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Out Front Theatre Company Hosts Virtual Rainbow Ball

Out Front Theatre Company is hosting their annual Rainbow Ball benefit virtually this year on Saturday, September 19. Because the event has gone virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic, the theme has been ch...

The Herstory of ZAMI NOBLA

When Mary Anne Adams, the founding executive director of ZAMI NOBLA (The National Organization for Black Lesbians on Aging), came to Atlanta in 1988, the city’s landscape for Black lesbian women was far differe...

Pure Heat Community Festival Postponed to 2021

The Pure Heat Community Festival has been postponed due to COVID-19. The festival, which was scheduled for Sunday, September 6 in Piedmont Park during the annual Atlanta Black Gay Pride celebration, will be ...

WATCH: Memoirs of the Atlanta Drag Scene

Legendary drag photographer Just Toby reads one of his recent articles he wrote for the Georgia Voice, Memoirs of the Atlanta Drag Scene, all about the different drag styles, performers, and scenes you can find...

A History of Atlanta Drag Bars

In Atlanta these days, it's fairly easy to find a gay bar that has some sort of drag show or competition at least once a week. The success of RuPaul's Drag Race has made the art form even more mainstream and ma...

Drag in the Age of COVID-19

For many local drag queens, this spring was the last time they performed in front of a crowded audience. No one would ever have expected that the much-loved and entertaining drag queen performances would ever s...

Not Just Entertainment: Drag as Community Activism

Drag performers have always been mixing art with the cause of creating a better world. Atlanta is, of course, the drag capital of the southeastern United States, with a drag scene that is rivaled only by cit...

Memoirs of the Atlanta Drag Scene

When Georgia Voice reached out to me to write about the Atlanta drag scene, my first thought was “OMG, that’s a lot, and how much space can I get?” We live in a city that has an extraordinary amount of talent a...