The Atlanta Police Department still teaches its recruits that consensual sodomy is illegal, 'unnatural' and comparable to bestiality, chicken hawks are pedophiles and includes pejorative terms for trans people.
The City of Atlanta will pay a former LGBT liaison for Atlanta police $140,000 to settle a lawsuit in which she claimed she was forced out of the job after complaining about anti-gay remarks aimed at her.
The City of Atlanta admitted in court that it hadn't closely implemented some reforms to its police department that it had agreed to do in the wake of a botched raid of an Atlanta gay bar nearly six years ago.
Mayor Kasim Reed, who can't stop talking about gay marriage, seemed to find a way Monday as he took the oath to start his second term. In fact, he said less in his inaugural address about LGBT issues than he did four years ago.
One of the ass-playing, strip-searching, lying Atlanta cops that raided the Eagle now says that former supervisors forced him to meet arrest quotas and would reward him like a spoiled child for doing so.
If Damian McGinty’s "Glee" debut won't keep you home, come out to the Eagle raid town hall. It promises an unapologetic mayor, a study in how a city bureaucracy kills police reforms and unhappy activists.