Bob Fawcett (thepetset.com) has been a stalwart of Atlanta’s LGBT community since he opened the doors to his first location of The Pet Set in the ‘80s. He’s since gone on to operate locations in Midtown and the Briarcliff area, in addition to offering mobile grooming services for coifed canines and kitties around the city. Visit either location for trims and facials to leave your fur baby looking and smelling fabulous. Coming in second and third place were Gabrielle Claiborne and Craig Bates.
Georgia Voice columnist Bill Kaelin (www.billkaelin.com) wins this category again in 2016, as he has done in multiple years past. His company, Bill Kaelin Marketing, provides “one stop” shopping for “all your marketing, branding, consulting and event needs.” He has been making the scene(s) in Atlanta for nearly a decade now.
In second place is Lando Gonzalez, with Barry Brandon (www.barrybrandonmarketing. com) rounding out the list in third place.
A former Freedom Rider and peer of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis (https:// johnlewis.house.gov/) has spent a lifetime fighting for the rights of the underprivileged and shows no signs of stopping. His efforts have earned him a special place in your hearts as the top LGBT-friendly politician in Atlanta. Lewis is a longtime supporter of LGBT rights and even in his ‘70s, continues to speak out for a broader, gay-inclusive concept of civil rights in America.
In second place is Alex Wan, with Nathan Deal and Park Cannon coming in third and fourth place respectively.