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Transgender Georgia cop fights for healthcare coverage

Transgender Georgia cop fights for healthcare coverage

A transgender police officer in Warner Robins is threatening a lawsuit against Houston County for not covering her gender dysphoria treatment.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gay bar Model T reopens in Grant Park

Atlanta gay bar Model T reopens in Grant Park

A gay Atlanta nightlife fixture that closed last November after over 25 years in business has reopened in the former home of another gay bar.    READ MORE »

Georgia among lowest rated states for LGBTQ equality

Georgia among lowest rated states for LGBTQ equality

Georgia joins 27 other states in the Human Rights Campaign’s lowest-rated category on the group’s annual State Equality Index.    READ MORE »

Shelter for homeless transgender youth opening in Atlanta

Shelter for homeless transgender youth opening in Atlanta

A five-bedroom shelter to provide housing for Atlanta’s homeless transgender youth will open on March 1 in the West End.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Hawks mark Valentine’s Day with first-ever Pride Night

Atlanta Hawks mark Valentine’s Day with first-ever Pride Night

The Atlanta Hawks are the latest pro sports team to dedicate a game to its LGBTQ fanbase, as the team hosts a Pride Night on Valentine’s Day.    READ MORE »

Transgender metro Atlanta teen named homecoming queen

Transgender metro Atlanta teen named homecoming queen

Students at Forsyth Central High School in Cumming voted on Jan. 26 to make 17-year-old transgender senior Charlie Baum their homecoming queen for 2019.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Hawks honor transgender diversity firm

Atlanta Hawks honor transgender diversity firm

The Atlanta Hawks honored Transformation Journeys Worldwide for its transgender-focused efforts on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.    READ MORE »

Trump plan to eliminate HIV/AIDS targets Atlanta

Trump plan to eliminate HIV/AIDS targets Atlanta

Four metro Atlanta counties are being targeted as part of President Donald Trump’s plan to end HIV/AIDS in the next 10 years. But, some local HIV/AIDS activists reacted with skepticism.    READ MORE »

Pastor shames Atlanta Pride, preaches for death to gays

Pastor shames Atlanta Pride, preaches for death to gays

The pastor of a Norcross church preaches that gay people should get the death penalty and that using the correct pronouns for transgender people is 'disgusting' and 'perverted.'    READ MORE »

Fulton approves $670,000 to fight HIV, boost PrEP efforts

Fulton approves $670,000 to fight HIV, boost PrEP efforts

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners added $670,000 to help fight HIV/AIDS in the county, money that will fund nine new healthcare specialists and expand the availability of PrEP.    READ MORE »

Georgia Equality wins $4,500 in Super Bowl ticket auction

Georgia Equality wins $4,500 in Super Bowl ticket auction

An NFL Hall of Famer auctioned off a ticket to Super Bowl LIII to benefit transgender equality, and one LGBTQ Georgia organization was a lucky beneficiary.    READ MORE »

Lesbian intern changed LGBTQ culture of Atlanta Falcons

Lesbian intern changed LGBTQ culture of Atlanta Falcons

A gay Olympic gold medal-winning diver, the NFL’s first openly LGBTQ coach and an Atlanta Falcons front office executive took part in a panel discussion on LGBTQ inclusion in advance of Super Bowl 53.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ advocates push for closing of Atlanta jail

LGBTQ advocates push for closing of Atlanta jail

A coalition of progressive groups is calling for the Atlanta jail to be closed and converted into a wellness center that would help combat the city’s HIV epidemic.    READ MORE »

Firefighters, Home Depot partner to aid Atlanta lesbian seniors

Firefighters, Home Depot partner to aid Atlanta lesbian seniors

The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department and its nonprofit and union arms are joining forces with Home Depot to help build a wheelchair ramp at the future Westside home of two lesbian seniors.    READ MORE »

4 Atlanta spots among most popular gay bars in U.S.

4 Atlanta spots among most popular gay bars in U.S.

Four Atlanta gay bars have another reason to be proud after landing on NewNowNext’s list of the most popular gay bars in America.    READ MORE »

Shirley Franklin knocks Gov. Brian Kemp on ‘legal discrimination’
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Shirley Franklin knocks Gov. Brian Kemp on ‘legal discrimination’

Shirley Franklin called anti-LGBTQ 'religious freedom' bills discriminatory as Gov. Brian Kemp — a supporter of such legislation — sat just feet away during a ceremony honoring Martin Luther King Jr.    READ MORE »

Westboro Baptist Church to protest at Super Bowl in Atlanta

Westboro Baptist Church to protest at Super Bowl in Atlanta

Members of the anti-LGBTQ hate group Westboro Baptist Church will hold a series of protests at the Super Bowl in Atlanta and at several North Georgia churches on Feb. 3.    READ MORE »

Fulton commissioner wants $600,000 to fight HIV epidemic

Fulton commissioner wants $600,000 to fight HIV epidemic

A Fulton County Commissioner is calling on residents to lobby her fellow commissioners for $600,000 to fight HIV/AIDS at the board’s meeting on Wednesday.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ advisors want Atlanta mayor to approve $100,000 PrEP project

LGBTQ advisors want Atlanta mayor to approve $100,000 PrEP project

LGBTQ advisors for Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms want the Atlanta mayor to spend $100,000 to provide PrEP services to help combat the city’s HIV crisis.    READ MORE »

Lawmaker files sweeping bill to protect LGBTQ Georgians
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Lawmaker files sweeping bill to protect LGBTQ Georgians

State Rep. Sandra Scott filed a broad civil rights bill that would protect LGBTQ people and others from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations.    READ MORE »

 
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