Queer Athens commissioner tests positive for coronavirus

Queer Athens commissioner tests positive for coronavirus

Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Mariah Parker tested positive for coronavirus earlier this month after leading a protest for racial justice that attracted thousands.    READ MORE »

Helmet emerges from lockdown with new look and outlook

Helmet emerges from lockdown with new look and outlook

While you were busy scrolling memes about going without haircuts, one of the most popular places to get one refreshed its spaces and put thought into what the new era would look like.    READ MORE »

Pride, Out on Film stir up ‘Virtual Insanity’ of Stonewall events

Pride, Out on Film stir up ‘Virtual Insanity’ of Stonewall events

On Wednesday, Atlanta Pride finally revealed how it will recognize the 50th anniversary of Atlanta’s first march for LGBTQ equality, amid a backdrop of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter concerns.    READ MORE »

Join us for a live chat about hate crimes and police brutality

Join us for a live chat about hate crimes and police brutality

Demonstrations across Georgia have refocused attention on the killings of black and transgender people. Lawmakers can take action on police brutality and hate crimes as soon as Monday.    READ MORE »

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

In person or online, LGBTQ ATL beckons. Whether you are willing to peek your head out into the mist or want to stay quarantined, event planners have ideas to keep you busy.    READ MORE »

More LGBTQ Atlanta groups assert #BlackLivesMatter solidarity

More LGBTQ Atlanta groups assert #BlackLivesMatter solidarity

As calls for racial justice continue to grow and outcries from an array of LGBTQ efforts increase across the country, three more Atlanta non-profits put their support for Black Lives Matter in writing.    READ MORE »

Donations rising for black, queer-owned community space in Atlanta

Donations rising for black, queer-owned community space in Atlanta

Southern Fried Queer Pride launched an effort to finance a community center by, for and about LGBTQ communities of color in Atlanta. In three days, they have $16,000 and counting.    READ MORE »

Big Georgia companies call for state hate crimes law

Big Georgia companies call for state hate crimes law

The biggest names in Atlanta’s corporate and sports worlds – from Atlanta United to Coca-Cola, Porsche and Delta Air Lines – called on Georgia lawmakers to pass a comprehensive hate crimes bill when they return to the State Capitol.    READ MORE »

Hundreds march through Midtown to support black trans people
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Hundreds march through Midtown to support black trans people

A crowd of hundreds took part in a rally and march through Midtown on Sunday to support black transgender people and call attention to the killing of a trans man by police in Florida.    READ MORE »

Georgia Equality joins national LGBTQ call to combat racism

Georgia Equality joins national LGBTQ call to combat racism

Georgia’s statewide LGBTQ rights group joined more than 130 other groups committing to end racism and white supremacy and make it integral to their missions for full equality for LGBTQ people.    READ MORE »

Out On Film launches virtual film festival for Stonewall Month

Out On Film launches virtual film festival for Stonewall Month

In celebration of Stonewall Month and in partnership with Georgia Equality, Atlanta’s LGBTQ film festival Out On Film announced a weekly online screening series that begins next week.    READ MORE »

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

In person or online, LGBTQ ATL beckons you to gather. Whether you peek your head out amid pedestrian curfew or want to stay quarantined, event planners have ideas to keep you busy.    READ MORE »

Join us for a live chat about voting for LGBTQ equality in Georgia

Join us for a live chat about voting for LGBTQ equality in Georgia

It’s a pandemic. Protests over police brutality are filling the streets. Calls for justice and equality are growing louder. In the middle of the chaos, it’s also primary day in Georgia on June 9.    READ MORE »

Sarah Riggs Amico celebrates Pride month in U.S. Senate run

Sarah Riggs Amico celebrates Pride month in U.S. Senate run

Sarah Riggs Amico – one of the Democrats hoping to unseat U.S. Sen. David Perdue – kicked off Pride month with a call for racial equality and a public conversation with transgender advocates.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ officials join ‘no justice, no peace’ protests in Atlanta

LGBTQ officials join ‘no justice, no peace’ protests in Atlanta

Two LGBTQ elected officials are playing an increasingly visible role in the Atlanta protests that have consumed the city since Friday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta groups pledge to intersect LGBTQ equality, racial justice
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Atlanta groups pledge to intersect LGBTQ equality, racial justice

In moving anti-racism treatises issued on Monday, two high-profile Atlanta groups highlighted the racial divide in the LGBTQ movement and listed specific ways they would put intersectionality into action.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta church offers free walk-up coronavirus testing

Gay Atlanta church offers free walk-up coronavirus testing

Saint Mark United Methodist Church is doing its part to fight the pandemic by offering free walk-up coronavirus testing for the next two Tuesdays and possibly beyond.    READ MORE »

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan calls for Georgia hate crimes law

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan calls for Georgia hate crimes law

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan broke his silence on a hate crimes law in Georgia, voicing support but calling for significant changes to a measure that’s already passed the state House.    READ MORE »

Gay Chamblee elected official tests positive for coronavirus

Gay Chamblee elected official tests positive for coronavirus

Chamblee City Councilmember Brian Mock contracted coronavirus earlier this month and said the disease has him “absolutely exhausted” as he recuperates at home.    READ MORE »

Bars, nightclubs allowed to reopen – with limited crowds

Bars, nightclubs allowed to reopen – with limited crowds

Gov. Brian Kemp eased coronavirus restrictions further, allowing bars and nightclubs to open as of June 1 with limited capacity and only under 39 mandatory guidelines.    READ MORE »

 
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Queer Athens commissioner tests positive for coronavirus

