5 LGBT things you need to know about today 2-24-14

1. There is some Texas-sized firepower behind the push to bring gay marriage to the state. Congressman Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, and Mark McKinnon, former chief media adviser to President George W. Bush, have si...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today

1. Say "I do" immediately in Illinois! A federal court ordered today the Cook County Clerk’s office to provide marriage licenses immediately to same-sex couples , according to a press release from Lambda Legal....
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Indigo Girls to appear at ‘Rally for Truth’ at Georgia Capitol

Atlanta’s own Indigo Girls will perform and speak at the “Rally for Truth” this Thursday, March 24, beginning at 10 a.m. at the state Capitol. The rally is being held in opposition to immigration bills being considered by the Georgia legislature.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists are also becoming involved in the fight against the immigration laws, stating LGBT people could be caught in the "crosshairs" of the proposed laws.

Jerry Gonzalez, the openly gay executive director for the Georgia Association of  Latino Elected Officials, said the immigration laws, which some are calling Arizona “copycat” laws, are harmful to people as well as to the state’s economy and he is asking “fellow Georgians [to] take a stand against the fiscally irresponsible and economically unsound legislative initiatives which mirror the Arizona legislative initiative that cause serious division and economic peril in Arizona.