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LGBTQ Atlanta celebrates equality, honors heroes at HRC gala
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LGBTQ Atlanta celebrates equality, honors heroes at HRC gala

U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath vowed to keep Georgia’s 6th Congressional District in pro-LGBTQ hands on Saturday at the 32nd Annual HRC Atlanta Gala Dinner & Auction.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Asian Atlantans share their battles with invisibility, stereotypes

LGBTQ Asian Atlantans share their battles with invisibility, stereotypes

Asian Americans are the fastest growing demographic in the U.S., but the LGBTQ members of that ethnic group in Atlanta continue to fight unique challenges and avoid 'getting lost.'    READ MORE »

Tokyo Valentino fights ‘fatally defective’ case in federal court

Tokyo Valentino fights ‘fatally defective’ case in federal court

Attorneys for Tokyo Valentino squared off against the City of Atlanta, arguing in federal court that an injunction against the adult superstore was “fatally defective.”    READ MORE »

City of Atlanta hires anti-gay attorney to fight Tokyo Valentino

City of Atlanta hires anti-gay attorney to fight Tokyo Valentino

The attorney representing the City of Atlanta in an effort to shut down Tokyo Valentino has fought against marriage equality and trans rights, and he’s taken donations from an anti-LGBTQ group.    READ MORE »

HRC honors Atlanta HIV/AIDS activist Daniel Driffin

HRC honors Atlanta HIV/AIDS activist Daniel Driffin

THRIVE SS co-founder Daniel Driffin will join acclaimed actors and a member of Congress in being recognized at the 32nd Annual HRC Atlanta Gala Dinner & Auction.    READ MORE »

Gay, bi men at center of hepatitis A outbreak in Atlanta

Gay, bi men at center of hepatitis A outbreak in Atlanta

Public health officials are calling on widespread vaccinations for gay and bisexual men in metro Atlanta to stem a hepatitis A outbreak.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gay bar owners open to proposed smoking ban

Atlanta gay bar owners open to proposed smoking ban

The Atlanta City Council is considering a broad ban on smoking in public places that would impact several gay bars around the city.    READ MORE »

U.S. Supreme Court to hear case of Atlanta man fired for being gay

U.S. Supreme Court to hear case of Atlanta man fired for being gay

A metro Atlanta man fired for being gay is now at the center of what could be a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling to protect LGBTQ workers.    READ MORE »

Trailblazing LGBTQ attorney accused of sexually harassing co-worker

Trailblazing LGBTQ attorney accused of sexually harassing co-worker

A former City of Atlanta attorney filed a federal lawsuit claiming that longtime LGBTQ activist Robin Shahar, while chief counsel for the city’s law department, sexually harassed and touched her inappropriately.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ business owners knock ‘crazy’ Midtown driving toll

LGBTQ business owners knock ‘crazy’ Midtown driving toll

LGBTQ business owners in Midtown say an idea by Atlanta officials to charge non-residents a toll when they drive into the popular neighborhood is unfair and would hurt business.    READ MORE »

1 in 8 gay, bisexual men have chlamydia or gonorrhea

1 in 8 gay, bisexual men have chlamydia or gonorrhea

A new federal study shows that nearly one in eight men who have sex with men have chlamydia or gonorrhea, infection rates that mirror what Atlanta-based healthcare providers are seeing in their clients.    READ MORE »

Morehouse College opens its doors to transgender students

Morehouse College opens its doors to transgender students

Transgender men will be allowed to enroll at Morehouse College beginning with the fall 2020 semester, the school announced on Saturday.    READ MORE »

Gentlemen’s Ball founders opening restaurant in College Park

Gentlemen’s Ball founders opening restaurant in College Park

A gay-owned restaurant that celebrates the Gullah-Geechee culture is coming to downtown College Park in late spring.    READ MORE »

Gay teacher accused of stealing $100,000 before killing boyfriend

Gay teacher accused of stealing $100,000 before killing boyfriend

Three days before allegedly shooting and killing a man he had been dating, a gay DeKalb high school teacher was in court facing charges of stealing $100,000 from his church.    READ MORE »

Boybutante Ball hits 30 flirty, fabulous years of Athens drag

Boybutante Ball hits 30 flirty, fabulous years of Athens drag

The Boybutante Ball celebrates a major anniversary on Saturday, but organizers hope to hit another milestone — raising $1 million to fight HIV/AIDS since the ball’s inception.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta entertainer Brent Star battling kidney disease

Gay Atlanta entertainer Brent Star battling kidney disease

Brent Star is used to making people laugh for a living, but on April 4, he posted a serious request on Facebook: he needs a kidney.    READ MORE »

Fired Georgia Tech basketball coach accused of groping player

Fired Georgia Tech basketball coach accused of groping player

A former Georgia Tech women’s basketball player has alleged that recently-fired head coach MaChelle Joseph fondled her in a hotel room in 2002.    READ MORE »

Atlanta mayor wants Drag Queen Storytime at City Hall

Atlanta mayor wants Drag Queen Storytime at City Hall

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is opening up the doors of City Hall to a drag queen who got snubbed by Fulton County.    READ MORE »

These 14 Atlanta companies got perfect scores on LGBTQ equality

These 14 Atlanta companies got perfect scores on LGBTQ equality

Some 14 metro Atlanta-based corporations, law firms and financial institutions nabbed a perfect score on their approach to LGBTQ employees, customers and policies.    READ MORE »

Peer coaching group Rainbros rebrands to meet LGBTQ demand

Peer coaching group Rainbros rebrands to meet LGBTQ demand

Three years after peer coaching organization Rainbros launched, the group is expanding its reach and changing its name to reflect more of LGBTQ Atlanta.    READ MORE »

 
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