Gay, bi men make up 70 percent of new HIV infections

Progress in HIV prevention has stalled after years of dramatic declines in new infections, with those in the South continuing to be particularly vulnerable, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.    READ MORE »

Trans man fights for survival in Georgia immigration facility

A transgender man held at an immigration detention center in South Georgia has been in solitary confinement for 15 months and isn't receiving proper medical care.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ Georgians are younger, poorer than straights

LGBTQ Georgia residents are younger, make less money and are more likely to be unemployed than their non-LGBTQ counterparts, according to a new study.    READ MORE »

Georgia Methodists ‘angry’ over rejection of gay clergy, marriage

LGBTQ and allied Methodists across Georgia vowed to keep fighting after the United Methodist Church reaffirmed its opposition to same-sex marriage and the ordination of LGBTQ clergy.    READ MORE »

Transgender Georgia cop fights for healthcare coverage

A transgender police officer in Warner Robins is threatening a lawsuit against Houston County for not covering her gender dysphoria treatment.    READ MORE »

Atlanta gay bar Model T reopens in Grant Park

A gay Atlanta nightlife fixture that closed last November after over 25 years in business has reopened in the former home of another gay bar.    READ MORE »

Georgia among lowest rated states for LGBTQ equality

Georgia joins 27 other states in the Human Rights Campaign’s lowest-rated category on the group’s annual State Equality Index.    READ MORE »

Shelter for homeless transgender youth opening in Atlanta

A five-bedroom shelter to provide housing for Atlanta’s homeless transgender youth will open on March 1 in the West End.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Hawks mark Valentine’s Day with first-ever Pride Night

The Atlanta Hawks are the latest pro sports team to dedicate a game to its LGBTQ fanbase, as the team hosts a Pride Night on Valentine’s Day.    READ MORE »

Transgender metro Atlanta teen named homecoming queen

Students at Forsyth Central High School in Cumming voted on Jan. 26 to make 17-year-old transgender senior Charlie Baum their homecoming queen for 2019.    READ MORE »

Atlanta Hawks honor transgender diversity firm

The Atlanta Hawks honored Transformation Journeys Worldwide for its transgender-focused efforts on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.    READ MORE »

Trump plan to eliminate HIV/AIDS targets Atlanta

Four metro Atlanta counties are being targeted as part of President Donald Trump’s plan to end HIV/AIDS in the next 10 years. But, some local HIV/AIDS activists reacted with skepticism.    READ MORE »

Pastor shames Atlanta Pride, preaches for death to gays

The pastor of a Norcross church preaches that gay people should get the death penalty and that using the correct pronouns for transgender people is 'disgusting' and 'perverted.'    READ MORE »

Fulton approves $670,000 to fight HIV, boost PrEP efforts

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners added $670,000 to help fight HIV/AIDS in the county, money that will fund nine new healthcare specialists and expand the availability of PrEP.    READ MORE »

Georgia Equality wins $4,500 in Super Bowl ticket auction

An NFL Hall of Famer auctioned off a ticket to Super Bowl LIII to benefit transgender equality, and one LGBTQ Georgia organization was a lucky beneficiary.    READ MORE »

Lesbian intern changed LGBTQ culture of Atlanta Falcons

A gay Olympic gold medal-winning diver, the NFL’s first openly LGBTQ coach and an Atlanta Falcons front office executive took part in a panel discussion on LGBTQ inclusion in advance of Super Bowl 53.    READ MORE »

LGBTQ advocates push for closing of Atlanta jail

A coalition of progressive groups is calling for the Atlanta jail to be closed and converted into a wellness center that would help combat the city’s HIV epidemic.    READ MORE »

Firefighters, Home Depot partner to aid Atlanta lesbian seniors

The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department and its nonprofit and union arms are joining forces with Home Depot to help build a wheelchair ramp at the future Westside home of two lesbian seniors.    READ MORE »

4 Atlanta spots among most popular gay bars in U.S.

Four Atlanta gay bars have another reason to be proud after landing on NewNowNext’s list of the most popular gay bars in America.    READ MORE »

Shirley Franklin knocks Gov. Brian Kemp on ‘legal discrimination’

Shirley Franklin called anti-LGBTQ 'religious freedom' bills discriminatory as Gov. Brian Kemp — a supporter of such legislation — sat just feet away during a ceremony honoring Martin Luther King Jr.    READ MORE »

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