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Atlanta names first-ever fellow to tackle HIV epidemic

The City of Atlanta brought on a public health expert for a one-year fellowship to create a strategic plan to address the HIV epidemic. Dr....

Weather Channel’s Tevin Wooten storms LGBTQ Atlanta

The Weather Channel’s Tevin Wooten belongs in rare company as a Black, LGBTQ meteorologist on a national stage. The Emmy Award-winning Midtown Atlanta resident...

Trans woman: I won’t survive attacks, retaliation in Georgia prison

Attorneys for a transgender woman facing repeated sexual assaults while housed in Georgia prisons are asking a federal judge for an emergency order to...

Fulton prosecutor closes criminal case against LGBTQ lawmaker

State Rep. Park Cannon – no longer facing two felony charges after her arrest last month – went on the offensive Thursday, blasting Gov....

Atlanta billboard campaign calls for end to anti-trans violence

Tens of thousands of metro Atlanta drivers a day can’t miss the simple yet powerful message – stop the violence against transgender people.  And that’s...

Queer Georgia lawmaker speaks out about ‘painful’ arrest

State police officers who arrested Rep. Park Cannon for knocking on the governor’s office door said they feared she was leading an insurrection like...

Metro Atlanta counties awarded $3.3 million to fight HIV

An agency working to end HIV in four metro Atlanta counties received a $3.3 million award from federal health officials – a 40 percent...

LGBTQ lawmaker arrested, dragged from State Capitol

Georgia state troopers arrested and forcibly removed state Rep. Park Cannon from the Gold Dome Thursday as she interrupted Gov. Brian Kemp during the...

New Gwinnett sheriff appoints first-ever LGBTQ liaison

Gwinnett Sheriff Keybo Taylor set his sights on diversifying the agency's command staff when he took office as the county's first-ever Black sheriff. He...

Property owner fights historic designation for Eagle building

The owner of two Midtown buildings, including the former home of the Eagle, is contesting the city’s effort to declare them landmarks, arguing that...

LGBTQ lawmakers denounce Atlanta spa killings: ‘Stop the hate’

Two LGBTQ Asian American lawmakers joined a diverse array of colleagues at the State Capitol on Thursday to condemn a hate-filled shooting spree in...

DeKalb County sheriff considers adding LGBTQ liaison

DeKalb County Sheriff Melody Maddox said she takes the treatment of LGBTQ employees and people detained at the county jail seriously. For her, it's...

New Cobb sheriff pledges to protect inmates with HIV

Cobb County Sheriff Craig Owens will explore adding the agency’s first-ever LGBTQ liaison and vowed to protect all people being held at the county’s...

Southern Baptists expel Kennesaw church for accepting LGBTQ members

The Southern Baptist Convention cut ties with a Kennesaw church over its decision to accept LGBTQ members, but the church is sticking by its...

Man opens fire at Tokyo Valentino on Cheshire Bridge

A disgruntled customer fired a barrage of bullets at Tokyo Valentino early Thursday, with at least one lodging in the wall of a video...

Popular LGBTQ spots Joe’s, Einstein’s to close in June

Two dining and drinking staples in LGBTQ Atlanta will close in June and make way for bulldozers, construction cranes and residential towers on Juniper...

New Fulton sheriff to appoint first LGBTQ liaison

Fulton Sheriff Pat Labat, who took office in January, is creating the agency's first-ever LGBTQ liaison and updating its training to better address LGBTQ...

Alex Wan to lead Fulton’s troubled elections board

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

Georgia Senate committee approves ban on trans athletes

A bill that bans transgender women from high school sports passed a Georgia Senate committee on Wednesday, becoming the fastest-moving of at least four...

LGBTQ lawmaker, police clash during Capitol voting bills protest

This story was originally published by the Georgia Recorder. A group of Democratic lawmakers staged a sit-in at the state Capitol after Democratic Rep. Park...
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