Q ATLus holds space for all the LGBTQ ties that bind

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Families of choice understandably get a lot of attention in LGBTQ circles. Where some parents and siblings fail, there’s a community to take up the slack. This issue of Q ATLus magazine brings family success stories of both kinds this week.

Two Atlanta sisters lucked out in the family-of-origin department, landing each other in the bargain. Meet mis-matched but tight siblings Lindzey and Loren Shaffer in our Q Cover story. When Lindzey got cancer, friends and family stepped up, including millions of followers and a viral video.

A double dose of Q Community in this issue keeps the love vibes going. See how one gay dentist’s office family and a pair of gay restaurateurs jumped into action for others when coronavirus threatened their own livelihoods.

Q Voices finds Ian Aber dancing with personal demons in the wake of an LGBTQ suicide in his circle. Other folks wrestle instead with their own lies in Q Advice. Hope rises to the top in both columns.

We never leave our own community wanting in Q ATLus, either. Find the Q Events calendar for your downtime, the Q Map if you feel lost, advertisers you can trust, and a whole site of fresh daily content to supplement your life right here on Project Q Atlanta.

Q ATLus. It’s ATL and it’s Us. Write me at mike@theQatl.com, and read the full print issue online below:

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

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