5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 12

1. Gay-themed traffic lights showing same-sex couples have been introduced in Vienna to get people in the mood for the Eurovision Song Contest. The campaign is intended to present Vienna as an open-minded city ...

Ryan Lee: The flattering theft of black gay culture

Bert and Ernie have some new company in the Queer Muppet Suite following the re- cent outing of Kermit the Frog. Miss Piggy must be in full-bore rampage mode—but that’s none of my business. *Sip* Sesame S...

‘Queer Moxie Cabaret’ set for Wednesday at Jungle

MOXIE, noun: energy, determination, skill, ability to face difficulty with courage Queer artists take the stage all over Atlanta nearly every weekend and plenty of other days of the week. And when they do so, ...

SONG leads effort to halt massive LGBT deportations

The immigration issue has topped national news for months, going on years, people of color are are about to become the majority in the U.S. and there are untold amounts of undocumented LGBT people facing a vari...

Atlanta’s queer ‘Magick Cool Bus’ drives to be a revolution on wheels



A struggling queer activist in Atlanta who wants to attend a transgender conference in Philadelphia might not ever get the chance to go because of lack of funds or companionship or, quite simply, a ride.

But Lucian Vale, aka Mx. Drizzle, a trans and genderqueer activist and artist in Atlanta, hopes to change that with the Magick Cool Bus, an idea that puts LGBTQ people in the driver's seat and gives them the resources to roll out a new revolution — a "mobile queer community."

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Out In Music: the best in LGBT sounds

One of the best albums by a queer artist in 2013 (if not the best), “Pale Green Ghosts” (Partisan/Bella Union) by John Grant hits all the right notes. Grant succeeds whether dabbling in invigorating queer elect...