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A bill to prevent discrimination in private school student scholarships is meeting resistance in the Georgia House as a powerful lawmaker said any legislation with LGBT protections is unlikely to pass.
LGBT and progressive activists joined with attorneys to press for a statewide civil rights bill, arguing that a changing federal landscape makes it important that protections for people are spelled out in state law.
A Georgia lawmaker who has called LGBT people 'pansies' and labeled them a 'hate group' turned his scorn to transgender students and supporters of federal guidelines on how to protect them in schools.
A diverse group of LGBT clergy and progressive allies criticized a 'religious freedom' bill in the Georgia Senate, calling the measure 'bad fruit' and an allergen that will wreak misery.
Democrats in the Georgia House unveiled a sweeping civil rights bill on Thursday that would protect LGBT people and others from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations.
Gov. Nathan Deal went from lukewarm to cold on a new 'religious freedom' bill proposed in the Georgia Senate on Wednesday, blasting the measure as not 'beneficial to the state.'
Alex Wan – in the thick of a campaign to become the first gay man and Asian American elected president of the Atlanta City Council – rallied LGBT supporters on Wednesday during a fundraiser in Buckhead.
You better work. Then you better play! That’s what these LGBT Weekend events have in store, from community gatherings to arts to late night parties, the Gay Agenda has you covered.
The Atlanta Titans do softball. But better, they know how to throw a fun pre-season party and did so again on Saturday at Midtown Bowl.
The ACLU of Georgia came out against a 'religious freedom' bill introduced in the state Senate, criticizing the measure for giving people 'a license to discriminate' against others.
A controversial 'religious freedom' bill began its churn through the Georgia Senate on Wednesday with its sponsor making it clear he doesn't want other lawmakers to tinker with it.
A controversial 'religious freedom' bill introduced Tuesday is already igniting debate at the Georgia Capitol. But a spokesperson for Gov. Nathan Deal said lawmakers shouldn't bother: He'll veto this one too.
A group of 19 Georgia lawmakers – all Republicans – opened another round in the controversial "religious freedom" fight by introducing legislation that has ignited national controversy and a veto.
Club queens and nightlife fans of a certain age in gay Atlanta fondly remember the Armory and they gathered on Sunday with the Armorettes for a reunion celebration.
A Marietta Republican is sponsoring a measure to examine the state’s HIV criminalization laws, which advocates argue are outdated and stigmatize people with HIV.
Gay Atlanta is rallying for longtime nightlife personality Princess Charles Kollock, who was hospitalized last week during a medical emergency.
A popular Atlanta drag performer was arrested on drug possession charges and a gay nightlife promoter on drug trafficking charges when police stopped their car for a malfunctioning tag light.
A civic activist running for mayor in South Fulton said he and his husband are being targeted for being gay in an attack ad circulated to voters.
New HIV infections in Georgia – long a leader in HIV diagnoses – dropped by nearly twice the national average, though gay men did not see the same decline that other populations did.
A gay educator has launched a campaign for the Atlanta City Council, hoping to win the District 6 post that includes portions of Midtown and has been represented by an LGBT person for 20 years.