A contingent of LGBT police officers and firefighters took part in the Atlanta Pride parade on Sunday, dishing out swag and receiving loud cheers along the route.
The City of Atlanta's LGBT first responders have become a staple of the parade over the years, showing off their first float in 2013 and marching behind Mayor Kasim Reed for the last two years.
In 2015, newly-appointed Fire Chief Joel Baker marched with the LGBT emergency personnel. An Atlanta police LGBT liaison served as a parade grand marshal in 2009.
The Fayette County Commission stepped into the contentious debate over 'religious freedom' legislation, voting to support a bill panned by critics as anti-LGBT and a threat to the state's economy. READ MORE »
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Adam Wynn – a gay Democrat and self-employed entrepreneur – launched a bid for a metro Atlanta Congressional seat, hoping to unseat an incumbent who has condemned LGBT people and cozied up to supporters who do the same. READ MORE »
Supporters of anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' legislation rallied at the State Capitol on Tuesday, re-igniting a years-long contentious fight by calling on lawmakers to pass their bill. READ MORE »
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