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Way before there was a rainbow crosswalk in Midtown, Atlanta’s LGBTQ+ scene was flourishing. Queer history tends to focus on large cities like New York and San Francisco, but Atlanta’s actually been a haven for queer and trans Southerners since the early 20th century.
A young RuPaul and Charlie Brown star in Al Clayton’s 1980s photography show, “Drag Queens & Club Kids”
Al Clayton's photographs, on display at Chamblee's EBD4 gallery, celebrate the campy hedonists who made Atlanta a playground for nonconformists 40 years ago.
From 1933 to today, Atlanta has gone through prohibition, hundreds of clubs, a change in the legal drinking age to 18, and more. Here's the exhaustive (though not complete) timeline of Atlanta’s nightlife.
Peach-themed dishes galore at Peachfest, RuPaul’s Drag Race brings season 11 queens to the city, and the Atlanta Open hosts some of tennis’ best players.
When Donald Glover stepped up to the podium to accept the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at last night's 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, he thanked the Television Academy first. Then he thanked his parents. Then he thanked the City of Atlanta.
Three Atlanta icons earned a spot on this year's list, alongside President Donald Trump, Moonlight director Barry Jenkins, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and others.