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Three gay Atlanta men killed in tragic car crash
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Three gay Atlanta men killed in tragic car crash

Three gay Atlanta men were killed early Saturday when the car they were riding in lost control, plunged over a barrier and crashed upside down on Interstate 75.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston man killed in Montrose hit-and-run
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Gay Houston man killed in Montrose hit-and-run

A 23-year-old gay Houston man who called Montrose home for little more than a year was killed in a hit-and-run accident early Friday by a driver who ran a red light on Westheimer.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston mourns beloved therapist, activist

Gay Houston mourns beloved therapist, activist

A trailblazing gay Houston therapist and beloved activist – one half of a couple known as 'Dental and Mental' – has died, unleashing an outpouring of emotion for a man who opened his Montrose home for years to support LGBT causes, elected officials and gay teens.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta non-profit leader dies after surgery
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Gay Atlanta non-profit leader dies after surgery

A gay Atlanta non-profit leader who has led advocacy groups for LGBT people, the homeless and people with HIV has died after complications during surgery.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta man found dead in Midtown hotel

Gay Atlanta man found dead in Midtown hotel

A 25-year-old gay Atlanta man and adult entertainer was found dead inside a Midtown hotel room on Sept. 4, just days after sharing with friends that he lost his job and was suffering from seizures.    READ MORE »

Gay Houston man dies after tragic accident
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Gay Houston man dies after tragic accident

Friends are preparing to celebrate the life of a gay Houston man who died recently, weeks after a freak accident during Pride weekend that left him with a broken neck.    READ MORE »

Friends mourn death of trans Atlanta activist

Friends mourn death of trans Atlanta activist

A trans Atlanta activist who died on Tuesday is being mourned as friends celebrate his life and attempt to raise thousands to assist his family with medical bills and funeral expenses.    READ MORE »

Memorial service set for late gay Atlanta man
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Memorial service set for late gay Atlanta man

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday to celebrate the life of the 24-year-old gay Atlanta cheerleader and model who was found dead on Friday in a Midtown parking garage.    READ MORE »

Friends mourn beloved gay blackjack dealer

Friends mourn beloved gay blackjack dealer

A celebration to remember a popular gay man who died this week is set for Friday at Burkhart's, the same bar where he operated Blackjack tables and touched the lives of scores of people across gay Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Friends mourn death of Atlanta drag performer
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Friends mourn death of Atlanta drag performer

A gay Atlanta drag performer who died on Friday is being mourned, with two of the local gay bars where he performed set to celebrate his life and help raise funds to pay for medical and funeral expenses.    READ MORE »

Gay architect who transformed Midtown dies

The gay man credited with energizing the transformation of Midtown from a ghetto to the gayborhood has died, just five months after marrying his longtime partner.    READ MORE »

Friends set to celebrate fallen gay Atlanta man

A celebration to remember a popular gay Atlanta man who died is set for Friday. Tyler Shemwell's surprising death prompted an outpouring of support and a YouTube tribute that will make you cry.    READ MORE »

Early backer of Atlanta gay synagogue dies at 51

One of the gay men who helped launch a safe religious space for gay Jews in Atlanta, Congregation Bet Haverim, died on Friday from complications of pancreatic cancer. He was 51.    READ MORE »

Outdoorsy gay Atlanta man dies after long battle

A gay Gwinnett County man who enjoyed boating on the weekend with his partner died on June 29 after succumbing to a life-long battle with an immune deficiency.    READ MORE »

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Friends toast fallen Blake’s employee [photos]

Friends and family of popular Blake’s employee Gary Schwartz packed to capacity a Midtown café on Feb. 3 to celebrate his life, just five days after the 39-year-old died.    READ MORE »

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‘Celebration’ set for Blake’s employee who died

A celebration to remember a popular Blake’s employee who died earlier this week is set for Friday with a 'Very Gary 80's Music Explosion' tribute to follow.    READ MORE »

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Friends mourn death of Blake’s employee

The death of a popular employee at Blake’s unleashed an outpouring of support, fond memories and prayers from the Midtown nightspot, patrons and former co-workers.    READ MORE »

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Black gay Emory scholar Rudolph Byrd dies

Emory didn’t get stuffed full of gays only for its inclusive environment. It also offers academic flair thanks to its gay scholars. The campus lost one of those Friday as Rudolph Byrd died from cancer.    READ MORE »

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Gay jock Christian Earls loved ‘friends, football’

Christian Earls and his personality often dominated games with Atlanta's gay football league. But when he hit the field, the game face turned on and his athleticism took over. Earls, 21, died Tuesday.    READ MORE »

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Police: Foul play not a factor in gay man’s death

Foul play is not suspected in the June 3 death of Greg Barrett, a gay man and longtime Atlanta Pride volunteer, but the case will remain open until the results of toxicology tests are known.    READ MORE »

 
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