From femme empowerment to inner queer strength and the rallying of an entire community, this week's Q has Atlanta's LGBTQ local lockdown on lock.
Keep your finger on the pulse with cover star, CBD beauty, voiceover artist and proud bi femme Brandé Elise. You'll also meet the Barking Leather guys using their sewing prowess as mask avengers, and find solace with local guru Bill Dickinson on navigating loss during the pandemic.
Speaking of the quarantine, we round up Atlanta's biggest LGBTQ coronavirus headlines from our daily dose of fresh news coverage and feature interviews from all corners of the community.
This week’s photo essay finds ladyboys using femininity as a power tool against toxic masculinity, and Q Advice helps locals in queer conundrums weigh their risks and analyze their options.
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As Atlanta bobs, weaves and otherwise adjusts to changing rules in the COVID era, LGBTQ-ATL brings downtime distractions, now online for your semi-isolated, kinda quarantine pleasure. READ MORE »
The leaders of two influential business groups in metro Atlanta called on Georgia lawmakers to pass a hate crimes bill when they return to the State Capitol next month. READ MORE »
Voices of Note, stung by a season on hold and a drop in donations amid the coronavirus pandemic, received funds to keep the organization alive to sing another day. READ MORE »
Imagine getting a new job in a new city, moving during a pandemic, then arriving to a quarantine that restricts movements, meetings, and doing your job. READ MORE »
Johnny Martinez and Brandon Ley have a penchant for weed. In the middle of a pandemic and a cratering economy, they want to share that enthusiasm with all of Georgia. READ MORE »