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BREAKING THE RULES Fall Fashion Tips and Trends

Jennifer Hudson

Will She Play Whitney?

Red Dress Party

The Crimson Masquerade Returns


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Bigger and Harder

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t is always incredible and awe inspiring when I meet people that have extreme willpower, who are able to focus mind, body, and soul on that singleminded goal. I recently met Brian Dohner, who returned this year from Cleveland, OH to his home in Atlanta, with not one, but two Gold Medals in Bodybuilding from the 2014 Gay Games. Competing in three previous Gay Games (Sydney, Chicago and Cologne), Brian says he enjoys the experiences and the competition. The two gold medals that Brian achieved this year were in the Over 50 Class and in the Pairs Class. The Pairs Class is very intriguing, as it is not done in any other bodybuilding competition. Competitors will have previously choreographed with a partner of their choosing to create a longer and more cohesive duet routine. “People seem to like it, especially because it’s original to the Gay Games,” Brian says. “I also want people to realize that in the regular bodybuilding competition, there are two major categories; tested and untested…I won the tested category as I have never taken performance enhancing substances.” Looking at Brian, it’s obvious that he trains hard to begin with, but I was curious as to how hard the intensity of his training was, as the competition approached. He explained that 16 weeks out he began a super carbohydrate restrictive diet and stepped up his cardio in order to get extra ripped. “It’s really hard when your friends are wanting to spend time with you and go out, but you can’t break training,” Brian explains. Aside from the dedication to the pure physicality he has achieved, I am left strongly impressed by the mental commitment that Brian has put forth. He sacrificed time, money, friends, family, probably some awesome parties – God knows how many carbs are uneaten today because he had the willpower to say no. What if we all had that kind of focus? What one thing would you focus on that hard to achieve your goals? Grad school? LGBT rights? Love? For myself, seeing that kind of dauntless devotion inspires me to dream bigger and try harder.

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Shots

with Todd

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eople have been asking me to get to know Todd for a little while now. He’s been slinging cocktails in Atlanta for a good bit; eight years at Blake’s, and now a year at rising Atlanta hotspot, TEN. I was a tad off-put by his look. Todd screams EastAtlanta-hipster with not just a ring that says “Fuck You”, but also a dog-tag that bares the same mantra. Then he smiles, and your worries fade to nonexistence. This Cabagetown resident makes a mean cocktail with the friendliest of service… What’s your signature drink? It’s called a Blueberi Pie. Pretty much tastes like the name. It is made with Stoli Bluberi, of course, then I add triple sec, sprite and a touch of cranberry. Makes the kids go crazy. Who is your worst kind of customer? I really hate girls who think that just because they have a nice rack, they can get free drinks. They ask things like, “when did you know you were gay?’ “When I saw you”, is my reply. What’s the weirdest thing that you’ve been asked to do behind the bar? So this guy gets a drink from me. Then he throws up … on the bar. Then he wants to make out! What did you do? I married him! No just kidding. I probably threw him out of the bar or something. However I did get married in Boston last year to my boyfriend of ten years. Hey, ten and TEN seems like it may have been meant to happen! 10 // 09.17.2014

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7 Ways to Break the Rules Wearing White After Labor Day

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BY MIKEY ROX

’ve never been a fan of clothing etiquette wherein somebody somewhere once decided when I can wear this and when I can’t wear that. The most annoying rule of them all? No white after Labor Day. While white makes sense in the summer for practical reasons – like that it reflects the sun to keep us cool and it’s ideal for wet T-shirt contests (hey, boy!) – I think it’s perfectly fine any time of year. If you’re on my side of this debate (and you better be), check out these white-hot wardrobe additions that’ll help you stick it to tradition.

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Timberland Polo

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Slater Zorn Oxford Shirt

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2(X)IST Briefs

Even though we’re headed into dreaded (for me, anyway) cold-weather territory, there are still a few rays of hope and sunshine to soak up before hibernation begins. You’ll come off preppy and put together on those seasonable days just following the holiday – a good look if you’re tryin’ to take a dip in the backto-school pool – in the men’s short-sleeve Millers River Polo Shirt from Timberland. This regular fit shirt – sorry, skinny bitches – is solid white for a clean, finished look. $58; shop.timberland.com

You won’t have to hem and haw when choosing a shirt from luxury retailer Slater Zorn, because every men’s button-down offered is – you guessed it – white. But these casual classics are anything but boring. There’s a pop of collegiate color on the contrast grosgrain placket that lets you bunk Labor Day tradition in white while showing a smidge of your true hues. $135; slaterzorn.com

First things first: Unless you’re the kind of guy who prefers going commando (which is just yuck, by the way), we need to slip on our skivvies. Today’s tighty whities have come a long way since our pot-bellied papas rocked the look around the house, and 2(X)IST has the perfect pair to keep your artillery under wraps. The slim-fit TUX Contour Pouch Brief features siderunning satin inset stripes and a Jacquard elastic waistband, and it’s available in stark white so you can show off what your daddy gave ya. $26; www.2xist.com

