Atlanta’s Rev. Bradley Schmeling and his partner, Rev. Darin Easler, are being reinstated to the clergy roster of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America after they were removed for being in a same-sex relationship.
The race for the District 6 seat on the Fulton County Commission now includes two out lesbians seeking to fill the spot vacated by Commissioner Nancy Boxill, who decided not to run for reelection.
When voters go to the polls May 11 for the special election to represent state Senate District 42, their choices will include a candidate who is endorsed by the state's largest gay political group, one who also competed for the group's endorsement and is actively seeking gay votes, and one who is openly gay.
Atlanta activists want to model the city's proposed LGBT Community Center around those in other cities. Here are some of the country's largest centers.
Counter-protests being planned by students from Grady High School
Needs survey is first step to Atlanta LGBT center
With the official qualifying period winding down for candidates who want to run for seats in the Georgia General Assembly, at least two gay-friendly incumbents face challengers who are also drawing gay support.
A major gay community center in Atlanta is a great idea, but can’t come at the expense of existing organizations, several activists discussed at an April 22 meeting.
With the start of the official qualifying period still five days away, there are at least five openly gay candidates seeking seats in the Georgia General Assembly.
Members of Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church are headed to Atlanta in early May to protest a variety of sites, including Jewish events and three local high schools.
Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, picked up Georgia Equality’s endorsement for the open Senate District 42 seat.