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Fulton expands efforts to help Black, Latino men at risk for HIV

A $2.5 million grant is helping Fulton County health officials provide a holistic approach to caring for young Black and Latino men at risk...

Mariah Parker on protesting, policing and public office in Athens

Mariah Parker turned her political activism and Hip-Hop experience into a run for public office, becoming the first LGBTQ person elected to the Athens-Clarke...

Charlie Paine has a passion for preserving Atlanta’s LGBTQ history

Charlie Paine’s passion for preservation was ignited as a teenager when he pushed Emory to save a century-old building. Now he's focused on saving LGBTQ Atlanta’s historic places.

Gee Smalls serving success as Black LGBTQ entrepreneur in Atlanta

Gee Smalls is quick to admit that his biggest accomplishments haven’t been planned. But the Black LGBTQ restaurateur, author and non-profit founder continues to serve delicious hits across Atlanta.

Marjorie Taylor Greene taking her hate for LGBTs to Congress

Marjorie Taylor Greene is making national headlines with her racist and conspiracy views, but don't forget that Tuesday’s winner in a GOP runoff for Congress also attacks LGBTQ people.

Doraville cracks down on hate crimes targeting LGBTQ people

Doraville approved a hate crimes ordinance on Monday, joining a handful of Georgia cities stiffening punishments for crimes targeting LGBTQ people and other protected classes.

Meet the newest LGBTQ lawmaker in the Georgia House

Thanks to a commanding win in a progressive district in June, attorney Marvin Lim is on his way to joining the largest group of LGBTQ lawmakers ever in the Georgia House.

Meet the priest likely to be Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator

When a 13-year-old Kim Jackson saw her hometown elect its first black mayor, she wanted to run for office. At 35, she’s on her way to becoming Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator.

Smyrna adopts expansive LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

Smyrna adopted a comprehensive nondiscrimination ordinance on Monday, becoming the first in Cobb County to protect LGBTQ people in private employment, housing and public accommodations.

Savannah approves broad protections for LGBTQ people

Savannah adopted a sweeping ordinance that protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in private employment, housing and public accommodations while also mandating improved hate crimes reporting by law enforcement.

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