Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week

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If the workweek kept you from keeping up, take a few minutes to catch the most talked about local LGBT news, events and buzz of the last seven days. Here are our most popular posts.

Stripper at Atlanta gay club ‘hates all faggots’

If you’re a go-go boy with anger management issues stripping in an Atlanta gay club, posting homophobic slurs to Facebook probably isn’t the path to better tips. But then again, you’re not Corey John Capels. Read how bad it got after the cops came, and see for yourself exactly how creepy he is.

Rockstars party for a gay new year [photos]

Party Like A Rockstar outdid itself on Monday, delivering what has to be its biggest New Year’s Eve celebration yet with a packed crowd and music by DJ Oren Nizri. View the full album,, check all of our New Year’s Eve photo galleries, or click through the 25 most popular photo galleries of 2012.

Did gay slur provoke New Year’s stabbings?

Friends and family of a 19-year-old Atlanta man charged with stabbing five people at a New Year’s Eve party say Luke Patrick O’Donovan was defending himself from a mob attack after anti-gay slurs were directed at him. Read the full details, and check out the effort to get Donovan released.

Ten Atlanta ready to romance gay nightlife

Restaurant by day, gay bar by night Ten Atlanta threw open its late-night doors and started pouring on Saturday to a packed house. The foodstuffs are set to follow soon, making it official: The block-long corridor on 10th Street just got even gayer.

Former gay club Armory razed for apartments

The Midtown building that once housed the Armory—half of a one-two nightlife punch that dominated gay Atlanta for decades—was demolished this week to make way for a 23-story apartment building. Here’s the full scoop plus photos of artifacts found in the rubble.

Chelsea Handler enjoys Atlanta’s nekkid gay fun

Sister Louisa’s Church owner Grant Henry teases second bar

Corian Ellisor a bawdy, glitzy queer to watch

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...