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Bonobos Chinos

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Mission Belt

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K-Way Jacket

Every dude deserves a great-fitting pair of chinos, and Bonobos is nothing if not dedicated to that pursuit. Buck the trend this time, however, with a pair of Great Whites, a stark (or is that shark?) contrast from the other blues, olives and browns that currently populate your closet. This limited-edition style – once they’re gone, they’re gone, says Bonobos – features the company’s signature back pocket liners and slide-snap closures in a straight-leg fit. $68; bonobos.com

As a loyal fan of ABC’s Shark Tank, I first learned about Mission Belt last year when entrepreneur Nate Holzapfel appeared on the show. Hoping to reinvent the belt altogether, Nate walked away with an offer from investor Daymond John – and its only fitting, then, that it’s the Great White style (hey, maybe they share a copywriter with Bonobos) that’s most appropriate here. This isn’t your ordinary belt, however. There are no holes in the design, but rather a sliding set of ‘teeth’ on the inside that allow you to adjust the leather as your body changes. Mission Belt also has another mission besides making you feel less self-conscious about your weight: $1 of every belt sold helps fight global hunger and poverty through micro lending on Kiva. $39.95; missionbelt.com

The first Monday in September unofficially signals the end of summer, and that means it’s almost time to start layering. Choosing fashionable white outerwear is no easy feat, but that all changes with Canadian company K-Way, which offers stylish jackets in a rainbow of colors, including white. Plus, you’ll be in handsome company when you step out in the Claude Klassic (or another dapper style): Celeb fans of K-Way include Josh Duhamel, Matthew Broderick, Liev Schrieber, and Ryan Reynolds. $54; k-way.ca

Supa Stuff

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Modify Watch

Watches used to exist as function over fashion back in the day, but now that everyone comes out of the womb with a smartphone attached to their paws, the roles have been reserved. Thus, there’s nothing wrong with strappin’ on a timepiece like it’s 1993, and Modify Watch helps make your throwback style funky and fresh. Choose a white-on-white watch for the post Labor Day festivities, or select from more than 150 other faces that can feature your favorite sports team, show your patriotism and solidify your commitment to charity. There’s also an option to upload your own custom design. From $35; modifywatches.com

For a more local option check out Midtown fashion icon, Boy Next Door (1447 Pixaedmont Ave NE), for upcoming fall fashion trends. One of the re-invented clothing staples is the SupaWear Sports Club Sweater. Made of luxuriously soft terry cotton, this daily wear pullover has a great feature in the ribbed panels under the arm, which creates a slimming and more fitted design. It’s a great option for wearing over your gym clothes to cushion the cold before you break a sweat. davidatlanta.com // 15


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Jennifer Hudson Finds Her Voice

photos: Anthony Mandler

Singer on being an elusive chanteuse, drawing strength from gays and her drag queen attitude

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ho is Jennifer Hudson? It’s a question she knows you’ve asked – and one she’s ready to answer with JHUD, the American Idolturned-Dreamgirls sensation’s third studio album.

During our candid interview, the Oscar-winning powerhouse went back to her roots – the gay clubs – and opened up about the drag queens who inspired her fierce new outlook (“I’m 32 years old – I don’t think I need your permission”). Hudson, who also answered to those lesbian rumors and chimed in on gay marriage, isn’t kidding when she says, “I’mma be me, I’mma do me.”

By Chris Azzopardi DA: You performed “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” from Dreamgirls for the gays in Chicago. What is it about that song that still gets such a reaction out of the LGBT community? JH: The song has its own spirit. It has an effect on everyone, but definitely on the gay community. I think they relate to it in a different type of way – in a special way. A lot of gay men I’ve met, they’re like, “In my heart, I am Effie.” I relate to Effie, and I think that’s part of the connection. It’s a real situation that we all go through. DA: What do you think your career would be like without the gay community?

JH: I don’t know if I would have one, to be honest. That’s why I recently did a couple of gay clubs, and I wanted to do more because that’s where I started. I was just literally looking at old pictures a few minutes ago, and I saw a picture of me David Atlanta: When you’re doing Pride events performing in a gay club and a picture of being dressed. Drag like the ones you did earlier this summer, does that queens used to dress me, and then I would go and perform. That’s where I started, so there’s definitely a connection there. mean you gay it up? I wanted to make sure that I reconnected. Jennifer Hudson: Yes, definitely! It’s just so fun, first of all. I really enjoy myself. It’s something I really wanted to do, and yeah, DA: Having performed in gay clubs when you were you can just give it. It’s that type of audience, so you shouldn’t a teenager, you connected with the LGBT community at a very young age. What do attribute to that hold back. And I try not to, you know? relationship? DA: You’re able to let your hair down – or what hair JH: What I’ve always admired about the gay community is the you have left, anyway. independence and the confidence. Just that attitude. I’m so inspired by that, and I feel like, for me, that is my connection. I’ve JH: (Laughs) Exactly! You said it best. 18 // 09.17.2014


