Category:  coronavirus

Stay home, yes even if you’re bored, horny and at ‘low risk’

Stay home, yes even if you’re bored, horny and at ‘low risk’

I heard Midtown is Gay Ground Zero for coronavirus, but all my friends are still cruising and hooking up. How worried should I really be?    READ MORE »

Gay blood donation ban eased amid coronavirus crisis

Gay blood donation ban eased amid coronavirus crisis

LGBTQ activists in Georgia said the Food & Drug Administration’s easing of restrictions on gay men giving blood is “a step in the right direction” but doesn’t go far enough.    READ MORE »

The best Hulu, Prime and Netflix shows offering must-see LGBTQ TV

The best Hulu, Prime and Netflix shows offering must-see LGBTQ TV

Things could be better, but they could be even worse. We could've been stuck inside back when queer viewing was reruns of "Will & Grace" and the random Cinemax feature.    READ MORE »

Lesbian officials named to DeKalb coronavirus task force

Lesbian officials named to DeKalb coronavirus task force

Two LGBTQ elected officials were appointed to a new task force to battle the coronavirus pandemic in DeKalb County, which has the third-highest number of cases in Georgia.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta virtual events blossom in wake of coronavirus

Queer Atlanta virtual events blossom in wake of coronavirus

LGBTQ Atlanta DJs, non-profit leaders, gamers and theater companies have lined up a slew of live-streamed events to stay connected with people during the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Barking Leather sews up face masks to battle coronavirus

Barking Leather sews up face masks to battle coronavirus

A popular gay Atlanta leather shop has jumped into the fight against coronavirus by making fabric face masks for local healthcare workers and first responders.    READ MORE »

Q mag settles in for the long haul with cozy queerantine content

Q mag settles in for the long haul with cozy queerantine content

By now, everyone feels the quarantine fatigue, even those who already worked from home, spent nights in and enjoyed grocery delivery. Q is here for the duration.    READ MORE »

Metrotainment employees say company owes them money

Metrotainment employees say company owes them money

An LGBTQ-popular restaurant company launched a fundraiser for employees as it closed due to coronavirus. Some employees call it a cover up money troubles from before the pandemic.    READ MORE »

Atlanta HIV health center redesigns services due to coronavirus

Atlanta HIV health center redesigns services due to coronavirus

Positive Impact Health Centers has initiated prescriptions by delivery and curbside pick-up, modified hours and introduced telehealth to help fight coronavirus.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta helps salute healthcare workers fighting coronavirus

LGBTQ Atlanta helps salute healthcare workers fighting coronavirus

Atlanta drag queen Wild Cherry Sucret performed an outdoor show on Saturday as a tribute to healthcare workers and first responders battling coronavirus.    READ MORE »

Stuck together and sticking it out in a quarantined uncuffing season

Stuck together and sticking it out in a quarantined uncuffing season

We joked all winter that we met during cuffing season, and that cuddling through cold nights would be nice only while they lasted. Well, spring is here.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Pride says 50th anniversary event in October on – for now

Atlanta Pride says 50th anniversary event in October on – for now

Atlanta Pride organizers said they continue to plan the annual celebration with hopes the coronavirus pandemic won’t sideline them like it has so many large public gatherings.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta doctor to reopen practice after coronavirus outbreak

Gay Atlanta doctor to reopen practice after coronavirus outbreak

A gay Atlanta doctor infected with coronavirus said his popular medical practice will reopen, reversing a decision to permanently close after the virus impacted several employees.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ lawmakers criticize Kemp’s coronavirus response

LGBTQ lawmakers criticize Kemp’s coronavirus response

All five LGBTQ members of Georgia's state legislature joined lawmakers urging Gov. Brian Kemp to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order to avoid “tens of thousands” of coronavirus deaths.    READ MORE »

Gamemaster Herb creates video arcades for LGBTQ gaymers

Gamemaster Herb creates video arcades for LGBTQ gaymers

When queer Atlanta gamers are in need of a joystick fix, they can turn to Gamemaster Herb. The queer and polyamorous event promoter pivots to online during coronavirus.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta doctor closes practice after possible coronavirus exposure

Gay Atlanta doctor closes practice after possible coronavirus exposure

T. Douglas Gurley’s medical practice will close permanently in May following a potential coronavirus outbreak, leaving patients of the LGBTQ medical practice in “shock.”    READ MORE »

Atlanta drag performers go virtual in wake of coronavirus

Atlanta drag performers go virtual in wake of coronavirus

Atlanta’s drag performers have embraced live streaming and online payment services to keep the shows going and the tips coming in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Please stop conflating coronavirus with early HIV/AIDS

Please stop conflating coronavirus with early HIV/AIDS

People have asked me if our lives today feel like the early years of HIV/AIDS, and I want to scream. There is no comparison. Just stop.    READ MORE »

How to not end your relationship at the end of the world

How to not end your relationship at the end of the world

I always thought straight people would end up zombies and queers would fight them off like “Sissy That Walking Dead." Turns out, it's worse.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta man tests positive for coronavirus

Gay Atlanta man tests positive for coronavirus

Gay Atlanta resident Jeremy Brown said he tested positive for coronavirus after a trip to Miami earlier this month and faced a difficult time trying to be tested.    READ MORE »

 
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