Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week
A lot can happen in a week. While you were busy on your own progress, local LGBT news, nightlife and community were busy making headlines. Catch up with the most-clicked posts of the last seven days.
Chick-fil-A, caught this week sucking on the teet of an anti-gay marriage group when they were supposedly backing away from such organizations, broke its silence on Thursday. Their take? They won’t back down from anti-gay groups. Read the full post, including Wednesday’s public relations misfire indicating the opposite.
Leave it to Atlanta’s gay-owned Urban Body Studios to stir up a singular fundraising event. In June, it was hunks in trunks. On Saturday, a sexy Rockabilly Hair, Tattoo & Fashion Show benefitted Ben Cohen’s StandUp Foundation with the stud himself in attendance and models including CBS Atlanta’s hunkiest gay Brandon Rudat. View the full album, and check out all 10 of this week’s gay Atlanta event photo galleries.
The Clayton County schools superintendent quit his job in metro Atlanta expecting to be named chief of a school system in Berkeley, Calif. While Clayton had moved on, Edmond Heatley ultimately withdrew his candidacy for the Berkeley job as officials met to dump him over his past support for an anti-gay marriage initiative. Read the dirty details.
From one self-inflicted HIV funding crisis in Georgia to another: Gay HIV service non-profit Positive Impact is slashing prevention programs and firing five-part time staffers, four this month, over a big drop in state funding. Read the full post.
A professor who was fired by Atlanta’s Interdenominational Theological Center says the local consortium of black seminaries discriminated against him for being anti-gay and for distributing a book against homosexuality. The school says he’s just disgruntled and lying. Read the whole back-and-forth drama.
Always among the most popular of the week, check in with our latest community photo galleries, check out hot guys in the Morning Fix and check up on the week’s top national news in our weekday Afternoon Headline Rambles.
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