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never understood, gosh, what does the gay community see in DA: As a conflict? me? You know what I mean? Because again, I grew up around a lot of that and that’s the world that embraced me first, so that JH: It was never a factor. It doesn’t matter to me either way. I’ve never fully gathered. w DA: When it comes to strength, do you see your re- DA: Does your support of the gay community exlationship with the gay community as a reciprocal tend to gay marriage? exchange? JH: Yeah. Ain’t much else to say about that, because JH: Yeah, I definitely draw strength from them. I love a big per- what’s the big deal? sonality, and just the self-assurance and the sexiness in it – acDA: You’ve had your share of trials and tribulatually, I think that’s where I got a lot of it from! (Laughs) tions. When was a time in your life that you found DA: What did you learn on how to work a crowd yourself leaning on a gay best friend? from hanging out with so many drag queens? JH: My whole life! Every day! My best friend (Walter JH: Owning it. My kings and queens, they own stuff and give Williams) is my assistant and we’ve been friends since 100 percent. You’re gonna be a queen? Be a queen. If you’re sixth grade. He’s the one I bought the house for this past gonna perform, perform. Whatever you’re doing, make sure Christmas, and he’s my life partner. We go through everything together. We’re each other’s backbone every day, you’re serving 100 percent. and still to this day. DA: How did you reconcile performing for gay peoDA: Some of this album takes me back to ’70s ple with your Baptist beliefs? gay club music. How much did the gay commuJH: Well, I grew up around a lot of people who probably had is- nity influence JHUD? sues with it, but I never did. People are people. Mind your business, that’s how I’ve always felt. Whatever makes you happy. JH: That’s a part of me, so it wasn’t necessarily a target in If you’re happy, I’m happy, so it never really mattered to me. I making the album – it’s just me being me, and that’s what I love about this album. I’ve sat back, I’ve listened and I’ve never looked at it as a... you know what I mean?

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learned – now, can I have a voice? Can I express myself? All of that is a part of me that is coming out through the music, so yes, you will hear songs that are old-school influenced, disco influenced, gay-anthem influenced.

DA: Speaking of Whitney Houston, before it was announced that Yaya DaCosta nabbed the role of Whitney for Lifetime’s upcoming biopic, there were rumors of you possibly playing the singer.

Throughout my career I’ve noticed people don’t have a sense of who I am as a person. They know me from being on Idol or being a spokesperson or emcee, or from film – but who is the girl? What’s her story? Through this album, I want people to get a sense of me and what that is. You’re picking up on that. “Oh, I feel a gay influence.” Yes, you do, honey, because that’s where I come from.

JH: Oh, no, no, no. Not Lifetime, no. I mean, I heard my name being tossed around for Whitney, which would obviously be an honor, but as far as that one in particular, that was never the case.

DA: As someone whose voice really takes me back to the golden era of female vocalists, how do you imagine your career would be different had you been on the radio when a real voice – a real diva voice – meant more than it does now?

JH: If it was done in the right way, for sure. I’m a fan, and I, like everyone else, want to see her remembered in the way she should be remembered. Whitney – I mean, come on, she made the hugest impact on our industry. Everybody loved Whitney. I want her to get her just, to be done the right way. She gave her whole life to this industry, so give her that.

JH: I feel like I’m stuck in the wrong time. I grew up on the Whitneys, the Pattis, the Arethas – the big voices. Today’s divas are just a completely different thing. Though they’re great as well, I still feel like I’m stuck between eras. I love The Pointer Sisters, and I also love Destiny’s Child. That’s why this album is so eclectic. I’m not a person who believes in limits. Nobody can tell me what my potential is other than myself. So (for people) to say, “You only get to do this” – no, you don’t get to tell me that.

DA: Could you see yourself playing Whitney at some point?

DA: What would be a suitable way to tribute Whitney? JH: I wanna see one tribute. I felt the same way with Michael (Jackson). There are all these amazing legends who gave their entire lives to their career, and it wasn’t light stuff – I mean, they changed the game. They changed the industry and how we look at music and performing. So much more should be done for them in their memory and to honor their work.

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Ordering Fashions a Month at a Time

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e live in a world marked with technological convenience, a world in which we can schedule deliveries for just about anything. From groceries and sex to clothes and razors, you only need to key in shipping specifics and your handy-dandy credit card information, and like magic, these items can be on your doorstep in days. It makes managing a busy life just a bit easier when, with only a few key strokes, both simple and complex tasks are permanently removed from your to-do list. David Atlanta has found a few invaluable Internet sites of interest that we’re now ready to share with the rest of the class. Who isn’t guilty of using a razor blade a little longer to avoid shelling out $20 for four replacement heads? I mean, razors can be expensive, and sometimes you’d rather use that rusty relic of a razor on your wrists than to lose your desperately needed drinking money, so here’s your salvation! The Dollar Shave club (www.dollarshaveclub.com) provides monthly razor head deliveries right to your door at a fraction of drug store costs. For a monthly cost of $1, $6 or $9, you’ll receive a razor handle and a pack of your choice of razor heads. And we’re not talking single blades; Dollar Shave Club customers can choose from twin blades, four or six blade heads. So if you’re rocking the stubble to save a a few cents, sign up for Dollar Shave Club today. Nasty ingrown hairs and uncomfortable stubble are now a thing of the past. Let’s be honest, aside from your boyfriend making out with another guy (and that doesn’t have to be all that bad), there is nothing worse than going out and seeing some other dude wearing your outfit . . . especially if her looks better in it than you. Enter companies like TeeFury (www.teefury.com), that make finding original, great fitting, and limited-edition tees 24 // 09.17.2014

While summer is coming to a close, keep Stunner of the Month (www.stunnerofthemonth.com) in mind for your next season sunglass needs. Known simply as StunMo, their simple $9 subscription box nets you one pair of shades in a microfiber pouch, a handy keychain eyeglasses screwdriver, and a sticker. When you sign up, they’ll ask you a few questions about your personal style to get you started. And don’t worry if you don’t like the sunglasses you are sent; they have a hilarious rating system, that allows you to rate your dirt cheap sunglasses each month.

