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Atlanta rebranding over 100 city restrooms as gender-neutral

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is converting more than 100 single-occupancy restrooms in city facilities – from City Hall to the Atlanta airport – to...

LGBTQ activist jumps into Atlanta City Council race

A queer community organizer with a record of advocating for criminal justice reform and fighting the HIV epidemic launched his election for Atlanta City...

Meet the Georgia businesses that fund anti-transgender lawmakers

Some of the most revered brands in Georgia ­– including corporations, law firms, a pro sports team and a brewery – donated cash to...

Black trans woman killed during ‘apparent’ hate crime in Albany

A 24-year-old Black transgender woman was shot in the head and killed in Albany in what a local prosecutor labeled as a likely hate...

Antonio Brown launches bid to become Atlanta’s first LGBTQ mayor

Atlanta City Council member Antonio Brown formally announced his campaign for mayor on Friday, launching an effort that if successful would make him the...

Police: Killing of metro Atlanta trans woman not hate crime

A Latina transgender woman killed in her Brookhaven apartment was shot more than once but was not targeted over her gender identity, police officials...

Kennesaw couple finds love and success with Forks & Flavors

As if a pandemic wasn't disruptive enough in 2020, David Wilmott and Darnell Morgan added to the whirlwind by opening a restaurant and marrying...

Latina transgender woman shot, killed in Brookhaven apartment

READ MORE | Killing of metro Atlanta trans woman not hate crime, police say UPDATE | The story was updated to reflect the latest details...

Preservationists withdraw support for declaring Eagle historic landmark

The effort to declare the former home of the Atlanta Eagle a historic landmark easily passed another hurdle on Thursday – the same day...

Man shot, another beaten in string of violent Grindr robberies in Atlanta

A man was shot, another beaten and other victims left stripped of their clothing during a string of armed robberies in Atlanta that started...

Georgia House Speaker criticizes bills attacking trans athletes

House Speaker David Ralston called anti-transgender bills introduced by his Republican colleagues this year “a solution in search of a problem.” Ralston, who represents House...

Former Eagle site could see $25 million redevelopment

The former home of the Atlanta Eagle and its decaying neighbor next door could be the site of a new $25 million development even...

HIV decriminalization stumbles in Georgia but advocates remain hopeful

A bill reforming Georgia’s outdated HIV laws gained bipartisan support in a hyper-partisan atmosphere and came close to final passage during the legislative session this...

LGBTQ lawmaker announces historic run for Georgia office

State Rep. Matthew Wilson officially launched a historic run for Georgia insurance commissioner today. A win in November 2022 would make him the first...

New report shows alarming HIV rate among trans women in Atlanta

Nearly six in 10 transgender women in metro Atlanta have HIV, the highest rate among several major cities included in a new report from...

City by city, movement to protect LGBTQ people spreads across Georgia

The effort to pass broad, LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination policies in cities and counties across Georgia is entering a new phase, with advocates aiming to reach...

City proposal allows portion of Eagle building to be demolished

The City of Atlanta and the owner of two Midtown buildings – including the former home of the Atlanta Eagle – struck a deal...

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...
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