Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week

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Just like those Thanksgiving leftovers, there’s still plenty of gay Atlanta news, community, nightlife and pop culture to devour. Our most popular posts of the week gone by.

’Heroes’ unveils sexy superheroes [photos]

Atlanta artist Philip Bonneau unmasked his latest assemblage of slick, high-end re-imaginations of famous characters with a big gay twist to a big gay crowd on Friday. Check out the crowd, or view all of this week’s new photo galleries.

A cheat sheet for surviving un-gay Thanksgiving

Whatever the reason, you were plucked from your comfortable gayborhood and airdropped into mainstream America without your glitter. It’s a long weekend and you will run out of things to talk about. Use this cheat sheet and maybe, just maybe, you will become the belle of this (un-gay) ball.

Ria Pell’s 11 best moments on ‘Chopped’

Ria Pell does more than pancakes. To prove her point, the Atlanta chef and dyke of deliciousness took down a church lady, a guy who chases ghosts and some dude who nearly chopped off his finger. Watch the video, view our photos from Ria’s Sauced Victory Watch Party, and see how far she’s come since those isssues.

Auditions roll in for Sing For Your Life [videos]

We told you that gay Atlanta nightlife is about to get a kick in the backside. Now watch video auditions stacking up from vocalists who want a piece of Jungle’s singing elimination contest. Eight talented hopefuls have submitted entries so far. Watch just two of the contenders audition right now.

Atlanta Pride makes Cooke permanent director

In what felt mostly like a foregone conclusion to us after the effusive praise the board heaped on the interim managing director of the 2012 Atlanta Pride Festival, the Pride committee hires Buck Cooke as its executive director. Read the full announcement and get the background.

Gay federal HIV chief quits job and Atlanta

Always among the most popular of the week, check in with our latest community photo galleries, check out hot guys in the Morning Fix and check up on the week’s top national news in our weekday Afternoon Headline Rambles.


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...