There's no better way to close summer than with the mashup of hunks, drag queens, performers and leather daddies that crash New Orleans for Southern Decadence.
It's a sexy and messy Labor Day tradition that attracts the gays from across the U.S. Of course, the #instagay army was out in force. If you weren't among the thousands LGBT'ing it up for the annual tribute to male debauchery – or even if you were – Instagram provides an up close and personal look at the big party weekend.
We culled through #NOLA and #SouthernDecadence to get a taste ourselves. Here are some of our favorites. Need more? Indulge in the bulges of SoDec 2015, Joining Hearts, Memorial Day in Pensacola and Atlanta Pride.
Sarah Riggs Amico – one of the Democrats hoping to unseat U.S. Sen. David Perdue – kicked off Pride month with a call for racial equality and a public conversation with transgender advocates. READ MORE »
Two LGBTQ elected officials are playing an increasingly visible role in the Atlanta protests that have consumed the city since Friday. READ MORE »
In moving anti-racism treatises issued on Monday, two high-profile Atlanta groups highlighted the racial divide in the LGBTQ movement and listed specific ways they would put intersectionality into action. READ MORE »
Saint Mark United Methodist Church is doing its part to fight the pandemic by offering free walk-up coronavirus testing for the next two Tuesdays and possibly beyond. READ MORE »
Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan broke his silence on a hate crimes law in Georgia, voicing support but calling for significant changes to a measure that’s already passed the state House. READ MORE »