Category:  Politics

Lesbian restaurateur running for College Park City Council

Lesbian restaurateur running for College Park City Council

Kathleen McQueen has launched a bid to become the College Park City Council’s sole woman and only LGBTQ member.    READ MORE »

Anti-gay white nationalist drops out of U.S. House race in Georgia

Anti-gay white nationalist drops out of U.S. House race in Georgia

A Sandy Springs business person dropped out of the 6th Congressional District race after publicly identifying himself as a white nationalist.    READ MORE »

Georgia Equality endorses gay civic activist in Fulton race

Georgia Equality endorses gay civic activist in Fulton race

Georgia Equality’s board of directors released its endorsements Tuesday in two local special elections taking place in September.    READ MORE »

Pete Buttigieg returns to Atlanta for big gay fundraiser

Pete Buttigieg returns to Atlanta for big gay fundraiser

HGTV star Vern Yip and his husband will host gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg for a high-dollar fundraiser at their Brookwood Hills home.    READ MORE »

Meet the gay democratic socialist on South Fulton City Council

Meet the gay democratic socialist on South Fulton City Council

South Fulton City Councilmember Khalid Kamau said it was 'amazing' to give the opening and closing address at the Democratic Socialists of America convention.    READ MORE »

Gay Marine veteran launches Pooler mayoral bid

Gay Marine veteran launches Pooler mayoral bid

Pooler business person Adam Bridges is moving on from a state House race loss to try and become the second openly LGBTQ mayor in Georgia.    READ MORE »

Gay councilmember jumps into race for Doraville mayor

Gay councilmember jumps into race for Doraville mayor

Joseph Geierman is giving up his seat on the Doraville City Council for a shot at becoming the city’s first openly LGBTQ mayor.    READ MORE »

Priest wants to be Georgia’s first lesbian state senator

Priest wants to be Georgia’s first lesbian state senator

Kim Jackson wants to go from Atlanta Pride grand marshal in 2019 to being the next representative for state Senate District 41 in 2020.    READ MORE »

‘Queer Eye’ Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry running for U.S. Senate

‘Queer Eye’ Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry running for U.S. Senate

LGBTQ ally Ted Terry would make passing the Equality Act one of his first priorities if he were to become Georgia’s next U.S. Senator in 2020.    READ MORE »

Gay civic activist jumps into crowded Fulton commission race

Gay civic activist jumps into crowded Fulton commission race

Delta flight attendant Rafer Johnson wants to become Fulton County’s sole openly LGBTQ commissioner and its first openly LGBTQ male member.    READ MORE »

Former state lawmaker wants to be first LGBTQ Gwinnett leader

Former state lawmaker wants to be first LGBTQ Gwinnett leader

Bisexual former state Sen. Curt Thompson jumped into the race for Gwinnett County Commission chair by pledging to push for LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination protections.    READ MORE »

Bada Bings restaurant fires homophobic tweets at GOP lawmaker

Bada Bings restaurant fires homophobic tweets at GOP lawmaker

Atlanta restaurant Bada Bings targeted a Republican state lawmaker it has political differences with by questioning his sexuality and calling him gay in social media posts.    READ MORE »

Gay commissioner spearheads first-ever Pride Month in Gwinnett

Gay commissioner spearheads first-ever Pride Month in Gwinnett

Stonewall fever is spreading in Gwinnett as the county’s first openly LGBTQ commissioner officially declared it Pride Month for the first time ever.    READ MORE »

Meet Brian Kemp’s three LGBTQ appointments

Meet Brian Kemp’s three LGBTQ appointments

Gov. Brian Kemp (photo) has filled some 80 positions to state boards and criminal justice posts with a diverse slate of people, including at least three LGBTQ appointments.    READ MORE »

U.S. Senate candidate knocks Trump ‘shipwreck’ at Georgia Equality gala

U.S. Senate candidate knocks Trump ‘shipwreck’ at Georgia Equality gala

Teresa Tomlinson – the former Columbus mayor running for U.S. Senate – headlined a record-setting Evening for Equality, delivering a blistering critique of 'the lunacy and bigotry' of the Trump administration.    READ MORE »

Gay attorney jumps into state House race in Norcross

Gay attorney jumps into state House race in Norcross

Out attorney Marvin Lim wants to put his experience lobbying against anti-LGBTQ “religious freedom” bills at the state legislature to use – by becoming a state lawmaker.    READ MORE »

St. Simons lesbian wants rematch in state House race

St. Simons lesbian wants rematch in state House race

When Julie Jordan took on state Rep. Don Hogan in 2018, it was the first time in eight years that voters saw a Democrat in the race — in 2020, she wants them to see one in office.    READ MORE »

Gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg storms Atlanta

Gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg storms Atlanta

Pete Buttigieg said Georgia was “on the cusp of becoming a blue state” and that voter suppression kept Stacey Abrams from becoming governor.    READ MORE »

Gay veteran jumps into state House race in Savannah

Gay veteran jumps into state House race in Savannah

Political newcomer Mac Sims wants to become the next openly LGBTQ member of the Georgia legislature.    READ MORE »

Atlanta City Council approves $100,000 PrEP project

Atlanta City Council approves $100,000 PrEP project

The City of Atlanta and the Fulton County Board of Health have entered into an intergovernmental agreement to provide PrEP services to combat the city’s HIV crisis.    READ MORE »

 
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