Category:  coronavirus

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 »

Gay-owned restaurants adapt to ‘new normal’ of coronavirus

Gay-owned restaurants adapt to ‘new normal’ of coronavirus

LGBTQ-owned restaurants in Atlanta have reduced hours and offered new services to adapt to the massive upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

‘Meals in Heels’ offers free food to Atlanta service industry

‘Meals in Heels’ offers free food to Atlanta service industry

A gay bartender, a lesbian food truck owner and a straight non-profit leader teamed up to provide free meals to service industry employees who lost work due to the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Atlanta mayor closes bars, clubs, gyms due to coronavirus

Atlanta mayor closes bars, clubs, gyms due to coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ordered all bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters, live performance venues and arcades to close Thursday due to the coronavirus causing “an extreme likelihood of destruction of life.”    READ MORE »

Georgia groups push LGBTQ visibility in coronavirus response

Georgia groups push LGBTQ visibility in coronavirus response

Six Georgia groups joined over 100 others in the U.S. calling on public health officials and the media not to leave out LGBTQ people in the response to the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Coronavirus closings, cancellations ripple through LGBTQ Atlanta

Coronavirus closings, cancellations ripple through LGBTQ Atlanta

At least two Atlanta gay bars will close through the end of March, and a flood of events are canceled as queer businesses and organizations respond to the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

 
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