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Mary Norwood weighs in on Eagle police raid

Mary Norwood became the third mayoral candidate to weigh in on the Atlanta Police Department's raid at the Eagle, saying it's not yet clear what took place during the incident late Thursday.    READ MORE »

Police: ‘Criminal behavior’ observed before raid

Atlanta police, after repeated requests from media outlets for details about a raid at the Atlanta Eagle, released a terse statement Friday saying officers observed "criminal behavior" at the gay club.    READ MORE »

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Men arrested in Eagle raid remain jailed

Several of the eight people arrested late Thursday in a raid at the Atlanta Eagle will remain in jail for a second night until they appear before a judge on Saturday.    READ MORE »

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Borders, Keyser speak out about Eagle raid

A raid at the popular Atlanta gay bar the Eagle in which patrons allege police misconduct is now garnering reaction from at least two candidates for mayor.    READ MORE »

Out on Film packs schedule with special guests

The Out on Film news just keeps coming. The lineup is nothing short of miraculous just six months after their May event, and the schedule is chock full of guests.    READ MORE »

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Police accused of harassment during Eagle raid

UPDATED | 1:37 p.m. In the wake of eight arrests and allegations of mistreatment by police during a raid at the Eagle on Thursday, gay activists are organizing a protest for Saturday evening.    READ MORE »

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Report: Atlanta police raid Eagle on Thursday

Several people were arrested at the Eagle late Thursday during a raid by the Atlanta Police Department, according to the Atlanta Progressive News.    READ MORE »

Ellen DeGeneres to be ‘American Idol’ judge

Paula Abdul should just kick herself. Whether she left 'Idol' on 'principle' or not, she can not only be replaced by someone with no music industry background, but by the star power of Ellen DeGeneres.    READ MORE »

Thursday: Design twins strip down Jean Carlos

We enjoyed our camping trip with Dan and Dean Caten and the models of Dsquared2 earlier this summer. But it left us wanting more. And more we now get.    READ MORE »

Gay ‘Sex & the City’ sequel spoiler alert

If you don't want to know anything about the "Sex & the City" movie sequel before you plant your gay ass in a theater seat when it finally releases, then stop reading now -- if you can stand it.    READ MORE »

News  |  Politics

Simone Bell steps up campaign for state House

Lesbian candidate Simone Bell is cranking up her campaign for the District 58 post in the Georgia House, picking up endorsements and readying for two upcoming fundraisers.    READ MORE »

Anti-white bias cost gay man College Park post

A gay, white College Park employee was fired due to racial bias, a federal jury found Friday. The employee, Christopher Jones, alleged that anti-gay bias may have also contributed to his termination.    READ MORE »

Buju Banton ATL show still on—for now

Reggae’s Buju Banton has no love for gays, as evidenced in his lyrics. With intense backlash, some U.S. concert dates were canceled, but Center Stage still plans to host its Oct. 24 Atlanta show.    READ MORE »

Vote for local gay ‘Every Man’ Stephen Fusco

Who says gay men shouldn't enter a national contest to find a hot-blooded American "Every Man"? Atlantan Stephen Fusco certainly thought the Every Man Jack contest should be inclusive.    READ MORE »

LGBT authors turn page for Black Gay Pride

The giant Black Gay Pride official lineup becomes colossal when you start counting supplemental events like the bevy of authors at Outwrite and Charis bookstores over Labor Day Weekend.    READ MORE »

Queer literati head to Decatur Book Festival

The Decatur Book Festival, set for Sept. 4-6, teams for the first time with the authors and poets of the Atlanta Queer Literary Festival.    READ MORE »

AIDS Walk honors Allen Thornell, Phillip Rush

AIDS Walk Atlanta will honor two longtime gay activists who died this year. The Oct. 19 walk will be dedicated to Phillip Rush, who died April 28, and Allen Thornell, who died Aug. 3.    READ MORE »

Gay murder cases reach Ga. Supreme Court

The Georgia Supreme Court will hear arguments next week in two gruesome murders of gay men that took place after the alleged killers spurned romantic advances.    READ MORE »

Two tributes set for E. Lynn Harris in Atlanta

Best-selling author E. Lynn Harris will be remembered during two upcoming events in Atlanta, one of which serves as the posthumous launch of a national tour to promote his 12th and final novel.    READ MORE »

Friends remember gay Atlantan John Speaks

People who knew John Speaks may have called him the "Queen of Atlanta." But many more will remember him as the friendly man in the orange glasses who could be spotted almost daily at Outwrite.    READ MORE »