Dozens of drag queens converged on downtown East Point with a crowd of hundreds to make for the biggest outdoor drag fundraiser in LGBT Atlanta.
It’s an annual tradition. And the 19th Annual East Point Possums Show on June 11 didn’t disappoint, drawing a big crowd for an hours-long show that raised funds for Lost N Found Youth. The non-profit cares for LGBT homeless youth in Atlanta.
DJ Diablo Rojo, the talent behind the popular ManShaft parties, managed the tunes for the queens. A tally on how much was raised hasn’t been released yet, but organizers did offer this nugget of news – next year’s 20th anniversary event will be the last. Even drag queens retire.
The chair of the board of directors of the Atlanta Pride Committee resigned after a failed effort to oust the group’s executive director.
READ MORE »
The players of the National Flag Football League of Atlanta braved a cold and rainy morning of games Saturday before hitting the local gay sports bar. READ MORE »
When we last checked in with Johnny Addison, he set Q pages on fire with looks augmented with repurposed jewelry. We hadn’t seen anything yet. READ MORE »
Georgia Equality and 11 other LGBTQ and allied groups criticized the Pickens County School Board’s decision to block access for transgender students to the restrooms that match their gender identity. READ MORE »
A transgender woman in Rome filed a federal lawsuit claiming that Floyd County Jail officials denied her medical treatment, kept her in solitary confinement and physically and sexually abused her. READ MORE »