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Our World Has Changed for the Better; But What Does That Mean?

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By Jason Meitelski In a landmark decision recently released by the US Supreme court, same-sex couples have now been legitimized and have the freedom to marry in all fifty states. After a decades long fight for equal rights, our day has finally arrived! Emotions are high, tears have been shed, and marriages have been proposed as couples and families can ... Read More »

Get Your Bear Fix: Atlanta Bear Fest 2015

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By Dustin Shrader It is that time of year again! Southern Bears is back with its annual Atlanta Bear Fest dedicated to be full of more fun and fur than any bear lover can handle. Founded some 22 years ago, Southern Bears Club’s ABF strives to set itself apart from other runs. Dedicated to providing a more laid back and ... Read More »

Dive Into the Pool: Joining Hearts Main Event

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The Piedmont Park Aquatic Center is asked often if they will rent out the space for parties. The answer is always no. Joining Hearts is the only social event that they allow. Why is that? Because every single dollar raised is donated to the charities that Joining Hearts supports. The Piedmont Park Conservancy will only allow 501(c)3 charities to rent ... Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court Releases Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

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Since April the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has heard oral arguments for and against same-sex marriage and has just released their rulings on two questions. Question 1: Does the U.S. Constitution require states to perform same-sex marriages? Question 2: Does the Constitution requite states to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states? This decision has kept the ... Read More »

Georgia Aquarium Will Host Atlanta Pride Kickoff Party

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The Atlanta Pride Committee announced yesterday that the Official Kickoff Party will once again be held at the Georgia Aquarium this year. This marks the sixth year the opening celebration will be held at the venue. Scheduled for Friday, October 9 the Kickoff Party will launch the Southeast’s largest Pride Festival, the weekend of October 10-11. “Every year, Will Ramsay, ... Read More »

Augusta Pride Celebrates with Soul and Sexiness: David Hernandez

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Jason Mietelski It’s PRIDE month in the USA, and time to gear up for celebrations across the country! Augusta kicks off its 6th official PRIDE festival weekend on Friday, June 26 with the city’s largest outdoor dance party, “Beats on Broad”. The city will be converting the Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds Street, into an enormous dance floor where everyone can ... Read More »

David Hero: Bubba D. Licious

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If you don’t know Bubba D. Licious (a.k.a. Jim Marks) then you have to have been living under a rock. Currently employed by famed drag restaurant Lips, Bubba has been a fixture not only in Atlanta Camp Drag, but also in our local charities since 1989. Bubba D. Licious has participated in HIV/AIDS and other fund raising events & causes ... Read More »

AID Atlanta Joins With AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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By Dustin Shrader Released this morning, AID Atlanta and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation have decided to join forces in order to better improve HIV health care services in Atlanta. Currently, Atlanta is the No. 5 city in the U.S. for HIV infections. With no job cuts anticipated, AID Atlanta will maintain present programs in progress and continue providing primary care ... Read More »

APC Announces 2015 Pride Grand Marshalls

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The Atlanta Pride Committee has just announced the official 2015 Atlanta Parade Grand Marshals. “The Grand Marshals are comprised of individuals and organizations, residing or based in Georgia who are recognized for their outstanding working advancing LGBTQ equality in Atlanta and across Georgia.” 2015 Atlanta Pride Parade Grand Marshals: · Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) · Swami ... Read More »

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