Pride

Man dies during unofficial Atlanta Pride afterparty

A man lost consciousness and later died early Sunday while attending an unofficial Pride afterparty hosted by GA Boy Productions. The man was pronounced dead...

20 for 2020: LGBTQ Atlantans with year-round Pride

Nothing says LGBTQ Atlanta like its people, and especially in a year of twists and turns, it's nice to stop, rest on their laurels...

Virtual Pride photo gallery trains lenses on queer visibility

When Southern LGBTQ artists come together to express queerness, it carries a responsibility to create space for representation. When their exhibit coincides with Atlanta...

Atlanta couple’s virtual shop sells your Pride swag all year

When Melvin Buchanan and John Graves found themselves locked down in a pandemic, they put their sense of community, commitment to love and creative...

Pride brings Big Freedia, Ava Max, Zara Larsson and Bright Light Bright Light

Former hints of Pride activities last week became clearer on Tuesday in an Atlanta Pride Committee newsletter, then crystalized Wednesday with the announcement of...

Atlanta Pride teases virtual festival programming

As details come together and with the main event just over two weeks away, Atlanta Pride Committee let leak a few of the highlights...

Coronavirus shrinks Black Gay Pride festival but not its nightlife

The official events have moved online or have been canceled, but Black Gay Pride nightlife continues in full force this weekend in Atlanta –...

Atlanta Pride cancels outdoor festival and parade

LGBTQ Atlanta’s biggest event of the year – the Atlanta Pride festival in Piedmont Park and parade through Midtown in early October – has...

Pride writes demand letter to Mayor Bottoms about Atlanta police

On the day of its vigil to honor black lives, Atlanta Pride Committee released a pledge against police brutality and a letter of demands...

Pride, Out on Film stir up ‘Virtual Insanity’ of Stonewall events

On Wednesday, Atlanta Pride finally revealed how it will recognize the 50th anniversary of Atlanta’s first march for LGBTQ equality, amid a backdrop of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter concerns.

Out On Film launches virtual film festival for Stonewall Month

In celebration of Stonewall Month and in partnership with Georgia Equality, Atlanta’s LGBTQ film festival Out On Film announced a weekly online screening series that begins next week.

City stops event permits, but Atlanta Pride is not canceled

The City of Atlanta has not canceled the Atlanta Pride festival and other outdoor events scheduled for the fall, despite a news outlet reporting that it had.

Coronavirus prompts Athens Pride to cancel fall street festival

Athens Pride, citing concern for volunteers and attendees, canceled its street festival set for October and turned to helping non-profits assisting people during the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Atlanta Pride member quits, fears workplace retaliation

Another Atlanta Pride Committee member resigned and the longtime volunteer said a "severe conflict of interest" by Pride's executive director had him in fear of losing his fulltime job.

Festival coordinators quit as Atlanta Pride resignations continue

Two longtime Atlanta Pride Committee members resigned as the non-profit manages the ongoing departures of board members, staff and committee members leading into its 50th annual event.

Atlanta Pride awards $100,000 to local non-profits

The Atlanta Pride Committee gave over $100,000 in grants to 16 metro Atlanta non-profits as part of its community reinvestment initiative.

Two employees quit as Atlanta Pride turmoil continues

Half of Atlanta Pride’s staff resigned in the past month as the non-profit manages sustained criticism from former board members, committee members and employees.

Atlanta Pride leadership creates ‘sick situation,’ critics say

Two Atlanta Pride Committee board members gave up their seats and claimed the organization conducted a “sham” board election, is awash in secrecy and is plagued by entrenched power.

Board member speaks out as Atlanta Pride tries to oust him

The Atlanta Pride Committee’s board of directors failed to force out a fellow member one day after he publicly raised concerns about the organization’s leadership and financial future.
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