1 – Not my favorite. 2 – These’ll work. 3 – Saucier than the average plate of rice and beans. 4 – My friends are gonna be jealous. 5 – Fresh to death, how does StunMo do it! Allow StunMo’s subscription service the chance to expand your style. If you receive a pair of blue and white jetsetter frames in the mail, don’t be afraid to embrace the flossy possibilities and just because Atlanta is heading into the cooler months, doesn’t mean you have to give up all your summer style. If you’re really tired of shopping for clothing all together, Bombfell (www.bombfell.com) is your reprieve. If a bombshell is a sexy, hot lady, then bombfell proposes to make you one sexy hot fella’. Each month, Bombfell stylists make personalized proposals of stylish clothing options. Upon review, you can nix or fix items to your heart’s content. Even once you receive your box o’ fashion, you’ll have 10 days to try them on before they will charge your card. Bombfell has great relationships with some of the best menswear labels and will custom tailor not only to your personal style, but also to your personal clothing budget. Best of all, the personal stylist is free. You only pay for the clothes you keep, with free shipping both ways. There are some things that just seem wrong to buy sight unseen. Underwear would normally be at the top of that list, but not with a brand like Andrew Christian (www.andrewchristian. com). With your subscription to their Jock of the Month Club, you’ll receive a designer jockstrap, thong or fetish-style underwear mailed to your door. Designer Andrew Christian hand picks out each and every month’s selection himself. While we may not all look like a “Trophy Boy,” we certainly can be styling underwear like one.


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Hot Fall Hair Trends

Stay a Cut Above the Rest

s we drift into the year’s cooler months, it’s a great excuse to change up the status quo and peek at new trends in men’s hair fashions. Chatting with True Salon Technical Director and Aveda Guest Artist, Jeffery Scott, has opened our eyes to some of falls upcoming trends in men’s hair.

Longer Hair with an Undercut Men’s hair is no longer necessarily simple, practical and short. Jeff is seeing longer, less constructed, hair on top and a return to a form of Edwardian schoolboy. This haircut allows for many variations in styling from day to day. The key is to keep that sharp undercut that will allow some of these more traditional styles to have edge.

Wear it tousled and beachy using a small Use Aveda Men Pure-Formance Pomade For the more adventurous, use some amount of Aveda Men Pure-Formance to slick hair closer to your head for more Light Elements Shaping Wax for lift and Grooming Clay on wet or dry hair. professional situations. to expose those hard cut lines. Finding the right salon can be an agonizing decision. Let David Atlanta take out some of the guesswork and give you some of our recommendations. Bubbles Salon (1579 Monroe Drive) www.bubblesatlanta.com 404.876.7745 Helmet Hairworx (970 Piedmont Ave.) www.helmethairworx.com 404.815.1629

The Flow & Comb For those seeking a less douchey doo than the slicked back businessman, try the Flow & Comb. It basically a square cut, but longer on both the sides and the front. Think actors such as Chris Hemsworth.

Short Military & Messy Mid to long length on the top is not for everyone, especially if you have wavy or curly hair. If you are opting for a shorter style, try a messy military cut. Have the stylist/barber give you a fade on the sides, leaving a little length on the top with a lot of texturing.

Pull it off by applying Aveda Phomollient Styling Foam when hair is wet and comb Smudge in some Aveda Control Paste to back. Then just let it dry naturally. create a messier and less structured quaff. 26 // 09.17.2014

Mint Salon (985 Monroe Dr NE) www.mintsalon.net 404.724.9669 Piedmont Barber (2350 Cheshire Bridge Rd. #202) www.piedmontbarbers.com 404.248.9999 True Salon (3625 Dallas Hwy #540) www.truesalonatlanta.com 678.581.8783


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Ways to Have Everyone Seeing Red

Atlanta Sisters Show Shades of Support for MISTER

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aroon. Ruby. Raspberry. Crimson. No matter your shade, there’s only one spot you can show your support by sporting red and that’s the Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence’s 3rd Annual Red Dress Party on September 20 at Amsterdam Atlanta. But this isn’t for just any red dress in your closet, this year’s theme is Masquerade en Rouge. Think old-world glamour meets Moulin Rouge as Atlanta Chapter Abbess Sister Ursula Polari and event co-chair Sister Karma Chameleon set Amsterdam’s crimson stage to travel back in time to Paris circa 1870. The Atlanta Sisters are not only raising the stakes in their red dress attire and their old-world setting, they’re also bringing the beats with an exciting and intriguing entertainment lineup. DJ Freeballin’ will keep you kicking off those heels and hiking up your dress to dance all night long while we’re excited for the burlesque and boy-lesque dancers on hand to titillate attendees. The night will be capped with a performance from up and coming pop vocalist Norwood, who recently announced that all proceeds from his empowering single “Broken” would benefit Lost N’ Found Youth.

