LGBT Atlanta’s Best Bets for Feb. 13-19

Friday, Feb. 13 and Saturday, Feb. 14 Conductor Michael Krajewski and singer/songwriter Tony DeSare have created a special night of music made just for the romantics of the world. Bring your special someone ...

‘Queens of the Strut’ take over East Atlanta

The Hotlanta Softball League's Atlanta Talons marched with pride in Saturday's East Atlanta Strut, showing off this year's Queen of the Strut, Miss Amber P. Volare, and also past Queens of the Strut, Sybil Liba...

LGBT sports leagues invade Atlanta this spring

You now officially have no excuse to be bored this spring. You have been warned. Atlanta is packed with sports for every gender identity, sexual orientation, body type and skill level out there in the LGBT c...
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[Photos] Big Peach Softball Tournament

Big Peach Softball Tournament

The Big Peach Softball Tournament, held over Memorial Day Weekend at Atlanta's West Metro Atlanta Softball Complex, featured three days of gay competitive action in three divisions.

Big Peach Softball Tournament

The annual event is hosted by Hotlanta Softball. Atlanta Genesis came away with first overall in the "B" division, Atlanta Menace claimed "C" divison and the LA Thunder Bolts rounded out the winners by claiming victory in division "D."

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LGBT sports leagues challenge perceptions

Atlanta LGBT sports leagues

It’s hard to deny LGBT acceptance in sports is growing right alongside acceptance in society at large.

Professional basketball player Jason Collins recently came out as a gay man. Former professional soccer player Robbie Rogers came out in April. Straight allies in sports, like NFL players Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayanbadejo, are paving the way for other gay athletes to come out, as well.

When basketball player Britney Griner came out earlier this month following her selection as number one overall in the WNBA draft, it was welcome, albeit not earth-shattering, news.