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The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Busy busy busy. LGBTQ Atlanta is like the magician in ‘Frosty the Snow Man’ – so much to do, so little time, and so much flair for the fabulous. Channel your queer magic and get in on these events.

Queeriety turns Atlanta every which way but straight

Comic variety troupe joins multi-talented forces for shows that take Atlanta to hilarious new places that are decidedly not heteronormative. Like this weekend's Queer Drunk History.

For Atlanta queers, finding fr-amily means more than holiday platitudes

During the holidays, queers are more likely to be lonely than most other demographic groups, but we must find ways to let the conversation go further than platitudes about family of choice.

What’s in a name? When you’re transgender, basically everything

An Atlanta woman chooses a name and embarks on a journey of societal judgment, fear of rejection and legal woes to explain why using folks' preferred pronouns and monikers matters.

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The holidays start on a Queer Agenda packed with event options like few other weekends in the LGBTQ ATL. Here’s how to get with your gays for commemorations and celebrations through Sunday.

How to do Toy Party fabulous, and don’t Toy Party mess

After a decade and a half, most know how to behave at Queer Atlanta’s biggest, gayest holiday soiree. But just in case, here are Rules of Engagement with details on Saturday’s Toy Party.

Brent Star: Jack of all trades, queen of the scene, and king of comedy

Local legend Brent Star is a theater connoisseur, a drag performer, comedic genius, video blogger, children’s parties entertainer, and his resume goes on and on. Brent Star does it all, okaaaay?!

Queer Atlanta rides edge between just enough and way. too. much.

You already know that the queer ATL is the place to find abundant opportunities to spoil yourself. The next month of merriment, and this issue of Q Magazine, are all about it – with one big caveat.

Atlanta doulas are here, queer, and birthing your babies

More and more potential parents are enlisting the help of doulas for childbirth. Meet one practitioner who says some local ones add further comfort for queer moms by being LGBTQ themselves.

How to take the high road when two groomzillas don’t make a right

Whether you are head queen in charge of a gaggle of gabbing gay groomsmen, or the odd queer out from a high school clique, you have issues. Advice from Life Judge can help.

How does Queer Atlanta create the community we deserve?

In a personal reflection about the state of LGBTQ Atlanta, a local woman looks at demographics, capitalized indie culture and the city itself for clues to how the community can survive and thrive.

At the intersection of black, pansexual and disabled

In high school, I was talking with two people I thought were my friends about our futures, and I wanted to go to college, have a career in higher education, and get married.

Photographer Jon Dean leads Wussy’s Southern revolt

Atlanta artist, publisher and event promoter Jon Dean lets Q magazine in on his work, his friends, and the local queer conversations that inspired his Wussy brand of events and publications.

Queer ATLiens take matters into their own hands

Under the Unthinkable Administration, hanging onto high hopes for change isn't enough. In this issue of Q, meet queer Atlanta allies, leaders, doulas and Southerners taking matters into our own hands.

Queer prepper: The transman with a plan to survive Trump’s America

How a queer Atlanta prepper’s lifetime of worry, handwringing and planning for the worst can actually empower and comfort queer resisters through the uncertain future of the Trump years.

Meet a Who’s Who of Atlanta’s gay bar owners and managers

With the lights up and out at Jungle and the future of gay dance clubs in question, meet the people in charge of some of the most popular gay bars and clubs, and let them welcome you in their own words.

10 queer things to do while you R-E-S-I-S-T

Revolution and resistance are part and parcel of queer identity. While others learn to express non-traditional lives as opposition to the Trump regime, LGBTQ communities are already rolling with ours.

The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

Another weekend, another packed-full Queer Agenda calendar the popping parties and people that make you pleased to participate. Step up as local LGBTQ venues roll out your red carpet.

Jungle’s gone. Are the days of gay dance clubs just… over?

With the floor swept and the lights up on a new post-Jungle era, what’s next? A chat with Richard Cherskov about the demise of the club, and the future of Atlanta's LGBTQ nightlife.

Meet Q magazine, the next generation of queer Atlanta media

Meet the runoff candidates out for LGBTQ votes, a trans prepper resisting Trump, a Who’s Who of post-Jungle bar owners, and Q magazine, the next generation of local queer print media.
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