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Fantastic Beasts LGBTQ powerlifting club

Atlanta’s LGBTQ powerlifting club builds bonds by pumping iron. Meet the Fantastic Beasts.

In the gym are people of all shapes and sizes, ranging in age from college students to professionals in their 50s and 60s. The gym-goers gently critique each other’s form and effusively cheer each other on. These are the Fantastic Beasts, Atlanta’s only LGBTQ powerlifting club—and, according to the organizers, possibly the first of its kind in the world.
Atlanta Ballet dancer Jessica He

Atlanta Ballet dancer Jessica He on how to keep your body—and mind—fit

Atlanta Ballet dancer Jessica He took a star turn in last year’s world premiere of Craig Davidson’s Remembrance/Hereafter. He will reprise her leading role in the second movement of the performance with the Atlanta Ballet at City Springs, April 12–13.
Total Row Buckhead

Is indoor rowing the next fitness craze? Try it at Buckhead’s Total Row.

There’s a new hot workout in town: indoor rowing. Find this oft-neglected gym machine at Total Row in Buckhead where owner Elliott Smith explains why this should be your next go-to workout.
Morehouse School of Medicine Match Day

Match Day at Morehouse School of Medicine: Future doctors thank friends, family, and faculty as they enter the next chapter of their careers

“Match Day is the realization of a dream birthed in your childhood, nurtured over the years through your hard work and perseverance and sacrifice,” said MSM President and Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice.
Xytex Cryo transparency

A better babymaking business? Georgia-based sperm bank Xytex promises greater transparency after controversy

On Wednesday, Xytex Cryo International announced it would become the first United States sperm bank to limit how many births can come from new donors. This comes in the wake of the revelation that a mentally ill man donated sperm at Xytex over a period of 14 years, fathering at least 36 children.
Waller's Coffee Shop Decatur

Beyond the Brew: Waller’s Coffee Shop aims to promote strong mental health

"I want this to be a place that people can come for help, guidance, and just for quiet time," says owner Jason Waller, who hopes that his new Decatur shop can serve not only as a music venue and place to grab a cup of coffee, but also a place to promote positive conversations around mental health issues.

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