Georgia judge ordered to OK trans name changes

A judge worried that approving the name changes of two transgender people would offend the 'sensibilities and mores' of Georgians was smacked down by an appeals court on Friday.    READ MORE »


Top Georgia Democrat urges LGBTs to take action

The top Democrat in the Georgia House urged LGBTQ activists in her party to educate lawmakers about transgender issues and brace themselves for possible legislation targeting bathrooms and adoptions.    READ MORE »


LGBT-friendly Democrats seek Tom Price’s Atlanta seat

A trio of Democrats hopes to provide an LGBT-inclusive and progressive alternative to Republicans in a crowded race to fill the metro Atlanta seat of U.S. Rep. Tom Price, an anti-gay GOP lawmaker likely to join the Trump Administration.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The LGBT ATL calendar heats up with new fervor over the new regime, blowout annual parties for beloved charities, and a heaping helping of drag, DJs and drinks to get you over the workweek.    READ MORE »


Drag-clad thieves targeting Atlanta mailboxes

Atlanta loves its camp drag. So do thieves, who are pulling on wigs, scarves and flats to pillage apartment mailboxes across the region to steal your personal information and feed it to identity thieves.    READ MORE »


Obama pardons Atlanta vet jailed for being gay

A metro Atlanta man who served a year in prison for having a gay relationship while in the Army in the late 1980s was pardoned by President Obama on Tuesday.    READ MORE »


LGBT Atlanta honors MLK with Rustin Lorde breakfast

LGBT Atlanta again celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther Ling, Jr., on Monday with the 16th Annual Rustin Lorde Breakfast in downtown Atlanta.    READ MORE »


Ten celebrates four years in gay Atlanta nightlife

Ten Atlanta launched its romance with gay Atlanta four years ago and it's been one big boy buffet of Pride parties, holiday gatherings, glowing nights, vigils, patio parties and Britney bashes since.    READ MORE »


Juju, Jasmine bring ‘Double Trouble’ to Burkhart’s

Burkhart's added some drag firepower to its Femme Fatale lineup on Friday, hosting 'RuPaul's Drag Race' favorites Jasmine Masters and Jujubee.    READ MORE »


Anti-gay Bishop Eddie Long dies of cancer at 63

Controversial Bishop Eddie Long – who marched against gay marriage and was tainted by a sex scandal with several young men – died Sunday after a battle with cancer. He was 63.    READ MORE »


Progressives push for LGBT-inclusive civil rights bill in Georgia

Georgia Equality and progressive allies went on the offensive, arguing that Georgia needs a statewide non-discrimination law and not another anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' bill.    READ MORE »


Police: Killer shot boyfriend in Midtown condo

A dancer at a gay Atlanta club is accused of shooting his boyfriend twice in the head and killing him as he slept on a couch in the Midtown condo they shared.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta MLK weekend

A packed weekend reminds us that it’s always better to be busy than bored. That won’t be a problem when ‘Winter Pride,’ Friday the 13th and the launch of a new networking group collide.    READ MORE »


Gov. Deal: Focus on future, not anti-LGBT bill

Gov. Nathan Deal's agenda for the new legislative session doesn't include a return to controversial anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' legislation that he vetoed just months ago.    READ MORE »


Georgia House Speaker strikes gay-inclusive tone

House Speaker David Ralston reached out to LGBT Georgians on Monday, a surprising nod to inclusion at a time of heightened anxiety over whether lawmakers will pursue anti-gay legislation.    READ MORE »


Woofs scores with college championship party

Gay sports fans packed Woofs on Monday to watch Clemson score an upset – and last-second – win against Alabama to take the NCAA college football national championship.    READ MORE »


Josh McKoon launches his push for anti-LGBT bill

State Sen. Josh McKoon launched his push for 'religious freedom' legislation on Tuesday, ignoring past calls for LGBT protections as he tries for the fourth consecutive year to pass his bill.    READ MORE »


Georgia voters don’t support anti-LGBT bill

The fight against another anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' bill from state lawmakers gained a new ally: Georgia voters. They're telling lawmakers not to bother.    READ MORE »


Georgia GOP leaders reject anti-LGBT legislation

Top Republicans under the Gold Dome made it clear Thursday that 'religious freedom' and other anti-LGBT measures won’t be a priority during the legislative session that opens next week.    READ MORE »


Meet the gay Realtor running for Atlanta City Council

A gay Atlanta real estate agent is launching a campaign for the Atlanta City Council, hoping to continue a 20-year tradition of an LGBT person filling the District 6 post.    READ MORE »

 
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