Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week

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You can’t always make time to stay up on Atlanta’s LGBT news, events and watercooler-worthy buzz. That’s OK. Here’s a rundown of the five most popular posts that got readers talking over the last seven days.


Finding gay community in a world of alcoholics

When I’m bored and horny and browsing gay internet profiles, nothing is a bigger groaner than the phrase, “not into the scene.” I much prefer “no blacks, asians, or femmes” because I can at least have fun when they message me. Read guest columnist Alex Rowland’s beef.


AID Atlanta hires from anti-gay Salvation Army

The heavily gay-run AID Atlanta, which stages the massive AIDS Walk and helps LGBT people with HIV, hires a development director who spent years raising millions for the anti-gay Salvation Army. AID Atlanta announced Thursday that it hired this guy without addressing the obvious.


Johnny Hazzard from porn to t-shirts to Atlanta

Johnny Hazzard is used to taking his clothes off. But now, the popular gay porn star wants to help you put clothes on. His new line of eco-friendly t-shirts to be exact. And he came to Atlanta this week to help you get dressed. Read our interview and check out photos of his Big Gay Game Show reveal.


Atlanta man sues over gay license plates

An Atlanta hair stylist who wants to show his GAYPWR through a vanity license plate filed a federal lawsuit against Georgia for rejecting a trio of playfully gay suggestions. This GAYGUY got dissed for his 4GAYLB efforts. So he made a federal case out of it, after an investigation into the state’s arbitrarily applied plate policies.


Ass-playing Eagle cop blames arrest quotas

One of the ass-playing, strip-searching, MLK-invoking, lying Atlanta cops that took part in the Eagle raid now says that former supervisors forced him and other officers to meet arrest quotas and would reward them like spoiled children for doing so. Did they really get pizza and DVDs as incentives?

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A graphic look at gay equality across Georgia

Atlanta Poice LGBT liaison’s inspiring serenade

Gay ATL reality star: Come out ‘Today’

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