Several school districts in metro Atlanta – and at least one college campus – reaffirmed their commitment to protect trans students in the wake of the Trump administration rescinding guidelines on their safety.
A Georgia Republican backed a controversial anti-LGBT law in North Carolina – calling it a principled stand – and hoped for the failure of ACC championships pulled from that state and moved to his own.
Hall County in North Georgia is sticking by its refusal to allow transgender students in its public school system to use bathrooms that match their gender identity, arguing it's a 'common sense approach.'
U.S. Attorney John Horn – the top federal prosecutor in North Georgia – told scores of LGBT Atlanta organizers and activists that his office is creating a special unit to better investigate civil rights complaints.
The grandmother who spanked Gov. Nathan Deal for not protecting her anti-gay views is back trolling LGBT Atlanta, this time mad that trans people might want to match their name with their gender identity.
Georgia has the fourth-highest percentage of transgender residents, a large slice of the 1.4 million trans adults across the U.S., according to a first-ever state-level estimate of people who identify as trans.
Transgender and gender nonconforming students in Georgia face barriers to their education as varied as regular bullying and beatings, teachers without a clue what it means to be transgender, and navigating school administrators uncertain how to provide a safe environment to learn in.
State Sen. Josh McKoon, maneuvering to keep his throne as the Gold Dome's hater-in-chief, promised to 'absolutely' resurrect 'religious freedom' legislation next year and questioned if anti-LGBT discrimination even exists in Georgia.