To celebrate late gay activist and politician Harvey Milk’s birthday, LGBT activists are gathering on the steps of Savannah’s City Hall on May 22 in a show of solidarity and visibility.
UPDATE: Officer Patricia Powell has been appointed as the Atlanta Police Department's LGBT Liaison, Major Erika Shields said this afternoon. Shield's statement appears at the end.
The FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office will host a conference May 18 in Atlanta to educate law enforcement about the Matthew Shepard & James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
Activists, students show up in force to counter protest anti-gay church
Friends, supporters to gather to honor second openly gay Ga. state legislator
Fred Phelps’ Westboro Church expected to picket today at Atlanta high schools, Jewish sites
A $25,000 grant from the Lloyd E. Russell Foundation will benefit efforts to support the Phillip Rush Center while assessing the need for a full-scale LGBT community center in Atlanta.
Counter protests planned
Like all residents of the Gulf coast, organizers of gay Memorial Day Weekend events in Pensacola, Fla., are nervously watching news about the BP oil spill.
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.