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Anis­man also said in that mo­tion he has ev­i­dence of a ro­man­tic relationship be­tween he and Calkins, who de­nies such a bond ever ex­isted.

Welsh said Calkins’ coun­ter­claims were dis­missed, so he chose to dis­miss the case and re-file it.

“It’s around the time that we re-filed it that Mr. Calkins and TW Me­dia be­gan con­sid­er­ing op­tions to get around the law­suit, and they de­cided to ig­nore that law­suit,” Welsh said. “There was no at­tor­ney in the re-filed case. The at­tor­ney, Todd Poole, said he was not au­tho­rized to ac­cept ser­vice and wasn’t rep­re­sent­ing TW Me­dia at the time I com­mu­ni­cated him.”

TW Me­dia never re­sponded to the re-filed suit, which is where the de­fault judg­ment came from.

Pride Med­i­cal al­leged that TW Me­dia en­tered into an ad­ver­tis­ing con­tract with them by shar­ing false in­for­ma­tion, in­clud­ing the num­ber of is­sues printed and the num­ber of peo­ple see­ing each is­sue. That led to Pride Med­i­cal “pay­ing sig­nif­i­cantly more for ad­ver­tis­ing rev­enue than it was get­ting,” Welsh said.

On Oct. 20, Pride Med­i­cal came be­fore the Su­pe­rior Court of DeKalb County for a fi­nal hear­ing on the suit against TW Me­dia and Fenuxe Mag­a­zine. Judge Fa­tima A. ElAmin ruled that Pride Med­i­cal was en­ti­tled to dam­ages for breach of con­tract and at­tor­ney fees, to­tal­ing $101,391.92.

The next ac­tions will hap­pen in about 90 days, af­ter which Welsh an­tic­i­pates be­ing in “full col­lec­tion mode.”

“At this point Pride Med­i­cal sim­ply wants to get its money back and it wants to get paid on the judg­ment it has on these en­ti­ties,” Welsh said. “If we can do that with­out hav­ing to file suit for fraud­u­lent con­veyance, that’d be fine.”

Calkins and Sawyer were un­able to be reached as of press time.

At­lanta, gay and glossy

If the trans­fer of own­er­ship of Fenuxe Mag­a­zine is found by the courts to be fraud­u­lent, it is un­clear what the fate of the pub­li­ca­tion will be. Fenuxe claims a ten­ure as “your long­est pub­lished & only source for Edgier [sic] con­tent,” ac­cord­ing to an email blast sent around Thanks­giv­ing from the “At­lanta Peach, Go­liath, and Fenuxe Mag­a­zine Team.”

At­lanta’s LGBT me­dia scene found it­self in a tizzy ear­lier this year when David At-

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