Category:  Q magazine

TERF Wars: How ‘trans envy’ stunts lesbian community’s growth

TERF Wars: How ‘trans envy’ stunts lesbian community’s growth

It’s not just rhetoric or conjecture. TERFs (Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists) and outright trans envy definitely exist in lesbian circles, along with harsh judgments about transgender people in general.    READ MORE »

Atlanta makes out with comic Guy Branum at Laughing Skull

Atlanta makes out with comic Guy Branum at Laughing Skull

Guy Branum is a force of nature. The “Staff Homosexual” on Cheleea Lately, Natalie Portman’s sassy friend in No Strings Attached, and the host of truTV's "Talk Show The Game Show" hits Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Meet six curvy queers expanding the notions of LGBTQ beauty

Meet six curvy queers expanding the notions of LGBTQ beauty

LGBTQ Atlanta residents show off with local photographer Jon Dean and open up about embracing their shape and defining their style among sometimes-exclusionary standards.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Parties, plays, performances and all our people. Pop into LGBT events this weekend for a respite during your hard-earned downtime. Click and scroll to start making plans with your gays.    READ MORE »

Quentin Harrison turns obsession with music icons into killer serial

Quentin Harrison turns obsession with music icons into killer serial

With a steadfast focus on female musicians of past and present, local music lover and historian Quentin Harrison adds to his burgeoning Record Redux series with his latest book.    READ MORE »

This week’s Q mag spotlights curvy queers and variation as strength

This week’s Q mag spotlights curvy queers and variation as strength

There are as many kinds of queers as there are kinds of people, but making that a curse rather than a virtue hamstrings LGBTQ Atlanta. Q steps again toward all for one and one for all.    READ MORE »

How this queer succeeds playing his own worst enemy

How this queer succeeds playing his own worst enemy

Every year, I make them. Every year, they ping that voice inside that says I can't. This year, I make the same resolutions, but they are a total sham. A con. This year, I’m playing dirty.    READ MORE »

Let 2018 be the year that queer Atlanta learns empathy for a change

Let 2018 be the year that queer Atlanta learns empathy for a change

If we're looking for a chance to start fresh, let LGBT Atlanta and its allies start by realizing that seeing the humanity in others is what makes us better as a whole community.    READ MORE »

‘Qweirdos,’ drag and garage pop brew up Sweet Tea variety show

‘Qweirdos,’ drag and garage pop brew up Sweet Tea variety show

Meet Taylor Alxndr and get a load of her vision for LGBTQ entertainment in Atlanta. Music, performance artists and more come together for a unique queer experience this week.    READ MORE »

Biker Chicks: Hit the road with Atlanta’s Dykes on Bikes

Biker Chicks: Hit the road with Atlanta’s Dykes on Bikes

They have a reserved spot leading the Atlanta Pride parade, but Dykes on Bikes are so much more. They're social justice warriors, comrades and community members. Meet them all.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Good or bad, snow or shine, the week was the week. But now is now. Shuck off the past with LGBT events that put the gay in your day from all the folks who put the queer in your year.    READ MORE »

10 formerly derogatory words LGBTQs have reclaimed as our own

10 formerly derogatory words LGBTQs have reclaimed as our own

Slurs can be hurtful. When we use them as a term of endearment or twist the concepts, we reclaim our terms, remove their power, and shift their meanings in our favor. Here are our top ten.    READ MORE »

Q mag: How to reclaim queer slurs and wield them as armor

Q mag: How to reclaim queer slurs and wield them as armor

Call us by our names. That's the message in the latest Q magazine. Meet leaders of the pack Atlanta's Dykes on Bikes, turn certain terms in your favor, and find fresh takes on reinventing yourself.    READ MORE »

Say his name: Why the LGBTQ movement must remember Tyron Garner

Say his name: Why the LGBTQ movement must remember Tyron Garner

The unsung hero quashing sodomy laws, the way he was milked in the process, and how the movement for LGBTQ rights is sometimes paved over the backs of our most beautiful misfits.    READ MORE »

When that older man treating you like a sub is so not your daddy

When that older man treating you like a sub is so not your daddy

If an older man wants to make you princess and you're not the one, or when a so-called ‘friend’ chokes on his own HIV stigma, it's time to ask Life Judge. It's The Q.    READ MORE »

Fashionable queers letting their hair put color in winter

Fashionable queers letting their hair put color in winter

Bundled up to your eyeballs, one of the only places to add color in the bleak midwinter is our hair. This year, it's in totally unnatural, completely vibrant and entirely fabulous hues.    READ MORE »

Trans woman dodges ‘chasers’ before saying, let’s get (or not get) physical

Trans woman dodges ‘chasers’ before saying, let’s get (or not get) physical

Atlanta writer discusses "trans chasers" who fetishize her make meaningful connections tough, and suggests ways to avoid being one of them.    READ MORE »

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The last three-day holiday weekend until Easter packs a gay punch for MLK Day in Atlanta. Parties, performances, mixers, meetings and more stay busy through Monday.    READ MORE »

‘Winter Pride’ events put the LGBTQ in ATL MLK

‘Winter Pride’ events put the LGBTQ in ATL MLK

King Weekend means one thing to Atlanta LGBTs of color: Winter Pride. Meet the major players with enough parties and plans to crank reverence and revelry to full tilt.    READ MORE »

Q mag welcomes packed MLK Weekend to queer Atlanta

Q mag welcomes packed MLK Weekend to queer Atlanta

From voices on POC recognition, to parties for MLK Weekend, to popping vivid hair hues for winter, this issue of Q magazine tells colorful LGBTQ stories.    READ MORE »

 
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