From a local company’s zero-tolerance to a gay Atlanta family at the White House, from a student’s lawsuit to gays in springtime, these are the hot topics that drew your clicks in the week gone by.
Atlanta Checker Cab cans driver after ‘faggot’ slur
Within hours of an Atlanta Checker Cab driver telling a gay man “fuck you faggot” outside two popular gay nightspots in Midtown, the company confronted the driver and relieved him of his contract. The accuser tells us about the incident, and the cab company talks about its reaction. Read the full post.
This guy is why we love spring in Atlanta
The best thing about spring? The sun and warm weather helps draw out the abs to Piedmont Park. And gays, never far from their smartphones, are quick to snap a pic. A tipster pointed us to this dog-walking mound of sexy muscle on Tap That Guy, so we gathered some more photos of sexy Atlanta men from the site full of hot guys captured in candid shots. View the full gallery.
ATL gay family rolls Easter eggs at White House
The White House lawn just got a little gayer. Among the kids scrambling at the Easter Egg Roll with the Obamas this year are the sons of Health Initiative Executive Director Linda Ellis and her partner. The Atlanta family’s invitation makes the annual event not just LGBT-inclusive, but Ellis’ Health Initiative tie also goes right along with the First Lady’s fight for healthier youth. Read the full post.
Joining Hearts’ patio funday on Sunday [photos]
Joining Hearts continued its long and sexy tease to this summer’s big pool party fundraiser on Sunday by offering this mix: A patio beer bust with an easy-on-the-eyes crowd and great weather. View the Joining Hearts gallery. Photos of Hotlanta Softball Opening Day, their Extra Innings Beer Bust, and more gay jocks playing rugby and flag football proved popular too. Check out all of our photo galleries.
What is Sunday Funday and why should I care?
Spring is here. Patios are open. And gay boys are pulling out Sunday Funday t-shirts. But you still have no idea what this fun is all about. It’s okay, party-pooper. Here’s a detailed Sunday Funday explainer, just in time to guide your gay weekend. Read the full post.
School: Reuben Lack fired for being ‘poor leader’
After Reuben Lack sued his metro Atlanta high school last week, a war of words emerged. The school system called him a “poor leader,” detractors are bullying him on Twitter and his attorney called all of it “baloney.” Later in the week, a judge refused to reinstate Lack as student council president, but the lawsuit will continue. Read the full post.
Why don’t you use a condom in your car?
When it comes to bareback sex, gay men can’t seem to finish where they started. And if a condom is involved, it’s likely the good times are rolling at home and not in the car. Those are just two of the interesting bullet points from what’s being billed as the largest-ever survey of gay men and condom use. Read the full post.
Outwrite to be bigger, maybe gayer Gilbert’s
It won’t be another gay bar, but the space formerly known as Outwrite Bookstore will be an expanded Gilbert’s, the popular café that’s always crawling with gays anyway. Gilbert’s owners took to Facebook on Thursday to turn the scuttlebutt and rumors into official news. Read the full post.