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Go traditional and storm the room in a busty blood red gown

By Joseph Brownell Already wondering what you’re going to wear? You should. This year’s event will feature some best - and possibly worst -dressed prizes in categories such as Most Creative and Most Oblivious. And don’t worry if you get there and feel outdone, there’ll be an exciting silent auction where you can pull a Cher and purchase a costume change … and knowing the Atlanta Sisters the selections will range from leather to Mary Kay. Commonly known as the color for HIV/ AIDS awareness, Red Dress Parties have served as international celebrations designed to raise awareness for LGBT community health and support services. This year’s event benefits the MISTER Center of Positive Impact in their mission of HIV/AIDS prevention and care. “MISTER is a local organization that has always had a tight relationship with the Atlanta Sisters,” explains Ursula. “The Red Dress Party was created as a way to remember those who had passed and though who remain with HIV/AIDS, which ties in very closely with MISTER services.” Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased in advance for $10. But don’t think that means you can show up without your burgundy best. Those without dresses will have to cough up $15 for admission. Get your tickets online at www.atlsisters. wix.com/atlantareddress

Take another tack and try a tasteful tuxedo Whether a cardinal tutu or crimson toga, just keep your look fresh and inventive.


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The LEAGUE of Extraordinary Auctions

LEAGUE will be auctioning off handpicked, young professionals, all of which are volunteers in this anticipated bidding war. One can purchase a volunteer for the purposes of dating, networking, or maybe just a new friend. There will be a selection of gay, lesbian, straight, and bisexuals up for auction, with the bidding starting at $20. The auction volunteers were asked to pick their own dates so that they matched their own personality. For example, one of the volunteers, Jewel, will be taking her date to a concert. There will be opportunities to do yoga, see a play or concert, hiking, dinner, etc.

Event coordinators are really excited to have Justin Mullinix of Stokeswood as one of ally volunteers. Stokeswood was voted best local act by Creative Loafing last year. “I met the band in July at the Play it Forward benefit concert”, praises Dione, “an event to raise money for Songs for Kids. I was impressed by their By Jonathan Bugg willingness to give back to the commumagine, a room filled with 20 great looking, intel- nity. I spoke to Justin about the event and he was happy to ligent, and eligible bachelors and bachelorettes up help. We have an impressive group of volunteers…bidders for bid for the highest dollar. No it’s not a dream, will not be disappointed in their purchase.” it’s the Date for a Cause” auction at TEN Atlanta. On Thursday, September 25th from 6-9 p.m. LEAGUE of LEAGUE became interested in helping Lost-n-Found because AT&T will be hosting their inaugural event to raise monies they found that both organizations were committed to giving for Lost-n-Found, a charity synonymous with helping LGBT back to the LGBT community and to contributing to the develhomeless youth in Atlanta. opment of young minds. “By investing in others, we are able to deliver the future first,” comments Dione. The LEAGUE is When you hear the word League, you think of a cave full also an advocate for Lost-n-Found expansion plan for their of super heroes fighting the bad guys on epic levels. Or at transitional housing program. least I do. However the LEAGUE of AT&T was formed in 1987 as a way for LGBT employees of AT&T to have a sup- Dione also stated that she feels this cause touches the hearts portive environment to develop leadership and professional of so many LEAGUE members. “Since becoming a member of skills. The group strives to ensure that the LGBT employees LEAGUE, I have been to different events where the plight of of AT&T are treated fairly and equitably through programs homeless LGBT youth has been discussed,” Dione explains. such as Safe Space, where participants learn about the “At every event, I notice one person crying. It makes me wonimportance of a safe and inclusive work environment. In der what is his/her story? Did it happen to them or a loved addition to working within their company, the LEAGUE at one? This is an opportunity for the LGBT community along AT&T has enriched our members and communities. with our allies to say ‘not one more’.”

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“This is the first ‘Date for a Cause’ event, explains Director of Communications, Dione Postway. “I became involved with LEAGUE of AT&T earlier this year, and eventually joined the Events Committee. They were looking for new networking and fundraising opportunities for our members to attend…[and] when they asked for any ideas, it was silent for a few minutes. Me, being the type of person who is uncomfortable with silence during meetings, said ‘how about a date auction?’…to my surprise, they loved the idea. With the support of a very involved group of board and committee members, ‘Date for a Cause’ was born…I was astonished by how many people wanted to come out and support the event.” 30 // 09.17.2014

Lost-n-Found Board Member, Arthur Izzard, suggested another way to give back, if you are not comfortable bidding on a date, is to provide gift cards to popular restaurants or supermarkets. If a hungry youth comes in, they can grab a gift card to Publix, Subway, McDonald’s, etc. Lost-n-Found prefers healthy and convenient choices if possible. There will be a bowl at the event for attendees to drop off gift cards if they like. So grab your checkbooks guys and girls, and get ready to duke it out with fellow bidders, for your chance to win a date with a wonderful young professional and donate to a worthy cause that is making a difference in the world around us.


