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Augusta Pride draws thousands for historic festival

Grammy winner Thelma Houston closed out the stage for Augusta Pride this evening, but there was one more inspiring moment awaiting the hundreds who withstood the withering heat to be there for the festival's finale.

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Second gay man reports beating in Savannah

Georgia Equality, the state's largest gay political group, and its Savannah chapter released a statement this afternoon from a gay man who said he was the victim of a hate crime in February.

The announcement and written statement from John Takats comes as Savannah LGBT activists are planning an "Equal Protection Rally" on Sunday in response to the beating of Kieran Daly, a gay man who was allegedly attacked by two Marines last weekend.