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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 »

Joining Hearts shows some patron love [photos]

The biggest gay pool party in Atlanta each year can’t happen without sponsors and patrons. Joining Hearts gave thanks to theirs on Sunday at a sky-high cocktail reception and silent auction.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Bear Fest crowns its hairy tops [photos]

A weekend of burly, fuzzy and leather-clad men was topped by the Mr. Atlanta Bear & Atlanta Cub Contest on Saturday at Eagle, a signature event of the Atlanta Bear Fest.    READ MORE »

Heretic dances for Freemasons invasion [photos]

Russell Small–half of the gay U.K. DJ sensation Freemasons–delivered his new tricks, treats and tracks to a packed dance floor at Heretic on Friday. Nothing says Happy Fourth! like a British invasion.    READ MORE »

For the Kid busts out beer at Joe’s [photos]

As the anticipation mounts for their Backpack in the Park carnival, the folks at Atlanta’s gay-led For the Kid in All of Us threw a beer bust Saturday to raise money and awareness for the event.    READ MORE »

Flag football toasts spring season’s end [photos]

How do gay jocks celebrate the end of their season? They crown a champion and then the National Flag Football League of Atlanta heads to a bar to toast the season goodbye.    READ MORE »

Rainbow Days cooks up park picnic [photos]

Free barbecue, gay voter rallying, increasing excitement for an upcoming gay Six Flags day, and a heap of LGBT love brought scores of folks to Piedmont Park on Sunday with Rainbow Days organizers.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Flag footbal jocks crown season champ [photos]

The parties are over, the skills sessions done, and it’s a wrap for the gay flag football jocks. The National Flag Football League of Atlanta crowned its summer season champ on Saturday: Zocalo Zocalitos.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Foxes pour HSL season’s last beer bust [photos]

Kegs flowed, Jell-O shots jiggled, raffles were lively and Hotlanta Softball League’s gay jocks were even livelier as the Atlanta Foxes hosted the final official Extra Innings Beer Bust of the season.    READ MORE »

DJ Oren Nizri dances Jungle into frenzy [photos]

What do you get when mix the beats of a popular international DJ with a special performance by Phoenix and a feverish Jungle crowd? Another perfect Saturday night for dancing queens.    READ MORE »

Atlanta’s gay lawyers fete summer [photos]

The legal eagles of Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia were anything but buttoned up on Friday. Their annual Summer Party welcomed the season and awarded a few scholarships.    READ MORE »

Burkhart’s turns it out for Turnabout [photos]

Bartenders, barbacks, managers and more at Burkhart’s grabbed their inner drag queen and put it on display Tuesday for the gay bar’s annual charity show.    READ MORE »

Sharon Needles delights Atlanta fans [photos]

Sharon Needles delighted a sold-out crowd at Jungle on Wednesday with her balls-out performance that wasn’t for the faint of heart. Her fans? They backed her all of the way.    READ MORE »

Gays love when Ben Cohen pitches [photos]

Sexy cuddle bear Ben Cohen played pitcher and Atlanta’s gays caught everything he threw Wednesday during a fundraiser for his anti-bullying group and as he threw out the first pitch for the Braves.    READ MORE »

Mood Lounge gets gay UK injection [photos]

If you haven’t heard about Club Room Service, consider yourself on notice. The party at Mood Lounge brings a British gay dance “house” party to Atlanta that started on Friday.    READ MORE »

Hotlanta Softball crowns its new hunk [photos]

The hunks of Hotlanta Softball stripped down to show off their assets on stage during the gay softball league’s annual parade of beefcake also known as the Mr. HSL contest.    READ MORE »

Mary’s annual ‘Fag Bash’ throws down [photos]

There is only one time a year when a Fag Bash is a good thing. That’s at the Stonewall Weekend party of the same name at Mary’s. The bar's 8th annual event went down on Friday.    READ MORE »

Faeries make day of Midsummer Night [photos]

Atlanta Radical Faeries went big for this year’s Midsummer Night festivities, offering a full day of activities that touched on just about every facet of the gay group’s fun and social justice mission.    READ MORE »

Joining Hearts funday tips margaritas [photos]

Scores of Sunday Funday party crews converged to pack Zocalo for a margarita bash that continued Joining Hearts’ annual push to make its biggest donation ever to two HIV agencies.    READ MORE »