5 LGBT things to know today, Feb. 14

1. Get the tissues ready. It's Valentine's Day, and we've got a 1940s love letter from one gay soldier to another: "We vowed we'd be together again 'back home.'"2. If your Valentine plans include a date nig...

Dragnificent Queens: Monica Van Pelt is the real deal

Monica Van Pelt describes her first time doing drag as “a horrible mess,” but that didn't stop patrons at the bar in Columbus from cheering her on to win the talent show that week—and the following 15 weeks aft...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Drag queens run the world

It’s been a good few weeks for drag queens. Not that every day is not fabulous for these divas, but apart from regular clips from summer Pride parades and fundraisers we have seen on television and online, I ha...
Bill Kaelin

Bill Kaelin: Righteous rebellion

A few weeks ago I joined the Atlanta chapter of Black Lives Matter and took to the streets in protest of the murders of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. The two men were shot and killed within 24 hours of e...

Atlanta enters the land of Lola in ‘Kinky Boots’

After playing at venues across the country, the Tony Award-winning “Kinky Boots” finally has its Atlanta premiere on March 29, courtesy of Broadway Across America. Based on the 2005 film of the same name, the m...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 2

1. “It’s a balance to get this right – we want to find a line that minimizes bullying but maximizes the potential for people to be their authentic selves on Facebook.” Facebook finally changed their controversi...