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Gay Falcons cheerleader says ‘I will’ to gametime marriage proposal

LGBT Atlanta shows out in unexpected ways sometimes. That certainly goes for one of the NFL’s only out gay cheerleaders, Ben Ajani. But even...

Atlanta City Council member Matt Westmoreland comes out as LGBTQ

When swearing in of a new administration happens in the City of Atlanta on Monday, an unexpected fourth member of the newly elected City...

Gay Atlanta official tapped to serve in Biden Administration

Late last month, the Joe Biden administration appointed out Atlanta city official Reese McCranie to the position of senior advisor for the Office of Public Affairs...

Toy Party brings holidays to Biltmore Ballroom

The 18th annual Toy Party & Silent Auction brought tons of toys and hundreds of holiday looks to the Biltmore Ballroom on Sunday. Our...

Georgia Tech to pay family of slain LGBTQ student $1 million

The family of Georgia Tech Pride Alliance president Scout Schultz, slain by campus police in 2017, settled with the university this week. Tech officials...

15 local LGBTQ nonprofits need the gift that keeps giving all year

While you’re busy making a list and checking it twice, remember queer causes making life better year-round for local LGBTQs, and they need your gift that actually keeps giving.

Swinging Richards to close permanently in January

After a three-decade run and a legendary international reputation, gay Atlanta's only all-male all-nude bar announced Monday that its doors will shutter permanently on...

Trans student assaulted during school in Cobb county

A transgender girl who recently transferred from the Macon School District to Pebblebrook High School in Cobb County was attacked last week. The district was...

Atlanta Pride names, celebrates 2021 grand marshals to be

There was no Pride parade this year, but the grand marshals list was ready to go. Atlanta Pride Committee decided to honor those people...

My Sister’s Room being torn down to make way for (more) condos

The owners of My Sister’s Room are on the lookout for a new space. The popular lesbian bar on 12th Street in Midtown is...

Atlanta HIV agency celebrates 30 years, announces fundraising campaign

Positive Impact Health Centers celebrates 30 years of fighting HIV in Atlanta with a community celebration on Nov. 10 and a fundraising campaign to...

Atlanta HIV group launches Thrive 365 app to connect Black gay men

Advocacy group Thrive SS launches a new app this week for Black gay and bisexual men living with HIV in metro Atlanta. The "Thrive 365"...

One-man show walks Mitchell Anderson down memory lane

Emmy-nominated actor and gay Atlanta restauranteur Mitchell Anderson reflects on his life and unique career in his all-new cabaret-style show "You Better Call Your...

Take the new bike tour that uncovers queer Atlanta history

Critical moments, people and places in LGBTQ Atlanta history get the spotlight in a unique way with a new queer Atlanta history bicycle tour. The...

Gay Atlanta apparel retailer ABETTERBUZZ debuts first physical store

Popular gay-owned online store ABETTERBUZZ Brand Goods reached a milestone this month with the opening of its first brick-and-mortar store. ABETTERBUZZ was one of three...

HHS funds inject millions into Georgia’s HIV battle

The federal government awarded over $1 million to three Georgia health clinics last month to expand HIV prevention, treatment, outreach and care. The grants from the...

Out Front takes Atlanta to ‘Xanadu’ as season kickoff

Atlanta’s LGBTQ theatrical troupe kicks off its live-theater 2021-2022 season on Thursday with three fun-filled weeks of the musical favorite, “Xanadu.” The show is Out...

Gay couple’s Southern Roots Spice Shop flavors Chamblee

Todd McKinley and Lynn Brewington are the talk of Chamblee after opening their cafe, Southern Roots Spice Shop, earlier this year. “Flavor is at the...

Gay-owned trail and outdoor store thrives in Georgia mountains

When Eric Champlin and Rob Sollie opened Trailful Outdoor Company in Hiawassee in 2019, they had no anxiety about being an out and proud...

PALS Atlanta volunteer returns to support pets, people with HIV

When Roy Mead first started volunteering for Pets Are Loving Support 30 years ago, it was an HIV/AIDS war zone. “Everybody was dying,” he told...
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