LGBT Community

Big Peach Tournament: The Games, The Eats, The Parties


Atlanta has been home base to an annual GLBT softball tournament for 30 years. In the beginning, it was called the Armory Classic. “It began as many of these tournaments have, being sponsored by one club/bar as an invitational for other teams throughout the country,” explains long-time HSL member and famed Atlanta personality, Bubba D. Licious. “Around the time that ... Read More »

AARFstravaganza: Armorettes Show Pet Love


By Jonathan Bugg   Having grown up in Stone Mountain, I know very well the bucolic beauty and graceful curves of the State Park. Every year numerous festivals, concerts, and of course the all important “Laser Show” keeps people coming back for more. This year from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, there is going to be an ... Read More »

Get Ready for ‘Grace and Frankie,’ Your Next Netflix Binge


By Elijah Sarkesian Be honest: who among us hasn’t engaged in a weekend of binge-watching a show on Netflix? Over the last few years, it’s become essential for anyone who keeps up with pop culture, especially with the original series that Netflix has created. Think about it – you or someone you know has spent a weekend running through all ... Read More »

David Hero: Rick Westbrook


This month’s David Hero, Rick Westbrook has tirelessly worked towards the needs of LGBT youth as Executive Director for Lost-n-Found Youth. You will often times see him inside the Lost-n-Found Thrift Store moving things about himself. How long have you lived in Atlanta? My Whole Life What do you do for employment? I am the Executive Director for Lost-n-Found Youth. ... Read More »

Get Your Cinco On – A Guide for Cinco De Mayo


Though Cinco De Mayo falls on a Tuesday this year, that’s not stopping restaurants and businesses like Mama’s Cantina and TEN from throwing some outstanding events. Here’s a one stop shop for the details on those events. Plus a few other things one can do to celebrate this Mexican version of St. Patty’s Day. Ole! TEN (990 Piedmont Rd. NE) ... Read More »

Datebook i15 – What to do in Atlanta


Another WON Disco Night The ladies of Women’s Outdoor Network are invading the Heretic for an albeit early night of “back in the day” disco music and dancing. Ladies, dust off those bell bottoms, pick out that afro, find a geometric polyester shirt so you can get your boogie on. Friday, April 17 • 7 – 10 p.m. • Heretic ... Read More »

Business Spotlight: MINI of Kennesaw


LGBT Specialists may be the wave of the future for more and more companies as they realize the power of the almighty gay dollar. One such company pushing into this new wave is MINI Cooper of Kennesaw. They saw a need for an LGBT Specialist, especially with MINI Cooper having a very loyal LGBT ownership demographic. Enter Calisto Havarlias. Many of ... Read More »

Masculine vs. Feminine

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In a day and age when the thick lines between types of peoples are getting thinner and thinner, one giant line in the sand caught our attention for a little exploration. Masculine acting guys versus feminine acting guys. It seems like the world is both awash with both and yet it seems that when you are looking, a true died-in-the-wool ... Read More »

The Rally Against Discrimination


by Jason Mietelski It was a glorious day to gather with other LGBT Georgians and our allies to take a stand against the impending “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (SB 129) sponsored by Senator Josh McKoon (R. Ga)–legislation that could pave the way for businesses and the like to legally discriminate against citizens and their families across the state. Amongst the ... Read More »

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