‘That Vintage Guy’ Nick Battaglia queers the past for fresh looks

Gay Atlanta native Nick Battaglia is an actor and freelance designer, but he’s gaining popularity for his alter ego — That Vintage Guy, his site where you can find fabulous vintage housewares and clothing.

Jennifer Barnes Balenciaga, from ballrooms to the halls of power

Serving legislative realness and delivering a mean vogue come in one package for this Atlanta trans woman, HIV activist and LGBTQ liaison at the Georgia State Capitol.

Jenn Snyder hits Atlanta with Southern style and blunt comedy

Get ready, Atlanta. Jenn Snyder is a powerhouse comedian tearing up stages all over the country with a bold style and great backstory, and she’s coming to Atlanta this week for a one-nighter.

Event honoring Tony Daniels ‘elevates dignity’ of black gay men

Atlanta activist Charles Stephens talks about bringing black gay men out of invisibility, and how it began with a man that Auburn Avenue Research Library now calls the Architect of the Black Gay Mecca.

Catch Queer Atlanta’s own Melissa Scott making mogul moves

Meet entrepreneur Melissa Scott with business cred under her belt, legend status with TraxxGirls, reality show fame with Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, and the ear of mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

LGBTQ state Rep. Renitta Shannon ready to ‘fight and win’

The timing of Renitta Shannon's coming out couldn't have been better. It was the eve of National Coming Out Day and a few days from the Atlanta Pride parade.

Trans Atlanta activist fights against injustice with light

Toni-Michelle Williams’ Twitter bio says it all: “LGBT activist and advocate, entertainer, community mobilizer and motivationalist!” She says most of all, you gotta have hope.

‘Conversion’ survivor, LGBTQ champion Sean Young fights back

Sean Young is hooked on justice. He rode a long path to accepting his sexual orientation, but once he did, he made up for lost time by advocating for LGBTQ rights across the country.

Meet an Atlanta transgender legal eagle fighting fire with fire

Attorney Taylor Brown had a lot working against her on the path to becoming the Tyron Garner Memorial Fellow at Lambda Legal. But she has "a fire" in her, she says.

Atlanta’s Johnnie Ray Kornegay III talks art, activism and justice

Johnnie Ray Kornegay III is many things, but stagnant is not one of them. Photographer, creator, consultant, activist — his imprint shows across Atlanta. He talks to Q magazine's Q&A.