Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week

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It might have been hard to tell, but Chick-fil-A wasn’t the only LGBT news this week. Catch up with all the gay hot topics that had LGBT Atlanta clucking: election, dog babies, dating over 40, ‘Dirty Boys’ calendar – and yes of course, “mor chikin.”

Emory chides Chick-fil-A, KSU wants eviction

Two Atlanta campuses stepped into the Chick-fil-A fray when Emory scolded but didn’t eject the company while students at Kennesaw State want the chain evicted. Read the full post. Also see how East Atlanta’s Flatiron fires back at Chick-fil-A, an Atlanta gay couple kiss-starts Chick-fil-A protest, plus local gays give Chick-fil-A big kiss [photos] and a Cobb crank backs Chick-fil-A and “faggot marriage.”

Burglars steal two dogs from Atlanta gay couple

When does a burglary get personal? When you steal two dogs from an Atlanta gay couple that loves them like they are their own children. That happened to Jamie Arnold and Nicholas Bellayuto. On Monday two of their pups were stolen during a burglary of their northwest Atlanta home. Read the full post and watch the video.

4 of 7 gay candidates win elections in Atlanta

Voters in Atlanta could have swelled the state’s number of openly gay lawmakers to six. Instead, they shrunk it to three. Which gay candidates won elections on Tuesday, how Georgia’s caucus of LGBT state lawmakers dwindled, and why gay men face a tougher time getting elected. Read the full post.

Mark your calendar with Atlanta ‘Dirty Boys’

Think kink. That’s how to measure a year each month and on every page of a new 2013 calendar of Atlanta’s gay leather men and more playful local studs representing other fetishes in the Dirty Boys Calendar on sale now to benefit Lost-n-Found Youth. Read the full post.

Five tips to better gay dating at 40, 50 & beyond

Dating can be a minefield for just about every gay in the crayon box, and it comes with a fresh new batch of issues as we get older in an often ageist gay culture that can value youth over experience. Don’t let it get to you. Leave it to – yes, it’s true – the AARP to talk you through it. Read the full post.

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