Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week

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Sometimes, you just can’t get enough of a story and keep coming back. Others, you’re so busy that you completely miss articles everyone’s talking about. Relive or catch up with gay Atlanta’s Top 5 most popular news, entertainment and commentary posts this week.

New gay reality show casts some Atlanta queers

First we had to cast our own fictional “A List: Atlanta” for Logo. Then there’s that real local lesbian reality show in development. Now a reality show ride takes Atlanta gay men known well to Project Q readers “Queer Across America.” See which locals were selected.

Non-existent Georgia city fails on LGBT equality

This is how bad it is for gay city-goers in Georgia: Even cities known for their progressive attitudes, including Atlanta and Decatur, score embarrassingly low when it comes to the day-to-day reality of how they treat LGBT residents and employees. One neighborhood even rates better than an actual city. See the rankings and the methodology.

Atlanta gay bar’s epic rant about shitty patrons

Drag performers aren’t the only ones with epic retorts. An Atlanta gay bar has had its fill with drunks, haters and cheapskates and unloads on Facebook. It answers what you’ve always wondered: Do people really do that shit in gay bars? Apparently, they do. Read the owner’s 10-point rant.

Married doc pleads guilty to gay prison sex

A prison doctor who tried to play out his gay porn fantasies by offering oral sex during medical exams at the federal pen in southeast Atlanta pleaded guilty. Turns out that sort of thing is frowned upon by federal prosecutors. How it went down with his mom and wife in court.

Alex Wan: We don’t do half-ass for Toy Party

Atlanta’s gay City Council member Alex Wan was so enthusiastically talking up the event he founded a decade ago that he nearly uttered “half-assed” on a local morning TV show. Watch the video, then read how to Do Toy Party fabulous and Don’t Toy Party mess on Sunday.

Gay sex fuels two-thirds of Atlanta HIV infections

Lesbian trailblazer Cathy Woolard named temp AID Atlanta chief

Small town Georgia breeds lesbian GOPers? Ick

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Atlanta Bear Pride set to go hard and long all weekend

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PHOTOS: Armorettes bring back Easter Drag Race magic

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