Category:  Community

Local author to fight gay suicides at book event

Artist and writer James Randall Chumbley (photo) wants to turn his recent suicide attempt into something positive. His Wednesday book signing at Outwrite will benefit gay suicide prevention.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 15 gay things to do today

Put a little gay in your Tuesday. Network your gay business, meet a gay candidate, watch gay sports, play gay games, listen to gay radio, or sing your song at a gay bar.    READ MORE »

Pride announces full list of grand marshals

With just three weeks to the Atlanta Pride Festival, organizers on Monday announced a full list of parade honorary grand marshals that includes community activists and entertainers.    READ MORE »

Monday: 16 gay things to do today

Rainy days and Mondays… oh, yep, still gay! Stay indoors: cozy up to internet radio with Cornelius Jones, Jr. (photo). Or brave the weather: “Little Shop,” “Laramie Project” update.    READ MORE »

Sunday: 17 gay things to do today

Happy National Coming Out Day! Commemorate it with Georgia Equality or toast it for a good cause. A pajama party, a festival and a book signing are also among gay Atlanta's Sunday events.    READ MORE »

Think in the abstract with artist Patrick Hanson

With two upcoming shows, local artist Patrick Hanson (photo) is a busy man. His latest exhibits–one Saturday and one next Friday, Oct. 16–show off his talent for oil and mixed media.    READ MORE »

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‘Hate: Hope’ among Coming Out Day events

Georgia Equality leads the pack of locals commemorating Sunday's National Coming Out Day. The documentary "Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue of Hope" includes a talk with the filmmaker.    READ MORE »

Saturday: 33 gay things to do today

Options to be with your gays on Saturday can be a little overwhelming. Make sense of it all with the Gay Agenda of sports, festivals, politics, exhibits and enough nightlife to party until dawn.    READ MORE »

‘Harvey Milk Show’ musical keeps dream alive

You think you know the story. The movement, the man, the murder and the movie. But the musical? It was only a matter of time before a return to the stage since its 1991 Atlanta debut.    READ MORE »

Friday: 21 gay things to do tonight

Gay Atlanta turns Friday out. If your week demands cocktail treatments or theater therapy, stress-relieving sports or dancing, or you just need a good laugh or cry, these events heal what ails you.    READ MORE »

Garden Party raises $30,000 for lesbian health

Nearly 300 people helped make the Fall Garden Party on Sunday a success, enjoying an evening of dancing, a silent auction and raffle to raise funds for the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative.    READ MORE »

Thursday: 20 gay things to do today

Your Thursday just got a whole lot gayer. Out on Film concludes, fun fundraisers, two Atlanta authors, Screen on Gotham Park's "Legally Blonde," then it's Mo Time at the bars.    READ MORE »

Tray Butler brings Atlanta home with new book

Ramblin' man and hometown boy Tray Butler returns to Atlanta—and his gay roots—on Thursday at Outwrite with his new travel guide to the city he just can’t seem to make himself leave behind.    READ MORE »

Mike Rickard is gonna make you ‘Sweat’

Atlanta singer-songwriter Mike Rickard celebrates the release of his new CD “Sweat” on Saturday with a party at Red Light Café. The CD has an 'immediate, in the moment feel,' he says.    READ MORE »

Wednesday: 15 gay things to do today

What’s gayer than Hump Day itself? Glad you asked: Dine & Stride into Pride, Out on Film with Jim Grimsley, Midtown candidates, Melissa Ferrick at Eddie's, and bars that never sleep.    READ MORE »

News  |  Eagle Raid  |  Community

Anne Fauver’s ‘Tardy for the (Eagle) Party’

It didn't take confronting her in the paint aisle at Home Depot, but City Council member Anne Fauver finally speaks out about the Sept. 10 raid at the Eagle, the gay bar in her district.    READ MORE »

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Police defend tactics during Eagle forum [video]

A top commander of the Atlanta Police Department defended the agency’s use of the controversial Red Dog unit during bar raids, but said officers who discriminate against anyone will be fired.    READ MORE »

Tuesday: 20 gay things to do today

Tuesday is all about community. Back a political candidate, mingle with other professionals, meet a local poet, chat with YouthPride, play games or hit the town.    READ MORE »

Poet hand-picks ‘Pink Zinnia’ at Outwrite

An Atlanta writer, activist and therapist known as an all-around nice guy, Franklin Abbott celebrates his first volume of poetry and stories in 10 years at Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse on Tuesday.    READ MORE »

Monday: 18 gay things to do today

The weekend may be over, but your to-do list never ends. One-night-only movies, the police forum over the Eagle flap, Lynnee Breedlove’s “Confessions” (photo), and the bars keep you busy.    READ MORE »