Even if the weather can’t decide, queers in Atlanta are ready for spring. Local LGBTQ sports leagues take over this issue previewing their season of games and socials.
Who better to lead the way than National Flag Football League of Atlanta? In this week’s cover feature, meet five NFFLA players in our latest photo essay by James L. Hicks,and learn why this season is setting records even before they take the field.
We follow that up with a comprehensive roundup of the other queer leagues on ATL fields, courts, gyms, playgrounds and pools all season. We also meet Atlanta United’s LGBTQ fan group All Stripes, which hosts watch parties and tailgates beginning this weekend.
Meanwhile, downtime of an entirely different nature is prepped and ready at Aurora Theatre. Welcome to a 1950s musical where marrying a millionaire is still a goal for its song-and-dance inclined stars, but with a gay twist.
Of course, local life is not all football and musicals.As always, this week’s Q also offers the Queer Agenda calendar of events, Q Shots photos, Q Voices opinions, and The Q advice column.
Read the full issue below, and hit us up here on Project Q Atlanta for the best local LGBTQ content updated daily.
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In celebration of Stonewall Month and in partnership with Georgia Equality, Atlanta’s LGBTQ film festival Out On Film announced a weekly online screening series that begins next week. READ MORE »
In person or online, LGBTQ ATL beckons you to gather. Whether you peek your head out amid pedestrian curfew or want to stay quarantined, event planners have ideas to keep you busy. READ MORE »
It’s a pandemic. Protests over police brutality are filling the streets. Calls for justice and equality are growing louder. In the middle of the chaos, it’s also primary day in Georgia on June 9. READ MORE »
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 »