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Federal court rules against metro Atlanta man fired for being gay

Federal court rules against metro Atlanta man fired for being gay

An Atlanta-based federal appeals court rejected the case of a Clayton County man who sued his employers when he was fired for being gay.    READ MORE »

Why former MSNBC star Thomas Roberts ‘split’ for Atlanta’s CBS46

Why former MSNBC star Thomas Roberts ‘split’ for Atlanta’s CBS46

Newly named CBS46 anchor Thomas Roberts was so excited to be back 'home' in Atlanta that the former MSNBC star split his pants on his first day at work.    READ MORE »

Decatur pastor apologizes to lesbian his church once rejected

Decatur pastor apologizes to lesbian his church once rejected

A megachurch pastor in Decatur publicly apologized to a lesbian for the church’s years-old refusal to bless her child, telling her, 'You're just as welcome here as anybody else.'    READ MORE »

Public shut out of Atlanta mayor’s LGBTQ board meeting

Public shut out of Atlanta mayor’s LGBTQ board meeting

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ new LGBTQ advisory board will meet behind closed doors on Wednesday, which legal experts argue may violate the state’s Open Meetings Act.    READ MORE »

Chick-fil-A defends funding anti-LGBTQ organizations

Chick-fil-A defends funding anti-LGBTQ organizations

Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A – under fire again over its funding of anti-LGBTQ organizations, including a youth home in Georgia – issued a rare statement explaining its charitable giving.    READ MORE »

Manifest celebrates anniversary with art party, push for PrEP clinic

Manifest celebrates anniversary with art party, push for PrEP clinic

Midtown sex club Manifest is throwing an anniversary party featuring erotic art from local artists. But it’s a planned push for a PrEP clinic that makes the event stand out from previous club endeavors.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta attorney nominated for Georgia Supreme Court

Gay Atlanta attorney nominated for Georgia Supreme Court

At least one gay attorney in metro Atlanta was among those nominated for a seat on the Georgia Supreme Court.    READ MORE »

Welcome back to the Atlanta gayborhood, Thomas Roberts

Welcome back to the Atlanta gayborhood, Thomas Roberts

Out former MSNBC and CNN anchor Thomas Roberts is returning to Atlanta to become an evening anchor at CBS46.    READ MORE »

Meet the first LGBTQ liaison for Atlanta’s city jail

Meet the first LGBTQ liaison for Atlanta’s city jail

Capt. Kamula McKnight-Butler’s official title is day watch commander for the Atlanta Department of Corrections. But she’s sometimes better known by her other role: the city’s first LGBTQ Corrections liaison.    READ MORE »

Atlanta earmarks $100,000 to combat city’s HIV crisis
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Atlanta earmarks $100,000 to combat city’s HIV crisis

In the midst of an epidemic, Atlanta for the first time ever allocated money in the city budget to fight HIV/AIDS.    READ MORE »

Gay GOP leader defends Chick-fil-A, proclaims ‘war over’ for LGBTQ equality

Gay GOP leader defends Chick-fil-A, proclaims ‘war over’ for LGBTQ equality

The Georgia Log Cabin Republicans said the 'liberal bullying' of Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A must end, and the group’s leader said that LGBTQ equality in the U.S. has largely been accomplished.    READ MORE »

Fulton unveils new #STOPHIVATL campaign to fight high HIV rates

Fulton unveils new #STOPHIVATL campaign to fight high HIV rates

It was a packed house at the Westside Cultural Arts Center as the Fulton County Board of Health unveiled a new social marketing campaign to help end HIV in the county.    READ MORE »

Augusta protects municipal employees from LGBTQ discrimination

Augusta protects municipal employees from LGBTQ discrimination

The Augusta-Richmond County Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to pass a resolution extending non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ municipal employees.    READ MORE »

Stacey Abrams makes history at Georgia Equality gala
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Stacey Abrams makes history at Georgia Equality gala

Political candidates and elected officials came out Saturday for the annual Evening for Equality gala, including a speech by an LGBTQ ally running for governor and $100,000 in fundraising.    READ MORE »

Daniel Newman and his sexy friend set social media on fire

Daniel Newman and his sexy friend set social media on fire

Like some of gay Atlanta, Daniel Newman enjoys a weekend romp at Lake Lanier. But when you're a sexy actor from "The Walking Dead," fun on the water quickly turns into a social media thirst trap.    READ MORE »

Athens GOP leader goes on anti-gay rant on Pulse anniversary
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Athens GOP leader goes on anti-gay rant on Pulse anniversary

A prominent Athens GOP leader wrote a series of anti-LGBTQ Facebook posts on Tuesday — the two-year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gay bar Model T pushed out of Beltline home
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Atlanta gay bar Model T pushed out of Beltline home

The owner of gay bar Model T says the bar is being forced out of its longtime home near the Beltline in the Old Fourth Ward.She also promises to relocate this summer.    READ MORE »

Lost N Found Youth names interim executive director

Lost N Found Youth names interim executive director

Lost N Found Youth named Audrey Krumbach as interim executive director as the LGBTQ homeless youth organization searches for a permanent replacement for its recently departed co-founder.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ medical clinic opens in Savannah

LGBTQ medical clinic opens in Savannah

A new medical clinic recently opened in Savannah focuses on treating the needs of LGBTQ residents in the coastal city.    READ MORE »

Atlanta trans activist granted asylum after six-year court fight

Atlanta trans activist granted asylum after six-year court fight

Atlanta transgender activist Estrella Sanchez was granted asylum by an immigration judge late last month after a six-year fight to remain in the United States.    READ MORE »

 
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