Category:  coronavirus

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Queer Agenda is your calendar of virtual shows, soirees and specials, but most of all, a guide to LGBTQ Atlanta connections to keep quarantine crazy at bay.    READ MORE »

Coronavirus prompts Athens Pride to cancel fall street festival

Coronavirus prompts Athens Pride to cancel fall street festival

Athens Pride, citing concern for volunteers and attendees, canceled its street festival set for October and turned to helping non-profits assisting people during the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Thieves steal safe, damage alarm system at BJ Roosters

Thieves steal safe, damage alarm system at BJ Roosters

Thieves took advantage of the coronavirus shutdown, breaking into a popular gay Atlanta bar on Cheshire Bridge Road and stealing its safe stuffed with $10,000 in cash.    READ MORE »

Atlanta designer offers fashion, safety with Mask4Mask

Atlanta designer offers fashion, safety with Mask4Mask

What does an Atlanta fashion designer and party promoter do when the world turns upside down? If he’s Alfons Dovana, he pinpoints the season’s must-have accessory and runs with it.    READ MORE »

Atlanta leads Fulton County in coronavirus cases

Atlanta leads Fulton County in coronavirus cases

As Gov. Brian Kemp eases coronavirus restrictions, LGBTQ-owned businesses struggle with a stat that shows Atlanta as home to nearly half the COVID-19 cases in Fulton County.    READ MORE »

Virtual weekend events pushing $20,000 for LGBTQ causes

Virtual weekend events pushing $20,000 for LGBTQ causes

A trio of big online fundraisers over the weekend packed home screens with talent and filled coffers with cash for various local groups in need caused by coronavirus lockdowns.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Queer Arts Alliance debuts virtual performance showcase

Atlanta Queer Arts Alliance debuts virtual performance showcase

Even before coronavirus, an alliance of queer Atlanta arts groups was burgeoning. Their big debut takes place online in “Together At Home,” with music, movies, stage performances and songs.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ business owners struggle with whether to reopen

LGBTQ business owners struggle with whether to reopen

LGBTQ-owned businesses allowed by Gov. Brian Kemp to reopen on Friday are struggling with the decision, caught between trying to salvage revenue and keep employees and customers safe.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ lawmakers denounce Kemp’s coronavirus order as reckless

LGBTQ lawmakers denounce Kemp’s coronavirus order as reckless

LGBTQ state lawmakers condemned Gov. Brian Kemp’s order reopening non-essential businesses, saying it risks people’s lives and urging the governor to rescind the decision.    READ MORE »

Artists, celebs join forces for virtual queer, southern Big Ass Telethon

Artists, celebs join forces for virtual queer, southern Big Ass Telethon

Queer Appalachia joins Atlanta promoters Wussy and Southern Fried Queer Pride and a ton of out celebrities for an online quarantine fundraiser, show and party.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ bowling alley owner to Kemp: It’s too soon

LGBTQ bowling alley owner to Kemp: It’s too soon

The owner of two Atlanta bowling alleys said her safety concerns made her decision simple. She’s staying closed despite Gov. Brian Kemp easing restrictions.    READ MORE »

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

A calendar of virtual screenings, drag shows, dance parties, telethons, topical discussions and most of all, LGBTQ Atlanta connections for your quarantine pleasure.    READ MORE »

6 LGBTQ comics make the most of queer comedy quarantine

6 LGBTQ comics make the most of queer comedy quarantine

What do you do when gig life dries up? If you’re a queer in comedy, you take your show off the road and do what you gotta do like the rest of us, only funnier.    READ MORE »

Out singer Justin Utley sets sights on Georgia’s ‘American Nightmare’

Out singer Justin Utley sets sights on Georgia’s ‘American Nightmare’

His activism work in Utah helped to ban conversion therapy in the state. Now Justin Utley and his guitar have sights set on Georgia's laws on the practice.    READ MORE »

Free condoms to help you get through coronavirus in Atlanta

Free condoms to help you get through coronavirus in Atlanta

Magnums. Variety. Non-latex. And even internal. However you Netflix and chill during coronavirus, Positive Impact Health Centers has the perfect accessory: Condoms delivered to your mailbox – for free.    READ MORE »

6 decorating and decluttering tips to make your bedroom sexier

6 decorating and decluttering tips to make your bedroom sexier

The room that you use mostly for sleeping and getting ready takes on extra responsibility when it’s time for sex. Now’s the time to step up to a better boudoir backdrop.    READ MORE »

Big Frog launches fundraiser to help LGBTQ businesses

Big Frog launches fundraiser to help LGBTQ businesses

A few months ago, Tom Landrus was looking forward to celebrating the 10th anniversary of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts of Buckhead. Then coronavirus happened.    READ MORE »

Six queer kitchen trends when there’s nothing to do but cook and sit

Six queer kitchen trends when there’s nothing to do but cook and sit

One curve that won’t flatten in the COVID-19 crisis will be the curves on our bodies. We live in trying times, a time of trying recipes in the kitchen.    READ MORE »

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

You sit. You stay. And that goes for your event options. Not so, as a slew of virtual LGBTQ parties, discussions and shows pop up online during quarantine.    READ MORE »

20 low- or no- cost redecorating hacks while you’re stuck inside

20 low- or no- cost redecorating hacks while you’re stuck inside

The same four walls are bringing you down. You're stuck in quarantine, and money is tight. Here's how to freshen up without breaking the bank.    READ MORE »

 
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