Raphael Warnock: I’ll fight ‘mealy-mouthed’ foes of LGBTQ equality

Raphael Warnock – the leading Democrat trying to unseat U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler – discussed his support for LGBTQ issues with a group of...

Man dies during unofficial Atlanta Pride afterparty

A man lost consciousness and later died early Sunday while attending an unofficial Pride afterparty hosted by GA Boy Productions. The man was pronounced dead...

Iconic gay bar Atlanta Eagle to close, plans new location for 2021

The Atlanta Eagle – one of the city’s oldest LGBTQ bars and the site of a notorious police raid – is closing next month,...

Georgia senator’s ‘vile’ bill targets transgender youth

U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler filed a bill that would make it a violation of federal law for transgender girls to compete in women’s sports...

LGBTQ candidates fall short in bid to succeed John Lewis

The two LGBTQ candidates in a seven-person race to succeed Rep. John Lewis in Congress – at least for a few weeks – did...

Georgia county asks court to drop lawsuit from trans cop

A transgender sheriff’s deputy in Warner Robins her fight for Houston County to cover her gender confirmation surgery, despite the county’s efforts to dismiss...

Georgia Tech pays $50,000 to anti-LGBTQ group to end lawsuit

Georgia Tech paid $50,000 to an anti-LGBTQ legal group to settle a federal lawsuit after the school’s student government denied funding for an on-campus...

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...

Georgia LGBTQ leaders endorse Biden as pro-equality ‘champion’

Eleven LGBTQ leaders from metro Atlanta joined some 300 others nationwide to endorse Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, calling them “the most pro-equality ticket...

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.