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Satirical songstresses Bria & Chrissy go viral on YouTube

Bria and Chrissy

Atlanta lesbian duo Bria and Chrissy are quickly making quite a name for themselves.

First, it was their popular tongue-in-cheek YouTube videos poking fun at Chick-Fil-A and satirizing Mitt and Ann Romney. Then, they made a big splash at the Democratic National Convention where they landed on page 2 of the Washington Post, kissing each other while counter-protesting anti-gay demonstrators. They were also interviewed by Comedy Central for “The Daily show with Jon Stewart.”

Their wildly popular videos have garnered over 135,000 views in three months. We sat down with Bria Kam, 25, and Chrissy Chambers, 21, to talk about their newfound success.

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Attorney: ‘Reckless’ to accuse videotaped victim in anti-gay assault of lying

Brandon White's attorney said Friday that allegations from gay activists who accused the young man of lying about knowing the three men who brutally attacked him in southwest Atlanta are "patently false."

"Brandon did not know his attackers and it is sickening to think that people would say that without asking Brandon and are instead taking the word of one of the attackers," attorney Christine Koehler said.

Gay members of Change Atlanta told CBS Atlanta that they believed White, 20, lied when he said he did not know the three gang members who attacked him on Feb. 4 as he stepped outside a grocery store in the Pittsburgh community. The brutal assault, in which the attackers repeatedly called White "faggot," was videotaped and uploaded on a hip hop website where it went viral.

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Videos: ‘Sh*t’ people say to LGBT folks

Shit Girls Say

It all seems to have started with a video entitled “Shit Girls Say,” posted late last year on the video-sharing site YouTube, that quickly went viral. Some nine million views later, parodies have flooded the internetz, including a half-dozen or so LGBT-themed responses.

The first LGBT-themed video we found, “Shit Girls Say to Gay Guys,” was uploaded yesterday and has somewhere in the neighborhood of a half million views. That was followed by a lesbian and tran-themed parody.

I wasn't able to find a “Shit Dudes Say to Lesbians” video, but I have the feeling it wouldn't be nearly as funny as these below. How many different ways can they say “Can I watch?”

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Our most read articles of the year

The nature of internet content and how it's shared across the web makes it hard to predict what stories will catch the public's attention and truly go "viral." In 2011, dozens of articles from GA Voice were picked up and cited in national and international publications and hundreds more were shared on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

Some 500,000 visitors came to our website in 2011 and viewed our content more than 1.8 million times.

Here are the top 10 most-viewed GA Voice web stories of the year:

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