Arts & Culture

Queued Up: 7 local LGBTQ Podcasts with Georgia on Their Minds

After a fascinating chat with out-late lesbians, the popularity of our own Podcast Q plus several new audio offerings by LGBTQ Atlantans, we got...

Atlanta podcasters help out-late lesbians find hope, clarity

Less than five years after Melisa Raney and Alli Vaccaro divorced their longtime husbands, they launched the Lesbian Chronicles podcast for people coming out...

Ian Aber on staying sassy and queer during corona

Ian Aber remembers those hours-long prep sessions of grilled cheese sandwiches with his husband and mother-in-law. Day-old bread from the bakery. Cheap cheese from...

Metro Atlanta teen named Georgia’s first trans homecoming king

Riverwood International Charter School took its place in LGBTQ history during its Oct. 13 football game. That’s the night Connor Fair became the first...

8 great hikes and day trips in metro Atlanta and North Georgia

Corona or not, here it comes. The best weather of the year means all of North Georgia’s famously fab parks and trails are open. There...

‘TikTok sisters’ drive views, LGBTQ attitudes amid cancer battle

At first glance, you might not think siblings whose styles diverge so much would be super close. Maybe you wouldn’t imagine them collaborating on...

Actor’s Express claps back on 2020 with ‘Virtual Downstage’ slate

Remaining flexible in a long fight can mean the difference between winning and simply surviving. That instinct kicked in when coronavirus protocols shut down...

Virtual Pride photo gallery trains lenses on queer visibility

When Southern LGBTQ artists come together to express queerness, it carries a responsibility to create space for representation. When their exhibit coincides with Atlanta...

Helping ourselves and leading others by bursting the LGBTQ bubble

According to your social feed, you are so right so often that you must have the world by the tail. But with all the...

Pride brings Big Freedia, Ava Max, Zara Larsson and Bright Light Bright Light

Former hints of Pride activities last week became clearer on Tuesday in an Atlanta Pride Committee newsletter, then crystalized Wednesday with the announcement of...

Inclusion, progress mark ongoing Out on Film festival

As Out on Film continues this week, Atlanta’s LGBTQ film festival shines a spotlight on the importance of matter-of-fact representation in cinema and other...

Out Front Theatre saves fall season without butts in seats

The setting? Empty venues all around Atlanta. The players? Literally everyone. And you know the 2020 themes all too well. That’s the scene at Out...

Top 20 best-of-fest recs for Out on Film 2020

Atlanta’s 33rd annual LGBTQ film festival brings its roster online due to the coronavirus pandmeic, but that doesn’t affect the event's scope and depth...

Defining our own LGBTQ love stories beyond marriage

Younger. Older. Coupled. Single. Any and all LGBTQ subcultures. Wherever you stand, you may notice an odd phenomenon: the polarizing notion that same-sex couples should get...

Is assimilation erasing LGBTQ culture? No, and here’s why.

As the equality floodgates continue opening, the LGBTQ landscape is morphing, and spurring debate about the queer next generation – a great one if...

‘Vanilla Milkshake’ film writes a queer love letter to Atlanta

When filmmaker Dany Flores started putting together her latest short film, Atlanta was front-and-center. Now she hopes her “Vanilla Milkshake” brings all the local...

Out on Film’s full 2020 slate takes Atlanta on a ‘Journey’

Atlanta’s LGBTQ Film Festival announced its 33rd annual roster of screenings on Thursday that maintains the event's scope and depth, even as it adapts to this year’s pandemic-era challenges.

Big Ass Telethon 3 to feature, benefit southern queer artists

After showing the LGBTQ South how virtual fundraising shows are done back in April, Atlanta’s Wussy and Southern Fried Queer Pride teams rejoin forces for another Big Ass Telethon.

LNDN calling: Musician launches foundation for queer artists

Shining a light on the black, queer experience is part and parcel of the music by local artist LNDN. Now the Atlanta artist has found a way to give back to other creators.

Gay Atlanta author wins coveted Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

LGBTQ Atlanta's constellation of stars became brighter this week when Emory professor Jericho Brown became the 2020 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
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