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.

Kevin Robison on his bittersweet farewell to the Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus

Kevin Robison won't call it retirement. But the longtime artistic director of the Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus is stepping down, bringing his 10-year tenure to an end after a popular holiday concert this weekend.

How De’Andre Pickett found his ‘authentic self’ in Georgia House race

About to embark on his third campaign, De'Andre Pickett faced a difficult decision: Run as his 'authentic self' and embrace a campaign that could make LGBT history. Or avoid the issue as he had in the past.

Why Jeff Graham says every LGBT vote matters in the Atlanta runoffs

Just call Jeff Graham the head of the LGBT Super Voter brigade. Through his nearly decade as executive director of Georgia Equality and years of HIV activism before that, Graham knows elections and LGBT voters.

How John Eaves will ‘work hard’ on LGBT issues as Atlanta mayor

Through 10 years as Fulton County Commission chair, John Eaves built a lengthy track record on LGBT issues and developed support among gay voters. Now, he's pointing to that record as he runs for Atlanta mayor.

How Kwanza Hall wants to help LGBT entrepreneurs as mayor

Kwanza Hall, whose City Council district includes Midtown and several intown neighborhoods with large LGBT populations, said there's still progress to be done on LGBT issues – work he wants to continue as Atlanta mayor.

How Ceasar Mitchell will be ‘vigilant’ on LGBT issues as mayor

Ceasar Mitchell has called for the defeat of anti-LGBT legislation, tweaked North Carolina for its anti-trans law and enjoyed LGBT support on his path to winning office as City Council president. Now he wants to continue his work on LGBT issues as Atlanta's next mayor.

As mayor, Vincent Fort would take his LGBT advocacy to City Hall

Vincent Fort has been fighting for LGBT and progressive causes for two decades in the Georgia Senate. Now he wants to take that advocacy – and his vision for the city – to City Hall as Atlanta's next mayor.

Peter Aman wants to ‘support and protect’ LGBT Atlantans as mayor

Peter Aman has twice helped run the City of Atlanta. Now he wants the top job and as mayor said he would 'support and protect' LGBT people and use the bully pulpit of the office to address HIV and transgender issues.

How Keisha Lance Bottoms will keep Atlanta inclusive as mayor

Keisha Lance Bottoms makes a pretty simple pitch for becoming Atlanta's next mayor. The two-term City Council member says she wants to continue her work of making the city a better place for all of its residents.

Mary Norwood explains how she’ll run Atlanta as its next mayor

Mary Norwood wants to be Atlanta's next mayor. The seemingly indefatigable City Council member is running a second time, buoyed by what she describes as a groundswell of support from a diverse coalition that includes LGBT people, black voters, Republicans, Democrats and Independents.

Why Cathy Woolard wants to be Atlanta’s next mayor

Cathy Woolard wants to be mayor. Sure, you might support her because she'd make history as Atlanta's first openly gay leader. But Woolard wants your vote because, she argues, she can do the job.