Coronavirus

The best Hulu, Prime and Netflix shows offering must-see LGBTQ TV

Things could be better, but they could be even worse. We could've been stuck inside back when queer viewing was reruns of "Will & Grace" and the random Cinemax feature.

Lesbian officials named to DeKalb coronavirus task force

Two LGBTQ elected officials were appointed to a new task force to battle the coronavirus pandemic in DeKalb County, which has the third-highest number of cases in Georgia.

Meet 11 Atlanta Insta-Qs making the most of lockdown

Queerantine lewks are as diverse as those creating them, throwing them on, stripping them off and snapping them for Instagram. LGBTQ Atlanta works corona craziness

Queer Atlanta virtual events blossom in wake of coronavirus

LGBTQ Atlanta DJs, non-profit leaders, gamers and theater companies have lined up a slew of live-streamed events to stay connected with people during the coronavirus pandemic.

Barking Leather sews up face masks to battle coronavirus

A popular gay Atlanta leather shop has jumped into the fight against coronavirus by making fabric face masks for local healthcare workers and first responders.

Q mag settles in for the long haul with cozy queerantine content

By now, everyone feels the quarantine fatigue, even those who already worked from home, spent nights in and enjoyed grocery delivery. Q is here for the duration.

Metrotainment employees say company owes them money

An LGBTQ-popular restaurant company launched a fundraiser for employees as it closed due to coronavirus. Some employees call it a cover up money troubles from before the pandemic.

Atlanta HIV health center redesigns services due to coronavirus

Positive Impact Health Centers has initiated prescriptions by delivery and curbside pick-up, modified hours and introduced telehealth to help fight coronavirus.

LGBTQ Atlanta helps salute healthcare workers fighting coronavirus

Atlanta drag queen Wild Cherry Sucret performed an outdoor show on Saturday as a tribute to healthcare workers and first responders battling coronavirus.

Atlanta Pride says 50th anniversary event in October on – for now

Atlanta Pride organizers said they continue to plan the annual celebration with hopes the coronavirus pandemic won’t sideline them like it has so many large public gatherings.

Gay Atlanta doctor to reopen practice after coronavirus outbreak

A gay Atlanta doctor infected with coronavirus said his popular medical practice will reopen, reversing a decision to permanently close after the virus impacted several employees.

LGBTQ lawmakers criticize Kemp’s coronavirus response

All five LGBTQ members of Georgia's state legislature joined lawmakers urging Gov. Brian Kemp to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order to avoid “tens of thousands” of coronavirus deaths.

Gamemaster Herb creates video arcades for LGBTQ gaymers

When queer Atlanta gamers are in need of a joystick fix, they can turn to Gamemaster Herb. The queer and polyamorous event promoter pivots to online during coronavirus.

Gay Atlanta doctor closes practice after possible coronavirus exposure

T. Douglas Gurley’s medical practice will close permanently in May following a potential coronavirus outbreak, leaving patients of the LGBTQ medical practice in “shock.”

Atlanta drag performers go virtual in wake of coronavirus

Atlanta’s drag performers have embraced live streaming and online payment services to keep the shows going and the tips coming in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Please stop conflating coronavirus with early HIV/AIDS

People have asked me if our lives today feel like the early years of HIV/AIDS, and I want to scream. There is no comparison. Just stop.

How to not end your relationship at the end of the world

I always thought straight people would end up zombies and queers would fight them off like “Sissy That Walking Dead." Turns out, it's worse.

Gay Atlanta man tests positive for coronavirus

Gay Atlanta resident Jeremy Brown said he tested positive for coronavirus after a trip to Miami earlier this month and faced a difficult time trying to be tested.

Gay-owned restaurants adapt to ‘new normal’ of coronavirus

LGBTQ-owned restaurants in Atlanta have reduced hours and offered new services to adapt to the massive upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Meals in Heels’ offers free food to Atlanta service industry

A gay bartender, a lesbian food truck owner and a straight non-profit leader teamed up to provide free meals to service industry employees who lost work due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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