Topics :: Georgia
By Troy Petenbrink | Wednesday Aug 15, 2012
A judge delivered 10-year sentences to the attackers of young, gay Atlanta man Brandon White, beaten up this February in a gay bashing that his attackers videotaped and posted online.
By Conswella Bennett | Monday Mar 12, 2012
A bill that would ban anti-LGBT discrimination against Georgia state employees failed to advance out of the House Judiciary Committee last week. Lesbian state Rep. Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates) plans to reintroduce House Bill 630 next year.
By Conswella Bennett | Thursday Feb 9, 2012
Keisha Waites will become the fourth gay lawmaker in the state Legislature after she defeated Theresa Middlebrooks and Latrenka Riley in a special election to replace former state Rep. Gloria Tinubu on Tuesday.
By Conswella Bennett | Wednesday Feb 1, 2012
Keisha Waites will face Theresa Middlebrooks and Latrenka Riley in a special election in House District 60 on Feb. 7. Former state Rep. Gloria Tinubu resigned last month to run for Congress in South Carolina.
By Jeff Martin | Wednesday Dec 7, 2011
A federal appeals court in Atlanta has ruled in favor of a former Georgia state legislative aide who was fired after revealing plans for a sex change.
By Steven Skelley | Friday Dec 2, 2011
From Atlanta to Savannah and Athens, Georgians paused on Thursday, Dec. 1, to commemorate World AIDS Day.
Thursday Dec 1, 2011
Living Room, Inc., Georgia’s leading provider of supportive housing services for people living with HIV/AIDS, has expanded its service area to include the counties surrounding the cities of Rome and Dalton, Georgia.
By Steven Skelley | Saturday Oct 22, 2011
The Georgia Department of Public Health has received a $3 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control to buoy the state’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program.
By Conswella Bennett | Friday Jul 29, 2011
The Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative and Georgia Equality have partnered with the Phillip Rush Center to conduct a comprehensive survey of the state’s LGBT community. Activists hope the poll’s results will positively affect public policy.
By Conswella Bennett | Sunday Jul 10, 2011
A delay in securing the necessary permits forced the North Georgia Rainbow Coalition to postpone the second annual Marietta Rainbow Festival last month, but the suburban Atlanta event is scheduled to take place on July 29-30.