Posts Categorized: Georgia

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 6. Atlanta

Atlanta

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: The star of the South is really becoming one of the country’s… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #4 Atlanta

Atlanta

Atlanta is the gay capital of the South and for good reason. The city is generally tolerant and has LGBT-owned businesses scattered throughout the Midtown, Kirkwood, and Candler Park neighborhoods. They also have the Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce that helps promote gay- and lesbian-owned businesses around the city. Atlanta even has one of the… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Atlanta’s Westside

Westside in Atlanta, Georgia

Situated conveniently across I-85/75 west of Midtown, the city’s main gay hub, the Westside (also known as West Midtown) was mostly a swath of warehouses and industrial concerns — some of them vacant — until developers, restaurateurs, and artists began moving in over the past 10 to 15 years. This large neighborhood sprawls a bit… Read more »

Atlanta Okays Temporary Rainbow Crosswalks for Gayborhood

The gayborhood will get a little gayer just in time for Pride. The Atlanta City Council on Monday approved the temporary installation of rainbow crosswalks at a busy Midtown intersection. The resolution, sponsored by City Council member Kwanza Hall, enables the crosswalks for 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue for two weeks, paving the way for… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Doug Morgan, Atlanta, Georgia

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Greeting from the North Georgia Mountains! My name is Doug Morgan. I specialize in residential sales, vacation homes, foreclosures and short sales in North Atlanta and the North Georgia… Read more »

Out Traveler’s Top 10 US Gayborhoods #4: Atlanta’s Midtown

We’re counting down the top ten US Gayborhoods, according to Out Traveler. The fourth place finisher is in Atlanta: 4. Midtown (Atlanta), with 10.68 percent of the vote A Southern city in the top five? Indeed. Atlanta’s colorful community continues to grow and influence gay culture at large (heels on men, anyone?), with Midtown serving… Read more »

Where is Atlanta’s Gayborhood?

The city’s original gayborhood, Midtown in Atlanta is still the core of LGBT life in the area. The intersection of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue is considered the crossroad of gay Atlanta. Formerly home to Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse, this Midtown locale is a starting point for many LGBT visitors to the city. Nearby Piedmont… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Walt Welch, Atlanta, Georgia

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. With more than 12 years of experience and being a native of Atlanta, I have an “in depth” knowledge of popular gay friendly Atlanta neighborhoods. See Walt’s Expanded Listing… Read more »

Today’s Real Estate Report – Georgia

At Gay Realty Watch, we look for news to share with you about the gay real estate market – both lgbt real estate news and news specific to gay and lesbian real estate meccas. If you have a gay real estate story that you’d like to share with us, contact us at info@2016.gayrealtynetwork.com. Today, in… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Doug Morgan, Atlanta, Georgia

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Doug Morgan specializes in real estate in the North Georgia mountains, and he represents both buyers and sellers. See Doug’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly… Read more »