Fred Phelps’ Westboro Church expected to picket today at Atlanta high schools, Jewish sites
Counter protests planned
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.
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.
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.