The most popular Project Q posts of the week

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The rundown of this week’s most-read posts—as clicked on by you, dear readers—make it clear: You’re most interested in what’s happening with individual LGBT Atlantans or those haters who threaten them. Mix in a little nightlife, and you’re hooked. Take a look at what earned your clicks in the week gone by.


Vote for gay couple in 11Alive wedding contest

For Ronnie Mallette and Brent Ferricci, a gay Atlanta couple together for 11 years, love is action. Not only do they want a “WOW Wedding” from 11 Alive, they want it as a statement about marriage equality, too. Now all they need is your online vote. Read the full post.


Anti-gay Atlanta church tries bait-and-switch ad

Midway Church in Villa Rica, with the help of a highway billboard, hopes to convince passers-by to “Discover Acceptance.” How soon before they discover Midway’s bastardized version of “acceptance” is more about changing their sexual orientation than welcoming them with open arms? This is the same place that hosted the “Love Won Out” conference from Exodus International last week. You know, the “pray away the gay” folks. Read the full post.


Bearracuda beats dance through Heretic [photos]

Bearracuda turned out the crowd again on Saturday with DJ Matt Consola packing the Heretic for a long night of beats for this bear dance party. The dance floor was crowded with beefy men not afraid to pull off their shirts. Our TakeOver at Flip Flops gallery came in second. View the Bearracuda gallery, or check out all of our photo albums.


Kyle Keyser brings Atlanta one last smile

Few personalities have impacted gay Atlanta on as many divergent fronts as Kyle Keyser. The former mayoral candidate, crime-fighter and alterna-DJ leaves town for new adventures with one last blast. Well, OK two, with double-header party plans next week. Read the full post.


Gay couple robbed in Old Fourth Ward apartment

A lesbian couple was robbed in their Old Fourth Ward apartment above their Sugar Coated Radical candy store early Thursday as their two children watched, an incident just eight hours after a murder in the same building. Taria Camerino had to quickly gather her partner, Ashley Hinson, and children, lock the door to their bedroom and wait for what came next. Read the full post.


Georgia’s new anti-gay Hater-in-Chief

Tanya Ditty eclipsed the Gold Dome’s other anti-gay haters on Tuesday to take center stage as the latest frothy-mouthed bigot to walk the halls of the Georgia State Capitol. Ditty, state director of Concerned Women for America of Georgia, spewed vitriol against a bill that would ban discrimination against the state’s LGBT employees. Readers went ballistic, providing proof that Ditty’s history of anti-gay bigotry knows no limits. Read the full post.


Did gay beating victim taunt attackers?

Some members of a gay group that initially supported a gay Atlanta man who was beaten are now cozying up to the attorney of one of the suspects and alleging that the victim was taunting his attackers before the Feb. 4 incident. Members of the group, Change Atlanta called Brandon White a liar and met with one of the suspect’s mothers. Read the full post.

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