The article, written by Jon Gillooly, profiles several pro-gay rights OTP’ers and closes with an interview with current Georgia Republican Party Chairperson Sue Everhart, who makes a few outlandish statements in defense of “traditional” marriage.’
The Phillip Rush Center begins expansion plans Monday into an approximate 1,700 square foot space in a building located directly behind its current location in Candler Park thanks to more than $31,000 raised at a reception on Saturday.
Linda Ellis, executive director of the Health Initiative, is co-director of the Rush Center with Jeff Graham, executive director of Georgia Equality. She explained Saturday that the expansion was needed because the Rush Center has outgrown its space at 1530 DeKalb Ave. as more and more LGBT organizations, such as the Rainbow Center, which serves and advocates for LGBT Jewish people and families, seek permanent office space. The expansion is also to meet the needs of a statewide survey of LGBT residents.
Atlanta’s own Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen III and his husband Rashad Burgess, along with their newly adopted daughter Caylee LaTanya Burgess-Allen, come in at No. 10 of Ebony magazine’s Coolest Black Family in America list.
In what might be a first for Atlanta, a new transgender strip night will soon take over XS Ultra Lounge Wednesday nights. The weekly event, billed as “Black Diamond Atlanta Transgender Gentlemen’s Club,” kicks off with a preview night April 24.
With two Pink Pony locations, a plethora of options on Cheshire Bridge and at least two all-male strip clubs, Atlanta is no stranger to adult entertainment.