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Datebook Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

The GLOW Party

Saturdayday, September 20 • 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. • TEN Atlanta (990 Piedmont Ave. NE) • www.tenatlanta.com Wednesday, September 17 – 18 • Experience TEN like never before with a blackout glow-in7:15 p.m. • Plaza Theatre (1049 the-dark party! Enjoy signature GLOW lemonade shots and Ponce De Leon Ave NE) • cocktails to benefit this year’s AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run. www.plazaatlanta.com Commemorating the life and contribu- Powered by Team LemonAIDS (lemonaidsatl.org). Come tions of iconic comedienne Joan Rivers, ready to glow for a good cause!. the Plaza Theatre presents a special showing of the biopic documentary Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work. The film follows Joan Rivers for 14 months, mostly during the 76th year of her life and makes an effort to peel away the mask and show audiences the struggles and sacrifices of being a groundbreaking female performer. 100% of the Plaza portion of ticket sales will go to Joan’s favorite charity, God’s Love We Deliver. Tickets are $10

Erasure: The Violet Flame Tour

Wednesday, September 17 • 8 p.m. • Atlanta Symphony Hall (1280 Peachtree Street NE) • www.ticketmaster.com After releasing a holiday album, Snow Globe, late last year and a 2012 Atlanta Pride solo performance from Andy Bell, Erasure descends back upon Atlanta in support of their latest album The Violet Flame which features the hit single “Elevation.” Tickets are $35 - $100 available at www.ticketmaster.com.

Antigone Rising

Friday, September 19 • 7 p.m. • Eddies Attic (515-B North McDonough St.) • www.eddiesattic.com Get ready to get your feminist country groove on with one of the busiest groups touring the country: Antigone Rising. This all-girl quartet with a “play better than the boys” philosophy, is hitting Eddie’s Attic in Decatur with not just one, but two brand new EPs for 2014: Whiskey & Wine – Volume 1 & 2. Advance tickets are $12 and $16 at the door.

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This Week in Theaters The Guest: Stalker thrillers are creeping into theaters this fall. A great way to kick off the trend is with The Guest, starring former Downton Abbey actor, Dan Stevens. They’ll be “Crawley” all over him as Dan Steven has toned up and now shows off his bod. In this new thriller in which a soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence. Tracks: Based upon a true story, Mia Wasikowska portrays introverted Robyn Davidson, who decides to leave her life in the city for a 2,000-mile journey across the sprawling Australian desert. Joined only by her dog and four obstinate and unpredictable camels, she sets out on a true journey of self-discovery and adventure.


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10TH & PIEDMONT Half Price Wine Bottles BLAKE’S Trivia at 10pm, Weekly guest hosts, $250 cash/prizes - LGBT Kickball Host Bar 7-9pm BURKHART’S Blue Monday Karaoke with Darlene at 10PM EAGLE Music Videos with Scotty FELIX’S  Free Pool All Day FRIENDS Texas Hold’em 8 pm G’S Half Price Wine Bottles HERETIC Jukebox drag with Knomie Moore HIDEAWAY  $2.50 Domestic Beer JUNGLE Stars of the Century Show 11pm MODEL T Monday Night Madness Free Pool - 10pm - 2am OSCAR’S Service Industry Night with Eric SWINGING RICHARDS Hip-Hop Night, Sponsored by Hennessy 8:30pm

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BLAKE’S “Midtown Open Mic” with Belinda, Kyle and Nate 9:30 pm to Close - 1/2 priced burgers til 9pm BURKHART’S DRAG-EOKE with Angelica D’Paige and Ruby Redd at 10PM CLUB RUSH “Tipsy Tuesday” 18 & up Open until 4am EAGLE Tuesdays w/ Tony FELIX’S  Karaoke with Darlene - 10pm G’S Industry Night HERETIC 2-Step Tuesday, dance till 11pm HIDEAWAY Trivia with Wil 9 pm JUNGLE We Are Family 9pm LAS MARGARITAS Cuban Night - $12.95 All You Can Eat Cuban Buffet & $5 Mojitos MODEL T Wii Tuesday Afternoons 2pm 9pm $2.50 beer / $3.0 well vodka OSCAR’S Show Tune Tuesday with Chad8 pm SWINGING RICHARDS 1/2 Price cover

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BLAKE’S “yoUVee” Glow-Go boys with Neon 10p-1am - Rob Reum spins til 3 am BURKHART’S HUMPDAY KARAOKE with Darlene at 10PM EAGLE Underwear Night with Tony FRIENDS Hump Night with Regina Simms G’S Karaoke with DJ Audio Prism HERETIC  Pig Dance Black Out Party DJ Stan Jackson 10pm-3am NO COVER HIDEAWAY 1/2 Price Beer LIPS ATLANTA Bitchy Bingo MODEL T Party with Elvis - 9 pm OSCAR’S Ruby Redd’s After Party - 10 pm SWINGING RICHARDS 2-4-1 VIP Room 52 // 09.17.2014

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BLAKE’S Texas Hold em Poker 7pm “I - Candy” Street level with Shawnna Brooks 11pm BURKHART’S DANCEFLOOR DIVAS with Phoenix (RuPaul’s Drag Race s3) at 11:30PM EAGLE Balls Deep Karaoke w/ Mikey FELIX’S Killer King Karaoke w/Tyler King - 10pm FRIENDS  Texas Hold’em 8pm; Ladies Night 10 pm G’S Game Night with Mr. Brent Star HERETIC  3 Legged Cowboy Night 9pm HIDEAWAY  Service Industry Night LAS MARGARITAS Dirty South Trivia $5 Smirnoff & Cuervo Drinks. House Cash Prizes & $5 Wings LIPS ATLANTA Dinner with the Divas MODEL T Party Time with Michael - 9 pm OSCAR’S Twisted Thursday with Eric SWINGING RICHARDS 2-4-1 VIP & Entry TEN ATLANTA Decadence | A Night of Drinking and Debauchery w/Go-Go boys and music by DJ Daryl Cox

