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LGBTQ officials: ‘Ridiculous’ for Kemp to block mask mandates

LGBTQ officials: ‘Ridiculous’ for Kemp to block mask mandates

Doraville City Councilmember Stephe Koontz criticized Gov. Brian Kemp's ban on mask mandates and said it's keeping cities from protecting their residents from the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

Meet three LGBTQ officials waging war on coronavirus in metro Atlanta

Meet three LGBTQ officials waging war on coronavirus in metro Atlanta

With the coronavirus pandemic surging, elected officials across metro Atlanta are struggling with how to protect their communities. And for two LGBTQ municipal leaders, the battle has turned personal.    READ MORE »

Self-care crucial to enduring the pandemic, LGBTQ experts say

Self-care crucial to enduring the pandemic, LGBTQ experts say

Staying present, keeping in touch with loved ones, getting exercise and cutting back screen time are ways that LGBTQ Atlanta experts recommend to get through the coronavirus pandemic.    READ MORE »

A live Q&A: How to self-care, stay healthy during coronavirus

A live Q&A: How to self-care, stay healthy during coronavirus

Stress. Anxiety. Isolation. Economic uncertainty. Welcome to the new normal of the coronavirus pandemic, right? Not so fast.    READ MORE »

‘Perfect storm’ fuels support for trans fundraisers in Atlanta

‘Perfect storm’ fuels support for trans fundraisers in Atlanta

Protests for racial justice and the coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionate effect on people of color helped generate millions for Black transgender women in Atlanta.    READ MORE »

Meet 3 activists creating spaces for black trans people in Atlanta

Meet 3 activists creating spaces for black trans people in Atlanta

With calls for racial justice and equality for black transgender people, three campaigns to fund housing and safe spaces in Atlanta are getting uplifted – to the tune of millions of dollars.    READ MORE »

Gwinnett County adds protections for its LGBTQ employees

Gwinnett County adds protections for its LGBTQ employees

A gay Gwinnett County commissioner led an effort to enact employment protections for LGBTQ county workers last month, just before the U.S. Supreme Court did so at the federal level.    READ MORE »

Meet the three people making LGBTQ history in Gwinnett

Meet the three people making LGBTQ history in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County, long a majority white Republican stronghold, is changing – dramatically. How do we know? Everton Blair, Ben Ku and Sam Park.    READ MORE »

Atlanta police reform long overdue, LGBTQ leaders say

Atlanta police reform long overdue, LGBTQ leaders say

The responsibility for the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta police rests with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta City Council members, according to Council member Antonio Brown.    READ MORE »

Can Atlanta police really be reformed? Join us for a live Q&A

Can Atlanta police really be reformed? Join us for a live Q&A

The weeks of ongoing protests and marches in Atlanta have echoed themes heard across the country – calls for racial justice and police reform. But changing the Atlanta Police Department won’t be easy.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Atlanta bars innovate to survive pandemic

LGBTQ Atlanta bars innovate to survive pandemic

LGBTQ Atlanta bar owners have adopted new ways to keep patrons and employees safe, including limiting capacity, scaled-up cleanings and loads of hand sanitizer.    READ MORE »

How are LGBTQ bars surviving coronavirus? Join our live chat

How are LGBTQ bars surviving coronavirus? Join our live chat

As the coronavirus pandemic exploded on Atlanta in March, the city’s vibrant LGBTQ nightlife scene took a big hit: bars and nightclubs were ordered to shut down on March 19.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ lawmakers call for tracking police use of force in Georgia

LGBTQ lawmakers call for tracking police use of force in Georgia

LGBTQ Georgia lawmakers and leaders called on the state legislature to pass a bill that tracks police use-of-force incidents to address ongoing police brutality issues.    READ MORE »

Join us for a live chat about hate crimes and police brutality

Join us for a live chat about hate crimes and police brutality

Demonstrations across Georgia have refocused attention on the killings of black and transgender people. Lawmakers can take action on police brutality and hate crimes as soon as Monday.    READ MORE »

Join us for a live chat about voting for LGBTQ equality in Georgia

Join us for a live chat about voting for LGBTQ equality in Georgia

It’s a pandemic. Protests over police brutality are filling the streets. Calls for justice and equality are growing louder. In the middle of the chaos, it’s also primary day in Georgia on June 9.    READ MORE »

 
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