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New Fulton sheriff to appoint first LGBTQ liaison

Fulton Sheriff Pat Labat took office in January. Since then, he created the office's first-ever LGBTQ liaison position and updated its training to better...

Gay lawmaker wants to ban conversion therapy for minors

A gay Brookhaven lawmaker filed legislation that would make Georgia the first state in the South to ban conversion therapy for minors. Meanwhile, a...

LGBTQ Atlantans push to ‘free Stone Mountain from the Confederacy’

LGBTQ activists, lawmakers and other elected officials are speaking out, launching organizations and backing legislation to rid Georgia of its Confederate symbols — including...

Georgia health agency wants to expand PrEP pilot program

The Georgia Department of Public Health wants $230,000 written into the state budget. The funds would expand a pilot program providing PrEP to those...

Georgia lawmaker issues ‘devastating’ second attack on trans athletes

A Georgia lawmaker wants to ban transgender athletes from competing in any local school system.  It's the second effort targeting trans youth introduced in...

Atlanta drag entertainer Monica Van Pelt dies at 46

Tributes from across LGBTQ Atlanta are commemorating Monica Van Pelt, the drag mainstay who entertained fans for years. She died Sunday at the age...

PFLAG Atlanta leader, ‘fierce ally’ Judy Colbs dies at 89

A retired Atlanta educator who turned into a PFLAG leader and "fierce" LGBTQ ally for decades died in early January. Judy Colbs was 89. It...

Late payments, confusion plague Atlanta’s HIV housing program

Jerusalem House — the city’s largest housing provider for low-income people with HIV — was late paying January rent for over 400 of its...

Hate crimes spike in Georgia as more agencies join reporting

Law enforcement agencies in Georgia reported nine hate crimes involving anti-LGBTQ bias in 2019 as the number of overall hate crimes in the state...

Gay Atlanta florist Foxgloves & Ivy retains its bloom through pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic created a mixed bag for Atlanta florist Foxgloves & Ivy. Wedding cancelations torpedoed business, but other holidays managed to make up...

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New Fulton sheriff to appoint first LGBTQ liaison

Fulton Sheriff Pat Labat took office in January. Since then, he created the office's first-ever LGBTQ liaison position and updated its training to better...

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Alex Wan – a longtime non-profit leader and the first gay man elected to the Atlanta City Council – now leads the board that...

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You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll stomp your feet. It’s a growing slate of LGBTQ Atlanta events for every taste, whether that’s for something virtual...