5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 24

1. A Warner Robins police officer has come out as transgender. Anna Lange has worked for the Houston County Sheriff's Department for the past decade. When she came out, she expected to be fired. Instead, she wa...

Great game indeed, Mike Ritter

He told us loved us all the time, and I never once doubted it. As they were taking him back to the operating room, we held hands and I told him I loved him. He said it back. Then he said, “Timmy!” and reache...
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Atlanta woman sentenced to life plus 10 years for murdering girlfriend

Tonya Miller of Atlanta, 48, was convicted last week for killing her former girlfriend in 2005, according to a report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Miller received a life sentence plus 10 years for murdering Cheryl Miranda of Tampa, Fla. She was convicted on charges of murder, felony murder, aggravated assault and concealing a death. The verdict was handed down Friday. She was first convicted of the murder in 2008 but the Georgia Supreme Court overturned the ruling which led to a second trial.

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Atlanta mayor explains (at length) why he didn’t ‘flip-flop’ on gay marriage


Late Wednesday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's office issued a lengthy rebuttal to a Politifact.com ruling that he had performed a "full flop" on gay marriage.

Reed's office organized a social media campaign against the article, despite the fact that it detailed Reed's past support of LGBT rights and took great pains to clarify that a rating that he had changed his position need not be viewed as negative.

"First, a quick reminder about the Flip-O-Meter," the article states. "It makes no value judgment. Some might see a flip as a sign of weakness or political opportunism, but it can also be the outcome of an earnest re-evaluation of the facts."