Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week

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With all that’s going on, it’s hard to catch every last tidbit of LGBT Atlanta news and buzz. Don’t worry. We got you. Keep up with the most popular posts that had tongues wagging this week.

Gay redneck Uncle Poodle: I’m HIV-positive

Gay redneck Lee Thompson, the Georgia man who became a pop culture sensation as Uncle Poodle on “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” opened up last fall about being gay and bullied. Now he’s letting loose with another coming out of sorts: He’s HIV-positive. Read his matter of fact revelation.

Drag queen scams dude with delicious flair

Meeting someone online carries with it a treasure trove of risks. Like the person might enjoy Red Lobster and Golden Corral. Or they steal your credit cards. Or the new girlfriend is really a drag queen. Revelations keep coming. You know, after your mom and the NFL get involved.

Gay artist salutes city with rainbow prayer flags

Gay bandit artist John Morse is at it again, this time delivering his roadside experimental art in the form of more than four-dozen rainbow prayer flags scattered across Atlanta. Read the story behind the installation, watch video and view the map.

Gay supporters to rally for stabbing suspect

An Atlanta drag queen is helping rally support for Luke O’Donovan, who is charged with stabbing five people in a fight during a New Year’s Eve party after he was called an anti-gay slur during what friends say was self defense from a queer bashing.

Kasim Reed fights gay marriage ‘flip-flop’ label

You’ve got to chuckle at how gay marriage, and his handling of the issue, has vexed Mayor Kasim Reed. He evolved into supporting it, only now to be called a flop-flopper and ignite a Twitter war. The latest chapter unfolded in a very public beef.

Weird Science 4: Atlanta back in ‘Gayest Cities’

How to score free condoms in gay Atlanta

Clicktivism: Vote AID Atlanta and Rush Center

Georgia staffing up for its fight against HIV

Emory gets ‘serious’ about Chick-fil-A waffling

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Ooo Bearracuda: Photos from Bear Pride’s Main Event

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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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