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Atlanta Pride has an app for that, y’all

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Are you ready for Atlanta Pride? Well if you're worried about missing a party or event or fundraiser, the Southeast's largest LGBT Pride fest says, "We've got an app for that."

The new Atlanta Pride app was released Sept. 27 on iTunes and gives user a way to quickly find out up-to-the-minute news, what events are coming up, brief descriptions of these events and even a photo gallery and the ability to upload your own photos to share with others, according to the description on iTunes. Atlanta Pride is Oct. 13-14, so there's plenty of time to find out all it can do for you.