MORE »

Saturday ALHI events plead: ‘Save the TaTas’

Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative and Bellissima want you to remember lesbian breasts. The ‘Titty Titty Bang Bang’ party and ‘Health Fair 2 Go’ each takes matters firmly in hand.    READ MORE »

News  |  Eagle Raid  |  Community

Police changing tactics in wake of Eagle raid?

The differences between the Atlanta Police Department's raid of the Eagle last month and its raid of a strip club last week are becoming more stark. And disturbing.    READ MORE »

Friday: 24 gay things to do today

Two dozen get-togethers are what make Friday so gay. Happy hours, Jerusalem House Halloween Bash, artsy pursuits, benefits and more bar nights than you can handle.    READ MORE »

‘Carnevale’ masks partiers but exposes its cause

The Jerusalem House Halloween Bash on Friday may be gay Atlanta’s best annual costume party, but it also raises awareness for one of the city’s most loved AIDS housing programs.    READ MORE »