Dotte Com

Audio: Catching Up with Atlanta drag queen Dotte Com

Catching Up is a monthly look at Atlanta’s LGBTQ arts scene brought to you by AM1690 and the Georgia Voice. This month’s guest is Dotte Com, an Atlanta drag queen who created Neonblk: A Drag Show Celebrating Bl...

Best of Atlanta: Nightlife

After two months of online balloting and tens of thousands of votes cast, we present to you your favorites in dozens of categories in our fifth annual Best of Atlanta awards. Many people like to say these awar...
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Christopher & Robert: Saying ‘I do,’ helping animals, too

Christopher Mitchell and Robert Keller

Christopher Mitchell and Robert Keller met more than a decade ago when the couple shared a brief romance. But things were not meant to be. At least, not back then.

“We parted ways back in 2001,” Mitchell says. “We were not old enough for that kind of commitment. We did not see each other for a little over a decade.”

And what a difference a decade can make. Almost by happenstance, the two met again for a lunch date and fell head-over-heels in love a little over two years ago, Mitchell says.

The couple decided to marry and drove to Washington, D.C., where same-sex marriages can be legally performed. They tied the knot in a small, private ceremony on Dec. 28, 2012.

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[Photos] MSR brings some ‘bad girls’ to the club – and others who just like to dance

My Sister's Room

DJ M, My Sister's Room and Twee threw down Aug. 16 with its "We Love Biggie" edition of Dance Fever at the lesbian bar in East Atlanta. Women (and some guys) packed the dance floor to the beats of the 80s, 90s, disco Top 40 as well as hip hop.

The GA Voice arrived too late on Aug. 17 to witness any action, but word was from party organizers and witnesses that "Bad Girls Club" filmed a scene at MSR. And a fight broke out. Apparently the reality TV show that takes a bunch of bad girls, puts them in a house and records the hilarity and violence and, well, embarrassing situations arise is now filming in the ATL and will also be filming at the Pure Heat festival in Piedmont Park on Sept. 2 during Black Pride over Labor Day weekend.

Are girl fights really that popular still? Anyone see any "Bad Girls Club" filming going on anywhere?

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May 7 fundraiser benefits International Day Against Homophobia

Betty Couvertier

As Atlanta prepares for its third annual observance of the International Day Against Homophobia, it has grown to encompass three days of events scheduled in cities across Georgia.

Atlanta's IDAHO events are being organized by Betty Couvertier, host of the alt-radio program Alternative Perspectives, which airs on WRFG.

This year's event features the theme “sexual diversity in the workplace,” but Couvertier told GA Voice this week that many issues affect the state's LGBT communities and will be highlighted during IDAHO, from housing and employment to healthcare and safe schools.