Throw your hands (and your books) up if you remember this staple of LGBTQ ATL.
Lesbian-owned Charis Books & More celebrates four decades of selling books and providing a safe space to many communities in November and plans are to have special birthday events through the next year. ...
One of the nation's oldest feminist bookstores is celebrating the big 3-9 all day Saturday and is inviting everyone to attend.
Lesbian-owned Charis Books & More, located in the heart of Little Five Points, will celebrate its birthday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a storewide sale with cake, cookies and other "savory treats" made by the board and staff of Charis.
Lakara Foster is known to many as the host of the popular Brown Sugar Vibe monthly poetry sessions, but she is also an author and motivational speaker who owns her own business, She Speaks! Inc., a firm that offers workshops and resources to empower women and girls.
Her new book is "The Grown Woman's Guide to Greatness" and is available at the independent feminist bookstore Charis Books & More. She will be discussing the book, its lessons, what it means to be "grown" and how to achieve this success on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 1-2:30 p.m. at Charlis, located at 1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307.
Gilbert’s to move into former Outwrite building; promises to honor legacy of corner of ‘gay and gay’
Gilbert's Cafe and Bar, the gay-friendly restaurant, is ready to take over the space at 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue where former gay landmark Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse was once located.
On the Facebook page named Gilbert's Expansion — 10th and Piedmont, Gilbert's owners Gilbert and Sean lay out their future plans, including honoring the space — long dubbed the corner of gay and gay — that has been an iconic location for LGBT Atlanta for more than a decade.
"The corner of 10th and Piedmont has been a beacon of progressive attitudes, acceptance and respect, we wish to continue that legacy as the city matures and welcomes an ever increasing diversity and a growing respect for general human rights," said owners Sean and Gilbert in a Facebook posting made yesterday.