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Queer fan group All Stripes builds on Atlanta United championship season

Queer fan group All Stripes builds on Atlanta United championship season

As Atlanta United’s third season approaches, the team’s LGBTQ and allied fan group All Stripes has a lot to live up to in 2019, but they stand ready to (slide) tackle it all.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ jocks bring first signs of spring to Q mag

LGBTQ jocks bring first signs of spring to Q mag

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.    READ MORE »

Queers who can’t find love, and why they may not actually want to

Queers who can’t find love, and why they may not actually want to

Living single isn't just a show from the '90s, nor is it necessarily a condition that needs a cure. Here's some advice for LGBTQ lovelorn who may need to rethink the couples construct.    READ MORE »

Thrifting by the decade to queer new looks from vintage accessories

Thrifting by the decade to queer new looks from vintage accessories

Shopping the thrift scene, your mom’s closet and your own archives lets the past inspire a fashionable future. We scoured all of the above and more for ideas that rock vintage vibes.    READ MORE »

Ballroom 101, the far-reaching impact beyond ‘Paris’ and ‘Pose’

Ballroom 101, the far-reaching impact beyond ‘Paris’ and ‘Pose’

The basics of an often sidelined or co-opted black queer subculture that takes us from from 'Paris' to 'Pose' with influences that, spoiler!, have nothing to do with Madonna’s ‘Vogue.’    READ MORE »

What poet Essex Hemphill can teach us about Jussie Smollett

What poet Essex Hemphill can teach us about Jussie Smollett

It troubles columnist Eric T. Paulk that so many queers, especially black LGBTQ folks, are so quick to believe the evidence against Jussie Smollett in an alleged hate-motivated attack on him.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

March comes in like a lion with more LGBTQ events than you can handle, and you love it. Q’s Queer Agenda calendar lines them up so you can knock them down.    READ MORE »

Jennifer Barnes Balenciaga, from ballrooms to the halls of power
Q magazine  |  Q&A  |  Politics

Jennifer Barnes Balenciaga, from ballrooms to the halls of power

Serving legislative realness and delivering a mean vogue come in one package for this Atlanta trans woman, HIV activist and LGBTQ liaison at the Georgia State Capitol.    READ MORE »

Q mag finds queers building a future with respect for the past

Q mag finds queers building a future with respect for the past

LGBTQ culture and the queers in it necessarily spend a lot of time pushing forward, but freeing ourselves of the past doesn’t mean throwing out the baby with the bath water.    READ MORE »

Revisiting a fake Atlanta and its web of cis white lies

Revisiting a fake Atlanta and its web of cis white lies

Maybe coming of age in the late ‘80s and ‘90s as a queer person has shaped my view of the world. Jaded it. But queers in pop culture today feel like an over-correction.    READ MORE »

Queers who dream big, work hard, and fall short of arbitrary deadlines

Queers who dream big, work hard, and fall short of arbitrary deadlines

"I’m rapidly approaching the age of no gay return, 40. Apparently, while I was busy having fun and dreaming of becoming famous and fabulous, younger people are experiencing the success that eludes me."    READ MORE »

Dykes, bikes and a brief history of women riding motorcyles

Dykes, bikes and a brief history of women riding motorcyles

Today, many women are afraid to ride motorcycles except as a passenger, but motorcycles have been empowering women since the 1800s. These are their stories.    READ MORE »

Six queer Atlantans show us how they burlesque

Six queer Atlantans show us how they burlesque

The women of Metropolitan Studios turn their love for movement, body positivity and LGBTQ storytelling into more than a dance studio with classes, an East Atlanta event space, or a queer burlesque troupe.    READ MORE »

The most queer-inclusive Oscars race in history

The most queer-inclusive Oscars race in history

Five of this year’s eight Best Picture nominees have queer themes and/or characters. Here they are, plus more LGBTQ nominees vying for a Little Gold Man.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The Queer Agenda calendar runs down Atlanta’s LGBTQ weekend events every Thursday. Let us know if you have a party or gathering in the works, or if you know of one you don’t see here.    READ MORE »

Jenn Snyder hits Atlanta with Southern style and blunt comedy

Jenn Snyder hits Atlanta with Southern style and blunt comedy

Get ready, Atlanta. Jenn Snyder is a powerhouse comedian tearing up stages all over the country with a bold style and great backstory, and she’s coming to Atlanta this week for a one-nighter.    READ MORE »

Q empowers queer performers, bikers, comics and more

Q empowers queer performers, bikers, comics and more

Whether it’s blazing out from under a male gaze, blazing up a doobie, or blazing trails new and old, queer women show us how they LGBTQ in this week's Q magazine.    READ MORE »

Is the queer Left ‘shoulding’ each other into oblivion?

Is the queer Left ‘shoulding’ each other into oblivion?

Liberal guilt is a double-edged sword in the wrong hands. A mind toward equality and away from privilege is one thing. A misguided need to prove our woke-ness is entirely different.    READ MORE »

10 best things about coming out as trans or nonbinary

10 best things about coming out as trans or nonbinary

Transgender and nonbinary folks share their thoughts on the best things about coming out, overcoming the fear of the unknown, and setting themselves free to be.    READ MORE »

The real lives behind trans bans like the one in the U.S. Military

The real lives behind trans bans like the one in the U.S. Military

When an entire group of people is barred from any area of public life based on immutable characteristics, society as a whole suffers. James Parker Sheffield in this week's Q Voices.    READ MORE »

 
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