The most popular Project Q posts of the week
Under cloudy skies, maybe one of the best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend is hunker down and catch up with the news, community, nightlife and entertainment posts that started the most conversations in the last seven days.
‘Dishonest’ gay Atlanta attorney disbarred
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday disbarred a gay attorney who has represented David magazine and Southern Voice over allegations that he misused funds a client won in a lawsuit for his own personal use. Scott M. Herrmann’s shenanigans may be best remembered by gay Atlanta for threatening the GA Voice and Project Q – twice – with specious lawsuits. Read the full post.
HRC dinner gala dresses up for equality [photos]
With the 25th anniversary theme Be Part of Equality, HRC Atlanta donned tuxes and gowns for its annual dinner and silent auction on Saturday packed with political and celebrity guests. View the HRC Dinner gallery. Photo sets from Cinco de Mayo Carnival at Los Margaritas, PALS Pet Cotillion and “RuPaul’s” Jessica Wild and Mariah Balenciaga at Club Rush’s Got Leche party also drew big clicks. Check out all of our photo galleries.
Clay Aiken: Shame on you, North Carolina [video]
Congrats, North Carolina. As you were about to ban gay marriage, gay singer with child Clay Aiken took to the airwaves with a message for voters in his home state: Shame on you for supporting Amendment One, especially when you’re too stupid to even understand it. Watch the video.
Suit: John Travolta wanted ass play in Atlanta
The allegations of John Travolta’s touchy feely gay sex shenanigans now include charges that the actor wanted a second masseur to touch his anus as he humped the table during a massage in an Atlanta hotel earlier this year. Read the full post.
11Alive finds smart gays to talk marriage [video]
In case you had your head buried in sand, President Obama declared war on marriage. That sent Atlanta news crews scrambling for reaction. Thankfully, they found two smart gays to chew over the issue. Watch the video. Others were less adept, like WSB with Rain! Gay marriage! Kidnapping! It’s local news. But Jon Stewart: President Obama is gay… nailed the topic hilariously.
Kasim Reed, it’s time to end marriage cowardice
With President Obama declaring his support for same-sex marriage, you might think the gay nuptials train is leaving the station. But Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed isn’t hitching a ride just yet. Read the full post. The mayor responded to our report for a follow up: Kasim Reed ‘still wrestling’ with gay marriage.
Ride ‘em: GCB hoedown kicks off Cotillion
Pull yourself up by the bootstraps. It’s time for Atlanta Cotillion, the gay gentlemen who dress as ladies once a year for AID Atlanta, to build toward their annual ball. For 2012, they ride into the fundraising season cowboy style with their “GCB”-themed party Good Cotillion Belles and special guest Levi Crocker from Logo’s “The A-List Dallas.” Read the full preview.
Ben Cohen lends jock power to ATL screening
Ben Cohen–yes, that former pro jock and current sexy cuddle bear–returns to his sometimes home of Atlanta next month to add a little star power to a movie screening and an issue he’s become known for–gay equality. Atlanta Pride and Out on Film announced Monday that Cohen will attend the June 11 screening of “Legalize Gay.” Read the full post.
HCSwimwear designer: Treat yourself, sexy
Gay Atlanta’s own Melvin Browne is reeling and reveling in the success of his 2012 Spring/Summer collection, sold exclusively at Brushstrokes. Get to know the man behind the swimsuits that add to your bold, sexy, fashionable bottom line. Read the full post.
A gay hanky code for the steam room [video]
Sure you’ve heard of the hanky code. You know, yellow for watersports, red for fisting, dark blue on the right for bottoms, light blue for oral sex. The guys of Steam Room Stories give the mainstay of 1970s gay life a contemporary spin. In the steam room. Watch the video.
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