Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week

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If you missed LGBT Atlanta’s hottest topics because your nose was buried during the week, take a weekend minute to look up and catch our most popular news, entertainment and community posts.

Jane Lynch wants Pride out of Georgia Aquarium

Jane Lynch, we love you and your brassy, out self. But did you really need to stick your nose into the venue selection for Atlanta Pride’s kickoff party? She did, writing Pride a requesting they move the event and alleging the noise harms the animals. The full post, Lynch’s letter and Pride’s response. The aquarium responded to Lynch late Friday.

Filmmaker seeks a few good, hairy Atlanta men

When gay former Atlanta resident Christopher Hines left CNN journalism for filmmaking, he opened a Pandora’s Box of documentaries on gay men and body image. He’s back in Atlanta, this time on a hirsute pursuit for Logo. Here’s what he’s looking for.

Order up: A renovated Jungle for dancing queens

Remaking popular gay Atlanta dance club Jungle into a more versatile space, and renovating the 12,000-square-foot venue while it remains open and pouring, is a bit of a thing. How about adding a restaurant and reducing smoking, too? Read what’s done and what’s in the works in our interview with the owner.

Hunks, hounds make for sexy Atlanta calendar

Atop the list of things gay boys love: Their abs and their dogs. A close third? Photos of Nos. 1 and 2. Pull that trifecta into one glossy calendar, and gay photographer Joshua Thomas hopes you’ve got a breakout hit that also benefits a charity. Preview the sexy shots and read our interview.

Lesbian wants all of Atlanta to eat her sausage

Delia Champion has made some tasty biscuits in her day. Now the lesbian restaurateur grabs her chicken sausage with both hands and makes it grow so more Atlantans can taste a mouthful. Read plans for her second location.

Ben Cohen strips for 2013 calendar shoot

Big stars to little, Atlanta Pride sets its lineup

Atlanta could get big gay Hamburger Mary’s

That gay prom kid now backs Emory’s Chick-fil-A

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Project Q Atlanta goes on hiatus after 14 years

On Sept. 1, 2008, Project Q Atlanta promised a hyper-local “queer media diet” for Atlanta. The site set out to bring LGBTQ news, in-depth...

Photos catch Purple Dress Run invading Midtown

After three years of pandemic-inflicted limitations, Atlanta’s gay rugby squad let loose on one of its most popular events. The Atlanta Bucks Purple Dress...

Ooo Bearracuda: Photos from Bear Pride’s Main Event

The seventh annual Atlanta Bear Pride hit the ground running on Friday with packed houses at Woofs, Heretic and Future. Turned out, they hadn’t...

Atlanta Bear Pride set to go hard and long all weekend

That low, growing growl you hear is a nation of gay bears headed for Atlanta Bear Pride this weekend. By the time they arrive,...

PHOTOS: Armorettes bring back Easter Drag Race magic

Gay Atlanta’s queens of do-good drag brought the sunshine to a cloudy afternoon on Saturday when Heretic hosted the triumphant return of Armorettes Easter...