The leader of the ACLU of Georgia quit in a huff over transgender equality, complaining that the organization tried to silence her when she complained that the non-profit put the fight for trans rights ahead of other equality efforts.
Gov. Nathan Deal defended a lawsuit in which Georgia and 10 other states sued to block guidelines concerning transgender students and restrooms, calling it an 'appropriate' response to 'federal overreach.'
Georgia has joined 10 other states in suing the federal government over new guidelines concerning transgender students, less than two weeks after Gov. Nathan Deal topped short of endorsing such a suit.
A Tea Party protest of providing gender-neutral restrooms for trans students in Gwinnett fizzled on Thursday, despite the conservative group's effort to flood a school board meeting with their complaints.
Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods said his agency would 'carefully consider' what to do with new federal guidelines about transgender students and restrooms. But his incendiary response indicated that trans students will come out on the losing end.
Republicans in the Georgia Senate, still smarting over a veto of an anti-gay 'religious freedom' bill, found a new cause to vent their anti-LGBT anger: filing a lawsuit to block new federal guidelines on transgender students.
A transgender student described the beatings he faced from classmates at Fannin County High School. But that didn't stop a crowd of hundreds from cheering on other speakers who called LGBT people 'perverts' and 'pedophiles' that threaten the safety of students.
State Sen. Josh McKoon – ever the optimist when it comes to drafting anti-gay legislation – found the upside in a new poll that shows more people agreed with the veto of an anti-gay bill than disagreed with it.