Progressives make case for LGBT civil rights bill

LGBT and progressive activists joined with attorneys to press for a statewide civil rights bill, arguing that a changing federal landscape makes it important that protections for people are spelled out in state law.    READ MORE »


Georgia lawmaker mocks rules for trans students

A Georgia lawmaker who has called LGBT people 'pansies' and labeled them a 'hate group' turned his scorn to transgender students and supporters of federal guidelines on how to protect them in schools.    READ MORE »


Clergy slam ‘religious freedom’ bill as ‘bad fruit’

A diverse group of LGBT clergy and progressive allies criticized a 'religious freedom' bill in the Georgia Senate, calling the measure 'bad fruit' and an allergen that will wreak misery.    READ MORE »


House Democrats unveil broad bill to protect LGBT Georgians

Democrats in the Georgia House unveiled a sweeping civil rights bill on Thursday that would protect LGBT people and others from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations.    READ MORE »


Gov. Deal: ‘No reason’ for ‘religious freedom’ bill

Gov. Nathan Deal went from lukewarm to cold on a new 'religious freedom' bill proposed in the Georgia Senate on Wednesday, blasting the measure as not 'beneficial to the state.'    READ MORE »


Alex Wan rallies LGBT support for council race

Alex Wan – in the thick of a campaign to become the first gay man and Asian American elected president of the Atlanta City Council – rallied LGBT supporters on Wednesday during a fundraiser in Buckhead.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

You better work. Then you better play! That’s what these LGBT Weekend events have in store, from community gatherings to arts to late night parties, the Gay Agenda has you covered.    READ MORE »


Gay softball jocks bowl into softball season

The Atlanta Titans do softball. But better, they know how to throw a fun pre-season party and did so again on Saturday at Midtown Bowl.    READ MORE »


ACLU: ‘Religious freedom’ bill wrong for Georgia

The ACLU of Georgia came out against a 'religious freedom' bill introduced in the state Senate, criticizing the measure for giving people 'a license to discriminate' against others.    READ MORE »


Fight over ‘religious freedom’ bill opens in Senate

A controversial 'religious freedom' bill began its churn through the Georgia Senate on Wednesday with its sponsor making it clear he doesn't want other lawmakers to tinker with it.    READ MORE »


Gov. Deal dismisses new ‘religious freedom’ bill

A controversial 'religious freedom' bill introduced Tuesday is already igniting debate at the Georgia Capitol. But a spokesperson for Gov. Nathan Deal said lawmakers shouldn't bother: He'll veto this one too.    READ MORE »


Ga. Republicans launch ‘religious freedom’ fight

A group of 19 Georgia lawmakers – all Republicans – opened another round in the controversial 'religious freedom' fight by introducing legislation that has ignited national controversy and a veto.    READ MORE »


Reunion celebrates glory days of Armory nightlife

Club queens and nightlife fans of a certain age in gay Atlanta fondly remember the Armory and they gathered on Sunday with the Armorettes for a reunion celebration.    READ MORE »


Lawmaker wants to reform Georgia’s HIV laws

A Marietta Republican is sponsoring a measure to examine the state’s HIV criminalization laws, which advocates argue are outdated and stigmatize people with HIV.    READ MORE »


Gay Atlanta rallies to help performer in need

Gay Atlanta is rallying for longtime nightlife personality Princess Charles Kollock, who was hospitalized last week during a medical emergency.    READ MORE »


Atlanta drag queen, promoter arrested on drug charges

A popular Atlanta drag performer was arrested on drug possession charges and a gay nightlife promoter on drug trafficking charges when police stopped their car for a malfunctioning tag light.    READ MORE »


Ad targets gay mayoral candidate in South Fulton

A civic activist running for mayor in South Fulton said he and his husband are being targeted for being gay in an attack ad circulated to voters.    READ MORE »


HIV cases drop in Ga. but not among all gay men

New HIV infections in Georgia – long a leader in HIV diagnoses – dropped by nearly twice the national average, though gay men did not see the same decline that other populations did.    READ MORE »


Meet the gay teacher running for Atlanta City Council

A gay educator has launched a campaign for the Atlanta City Council, hoping to win the District 6 post that includes portions of Midtown and has been represented by an LGBT person for 20 years.    READ MORE »


The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

A warm welcome to your hard-earned LGBT weekend! Get some community, some party, some arts and entertainment, and a whole lot of not thinking about work until you absolutely have to.    READ MORE »

 
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