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Joe Gauthreaux beats Heretic into fever [photos]

DJ Joe Gauthreaux’s highly anticipated return drew more than Atlanta’s dancing queens to Heretic on Saturday. His presence also created a class reunion for gay circuit DJs.    READ MORE »

Sunday Services plays Kyle Keyser out [photos]

Red, yellow, black, white, gay, lesbian and straight. They were precious in the sight of Sister Louisa’s as the bar hosted the return of one gay fave and the departure of another.    READ MORE »

Two queens axed as Dragnique 3 opens [photos]

Nine queens opened the third season of Dragnique on Wednesday, but two were gone before the two-hour premiere of the drag elimination competition ended.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  q shots

Burkhart’s is always putting on a show [photos]

Every night, there’s free entertainment at Burkhart’s, even before the nightly shows. Here are some of the mugs who gathered early and stayed late on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Gays counter Rick Bus stop in Atlanta [photos]

Two buses and one brief yet poignant reminder of the fight for LGBT equality. That was the scene on a sunny Monday afternoon at the State Capitol in downtown Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Jungle’s Studio 54 party gets down on it [photos]

DJ Ed Bailey delivered one of Jungle's signature events on Saturday. Studio 54 brought beckoned the crowds to shake their groove things like they were back in disco's heyday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Atlanta Bucks hit pitch for new season [photos]

The Atlanta Bucks warmed up for their season with a beer bust. But on Saturday, the gay rugby squad got down and dirty and down to business with their first match.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

Flag football jocks prep for new season [photos]

The Super Bowl is over so that must mean … more football? The gay jocks of the National Flag Football League of Atlanta prepped for the upcoming season with a skills session last weekend.    READ MORE »

Wild Cherry Sucret does the Armorettes [photos]

There’s few things that will bring Wild Cherry Sucret out of retirement and once again onto the stage with the Armorettes: A big anniversary, a big benefit or a big tribute to one of her fave dead divas.    READ MORE »

Bedlam dreams up fairy queens for MSR [photos]

Never at a loss for original party themes and names, the monthly Bedlam partiers threw down Fairy Dreams, Scheming Queens & Magic Beans on Friday at My Sister’s Room.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  q shots

Every Saturday’s a Hot Mess! at Mary’s [photos]

There’s always something happening at Mary’s. The East Atlanta gay bar's regular events like Big Primpin, Boys Room and Mary-oke are capped off each Saturday with a Hot Mess!    READ MORE »

Lumberjacks do the ManShaft at Cockpit [photos]

ManShaft: Lumberjack Edition crawled out of hibernation on Saturday, turning Cockpit into a sea of lumberjack plaid, unbuttoned long johns and enough facial scruff to please most any hirsute chaser.    READ MORE »

Chris Cox throws down Jungle beats [photos]

The legendary Chris Cox, who made his name as half of the remix master duo Thunderpuss, brought his Grammy winning magic back to gay Atlanta on Saturday at Jungle.    READ MORE »

Mashup madness attacks the Eagle [photos]

The Atlanta Eagle filled with dancing queens on Friday, there to enjoy the Mash Attacks! from Athens, Greece-based mashup master Robin Skouteris.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  sports

HSL pitches MSR women softball, beer [photos]

The gay Hotlanta Softball League is taking to the bars for new spring recruits, and the women’s division took My Sister’s Room Saturday with a sign-up party and beer bust.    READ MORE »

‘Rocky Horror’ birthday rocks Jungle [photos]

We’ve seen Chandler Bearden in a lot of costumes, but never him quite like this. His Rocky Horror Birthday on Friday proved not just fun for all, but that he makes a sweet transvestite.    READ MORE »

HRC Atlanta unveils dinner honorees [photos]

In its buildup to the annual HRC Dinner, the local steering committee laid on the drinks and hors’ d oeuvres and laid this year’s local awards winners on a pre-dinner reception crowd.    READ MORE »

Jungle works its Mardi Gras magic [photos]

DJ James Anthony delighted a Mardi Gras-inspired crowd during his debut at Jungle on Saturday, manning the DJ booth as shirtless guys hit the dance boxes and a costumed giant worked his stilts.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  q shots

Blake’s does up Mardi Gras Sunday [photos]

Sundays at Blake’s on the Park are already legen… wait for it … dary! But this past one took on the revelry of Mardi Gras with a Carnevale edition of its usual weekend closeout.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  news

Atlanta gays rally outside ex-gay event [photos]

Some 50 LGBT protesters countered an ex-gay conference in Villa Rica, Ga., on Saturday with bullhorns, chants and even a rally cry set to Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance with Somebody."    READ MORE »