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Protesters march in downtown Atlanta holding a "March for gay rights" sign

How one march for gay rights launched nearly 50 years of Atlanta Pride

On the first anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, roughly 100 Atlantans, frustrated by discriminatory treatment against LGBTQ people on local and national levels, began marching on Peachtree Street.
Megan Thee Stallion performs at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2019

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: October 9–15

A3C—also known as Atlanta’s longest-running hip-hop festival—continues strong, celebrate the LGBTQ community at Atlanta Pride Festival, and jam out at Oakhurst Porchfest.
Center for Puppetry Arts Atlanta Ghastly Dreadfuls

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: October 10-16

Atlanta Pride comes to Midtown, the Center for Puppetry Arts kicks off its annual Halloween favorite The Ghastly Dreadfuls, and Oakhurst turns into an all-day jam session.
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Atlanta Pride marches on

In 1971 about 100 gay activists marched down Peachtree Street. That day marked one of the first pride parades in the country’s history. Since then the city’s LGBTQ community and the annual procession, now the largest parade in Atlanta, have been transformed.

27 Atlanta festivals to check out in October

From craft beer to Halloween happenings, here are some of best festivals in Atlanta this month.

The battle for LGBT rights in Georgia is far from over

Georgia remains one of 29 states without laws that specifically protect LGBT citizens against discrimination in the places where they live, the offices where they work, and the restaurants where they eat, says Jeff Graham, executive director of Georgia Equality.

What are you doing this weekend? October 11-13

Well, the huge event of the weekend is Atlanta Pride, the celebration that started in the 1970s and just keeps getting bigger and better. The 2013 massive list of events includes parties, performances, an artists market, a Eucharist service, Lady Gaga-inspired yoga, workshops, films, a car and motorcycle show, and, of course, one hell of a parade. Piedmont Park and environs. atlantapride.org

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