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Southern Decadence: Get Decadent on Labor Day

The 34th Annual Southern Decadence Parade strutted its stuff thru the French Quarter, Sunday, September 2, 2007 as a throng of onlookers watch costumes and fine feathers begin marching in the 1200 block of Royal Street and culminating  with a costume show at the corner of Bourbon and St. Ann Streets.

By Jason Mietelski Labor day is a time for decadence and excess during the “Gay Mardis Gras” in New Orleans—if you’ve experienced the parades, lavish costumes, non-stop 24 hour dancing and partying, and throngs of sweaty men enveloped in primal sexiness, then you know what I’m talking about (and you’re probably headed down to experience Southern Decadence in its entirety ... Read More »

Rainbow Crosswalk At 10th & Piedmont Has Been Approved


It’s official! The corner of 10th & Piedmont is about to get a lot more prideful! The City of Atlanta & The Office of Cultural Affairs approved the The Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks to be added into the City of Atlanta’s permanent collection of art.  According to the released statement, “The Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks will be a Public Art Project that symbolizes the ... Read More »

Knotty Notes: Eat It!


Selecting a suitable menu After reading the article last year about the Indiana restaurant that wouldn’t serve their pizza at a gay wedding, I knew my work was cut out for me. To those I am about to piss off, I apologize in advance. The real problem with that story doesn’t lie with the restaurant, but rather any couple (gay ... Read More »

Knotty Notes: Delivering the Goods


How to plan your wedding paper products We’ve covered a lot so far, and there is still so much for me to share! I’ve told you that you need to hire a wedding planner, what to look for in a venue, how to establish a solid creative team and what is appropriate attire for your wedding day. Whew, I’m just ... Read More »

Beyond the Pronouns


Jacob Tobia Shows True Gender Expression By Jason Mietelski Some of us wake up each morning knowing just what we’re going to wear and who we’re going to be. We’re either masculine or feminine, boy or girl. But there are some of us who don’t really fit the mold. Neither boy nor girl. Sometimes we feel like getting glitzed up ... Read More »

Watch: Kids React To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling


By Dustin Shrader Children are often overlooked when it comes to their opinions, especially their opinions concerning social issues. After viewing the video below, the adults in this country may want to take a step back, hush up and listen to what these youngsters have to say. Their views regarding the national legalization of same-sex marriage are beautifully simplistic. Kids ... Read More »

Say Hello To The First Openly Trans Man In The U.S. Military

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YouTube content creator Raymond Braun recently shared his latest video featuring Sergeant Shane Ortega, the first openly trans man to serve in the U.S. military. Raymond talks with Sergeant Ortega about his military career, some common misconceptions about the trans community and how to be a trans ally. Click below to learn more about Sergeant Ortega and his personal journey: ... Read More »

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