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Black Gay Pride Atlanta turns 22 with packed event schedule

As thousands flock to town over Labor Day Weekend, this year’s calendar sees the return of popular events, the launch of new ones, and as always, the attendance of some big-name celebrities.

Man gets 2 life terms for grisly Pride murders

A 24-year-old man received two life sentences for the execution-style killings of two men celebrating Atlanta Black Gay Pride after he befriended one only to later rob him and a friend and shoot them both.

Evolution Project hosts Pride lounge [photos]

Amidst the hubbub of Black Gay Pride events from big blowouts to serious business, the men of the Evolution Project chilled during the celebration at their own Life Lounge.

Drag ‘Stars’ turn it out at Jungle show [photos]

Performers from Miss Sophia to Nicole Luv Dupree mixed with reality TV show stars and a capacity crowd on Monday for an energetic Stars of the Century that helped close out Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride.

Black Gay Pride summit tackles issues [photos]

The sixth State of Black Gay America Summit showed the serious side of Black Gay Pride on Saturday with the theme “Embracing Our Collective Power To Influence Change."

Black Pride puts Pure Heat in Piedmont [photos]

Black Gay Pride didn’t let up on Sunday. A full day and night of brunches, shows and parties featured a new crowning jewel, the Pure Heat Community Festival at Piedmont Park.

SkateBoyz ATL roll into Black Gay Pride [photos]

Even as some are just starting to think about how to celebrate Atlanta Black Gay Pride this weekend, others are already at it. That includes the SkateBoyz ATL roller skating event on Wednesday.

Best Black Gay Pride things to do this weekend

Thousands of revelers mark another Labor Day Weekend with Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride celebration. As always, the party starts early. Preview events Wednesday through Monday.

Model your sexy junk for Black Gay Pride

Sure, Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride celebration offers a serious side. But when the sun goes down, the raucous nightlife heats up. And the parties need models. Hot muscular ones. Organizers are hiring.

Fantasia to headline Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride

Let the rollout begin. With Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride just days away, nightlife promoters are beginning to unveil their entertainment heavy hitters. First on the list? R&B singer Fantasia.

Black Pride offers marketplace of buzz [photos]

Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride was centered at its host hotel in Midtown, putting its epicenter on the Melia’s second floor, a space offering a marketplace with vendors and a steady stream of Pride-goers.

Black Gay Pride’s serious youthful aside [photos]

Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride celebration wasn’t just a weekend-long party for youthful gays. They gathered to talk serious issues, too, despite Brandy, pool parties, and a nightlife schedule packed with options.

Hunks hit Black Gay Pride pool party [photos]

Now this is something we could get used to: Pool parties during Pride. Rockstars Production stripped it down and went poolside on Saturday during Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride celebration.

Black Gay Pride summit tackles issues [photos]

The State of Black Gay America Summit drew a crowd on Saturday, starting with a luncheon featuring keynote speaker Earl Fowlkes and continuing with multiple panels on tough topics.

Brandy rocks Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride [photos]

Thousands of lesbians–even a few gay men–filled the Georgia Freight Depot on Saturday to hear R&B singer Brandy and celebrate Atlanta Black Gay Pride.

Labor Day: 17 gay things to do in Atlanta today

Happy Labor Day! Thankfully, there's no labor involved. Relax, renew and reenergize with today's LGBT gatherings, from the finales of weekend-long events to last blasts for the holiday weekend.

Sunday: 19 gay things to do in Atlanta today

Sweet! Sunday isn't the day before work, so there’s extra incentive to check out LGBT events. Black Gay Pride continues, plus a ton more offerings from early gatherings through late night parties.

Saturday: 24 gay things to do in Atlanta today

Ahhh. Three-day weekend. Soak it in as you check out ways to celebrate on today's Gay Agenda calendar: Weekend-long festivals with multiple events each, plus art, shows, parties and more.

Brace yourself: the gay hits the fan for Labor Day

The LGBT-ATL turns it out all year, but options for putting the gay in Labor Day are on steroids this weekend: Prepare for a queer invasion at the end-of-summer’s biggest fests and fetes.

Friday: 25 gay things to do in Atlanta today

The long weekend arrives with a long and winding road of LGBT events. Follow it to say so long to summer and kick off Labor Day Weekend with community, arts, entertainment, nightlife and more.