National: Arts & Culture

Mo’Nique, ‘Noah’s Arc’ creator open Out On Film

Writer, producer and filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk has been busy since his landmark black gay series “Noah’s Arc” bowed on Logo and in theaters. His latest work kicks off Out on Film with major star-power.    READ MORE »

Dolly Parton’s greatest hits get gay dance remixes

You don’t have to go far to imagine Dolly Parton’s hits as gay anthems, but while we wait for her promised dance album to come to fruition, we’re happy for a reason to wallow anew in Dolly magic.    READ MORE »

This queen’s ‘new hanky code’ calls your ass out

Justin Sayre may be the year's smartest gay culture commentator. With his own niche of shows and followers, he’s definitely the funniest. Let this video prove it. You’ll be glad you did.    READ MORE »

Gay ‘Heroes’ artist gives Atlanta a parting glance

Whether he’s revealing “Secrets,” exposing “Truths” and “Lies” or unmasking “Heroes, ” gay Atlanta photographer Philip Bonneau does it with backing from a rabidly loyal local fan base. Now it's so long.    READ MORE »

Help reveal the gay judge who fired DADT icon

Col. Grethe Cammermeyer’s dismissal from the military for being a lesbian is one of the most infamous injustices of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" era. So why does she call the gay officer who oversaw it a hero?    READ MORE »

These ATL hotties help sex up gay zombie movie

If someone wanted to get gay Atlanta’s attention, they might put two of its hottest actors in a film directed by one of its own who’s shooting at the Eagle. Consider it done.    READ MORE »

Sparkle Hooves makes ATL’s summer even gayer

You’ve never looked at gay Atlanta quite like this. If you’re having trouble beating the heat and keeping your summer super gay, follow the glitter trail left by a gay cartoon named Sparkle Hooves.    READ MORE »

Art-drag collision finds Atlanta queens ‘In Heat’

That sweltering feeling isn’t just the July temps beating down on you. It’s also a simmering that only comes when the gay Atlanta artist collective known as Legendary Children turns up the heat.    READ MORE »

Elton John speaks for Jesus on gay marriage

It’s not that he’s old enough to have known the Christian messiah. It's because he’s expert in inserting himself into current events that Elton John feels sure that Jesus would be down with marriage equality.    READ MORE »

Gay ‘bandit’ artist rainbows up Atlanta eyesore for Stonewall Pride

You gotta love John Morse, and we do. If you’re not up on the gay Atlanta citizen provocateur’s message-driven art, behold the way his brain works as an annoying East Atlanta graffiti magnet gets the Morse treatment just in time for Stonewall Weekend.    READ MORE »

37 ways to serve major sexy at summer swimsuit parties

Undressing for one of Atlanta’s umpteen gay swimsuit parties sounds simple, but it’s deceptively tricky to get just right. Here are tips and plenty of pics to prep your package this weekend and beyond.    READ MORE »

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Grindr will get you laid – and maybe an STD

In the sex-on-demand digital age, it’s easier than ever for gay men to find each other for sex. That good thing can quickly turn bad as new numbers reveal more STDs among men that use hookup apps.    READ MORE »

Rodiney Santiago strips for gay Atlanta’s support

When Rodiney Santiago takes off his shirt, we pay attention. But when the Brazilian underwear model/reality star doffs his shirt for a movie, we grab our keyboards to make sure that you’re up to date.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta gets what it means ‘To Be Takei’

He became a household name as part of “Star Trek,” but George Takei has become even more popular as a gay activist and an internet darling. A documentary on his life screens Wednesday in Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Rubem Robierb shows gay Atlanta his art

Much of the buzz (and swooning) over the arrival of Sam Champion and Rubem Robierb in Atlanta focused on their Speedos. Turns out, Robierb is an accomplished artist and showed off on Thursday.    READ MORE »

Dancers in briefs challenge games gay men play

And now for something completely different. A former go-go boy and current Atlanta choreographer strips bare and reveals his gay male truth in a hypermasculine work of kisses, emotional honesty and man-on-man intensity.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta does New York for upcoming film

A porn star, a party promoter and a drag queen need your help. It may sound like a joke, but the Atlanta trio is real and taking on new roles when curtains part on the film “Proxy.”    READ MORE »

Del Shores escorts ‘Sissies’ back to Atlanta

Atlanta is like a second home to Del Shores’ gay films and plays. Shores descends upon Plaza Theatre Wednesday for a near sold-out benefit screening of his award-winning “Southern Baptist Sissies.”    READ MORE »

Atlanta ready to ‘Say Yes’ to ‘full Monte’ on TLC

In the reality TV business, a seventh season means people are watching. Friday’s return of local brides and their handlers on TLC’s gay-inclusive “Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta” is welcome news to fans.    READ MORE »

Fest stages ‘stories of our lives’ in 60 seconds

How do more than 50 playwrights and 10 directors stage 80 actors in nearly 90 plays during one show? Atlanta finds out this weekend, and we asked our gays to let us in on One Minute Play Festival secrets.    READ MORE »