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Critics knock new Georgia ‘free speech’ bill as anti-LGBTQ

A state lawmaker from Fayetteville proposed a bill that critics said could be used as a “sword for discrimination” against LGBTQ students in Georgia. State...

Atlanta mayor promotes LGBTQ liaison, refreshes advisory board

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms promoted the city’s LGBTQ liaison and added nearly two-dozen new members to her LGBTQ Advisory Board on Friday, moves that...

Meet Out Georgia’s 100 ‘Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians’

From A to Lil Nas X, the Out Georgia Business Alliance unveiled its first-ever list of the Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians this week. It...

Macon passes sweeping LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination policy

The Macon-Bibb County Commission narrowly approved broad new non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people and others on Tuesday, making the state's fourth-largest city the latest...

Georgia’s 16 Democratic electors include LGBTQ advocate

Cathy Woolard – a former mayoral candidate and longtime LGBTQ political strategist – is among the 16 Democratic power brokers who will cast Georgia’s...

LGBTQ impact at Gold Dome grows as Georgia gets bluer

A trio of local pundits looked into the future of a politically split Georgia on Friday, after the Nov. 3 election left a mixed,...

Georgia county loses motion to drop trans cop’s lawsuit

A transgender sheriff’s deputy in Warner Robins won the first round of her fight to get Houston County to cover her gender confirmation surgery. Judge...

Georgia Senate runoffs pit LGBTQ advocates versus equality foes

Georgia’s two U.S. Senate races head to runoffs in January, and voters face clear choices in both – champions for LGBTQ equality versus anti-LGBTQ...

LGBTQ priest wins historic race for Georgia Senate

A Black lesbian priest from Stone Mountain made history on Tuesday, winning her campaign and becoming the first LGBTQ person ever elected to the...

Cobb teacher says he was targeted, suspended for being gay

A gay longtime Cobb County teacher accused of "immorality" by the school district is considering legal action after a year-long fight to keep his...

Two LGBTQ Atlantans featured in new Biden campaign ads

Two LGBTQ Atlantans nabbed starring roles in a series of national campaign ads released this week to highlight Joe Biden’s pro-equality agenda in his...

Fulton County passes LGBTQ-inclusive hate crimes ordinance

Fulton County unanimously approved an LGBTQ-inclusive hate crimes ordinance. It joins the state and several other Georgia cities with similar measures passed since 2019. The...

Stonewall Bar awards $33,000 in grants to help trans Atlantans

The Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia granted $11,000 each to three Atlanta non-profits that fight for housing, healthcare and education for Black transgender people. The...

Raphael Warnock: Equality Act needed ‘now more than ever’

If elected to the U.S. Senate, Rev. Raphael Warnock vows to fight HIV, pass the Equality Act, appoint pro-equality judges and support legislation to...

Statesboro approves sweeping protections for LGBTQ people

Statesboro made a powerful stand in favor of nondiscrimination, equity and inclusion on Tuesday by adopting a broad policy that protects LGBTQ people, promotes...

Trans woman Felycya Harris shot to death in Augusta park

Friends called for justice in the shooting death of a 33-year-old transgender woman in an Augusta park earlier this month. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office...

Biden’s Georgia campaign gets backing of 48 LGBTQ leaders

The Joe Biden campaign named four-dozen elected officials, faith leaders, non-profit leaders, business owners and other community leaders to its Georgia LGBTQ Leadership Council...

LGBTQ activists sue Georgia Capitol police over arrests

Two LGBTQ activists joined a state senator and others in a federal lawsuit over their arrests during a protest at the Georgia State Capitol. The...

Pandemic worsens housing crisis for trans women in Atlanta

A new Atlanta non-profit placed more than 30 homeless transgender women in transitional housing and gave $108,000 to 150 other trans people across Georgia...

LGBTQ candidate wants Fulton to expand bias policy, PrEP access

Justin Holsomback wants to ban discrimination against LGBTQ people in housing and public accommodations if he’s elected to the Fulton County Commission in November. The...
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