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, events and buzz. Not to worry. Keep up with the five most popular posts that got gay tongues wagging this week.

Joining Hearts delivers ‘amazing’ again [photos]

With the buildup complete, the margaritas tipped and the hoses grabbed, the biggest and gayest pool party of the year unfolded on Saturday in Piedmont Park. Yes, the gays turned out in force for Joining Hearts 25 with DJ Roland Belmares. View the full album, just the hunks, tons of shots from the Pre-party, TakeOver Benefit, Afterparty and Tea Dance.

Don’t call a bouncer in Midtown a ‘faggot’

Atlanta cab drivers shouldn’t do it. Pro jocks shouldn’t do it. Reality TV stars shouldn’t do it. And we’ve said this before and you didn’t listen, so here we go again: It’s never a good idea to call a Midtown bouncer a “faggot.” Or talk about ass. But that’s just what happened when a dude was walking with his buds in Midtown earlier this month and they passed by the gay-friendly Opera nightclub. Read the full post.

ATL couple slaps Chick-fil-A, lesbian stereotype

It’s been a busy 10 days taking the nation by storm with gay activism for Atlanta restaurant owners and lesbian couple Doria Roberts and Calavino Donati. Not many get the chance to take on Chick-fil-A but take down Florida’s lieutenant governor, too. The popular singer and her partner did both. Read the full post Also among our most-clicked posts were Alex Wan, but not Kasim Reed, hitting Chick-fil-A, Chick-fil-A hitting back against those gay Muppets, and 11Alive finds an Atlanta gay to debate Chick-fil-A .

Former Blake’s owner a mean, garish queen

Former Blake’s owner Lee Farkas, also the gay man who orchestrated the biggest bank fraud in U.S. history, was a chicken hawk who liked strippers, lived extravagantly and was as generous as he was vicious. Ever been “Farkased”? Video and more highlights of the con man’s TV takedown on “American Greed”. Read the full post.

The guys of Six Pack Radio do Atlanta

You know you’re all about a six pack. Whether it’s of the ab-licious variety or your fantasy Joe Sixpack, both are represented in The Six Pack, a big gay online and Sirius XM show that hit Atlanta last week for a visit with hosts Ben Harvey and Dave Rubin. Read the full post.

Bonus: A $20 gay sex hustle doesn’t get better with cuffs. Take it from this run-in with the law recounted from an Atlanta Police incident report.

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