A handful of Atlanta LGBT activists celebrated the Prop 8 decision in a California court by taking to a corner in Midtown to wave flags, shake posters and prod supportive motorists to honk.
Members of the Queer Justice League and Atlanta Sisters gathered at the corner of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue on Tuesday to cheer on the decision, which upheld a lower court’s ruling that struck down California’s gay marriage ban. But they still can’t get gay married in California or Georgia. Gay marriages are on hold in California for a possible appeal of the decision and same-sex unions have been banned in Georgia – twice.
QJL is among several LGBT groups planning a Feb. 18 protest of an “ex-gay” event in Villa Rica.
Scores of drag entertainers are scheduled to perform on Sunday during a benefit for Charlie Brown, who has been out of work for seven months due to health issues. READ MORE »
A small fire broke out at the Phillip Rush Center early Friday, causing the facility to temporarily shut down. READ MORE »
I did a bad thing. It was wrong and ugly, and the public fallout was messy. I was put on blast, and it spiraled before an audience hungry for blood. READ MORE »
Gov. Brian Kemp announced plans to overhaul Georgia’s adoption and foster care system, but sidestepped the issue of anti-LGBTQ efforts that killed reform legislation in past years. READ MORE »
Half of Atlanta Pride’s staff resigned in the past month as the non-profit manages sustained criticism from former board members, committee members and employees. READ MORE »