5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 24

1. A Warner Robins police officer has come out as transgender. Anna Lange has worked for the Houston County Sheriff's Department for the past decade. When she came out, she expected to be fired. Instead, she wa...

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 23

1. The Trump Administration will allow anti-trans discrimination in health care. According to the Advocate, "The administration will reverse a mandate of the ACA which bars discrimination against trans patients...

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 20

1. Iceland tops the list of fastest growing countries for LGBT acceptance, according to GayStar News. The Williams Institute at UCLA researched data from 141 countries. Since the year 1980, the average levels o...

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 19

1. Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee criticized Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo for his anti-LGBT statements. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) cited Pompeo's opposition to gay rights as a...
Stacey Abrams marches in the 2017 Atlanta Pride parade.

Georgia Equality endorses Abrams for governor

The board of Georgia Equality has just announced its choice for the 83rd governor of the Peach State. The Board of Directors decided to endorse Stacey Abrams. Abrams, a Democrat, was minority leader of the G...

LGBT Institute to hold State of the South Symposium

The LGBT Institute is hosting the State of the South Symposium in downtown Atlanta. The occasion will take place on April 28 and 29 at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. The Symposium will serve...

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 18

1. Weibo, the Chinese social media platform, has just reversed its decision to ban all gay content. The service, which is similar to Twitter, initiated a crackdown last Friday to purge their online community. A...

Three Atlanta organizations receive HIV/AIDS grants

Elton John is doing good work in Atlanta. Well, to be specific, the foundation bearing his name—the Elton John AIDS Foundation—is giving money to three local organizations. The EJAF is joined by the Elizabet...

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 17

1. Two gay men in Washington, D.C. have been hospitalized in what appears to be a gay-bashing. District Police are currently seeking public help in identifying three male suspects who reportedly assaulted the t...