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So you want to be an LGBTQ ally? 10 things to know, do and say

So you want to be an LGBTQ ally? 10 things to know, do and say

From sexuality vs. gender to role playing, from embracing non-binary and preferred pronouns, to rejecting tired assumptions and straight-splaining, these are the ways allies can really help.    READ MORE »

10 things everyone can do to fight racism in LGBTQ Atlanta

10 things everyone can do to fight racism in LGBTQ Atlanta

Every person of every race can do something every day to work to end racism. The time is now to turn the tide against hatred and toward the cause of racial justice within the LGBTQ community.    READ MORE »

Best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta July 4 weekend

Best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta July 4 weekend

Whether you poke your head out or stay tucked in quarantine, Atlanta’s LGBTQ event planners, demonstration organizers and Twitch.tv mavens can keep you busy over the Fourth of July weekend.    READ MORE »

Q ATLus finds you a little more free this Independence Day

Q ATLus finds you a little more free this Independence Day

“Today, our union is a little more perfect,” said Barack Obama’s when marriage equality was affirmed in all 50 states five years ago. It was a momentous step, but the key word was “little.”    READ MORE »

Why we are still talking about blackface in Atlanta in 2020

Why we are still talking about blackface in Atlanta in 2020

I did what any good Judy would do: Google the F out of this new guy. I found disappointing background, slapdash work history and a photograph of himself in blackface.    READ MORE »

Q ATLus and 50th Stonewall Weekend hit the streets in Atlanta

Q ATLus and 50th Stonewall Weekend hit the streets in Atlanta

Fifty years ago, Atlanta’s first Pride demonstrators were resolute. Some covered their faces for fear of reprisal. We wear masks and chant in Piedmont Park again this month.    READ MORE »

‘I think my straight boss is gaslighting me because I’m queer’

‘I think my straight boss is gaslighting me because I’m queer’

What's the best approach for a queer, glitter-forward professional to take when their boss routinely responds to inquiries with "I have no idea what you are talking about”?    READ MORE »

Spring awakenings turn to summer renos as ATL eases into reopening

Spring awakenings turn to summer renos as ATL eases into reopening

Among thousands knocked for a loop by coronavirus, Atlanta’s LGBTQ businesses took one on the chin. They're also among those bringing their communities back to life.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta gets back to business with return of Q ‘ATLus’

LGBTQ Atlanta gets back to business with return of Q ‘ATLus’

Welcome back! It’s been a whirlwind since Q hunkered down with online-only content. Like Atlanta itself, we come out the other side stronger, determined, and not without changes.    READ MORE »

Donations rising for black, queer-owned community space in Atlanta

Donations rising for black, queer-owned community space in Atlanta

Southern Fried Queer Pride launched an effort to finance a community center by, for and about LGBTQ communities of color in Atlanta. In three days, they have $16,000 and counting.    READ MORE »

6 decorating and decluttering tips to make your bedroom sexier

6 decorating and decluttering tips to make your bedroom sexier

The room that you use mostly for sleeping and getting ready takes on extra responsibility when it’s time for sex. Now’s the time to step up to a better boudoir backdrop.    READ MORE »

Queers who offer an explanation when they owe an apology

Queers who offer an explanation when they owe an apology

It's hard to say you're sorry, but if your version of apologizing doesn't include the actual words, save it. Now serving proper form for apologies and forgiveness in The Q advice column.    READ MORE »

Six queer kitchen trends when there’s nothing to do but cook and sit

Six queer kitchen trends when there’s nothing to do but cook and sit

One curve that won’t flatten in the COVID-19 crisis will be the curves on our bodies. We live in trying times, a time of trying recipes in the kitchen.    READ MORE »

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

The Best Queer Things to Do in Quarantine This Week

You sit. You stay. And that goes for your event options. Not so, as a slew of virtual LGBTQ parties, discussions and shows pop up online during quarantine.    READ MORE »

20 low- or no- cost redecorating hacks while you’re stuck inside

20 low- or no- cost redecorating hacks while you’re stuck inside

The same four walls are bringing you down. You're stuck in quarantine, and money is tight. Here's how to freshen up without breaking the bank.    READ MORE »

Q mag moves you beyond boredom and into month two of queer-antine

Q mag moves you beyond boredom and into month two of queer-antine

We're hurtling toward a month in isolation. Over-saturation in electronic media led into obsessions with housework, then pure boredom. Let's get busy.    READ MORE »

22 every-day ways to play Queer Quarantine Bingo

22 every-day ways to play Queer Quarantine Bingo

Remember February? Oblivious to what was coming, jokes flew about the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day where every day is the same. Yeah, about that.    READ MORE »

Insta couples, fisting and minding your own damn business

Insta couples, fisting and minding your own damn business

The guy is lying to his boyfriend and followers, maybe even himself. Do you think he’s suddenly being honest with a stranger on the internet?    READ MORE »

Free spirit and entrepreneur Brandé Elise wants to unite queer Atlanta
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Free spirit and entrepreneur Brandé Elise wants to unite queer Atlanta

If you can’t quite place Brandé Elise, you might remember her as the ex of a former Atlanta Dream star, as a Lust List honoree, or you might even know her voice.    READ MORE »

10 things you miss while clinging to toxic masculinity

10 things you miss while clinging to toxic masculinity

It’s fine if you’re butch. It’s not fine if you rail on femmes and scoff at all femininity. It’s worse if you hate on those characteristics in yourself. You're Masc4MissingOut.    READ MORE »

 
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