Gwinnett parents target teacher’s Black Lives Matter poster

School officials in Gwinnett County told a teacher that her Black Lives Matter poster was a “disruption to the learning environment.” She keeps it...

AIDS Walk canceled but fundraising continues for HIV groups

The coronavirus pandemic forced the cancelation of the 30th annual AIDS Walk Atlanta, but fundraising continues for the event’s beneficiaries.Organizers decided to cancel the...

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...

Rush Center purposely sabotaged by its own board, ex-employee says

A former Phillip Rush Center employee blasted the disbanded non-profit’s board, asserting they “[bled] the organization dry” and set up its interim executive director to fail.

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.

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.

Macon man arrested for killing transgender woman

A recovered handgun used to kill a transgender woman in Macon led to the arrest of her suspected killer on Thursday – more than two years after the shooting.

Park Cannon among five finalists to replace John Lewis

State Rep. Park Cannon – one of five LGBTQ members of the Georgia legislature – is among the finalists to replace U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights icon who died on Friday.

Gwinnett County adds protections for its LGBTQ employees

A gay Gwinnett County commissioner led the successful charge to enact employment protections for the county’s LGBTQ workers last month, just two weeks before...

Pride march in Midtown celebrates black transgender people

Nearly 200 people marched through Midtown on Sunday, celebrating Pride and the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots while calling for justice and equality...

East Point adopts sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy

East Point adopted a sweeping LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance that bans bias in private employment, housing and public accommodations in a unanimous vote on Monday.

Atlanta man celebrates his historic Supreme Court win for LGBTQ equality

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a decisive victory for LQBTQ equality, ruling that federal law prohibits discrimination against employees for being LGBTQ.

Atlanta’s LGBTQ police chief resigns after fatal police shooting

Erika Shields – Atlanta’s first LGBTQ police chief – resigned on Saturday, just hours after an Atlanta police officer shot and killed a man in a Wendy’s parking lot.

Hundreds march through Midtown to support black trans people

A crowd of hundreds took part in a rally and march through Midtown on Sunday to support black transgender people and call attention to the killing of a trans man by police in Florida.

Georgia Equality joins national LGBTQ call to combat racism

Georgia’s statewide LGBTQ rights group joined more than 130 other groups committing to end racism and white supremacy and make it integral to their missions for full equality for LGBTQ people.

LGBTQ officials join ‘no justice, no peace’ protests in Atlanta

Two LGBTQ elected officials are playing an increasingly visible role in the Atlanta protests that have consumed the city since Friday.

Atlanta groups pledge to intersect LGBTQ equality, racial justice

In moving anti-racism treatises issued on Monday, two high-profile Atlanta groups highlighted the racial divide in the LGBTQ movement and listed specific ways they would put intersectionality into action.

Student group wants Georgia Tech to fund anti-LGBTQ speaker

A pro-life student group filed a federal lawsuit against Georgia Tech after its student government denied funding for an on-campus appearance by Alveda King.

Ten to get exterior ‘refresh’ during coronavirus closure

Ten Atlanta is getting a fresh new look on its patio, a new coat of paint for its exterior and a revamped logo as the bar remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.




Index, ring fingers tell the secret of your penis

The next time you’re cruising Mr. Right Now, take a gander at his index and ring fingers. The difference between the two predicts what you’ll find when the package gets unwrapped. Less is more. Really.
Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium 2020

Massive expansion of ‘Church’ bar finally open after 2020 plot twists

Grant Henry’s vision is always unique, his dreams always big, and the quirky results always undeniable. Patrons see that dynamic in action again with...



Crime is down in Atlanta. Seriously?

imageBlogger Matt Hennie is the founder and managing editor of Project Q Atlanta. He’s a longtime Atlanta resident who’s worked in journalism since his days as a Purple Paladin at Furman University in the early ‘90s.Violent crime in Atlanta went down. And I say that with a straight face only because the statement comes with the stamp of approval from the FBI.More after the jump.