Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week

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If you spent the last seven days as a post-Pride zombie and are just beginning to lift the fog from Atlanta’s biggest gay weekend, piece together what you missed with help from our most popular posts.

Tipsy gays provoked attack they call hate crime

A lesbian couple who complained to a TV station that they were assaulted during Atlanta Pride for being gay told a sheriff’s deputy that they were drinking, instigated the incident and escalated it into a physical confrontation. Read the full post then watch them tell reporters a different story.

20 amazing Atlanta Pride photo galleries

From officially sanctioned events to unofficially balls-out fun, our cameras were there as the big gay annual Atlanta Pride unfolded. View all of the photos, including hundreds striking a pose in Project Q’s booth, Atlanta’s biggest Pride parade yet, just the hunks of Atlanta Pride, and the Pride Kickoff Party at the Georgia Aquarium, just for starters.

Vandals strike gay retailer Boy Next Door

Vandals hit gay retail outlet Boy Next Door in Midtown early Thursday, damaging windows as they attempted to smash them with rocks. General Manager Raymond Dowis says that it could be related to weekend Pride festivities or a specific threat he received for advertising in a Fenuxe issue with an article denigrating Atlanta’s gay bars. Read the full post.

Vote for Show Your Pride photo contest entries

Everybody was snapping pics to celebrate their Atlanta Pride last weekend. You know we love Pride photos, and we know you love the ones we shoot all weekend. Now’s your chance to get in on the action. Readers submitted their shots to Project Q Atlanta’s Show Your Pride Photo Contest, and you can help them win swag. View all of the entries and vote.

Chick-fil-A doesn’t like you ‘fruitcakes,’ either

Sure, Chick-fil-A has donated millions to anti-gay groups over the last few years. But to really gauge the company’s feelings, check out a promotion one of its Atlanta restaurants has run for five years. According to a local franchise, “Only A Fruitcake Wouldn’t Love Our Party Trays!” Read the full post.

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