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Trans woman sues Cobb sheriff over jail harassment

Trans woman sues Cobb sheriff over jail harassment

A transgender woman thrown in the Cobb County Jail over an unpaid $15 fine alleges that staffers mistreated her and housed her with male detainees who abused and sexually harassed her.    READ MORE »

Miss Sophia returning to air on LGBTQ Atlanta radio station

Miss Sophia returning to air on LGBTQ Atlanta radio station

Popular Atlanta drag queen Miss Sophia is making her return to radio three months after being dropped as a cast member from V-103’s popular “Frank & Wanda in the Morning” show.    READ MORE »

Fulton cancels Drag Queen Storytime at Alpharetta library

Fulton cancels Drag Queen Storytime at Alpharetta library

Fulton County refuses to say why it pulled the plug on a Drag Queen Storytime event scheduled for April in Alpharetta.    READ MORE »

Gwinnett teachers suspended for mocking boy’s sexuality

Gwinnett teachers suspended for mocking boy’s sexuality

Two Gwinnett County school teachers were suspended after they repeatedly teased a 14-year-old boy about his sexuality in front of his entire class.    READ MORE »

Bulldogs staying put in Midtown despite towering new neighbors

Bulldogs staying put in Midtown despite towering new neighbors

New skyrise apartment towers will soon surround Bulldogs, but the owner of the popular Midtown gay bar says he has “no plans whatsoever” to sell and leave his prime Peachtree Street property.    READ MORE »

Chick-fil-A keeps donating to anti-LGBTQ groups, youth home in Ga.

Chick-fil-A keeps donating to anti-LGBTQ groups, youth home in Ga.

Chick-fil-A is under fire again after newly released tax filings show the Atlanta-based chicken giant donated $1.8 million to anti-LGBTQ organizations in 2017.    READ MORE »

Georgia high school boots trans student from prom king ballot

Georgia high school boots trans student from prom king ballot

Students at a high school in Gainesville, Ga., nominated a transgender boy to be prom king, but the school reportedly removed him from the ballot.    READ MORE »

Charis Books moving after 45 years in Little Five Points

Charis Books moving after 45 years in Little Five Points

Charis Books & More – the South’s oldest indie feminist bookstore – ends a 45-year chapter in Little Five Points on Saturday before re-opening in Decatur a week later.    READ MORE »

HIV fueled by people unaware of status, not receiving treatment

HIV fueled by people unaware of status, not receiving treatment

More than 80 percent of the 39,000 new HIV infections in the U.S. each year are transmitted by people unaware they have HIV or those not being treated for it, federal health officials said Monday.    READ MORE »

Gay-owned MetroFresh opening second Midtown spot

Gay-owned MetroFresh opening second Midtown spot

Gay Atlanta restauranteur Mitchell Anderson is expanding the MetroFresh footprint by bringing the popular eatery to a Midtown high rise.    READ MORE »

Woofs moving from longtime home to new larger location
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Woofs moving from longtime home to new larger location

Woofs is packing up its flat-screen TVs, team banners and rainbow paraphernalia and moving from its longtime home after 17 years on Piedmont Road.    READ MORE »

Gay Atlanta radio reporter struggles with voice loss

Gay Atlanta radio reporter struggles with voice loss

A gay, award-winning reporter for NPR’s Atlanta affiliate was back on the air Monday for the first time since losing his voice in January — but he’s far from done fighting permanent voice loss.    READ MORE »

Gay, bi men make up 70 percent of new HIV infections

Gay, bi men make up 70 percent of new HIV infections

Progress in HIV prevention has stalled after years of dramatic declines in new infections, with those in the South continuing to be particularly vulnerable, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.    READ MORE »

Trans man fights for survival in Georgia immigration facility

Trans man fights for survival in Georgia immigration facility

A transgender man held at an immigration detention center in South Georgia has been in solitary confinement for 15 months and isn't receiving proper medical care.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Georgians are younger, poorer than straights

LGBTQ Georgians are younger, poorer than straights

LGBTQ Georgia residents are younger, make less money and are more likely to be unemployed than their non-LGBTQ counterparts, according to a new study.    READ MORE »

Georgia Methodists ‘angry’ over rejection of gay clergy, marriage

Georgia Methodists ‘angry’ over rejection of gay clergy, marriage

LGBTQ and allied Methodists across Georgia vowed to keep fighting after the United Methodist Church reaffirmed its opposition to same-sex marriage and the ordination of LGBTQ clergy.    READ MORE »

Transgender Georgia cop fights for healthcare coverage

Transgender Georgia cop fights for healthcare coverage

A transgender police officer in Warner Robins is threatening a lawsuit against Houston County for not covering her gender dysphoria treatment.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gay bar Model T reopens in Grant Park

Atlanta gay bar Model T reopens in Grant Park

A gay Atlanta nightlife fixture that closed last November after over 25 years in business has reopened in the former home of another gay bar.    READ MORE »

Georgia among lowest rated states for LGBTQ equality

Georgia among lowest rated states for LGBTQ equality

Georgia joins 27 other states in the Human Rights Campaign’s lowest-rated category on the group’s annual State Equality Index.    READ MORE »

Shelter for homeless transgender youth opening in Atlanta

Shelter for homeless transgender youth opening in Atlanta

A five-bedroom shelter to provide housing for Atlanta’s homeless transgender youth will open on March 1 in the West End.    READ MORE »

 
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