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Meet Atlanta’s LGBTQ powerlifting club, the Fantastic Beasts

Meet Atlanta’s LGBTQ powerlifting club, the Fantastic Beasts

When David Holland and Reed Gilbert started powerlifting together in spring 2017, they realized there was a void in LGBTQ Atlanta: There was no known club for queer lifters.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ bartenders battle it out for AIDS Walk Atlanta

LGBTQ bartenders battle it out for AIDS Walk Atlanta

Some of Atlanta’s best LGBTQ bartenders faced off on Thursday to find out who came up with the best concoction.    READ MORE »

Black Gay Pride serves Pure Heat in Piedmont Park

Black Gay Pride serves Pure Heat in Piedmont Park

The daylong Pure Heat Community Festival attracted thousands of people to Piedmont Park on Sunday to celebrate Black Gay Pride.    READ MORE »

19 for 2019: Q people welcome Black Gay Pride Atlanta
Q magazine  |  Q&A  |  Community

19 for 2019: Q people welcome Black Gay Pride Atlanta

With a commitment to covering all of LGBTQ-ATL all year, Q builds on its vast archive of coverage and a stockpile of gorgeous photography to shed light and love on Black Pride in Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Victory Fund toasts LGBTQ Atlanta candidates, officials

Victory Fund toasts LGBTQ Atlanta candidates, officials

The Victory Fund celebrated its LGBTQ supporters, candidates and elected officials at a happy hour event in Midtown on Thursday.    READ MORE »

Meet 19 LGBTQ foodies cooking up Atlanta’s next great meal
Q magazine  |  Q&A  |  Community

Meet 19 LGBTQ foodies cooking up Atlanta’s next great meal

Haters are just envious that you live in Atlanta with our bevy of eateries, from hip to happening to haute cuisine. Here are LGBTQ restaurateurs on the frontlines.    READ MORE »

Big Queer Sizzle returns to Charis Books

Big Queer Sizzle returns to Charis Books

Charis Books & More held its annual fundraiser on Friday featuring performances by several local queer artists.    READ MORE »

Georgia Beer Garden, All Stripes host soccer clinic for kids

Georgia Beer Garden, All Stripes host soccer clinic for kids

One lucky group of Atlanta kids learned how to play soccer thanks to professional athlete Gordon Wild and a loyal LGBTQ alliance.    READ MORE »

‘It’s a Raid!’ Atlanta’s Stonewall moment 50 years ago today

‘It’s a Raid!’ Atlanta’s Stonewall moment 50 years ago today

Ansley Mall might be known now for L.A. Fitness and “Bearbucks,” but 50 years ago, it was home to a theater that kickstarted Atlanta’s LGBTQ movement.    READ MORE »

BJ Roosters boys suds up for pet charity car wash

BJ Roosters boys suds up for pet charity car wash

Your eyes didn’t deceive you — that was a bunch of guys in their underwear washing cars off Cheshire Bridge Road on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta LGBTQ chamber networks in College Park

Atlanta LGBTQ chamber networks in College Park

If it’s the fourth Friday of the month, that means the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is hosting a networking happy hour.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ-ATL dance instructors do a body, and a community, proud

LGBTQ-ATL dance instructors do a body, and a community, proud

Ballet. Contemporary. Ballroom. Vogue. Flamenco. The world of dance cuts to the core of diversity in Atlanta, and five instructors show Q how it’s done.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta comes out in force for Stonewall March

Queer Atlanta comes out in force for Stonewall March

Hundreds of queer Atlantans donned their gay apparel and took to the streets of Midtown on Sunday for the first Stonewall March.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlantans channel Stonewall era’s legendary queeroes

LGBTQ Atlantans channel Stonewall era’s legendary queeroes

For the Stonewall Riots 50th anniversary, contributor Jon Dean shoots six locals and asks how history inspires the next generation of queer life, love and action.    READ MORE »

Meet the Atlanta Rainbow Trout teams in the pool

Meet the Atlanta Rainbow Trout teams in the pool

The birth of the Atlanta Rainbow Trout teams came with a small teams championship. Flash forward 24 years, and the local LGBTQ swim club boasts over 100 members.    READ MORE »

SouthEast LeatherFest to put kink in queer Atlanta’s summer

SouthEast LeatherFest to put kink in queer Atlanta’s summer

Hundreds of queer folks will convene in Chamblee in June for four days of celebrating all things leather at the SouthEast LeatherFest.    READ MORE »

Angel McCoughtry on basketball, ice cream and her next big move

Angel McCoughtry on basketball, ice cream and her next big move

WNBA small forward Angel McCoughtry has had a wild ride the last few years — coming out, taking a season off, breaking off her engagement and tearing her ACL.    READ MORE »

Riders pedal through Georgia to fight for HIV vaccine

Riders pedal through Georgia to fight for HIV vaccine

More than 150 cyclists slipped into their Spandex and pedaled from Atlanta to middle Georgia and back this weekend to raise money for HIV non-profits and to find a vaccine.    READ MORE »

Atlanta LGBTQ groups relaunch HIV testing center the SPOT

Atlanta LGBTQ groups relaunch HIV testing center the SPOT

Members of various LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS organizations gathered on Saturday for a barbecue to relaunch a free, LGBTQ-friendly HIV testing site in Candler Park.    READ MORE »

Queer Atlanta rapper Ripparachie ‘would risk it all for equality’
Q magazine  |  Community  |  Music

Queer Atlanta rapper Ripparachie ‘would risk it all for equality’

Westside Atlanta resident DeMarquis Oden, better known as Ripparachie is back from a music break and ready to own the streets. Q is here for it.    READ MORE »

 
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