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Buddy Carter doesn’t want ‘them’ transgenders in military

Buddy Carter doesn’t want ‘them’ transgenders in military

Georgia's own U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter – once concerned with which bathrooms transgender students use – now has a new target for his bigoted angst: transgender members of the military.    READ MORE »

Georgia school chief aims at trans students in re-election bid

Georgia school chief aims at trans students in re-election bid

Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods – who last year blasted protections for transgender students – is again targeting LGBT students as he kicks off his re-election campaign.    READ MORE »

Atlanta schools back protections for trans students

Atlanta schools back protections for trans students

Several school districts in metro Atlanta – and at least one college campus – reaffirmed their commitment to protect trans students in the wake of the Trump administration rescinding guidelines on their safety.    READ MORE »

Georgia lawmaker mocks rules for trans students

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 »

LGBT groups want Georgia out of anti-trans suit

LGBT groups want Georgia out of anti-trans suit

LGBT activists are calling on Georgia's new attorney general to drop the state's participation in a lawsuit challenging federal guidelines on the treatment of transgender students.    READ MORE »

Georgia senator: Anti-gay law ‘doing right thing’

Georgia senator: Anti-gay law ‘doing right thing’

A Georgia Republican backed a controversial anti-LGBT law in North Carolina – calling it a principled stand – and hoped for the failure of ACC championships pulled from that state and moved to his own.    READ MORE »

Ga. wins first round in fight against trans students

Ga. wins first round in fight against trans students

The judge overseeing a lawsuit from Georgia and 12 other states issued an injunction, stopping new federal guidelines about the treatment of transgender students from going into effect.    READ MORE »

Trans students in Ga. get new tool to fight bigotry

Trans students in Ga. get new tool to fight bigotry

Transgender students in Georgia facing bullying and discrimination have a new tool to turn to as the school year begins, thanks to five LGBT and progressive organizations.    READ MORE »

Hall County block trans students in bathrooms

Hall County block trans students in bathrooms

Hall County in North Georgia is sticking by its refusal to allow transgender students in its public school system to use bathrooms that match their gender identity, arguing it's a 'common sense approach.'    READ MORE »

U.S. Attorney: I’m fighting for LGBT civil rights in Georgia
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U.S. Attorney: I’m fighting for LGBT civil rights in Georgia

U.S. Attorney John Horn – the top federal prosecutor in North Georgia – told scores of LGBT Atlanta organizers and activists that his office is creating a special unit to better investigate civil rights complaints.    READ MORE »

Tanya Ditty keeps trolling LGBT Georgians

Tanya Ditty keeps trolling LGBT Georgians

The grandmother who spanked Gov. Nathan Deal for not protecting her anti-gay views is back trolling LGBT Atlanta, this time mad that trans people might want to match their name with their gender identity.    READ MORE »

Georgia’s trans population fourth-highest in U.S.

Georgia’s trans population fourth-highest in U.S.

Georgia has the fourth-highest percentage of transgender residents, a large slice of the 1.4 million trans adults across the U.S., according to a first-ever state-level estimate of people who identify as trans.    READ MORE »

Atlanta companies take lead on trans bathrooms

Atlanta companies take lead on trans bathrooms

As politicians rant about transgender bathroom access, Atlanta's biggest companies are taking action – enacting policies allowing trans employees to use the rest room matching their gender identity.    READ MORE »

Erick Erickson: Scrub gay from Orlando massacre

Erick Erickson: Scrub gay from Orlando massacre

Toxic anti-gay troll and Atlanta radio host Erick Erickson wants to scrub the Orlando massacre of its gay roots and blames LGBT activists for using the tragedy to promote a 'bathroom agenda.'    READ MORE »

Students reveal pain of being transgender in Georgia schools

Students reveal pain of being transgender in Georgia schools

Transgender and gender nonconforming students in Georgia face barriers to their education as varied as regular bullying and beatings, teachers without a clue what it means to be transgender, and navigating school administrators uncertain how to provide a safe environment to learn in.    READ MORE »

Anti-gay lawmaker: LGBT activists trying to blackmail me

Anti-gay lawmaker: LGBT activists trying to blackmail me

State Sen. Josh McKoon, maneuvering to keep his throne as the Gold Dome's hater-in-chief, promised to 'absolutely' resurrect 'religious freedom' legislation next year and questioned if anti-LGBT discrimination even exists in Georgia.    READ MORE »

KKK fliers target trans people in metro Atlanta

KKK fliers target trans people in metro Atlanta

The Ku Klux Klan targets transgender people in fliers they used to litter a Douglas County neighborhood with over the weekend, calling them an 'abomination.'    READ MORE »

Georgia ACLU chief quits over trans potty fight

Georgia ACLU chief quits over trans potty fight

The leader of the ACLU of Georgia quit in a huff over transgender equality, complaining that the organization tried to silence her when she complained that the non-profit put the fight for trans rights ahead of other equality efforts.    READ MORE »

Deal: Lawsuit over trans bathrooms ‘appropriate’

Deal: Lawsuit over trans bathrooms ‘appropriate’

Gov. Nathan Deal defended a lawsuit in which Georgia and 10 other states sued to block guidelines concerning transgender students and restrooms, calling it an 'appropriate' response to 'federal overreach.'    READ MORE »

Georgia sues to block trans student bathrooms

Georgia sues to block trans student bathrooms

Georgia has joined 10 other states in suing the federal government over new guidelines concerning transgender students, less than two weeks after Gov. Nathan Deal topped short of endorsing such a suit.    READ MORE »

 
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