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LGBTQ organizers recreate MLK celebration for corona reality

What started as a simple phone call for Kyle Lamont and Hillary Williams Thomas culminates on Monday as the new co-chairs of the Bayard...

Out country crooner Ty Herndon opens New Year with Atlanta stop

Out country music singer Ty Herndon – who has headlined Atlanta Pride and experienced the fineries of Swinging Richards – returns to Atlanta for...

Meet the Atlanta baker taking his love of pies to Food Network

Jamaal Nettles knew it was terrible. But when family members got their first forkfuls of a box cake he made, they smiled and ignored...

‘Santa from Atlanta’ delivers the baked goods to Food Network

You’ll forgive Jeff Gray if pies don’t have a place in his kitchen. It’s a pear bourbon slab pie that burned – figuratively, of course...

Sampson McCormick is ready to get Butterball naked with Atlanta

Sampson McCormick’s love for comedy and hard-charging work ethic puts him in front of a microphone most anywhere — even at a nail salon....

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...

Winter is coming: Richard Ramey on why the Atlanta Eagle is closing

The public announcement that the Eagle is closing was a shock to gay Atlanta nightlife. But Richard Ramey, the owner of the iconic leather...

Meet the Atlanta trans woman training police about humility

When Chanel Haley transitioned more than two decades ago, resources to navigate her life as a black transgender woman who sometimes faced homelessness were...

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...

Keisha Waites wants to be ‘fierce advocate’ for LGBTQs in Congress

With five years as a state lawmaker and a recent Congressional race under her belt, Keisha Waites said she has the blend of experience...

Chase Oliver hopes to be Georgia’s first LGBTQ member of Congress

Chase Oliver jumped into the special election to complete the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. John Lewis to provide “more choices and more voices”...

WSB’s Jorge Estevez’s secret to surviving the pandemic? Snacks

Jorge Estevez moved to Atlanta to start his new job just weeks before the coronavirus pandemic hit, then racial justice protests unfolded and a...

Jon Ossoff: I’ll bring ‘deeply rooted’ LGBTQ inclusion to U.S. Senate

With promises to codify equality if he unseats U.S. Sen. David Perdue in November, Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff affirmed his long-held support, compassion and...

Mariah Parker on protesting, policing and public office in Athens

Mariah Parker turned her political activism and Hip-Hop experience into a run for public office, becoming the first LGBTQ person elected to the Athens-Clarke...

Charlie Paine has a passion for preserving Atlanta’s LGBTQ history

Charlie Paine’s passion for preservation was ignited as a teenager when he pushed Emory to save a century-old building. Now he's focused on saving LGBTQ Atlanta’s historic places.

Gee Smalls serving success as Black LGBTQ entrepreneur in Atlanta

Gee Smalls is quick to admit that his biggest accomplishments haven’t been planned. But the Black LGBTQ restaurateur, author and non-profit founder continues to serve delicious hits across Atlanta.

Meet the newest LGBTQ lawmaker in the Georgia House

Thanks to a commanding win in a progressive district in June, attorney Marvin Lim is on his way to joining the largest group of LGBTQ lawmakers ever in the Georgia House.

Meet the priest likely to be Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator

When a 13-year-old Kim Jackson saw her hometown elect its first black mayor, she wanted to run for office. At 35, she’s on her way to becoming Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator.

Dyllón Burnside on ‘Pose,’ racial justice and his ‘mama bear’ mom

You probably know Dyllón Burnside as Ricky on FX's “Pose.” But did you know he got his start in a boy band and spends his coronavirus summer in metro Atlanta fighting for racial justice?

Queer comedian Ian Aber explains why gay crowds are the best – and worst

After more than six years in comedy, queer Atlanta comedian Ian Aber said he's finally figured out how to win over a gay crowd – the toughest of all audiences he faces.
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