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Georgia State seeks gay couples who drink for ‘major’ study

Georgia State seeks gay couples who drink for ‘major’ study

A Georgia State psychology professor wants to fill a large gap in research by studying the effects of alcohol on same-sex relationships.    READ MORE »

Atlanta LGBTQ chamber hires first-ever executive director

Atlanta LGBTQ chamber hires first-ever executive director

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce welcomed its new board leadership and notched a “major milestone” for the nonprofit business group.    READ MORE »

Dunwoody passes sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

Dunwoody passes sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

Dunwoody became just the fifth city in Georgia to adopt a broad LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance.    READ MORE »

Atlanta loses Tokyo Valentino appeal, drops anti-gay attorney

Atlanta loses Tokyo Valentino appeal, drops anti-gay attorney

A federal court reversed a lower court decision against Tokyo Valentino and restarted a constitutional challenge to the City of Atlanta’s adult entertainment ordinance.    READ MORE »

Georgia city sacks nation’s first transgender fire chief

Georgia city sacks nation’s first transgender fire chief

The city of Byron, Ga., fired its fire chief over alleged performance issues, but attorneys for the transgender woman called the move discriminatory.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta business pros push for support beyond Pride

LGBTQ Atlanta business pros push for support beyond Pride

Event promoter Melissa Scott notices the influx of corporate support during Stonewall Month, and she said LGBTQ Atlanta needs to be aggressive about keeping it year-round.    READ MORE »

Georgia motel refuses to serve LGBTQ Pride festival

Georgia motel refuses to serve LGBTQ Pride festival

A motel manager in Rabun County was fired after canceling the room reservations of the Rural America Pride Festival, organizers of a first-ever event celebrating LGBTQ people in North Georgia.    READ MORE »

Georgia Equality to honor LGBTQ heroes, allies at gala dinner

Georgia Equality to honor LGBTQ heroes, allies at gala dinner

Georgia Equality will salute a transgender elected official for spearheading an effort to pass sweeping LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinances across metro Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Atlanta United’s queer fan group tailgates into Stonewall Month

Atlanta United’s queer fan group tailgates into Stonewall Month

The MLS Cup Champion Atlanta United will recognize its diverse fanbase – including LGBTQ fans – with a blowout pregame party and Unity Night match on June 29.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Braves, Gwinnett Stripers to salute LGBTQ fans with Pride Night

Atlanta Braves, Gwinnett Stripers to salute LGBTQ fans with Pride Night

The Atlanta Braves – and for the first time their Triple-A affiliate Gwinnett Stripers – will celebrate Stonewall Month with Pride Night, pregame parties, snazzy souvenirs, fireworks and donations to LGBT charities.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta dads fight for daughter’s US citizenship

Gay Atlanta dads fight for daughter’s US citizenship

A gay Atlanta couple found themselves the victims of an outdated State Department policy after their British-born daughter was denied citizenship in April.    READ MORE »

Dunwoody nears passage of broad LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

Dunwoody nears passage of broad LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

Dunwoody is one vote away from adopting a sweeping LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance that would fine violators up to $1,000.    READ MORE »

Chick-fil-A: Giving to anti-LGBTQ groups a ‘higher calling’

Chick-fil-A: Giving to anti-LGBTQ groups a ‘higher calling’

Chick-fil-A defended its continued donations to anti-LGBTQ groups, saying that the money goes towards specific programs to help underprivileged children.    READ MORE »

Star 94.1 adds gay interior decorator to morning show

Star 94.1 adds gay interior decorator to morning show

Atlanta pop station Star 94.1 dropped Jeff Dauler from its morning show and added two new voices, including a gay man from Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to the AJC.    READ MORE »

City of Atlanta paid anti-LGBTQ attorney $267,000

City of Atlanta paid anti-LGBTQ attorney $267,000

The City of Atlanta – in its legal battle against a Cheshire Bridge Road business – paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to an attorney who has fought against marriage equality and transgender rights.    READ MORE »

Georgia city pays lesbian it banned $43,000 in settlement

Georgia city pays lesbian it banned $43,000 in settlement

The Atlanta lesbian who was banned for life from the city of Statham has been reinstated and will continue fighting the city on behalf of her late partner.    READ MORE »

A peek inside Charis Books’ new Decatur home in 19 photos

A peek inside Charis Books’ new Decatur home in 19 photos

Charis Books & More — the South’s oldest indie feminist bookstore — is settling into its new digs in Decatur after 45 years in Little Five Points, and the reviews are in.    READ MORE »

Swinging Richards ‘will be here for years’ despite bankruptcy

Swinging Richards ‘will be here for years’ despite bankruptcy

The owner of Swinging Richards said the club’s dancers are 'among the highest paid strippers in America' and that the club will remain open while undergoing bankruptcy proceedings.    READ MORE »

Swinging Richards files for bankruptcy with $1.6 million in debts

Swinging Richards files for bankruptcy with $1.6 million in debts

Swinging Richards has filed for bankruptcy protection and a Go Fund Me account has been created to raise $1 million to cover the gay strip club’s legal fees.    READ MORE »

Transgender fire chief comes out in Middle Georgia

Transgender fire chief comes out in Middle Georgia

Rachel Mosby – fire chief in Byron, Ga., for more than a decade – is happier than she’s ever been. She traces it to a significant step in her life – coming out as transgender.    READ MORE »

 
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