Queer Athens commissioner tests positive for coronavirus

Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Mariah Parker tested positive for coronavirus earlier this month after leading a protest for racial justice that attracted thousands.    READ MORE »

Helmet emerges from lockdown with new look and outlook

Helmet emerges from lockdown with new look and outlook

While you were busy scrolling memes about going without haircuts, one of the most popular places to get one refreshed its spaces and put thought into what the new era would look like.    READ MORE »

Pride, Out on Film stir up ‘Virtual Insanity’ of Stonewall events

Pride, Out on Film stir up ‘Virtual Insanity’ of Stonewall events

On Wednesday, Atlanta Pride finally revealed how it will recognize the 50th anniversary of Atlanta’s first march for LGBTQ equality, amid a backdrop of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter concerns.    READ MORE »

Join us for a live chat about hate crimes and police brutality

Join us for a live chat about hate crimes and police brutality

Demonstrations across Georgia have refocused attention on the killings of black and transgender people. Lawmakers can take action on police brutality and hate crimes as soon as Monday.    READ MORE »

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

In person or online, LGBTQ ATL beckons. Whether you are willing to peek your head out into the mist or want to stay quarantined, event planners have ideas to keep you busy.    READ MORE »

More LGBTQ Atlanta groups assert #BlackLivesMatter solidarity

More LGBTQ Atlanta groups assert #BlackLivesMatter solidarity

As calls for racial justice continue to grow and outcries from an array of LGBTQ efforts increase across the country, three more Atlanta non-profits put their support for Black Lives Matter in writing.    READ MORE »

Donations rising for black, queer-owned community space in Atlanta

Donations rising for black, queer-owned community space in Atlanta

Southern Fried Queer Pride launched an effort to finance a community center by, for and about LGBTQ communities of color in Atlanta. In three days, they have $16,000 and counting.    READ MORE »

Big Georgia companies call for state hate crimes law

Big Georgia companies call for state hate crimes law

The biggest names in Atlanta’s corporate and sports worlds – from Atlanta United to Coca-Cola, Porsche and Delta Air Lines – called on Georgia lawmakers to pass a comprehensive hate crimes bill when they return to the State Capitol.    READ MORE »

Hundreds march through Midtown to support black trans people
News  |  photos

Hundreds march through Midtown to support black trans people

A crowd of hundreds took part in a rally and march through Midtown on Sunday to support black transgender people and call attention to the killing of a trans man by police in Florida.    READ MORE »

Georgia Equality joins national LGBTQ call to combat racism

Georgia Equality joins national LGBTQ call to combat racism

Georgia’s statewide LGBTQ rights group joined more than 130 other groups committing to end racism and white supremacy and make it integral to their missions for full equality for LGBTQ people.    READ MORE »

Out On Film launches virtual film festival for Stonewall Month

Out On Film launches virtual film festival for Stonewall Month

In celebration of Stonewall Month and in partnership with Georgia Equality, Atlanta’s LGBTQ film festival Out On Film announced a weekly online screening series that begins next week.    READ MORE »

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The best queer virtual and IRL things to do in Atlanta this weekend

In person or online, LGBTQ ATL beckons you to gather. Whether you peek your head out amid pedestrian curfew or want to stay quarantined, event planners have ideas to keep you busy.    READ MORE »

Join us for a live chat about voting for LGBTQ equality in Georgia

Join us for a live chat about voting for LGBTQ equality in Georgia

It’s a pandemic. Protests over police brutality are filling the streets. Calls for justice and equality are growing louder. In the middle of the chaos, it’s also primary day in Georgia on June 9.    READ MORE »

Sarah Riggs Amico celebrates Pride month in U.S. Senate run

Sarah Riggs Amico celebrates Pride month in U.S. Senate run

Sarah Riggs Amico – one of the Democrats hoping to unseat U.S. Sen. David Perdue – kicked off Pride month with a call for racial equality and a public conversation with transgender advocates.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ officials join ‘no justice, no peace’ protests in Atlanta

LGBTQ officials join ‘no justice, no peace’ protests in Atlanta

Two LGBTQ elected officials are playing an increasingly visible role in the Atlanta protests that have consumed the city since Friday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta groups pledge to intersect LGBTQ equality, racial justice
News  |  Community

Atlanta groups pledge to intersect LGBTQ equality, racial justice

In moving anti-racism treatises issued on Monday, two high-profile Atlanta groups highlighted the racial divide in the LGBTQ movement and listed specific ways they would put intersectionality into action.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta church offers free walk-up coronavirus testing

Gay Atlanta church offers free walk-up coronavirus testing

Saint Mark United Methodist Church is doing its part to fight the pandemic by offering free walk-up coronavirus testing for the next two Tuesdays and possibly beyond.    READ MORE »

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan calls for Georgia hate crimes law

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan calls for Georgia hate crimes law

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan broke his silence on a hate crimes law in Georgia, voicing support but calling for significant changes to a measure that’s already passed the state House.    READ MORE »

Gay Chamblee elected official tests positive for coronavirus

Gay Chamblee elected official tests positive for coronavirus

Chamblee City Councilmember Brian Mock contracted coronavirus earlier this month and said the disease has him “absolutely exhausted” as he recuperates at home.    READ MORE »

Bars, nightclubs allowed to reopen – with limited crowds

Bars, nightclubs allowed to reopen – with limited crowds

Gov. Brian Kemp eased coronavirus restrictions further, allowing bars and nightclubs to open as of June 1 with limited capacity and only under 39 mandatory guidelines.    READ MORE »

 
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