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Emory, Grady, Piedmont score poorly on LGBTQ healthcare

Emory, Grady, Piedmont score poorly on LGBTQ healthcare

Only one Georgia hospital notched a perfect score on the HRC’s annual Healthcare Equality Index, far outpacing some of metro Atlanta's most well-known medical facilities.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta church nearing sale on $10 million property

Gay Atlanta church nearing sale on $10 million property

A Dallas, Tex.,-based developer unveiled updated plans for a 26-story mixed-use residential tower to sit behind the LGBTQ-friendly Saint Mark United Methodist Church.    READ MORE »

Atlanta, Blue Ridge battle for most queer-friendly city title

Atlanta, Blue Ridge battle for most queer-friendly city title

Two Georgia cities with seemingly little in common landed on separate lists ranking the country’s most LGBTQ-friendly cities.    READ MORE »

Pride flags inspired gay Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X to come out

Pride flags inspired gay Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X to come out

Lil Nas X hit the cover of Time magazine to detail his journey from being a college dropout sleeping on his sister’s floor less than a year ago to a chart-topping out and proud rapper.    READ MORE »

Lesbian restaurateurs opening new Cabbagetown spot

Lesbian restaurateurs opening new Cabbagetown spot

Jen and Emily Chan are expanding their “mostly Southern, mainly Asian” food delivery club to a full-service restaurant in Cabbagetown.    READ MORE »

Georgia Equality blasts Trump’s employment discrimination rule

Georgia Equality blasts Trump’s employment discrimination rule

A new plan by the Trump administration would open the door to employment discrimination of LGBTQ people and others, according to Georgia Equality.    READ MORE »

Popular Midtown retail center getting renovation, new tenants

Popular Midtown retail center getting renovation, new tenants

A major makeover is coming to Midtown Promenade that will lead to the departure of several longtime tenants.    READ MORE »

Drag queen performs in blackface, wins Douglasville show

Drag queen performs in blackface, wins Douglasville show

A drag queen apparently performed a number in blackface and another performer allegedly uttered a racial slur during a show Saturday in Douglasville.    READ MORE »

PrEP use grows dramatically in Atlanta but still trails other cities

PrEP use grows dramatically in Atlanta but still trails other cities

More gay and bisexual men in Atlanta are becoming aware of PrEP and using it to combat HIV, but still just under one in three are using it, according to federal health officials.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta baker fights to save his business

Gay Atlanta baker fights to save his business

The out owner of Baker Dude has launched a $150,000 crowdfunding campaign to save his year-old business in Grant Park.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ artists creating permanent HIV mural on Atlanta Beltline

LGBTQ artists creating permanent HIV mural on Atlanta Beltline

Five LGBTQ artists have been commissioned to create a mural on the Atlanta Beltline to honor and celebrate people living and thriving with HIV.    READ MORE »

Ponce library to be renamed for LGBTQ trailblazer Joan Garner

Ponce library to be renamed for LGBTQ trailblazer Joan Garner

The Fulton County Commission unanimously voted to rename the Ponce de Leon Library after beloved Fulton Commissioner Joan Garner.    READ MORE »

HIV-positive man in Athens arrested for having sex

HIV-positive man in Athens arrested for having sex

A 52-year-old Athens man was arrested and charged with exposing a person to HIV after allegedly having sex with a woman who later told police.    READ MORE »

Trans fire chief files federal complaint over firing by Georgia town

Trans fire chief files federal complaint over firing by Georgia town

The nation’s first transgender fire chief says that city officials in Byron, Ga., harassed and later fired her after she came out.    READ MORE »

Atlanta OKs emergency funding to fight HIV housing crisis

Atlanta OKs emergency funding to fight HIV housing crisis

The Atlanta City Council authorized $1.5 million in emergency aid for non-profits that are stepping up to keep low-income people living with HIV from being evicted.    READ MORE »

City of Atlanta works to stabilize HIV housing eviction crisis

City of Atlanta works to stabilize HIV housing eviction crisis

More than three-quarters of the victims of an HIV housing crisis have avoided eviction and the city continues trying to process a backlog of millions in unspent federal funds.    READ MORE »

Police: Piedmont Park stabbing related to similar Midtown attack

Police: Piedmont Park stabbing related to similar Midtown attack

A man was stabbed multiple times and robbed in Piedmont Park several days after a similar attack less than two miles away.    READ MORE »

Atlanta hires first-ever chief health officer to battle HIV

Atlanta hires first-ever chief health officer to battle HIV

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms hired a public health expert with local ties to bolster the city’s efforts at fighting an HIV epidemic.    READ MORE »

Fulton restructures HIV program to end epidemic by 2030

Fulton restructures HIV program to end epidemic by 2030

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners has established the Fulton County Department for HIV Elimination to develop a metro Atlanta plan to end the epidemic.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta dads sue feds to recognize daughter’s citizenship

Gay Atlanta dads sue feds to recognize daughter’s citizenship

A gay Atlanta couple is taking on the U.S. State Department in federal court for refusing to recognize their infant daughter’s citizenship.    READ MORE »

 
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