The 56 man-candiest moments of the year

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Gay Atlanta served up some man candy moments in 2012, from men on stage in their sexy briefs to hunks going poolside for charity. So many abs. But we recount them all.

56. When Faeries and Sisters offer disco love.


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55. When Lumberjacks do the ManShaft at Cockpit.


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54. When remix master Chris Cox throws down in Atlanta.


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53. When Bedlam got WhackedOut Blackout.


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52. When PALS straps on leather and lace for bingo.


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51. When Boyz Gone Wild stepped on stage at Jungle.

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50. When Bearracuda beats dance their way through Heretic.


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49. When ginger ‘Rough Gods’ get put on display.


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48. When superheroes celebrate their birthday at BJs.


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47. When the Studio 54 party gets down to it.


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46. When Rockstars went big for MLK Weekend’s main event.


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45. When DJ Tony Moran lays down the beats.


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44. When bachelors get pimped for charity.


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43. When shirtless guys hit Piedmont Park for spring.


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42. When DJ Eddie Baez beats up the dance floor.


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41. When Jungle bares its briefs for an underwear party.


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40. When boys in their briefs sell Jell-O shots for charity.


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39. When the Eagle crowns a new daddy.


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38. When men fun-raise with sexy Easter baskets.


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37. When Armorettes race through the Easter holiday.


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36. When Alex Cohen makes Atlanta’s gay dance.


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35. When Las Margaritas hosts big Cinco holigay.


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34. When flag football snaps its way into spring.


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33. When Cockpit celebrates in its underwear.


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32. When Joining Hearts guys grab their hoses.


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31. When Heretic hits summer with a sudsy benefit.


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30. When MondoHomo celebrates its queer variety.


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29. When Joining Hearts splashes into its 25th year.


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28. When bawdy boys bare their swimsuits at Mary’s.


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27. When Ben Cohen pitches to gay Atlanta.


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26. When Drew G. delivers his Dirty Pop.


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25. When the White Party pops with Christian Chávez.


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24. When Hotlanta Softball crowns its new hunk.


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23. When Urban Body celebrates 10 years.


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22. When DJ Micky Friedmann rocks the Peach Party.


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21. When gay jocks strut in swimsuits at sunset.


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20. When Joining Hearts delivers ‘amazing’ again.


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19. When Heretic dances for Freemasons invasion.


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18. When Bedlam suds up for a foam party.


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17. When sexy undies spice up the Big Gay Game Show.


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16. When an Eagle mashup turns Black & Blue.


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15. When boys in briefs get ‘Dirty’ with Manhunt.


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14. When rubber and drag mix for big gay games.


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13. When Brandon Rudat strips down for charity.


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12. When Atlanta Field Day hunks hula hoop.


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11. When ManShaft turns Cockpit blue collar.


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10. When DJ Seth Cooper rocks Gods & Monsters for Halloween.


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9. When gay porn stars drop their jocks for PALS.


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8. When Jungle stays up late for Pride.


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7. When jocks do the big gay Atlanta Pride parade.


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6. When ‘Heroes’ unveils some sexy superheroes.


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5. When Got Leche? Delivers festive for Halloween.


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4. When sexy goblins raise charity cash.


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3. When ‘Ghosts’ camps up Halloween.


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2. When sexy guys play Big Gay Games for charity.


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1. When Speedo Santas jingle jog for charity.


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