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Marietta Rainbow Fest puts on a show [photos]

OTP Pride kicked into overdrive on Saturday as hundreds took part in an all-day celebration to close out the four-day Marietta Rainbow Fest 2012 with a party and performance at LeBuzz.    READ MORE »

Donors hit Backpack out of the park [photos]

Sunshine, carnival games and a summer camp theme brought Atlanta’s gays to Piedmont Park again this year to collect school supplies for Georgia children during Backpack in the Park.    READ MORE »

Latrice Royale unleashes on Jungle [photos]

The collaboration between “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and Jungle’s Fantasy Girls show created another milestone as popular Season 4 alum Latrice Royale took center stage for an adoring crowd.    READ MORE »

White Party pops with Christian Chávez [photos]

Gay Latin pop singer Christian Chávez delighted a packed Club Rush on Friday, headlining the club’s 4th Annual White Party and entertaining fans that have followed him since RBD.    READ MORE »

Alyson Calagna makes GA Boys dance [photos]

The packed slate of nightlife for Joining Hearts Weekend opened with a big-name DJ and a shirtless crowd of gay dancing boys. It closed the same way on Sunday with a tea dance.    READ MORE »

DJ Joe G’s Joining Hearts Heretic frenzy [photos]

Joe Gauthreaux, no stranger to Atlanta, delivered his sexy beats to Heretic on Friday, opening a long Joining Hearts Weekend of shirtless dancing and drinking.    READ MORE »

Gay jocks strut in swimsuits at Sunset [photos]

Combining a popular gay bar with some sexy swimsuits and a handful of toned jocks makes for a sizzling cocktail hour. Welcome to Sunset Garden at Burkhart's.    READ MORE »

TakeOver pumps up Joining Hearts [photos]

If ever there’s an excuse for a cocktail party, Joining Hearts Weekend delivered the perfect setting. So the gays of TakeOver Atlanta took their upscale event to the swanky W Midtown on Friday.    READ MORE »

Tony Moran’s Joining Hearts afterparty [photos]

After a poolside packed with 1,000 hunks got the blood pumping, DJ Tony Moran kept Joining Hearts beating on Saturday night at Jungle’s official afterparty for the annual fundraiser.    READ MORE »

Flirt! offers new monthly lesbian party [photos]

Ladies who love ladies who love women who loved Midtown’s gone-but-not-forgotten lesbian bar headed west for a treat as Bellissima’s former owner helped throw the new monthly Flirt! event.    READ MORE »

Joining Hearts delivers ‘amazing’ again [photos]

With the buildup complete, the margaritas tipped and the hoses grabbed, the biggest pool party of the year unfolded on Saturday in Piedmont Park. Yes, the gays turned out in force for Joining Hearts 25.    READ MORE »

Action Cycling divvies up vaccine love [photos]

A cocktail reception and check presentation was the perfect way to dole out record-setting loot from this year’s two-day, 200-mile bike ride for Emory Vaccine Center’s fight against HIV.    READ MORE »

Big gay games played for LGBT youth [photos]

A battle of the brawn between some gay rugby players and rollergirl lesbians unfolded on Wednesday during the monthly installment of the Big Gay Game Show. The guys won.    READ MORE »

Bedlam wacks out for fourth blackout [photos]

Those crazy kids at Bedlam did one of the parties they do best on Saturday. WackedOut Blackout 4 stripped down to barely legal, turned on the black light and splashed on some glow paint.    READ MORE »

Asylum adds to East Atlanta’s gay crazy [photos]

East Atlanta’s newest gay bar, Asylum, threw open its doors for a soft opening last weekend that included a 50th birthday party for drag doyenne Kitty LeClaw.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Softball ends. How else? With beer bust [photos]

Following a “last official” beer bust and a “final” regular season one toasting the Gay Softball World Series, Sunday found Hotlanta Softball League’s “Absolutely Last Extra Inning Beer Bust.”    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Hotlanta Softball closes out its season [photos]

Oh what to do on the last weekend of Hotlanta Softball? Throw a beer bust? Of course. Host a wet t-shirt contest? Yep. But first, there were games to be played and HSL did just that on Sunday.    READ MORE »

HSL women soak T-shirts toward series [photos]

Before they hit the diamonds of the ASANA Softball World Series in San Diego, the women of Atlanta’s gay Hotlanta Softball League got wet at a fundraiser for the series at My Sister’s Room.    READ MORE »

DJ Dan De Leon serves Jungle beats [photos]

Atlanta’s gay dance scene was left California dreamin’ on Saturday after Los Angeles DJ Dan De Leon brought his signature sound to the dance floor at Jungle for a one-night-only set.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Softball jocks drink to gay World Series [photos]

The Gay Softball World Series is weeks away, so what are the teams of Atlanta’s Hotlanta Softball League to do on their last day of local games? Toast the players headed to the tournament, of course.    READ MORE »