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Rustin Lorde Breakfast celebrates LGBT in MLK Day

LGBT Atlanta honored the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday with song, celebration, inspiration and activism during the 15th Annual Rustin Lorde Breakfast.

LGBT MLK Day breakfast shines light on justice

As Atlanta embraced its cornerstone status in the civil rights movement on Monday for the 47th year, an ever-growing LGBT contingent honored their place in the struggle with the Rustin-Lorde Breakfast.

Annual breakfast puts the LGBT in MLK Day

As Atlanta embraces its cornerstone status in the civil rights movement over MLK Weekend, a dedicated group of LGBT Atlantans honors its experience by breaking bread en mass for the 14th year.

Bulldogs enjoys big crowds all MLK holiday

Sure, the MLK holigay included brunch, plenty of activism and a march. But it's the nightlife that draws thousands to pack bars and clubs all holiday weekend long. Bulldogs was no exception.

Gay Atlanta eats up LGBT MLK Day celebration

Justice, Freedom, Desire. Add love, and the theme of gay Atlanta’s annual Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde breakfast on Monday was beyond realized. Just ask the standing room only crowd.

Bernice King’s big lie: She’s not a homophobe

As Bernice King celebrates the holiday honoring her father, her track record of gay intolerance is again causing heartburn. Now she's misleading critics to convince them that she's not a bigot.

HRC discovers black people in time for MLK Day

Except in Atlanta. Which is ironic, given that it's the cradle of the Civil Rights Movement, home to MLK's church and his birthplace. But progress is progress, right?

Rockstars goes big for MLK main event [photos]

The nightlife of the MLK holiday goes late, bares it all and often includes local celebrities. Rockstars Productions delivered that and more with its main event at Club Europe.

King Center loses one of its gay marriage bigots

There appears to be room for only one gay marriage opponent at the helm of Atlanta’s King Center. A week after Bernice King was named CEO, her brother is out as president.

MLK breakfast draws big LGBT crowd [photos]

A capacity crowd of LGBT activists and gay-friendly allies filled the social hall of a Midtown church on Monday for the 11th Annual Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Breakfast.

Did Bernice King just open her arms to the gays?

Bernice King, the new CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center that seemingly told the gays to piss off last week, may have scratched off her scab of anti-gay views on Monday. Happy birthday, MLK.

Rockstars bares briefs for MLK kickoff [photos]

With more than a half-dozen guys in form-fitting underwear, a packed crowd and thumping beats, Rockstars Production pushed its gay MLK Weekend slate of nightlife events into overdrive.

To the people: The LGBT-MLK in the ATL

Unofficially but affectionately called Winter Pride, gay Atlanta turns out a whole mess of celebrations and commemorations honoring Martin Luther King Weekend featuring a bevy of guests.

Atlanta’s King Center to the gays: Piss off

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center–named to honor the guy pushing for nonviolent social change–poured cold water on the MLK celebration from Atlanta gays by naming King's anti-gay daughter its CEO.

LGBT crowd honors MLK at breakfast [photos]

A packed crowd spent Monday morning reflecting on resilience, equality and the struggle for civil rights during the 10th Annual Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Breakfast in Midtown.

LGBT Atlanta calls MLK Weekend ‘Winter Pride’

There’s no doubt that Labor Day’s Black Gay Pride in Atlanta is the biggest event in LGBT African-American life in the region. And no one argues that MLK Weekend is its nearest rival.

MLK breakfast draws diverse LGBT crowd

With a packed crowd making for standing room only, Martin Luther King Jr. might have been proud of the collection of LGBT people who gathered Monday to celebrate the federal holiday.

MLK breakfast draws spirited crowd

imageAbout 100 people filled the basement of Positive Impact last month for the Atlanta Bayard Rustin-Audre Lorde Breakfast, an event that marks the contributions of black gay men and lesbians. The annual breakfast takes place on the annual commemoration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The event this year, held Jan. 19, took place after a vocal protest earlier that morning over the appearance of Rev. Rick Warren at the MLK services at Ebenezer Baptist Church. More, including a photo gallery, after the jump.