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2012 Atlanta Pride Commitment Ceremony
The 2012 Atlanta Pride Commitment Ceremony was held at W Midtown's Altitude on Oct. 7. More than a dozen couples expressed their love and commitment to one another in the annual ceremony that featured friends and family of those participating. (Photos by Brent Corcoran / RNZ Photography)
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Dozens of young people who are rising stars in Atlanta's ball scene and their House mothers and fathers gathered at XS Ultra Lounge on Aug. 12 to participate in the second annual Evolution Project's Youth Ballroom Awards.
The Evolution Project, a program of AID Atlanta, is for young gay black gay and bisexual men and transgender individuals and has its own center located on Juniper Street where young people gather for everything from discussion groups to movie-watching and playing cards.
The annual Southeast Black and Blue weekend is a time for the gay men in the leather community to embrace and celebrate the kink, sex and fetish side of their community. And those competing for Southeast LeatherSIR, Southeast Leatherboy and Mr. Southeast Rubber did not disappoint with fantasy scenes that included BDSM and erotic consensual play.
Winners of the competition held Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Atlanta Eagle, were:
Gentry and Weston
Cole and Bailey
In 2011, we uploaded more than 5,500 photos from dozens of parades, festivals, protests, press conferences and nightlife events. Here's our picks for the best photos of the year.
Players of the Knoxville Woodpeckers softball team put their cleats in with an empty cleat to honor a deceased teammate at the Big Peach Softball tournament hosted by the Hotlanta Softball League. (Photo by Dyana Bagby)
Our 25 best photos of 2011