Five gay Atlanta must-reads of the week
You’re a busy person. Sometimes you can’t catch every last post covering LGBT Atlanta news, community or water-cooler buzz during the week. We get that. Here’s a look at the Top 5 of the last seven days.
Gay Atlanta can’t get enough of rugby stud Ben Cohen, and vice versa. A week after his last visit and even before he returns to top Atlanta Pride, Cohen’s StandUp Foundation announces its new magazine and sets the date for an Atlanta launch party. Read the full post.
Those Blake’s boys are a tough bunch. They smack a security guard, chase down armed robbers and tough it out during a mugging. And they won’t let a car crash stop them from getting their cocktail on at the gay Atlanta hotspot. But the police will. Read the dirty details. Cops also tend to get involved when an Atlanta man stabs boyfriend who still wants to reconcile
Chick-fil-A donated to gay-run Atlanta HIV agency
As Chick-fil-A confused both its religious supporters and LGBT critics last week, the company quietly showed that it financially supports at least one gay-run HIV agency in Atlanta even if it’s a paltry donation compared to the millions funneled to anti-gay groups. Read the latest twist, and see how a late lesbian sister helped a straight Atlanta employee learn how to quit Chick-fil-A.
So much for Morehouse College’s Mean Girls. Now, a trio of students at the all-male historically black college that struggles with LGBT issues is bringing gay to the forefront thanks to Civil Rights leader Bayard Rustin. Their educational program on the openly gay MLK lieutenant includes a classroom curriculum. Read the full post.
If you’d rather just not think about the actual living conditions some of Atlanta’s homeless LGBT youth face, Lost N Found Youth isn’t going to let you ignore it. The queer youth advocacy group releases an unsettling video to tell it like it is. Watch the video and read our report.
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