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10TH & PIEDMONT Bellini Brunch BLAKE’S #thebritnthetit 1-9p - “Boys on Boxes” upstairs 12am to close - “Glitter Bomb” Drag 11pm - Shane V spins til close BURKHART’S SYNERGY with Shawnna Brooks and Monica Van Pelt at 11PM CAMPAGNOLO Legendary Musician Robert Ray on the piano 10pm-1am EAGLE DJ Dance Party FELIX’S Turn It On, Turn It Up Dance Party - 10pm FRIENDS Free Pool with Bryan 2-6 pm; Let’s Make A Deal with Ken 6-10 pm G’S All you care to eat brunch HERETIC Varies: Club Night or 3 Legged Cowboy Night - 10pm HIDEAWAY Open at 12:30pm! Saturday Night Party JUNGLE Ruby’s Redd Light District 9pm; Club Night, Various Guest DJ’s LIPS ATLANTA Glitz & Glamour Las Vegas Style MODEL T Texas Holdem Poker - 3 pm | Party with the M&M Boiz - 9 pm OSCAR’S DJ Christopher Kind SWINGING RICHARDS T-Shirt Review $10 TEN ATLANTA Music & Videos by DJ Rob Reum 10pm

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1 What a knight takes to go clubbing? 5 Stick it to 10 160 rods 14 Type of history 15 Kane in All My Children 16 Like so 17 Ian McKellen and Elton John 18 Failure to accept others, and others 19 Silence for Tchaikovsky 20 With 38-Across, opening number of this puzzle’s musical 22 Tickle pink 24 Verb ending 25 German Surrealist Max 27 South Pacific nuts 28 Dahl’s Willy 30 Place for future Lts. 32 Eliza Doolittle’s ‘ades? 33 Dancer Duncan 37 Mystery writer Gardner 38 See 20-Across 54 // 09.17.2014

40 Biathlete’s slats 42 Roughly half an NFL team 43 LAX letters 44 Salt’s “sí” 45 More queer 49 Totally uncool 51 Late comedian Williams 55 Gardner of Show Boat 56 Eleanor’s husband’s middle name 58 Musical about conjoined twins who performed on vaudeville 60 Richard of A Summer Place 61 Go down 63 It’s Not the Size That Counts star Sommer 64 Tickled pink 65 Pretends to have an orgasm 66 Positions for Patty Sheehan 67 Quite, to Colette 68 Opening 69 Bringing up the rear

Down 1 ___ on the Hudson, of 51-Across 2 Melodic, to Bernstein 3 Bizet opera 4 Additional 5 Kahlo in drag? 6 Vocalize softly 7 Dick Button skaters on them 8 Prefix for system 9 Flier with a stinging butt 10 Up ___ (stuck) 11 Unfaithful lovers 12 Lyricist Bill of 58-Across 13 Parsons on the screen 21 Minimum amount 23 R. Simmons helps you lose them 26 Baseball manager Joe 29 Do-it-yourselfer’s purchases 31 Normandy city 34 Cruising greeting 35 Submit (to) 36 On vacation

37 Just managed, with “out” 38 Movie with the line “Don’t call me Shirley” 39 In concert 40 Most down in the mouth 41 Composer Henry of 58-Across 44 Objectivist Rand 46 Showy bloom 47 Causes to come out 48 Most like hard-core porn 50 What Donald Duck lacks down below 52 Japanese port 53 Risky blow job partner? 54 That is, to Cicero 57 Meatheads 59 Bear market order 62 Club for swingers


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fairyscopes ARIES (March 20 – April 19):

LIBRA (September 23 – October 22):

Weariness may have you feeling a bit listless this week and you’re likely to want to stay home in bed rather than go anywhere. This goes against your normal inclination, so you could be tempted to bite the bullet and get out. Don’t fall into this trap. Get some rest so that when you absolutely have to go out, you’ll be your old self again.

Your mind may be going a thousand miles an hour. You might be inundated with new ideas and information that could cause mental overload. Write it all down if you can. You’ll want to refer to it later. It might be advisable to then go out for a walk or other exercise. This intellectual overload could produce excess nervous energy that you’ll need to work off.

TAURUS (April 20 – May 20):

SCORPIO (October 23 – November 21):

A lover or close friend may seem to have dropped out of the picture, and this could have you worried and wondering if this person isn’t interested in continuing a relationship. Don’t let your insecurity get the best of you. The person has his or her troubles and will eventually want a strong, sympathetic shoulder to cry on. You’re likely to be that person!

Worries over the situation of a lover or close friend who seems depressed could plague you this week, yet you may hesitate to contact this person and ask what’s wrong because you don’t want to intrude. Nonetheless, you should. Your concern will be appreciated. Tonight get some muchneeded rest. You’ve been working far too hard.

GEMINI (May 21- June 20):

SAGITTARIUS (November 22 – December 20):

Career interests may be short-circuited by gossip, rumor, and office politics. Someone has an agenda and isn’t likely to care too much about the effect on others’ lives of any underhanded dealings. If you hear about such goings-on do what you can to stop them before they get out of hand. That way you can protect your and your colleagues’ career interests.

