Q ATLus embraces implied promise – and threat – of “community”

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The implied promise — and threat — of the word “community” is that we are responsible for and to each other. LGBTQ Atlanta cashes in on and suffers from both those potentials in this issue of Q ATLus magazine.

For a term so easily tossed around among LGBTQ folks, the meaning of “community” can be a point of contention in itself. One queer Atlantan says “community” members cheated the rest of us when they voted for Trump. Ian Aber conducts an unscientific, but revealing, inquiry in our Q Voices opinion column.

Beyond the election and its divisions, there’s more good news than bad this holiday season and in this issue. Q Events lays out Thanksgiving Week plans for the thousands of locals staying home this year.

Meet the 100 Most Influential LGBTQ Georgians and Out Georgia’s Top Business Leaders of 2020. Then find seven local podcasters broadcasting from right here in Atlanta for your semi-lockdown pleasure. That’s in Q Community. Oh, there’s that word again.

There’s also a Q Shots gallery dancing the “Last Dance” at Atlanta Eagle, some Q Advice staring down a queer fork in the road, and the Q Map showing the gay way around town.

Enjoy, and catch us every day on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Find our Podcast Q interviews and Q Conversations live events, too. You can also write mike@theQatl.com.

Read the full issue here:

Pick up each new edition of QATLus at LGBTQ and allied venues around Atlanta.

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