A family member may be depressed and not up for talking about what’s wrong. Their mood could spread to everyone else, so it might be a good idea to ask what’s wrong. Point out that moods are contagious! Don’t force the issue, Sagittarius. That would be worse.

CANCER (June 21- July 22):

CAPRICORN (December 21 – January 19):

Perhaps you’ve been planning a trip or a return to school for a long time. However, Cancer, a rather disturbing letter or phone call could jeopardize your plans and leave you teetering on the edge of disappointment. If you look at the situation carefully, you may find that it doesn’t set you back that much. You can take care of it without sacrificing what you want.

Misinformation might spread through your extended family or neighborhood and cause unnecessary upsets. Don’t accept at face value any gossip or rumor you hear today until you check it out yourself, Capricorn. It could turn out to be a tempest in a teapot. This isn’t a good time to plan or take a trip of any kind. Delays or mishaps could result.

LEO (July 23 – August 22):

AQUARIUS (January 20 – February 18):

Seemingly bad news about your financial situation could throw your usually even-keeled nature off kilter. Look into the matter carefully before panicking. There may have been a computer error or perhaps someone confused you with someone else. Take steps to rectify the blunder. You’ll be relieved to know that all was better than it seemed.

Misinformation regarding money could come from someone who has a stake in your believing whatever you’re told. This could be a banker, creditor, investment counselor, or even a close friend. Whoever it is don’t accept what this person says at face value. Look into the facts of the situation before making any decisions about what you need to do.

VIRGO (August 23 – September 22):

PISCES (February 19 – March 19):

An unpleasant situation could arise. Your first reaction may be to protect those closest to you from the truth. You could be tempted to lie or at least avoid mentioning the situation. Your desire to shield loved ones is understandable, but it could cause problems. You can’t protect people from everything. Most people prefer to know the facts.

Someone close to you may not be totally honest. This person could be avoiding telling the truth or hiding something from you in order to protect you. If someone tells you something important that doesn’t ring true, check it out before accepting one’s word. This isn’t a vicious deception - only a protective one. But shielding someone from the truth can sometimes backfire!

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irthdays. It’s the one day of the year that’s all about you. You’re the princess. You’re the brightest star in the sky. You’re numero uno. Bitch, you are the center of the goddamn universe! Well, YOU may be .. but these motha fuckahs sure as hell weren’t! This week’s Favorite Bitch is all about people who blew out the candles but didn’t get what they wished for. So settle in for some delicious tales that put the icing on the cake! Dear Miss Tiger, I am so over my brother’s new girlfriend. She knows very well that I’m a tree hugging and animal loving lesbian. Why the hell would she buy me a fur scarf for my birthday? -Terry Dear Go Meditate With The Dream Catcher Hangin’ From Your Rear View Mirror And Get The Fuck Over It Terry, Well, your brother did tell her you were into muffs ... she just thought you’d like a scarf to go with it. NEXT! Dear Miss Tiger, My co-worker’s birthday party was at a gay nightclub. I saw more of my brother on the bar than when I used to change his diapers. I knew he was gay but I had no idea he was stripping! How do I get this boy to stop all this? -Missy

Dear Yo’ Momma Breast Fed You Way Too Long, The only time you should be worried about your girlfriend being late ... is if it involves her monthly period. NEXT! Dear Miss Tiger, I feel bad about ruining my best friend’s birthday party. It should’ve been his night but I made it all about me. What should I do? -T for Trouble Dear A for Asshole, Hmmm let’s see ... how about get on your knees for something other than sucking dick and apologize. NEXT! Dear Miss Tiger, My sister’s baby just turned one years old. She still has no idea who the father is. Our family is in crisis! How do we go about finding him? -The Tichenor Family Dear Like Needles In A Haystack, The only thing in crisis is your sister’s pussy. And since it’s had more dick than a public restroom ... ya’ll just need to go ahead and forget about that search for baby daddy. NEXT!

Dear X-Ray Vision, Trying to convince your baby brother to give up dick danglin’ is like trying to keep a junkie away from needles. NEXT!

Dear Miss Tiger, I busted my husband celebrating his birthday at a strip club with his douchebag friends. He was getting a lap dance and had his finger in another stripper’s vagina. This is ruining our marriage. He says this is normal bachelor party behavior. Is it? -Olga

Dear Miss Tiger, My crew is planning a huge birthday celebration for our friend. He doesn’t want a party because he’s depressed about breaking up with his ex. Any advice? -Omar

Dear With A Name Like Olga Now I Know Why He’s Playing Tacky Finger Somewhere Else, Be glad he was playin’ with pussy in a strip club ... and not bobbin’ for dick in an adult bookstore. And another thing: Like the title of Patti LaBell’s book ... DON’T BLOCK THE BLESSINGS!

Dear Dick Is Like A Leased Car ...Trade That Shit In Every Two Years, NEXT! Dear Miss Tiger, My girlfriend is late for everything. This shit is getting old. She was even late for my birthday party. What do you think about it? -Kenny 58 // 09.17.2014

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Dudes get one chest or arm tattoo and suddenly forget to wear shirts.

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