5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 18

1. Louisiana's governor is battling to have LGBT protections put back into place in state law. 2. "There are no two sides to the story of white supremacy, neo-Nazism, and the other repugnant forms of hatred ...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Bad day at the rodeo

One of the most common refrains we hear in the post-2016 US is that Democrats lost because they are out of touch with the rest of the country, bundled up in their sanctuary welfare cities and missing out on all...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 5

1. There's plenty of talk this week about basketball and "bathroom bills." Human Rights Campaign spoke out against the NCAA's decision to "backpedal" on its decision to hold events in North Carolina, and the st...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 4

1. Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is pleased with how his state's legislature handled the "bathroom bill" this session — in a recent radio interview, he said, "The good news is this: The lost the battl...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 24

1. An eighth transgender woman was murdered this week. Alphonza "Peaches" Watson of Baltimore, Maryland, was shot and killed Wednesday. Police do not have any suspects, but are actively investigating and asking...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 2

1. In a landmark move, the United Nations is sending a human rights expert to Argentina to assess anti-LGBT violence and discrimination in the country. Preliminary findings will be announced on March 10. 2. ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 1

1. Barely three months into 2017 and six transwomen of color have been killed. Ciara McElveen was stabbed to death. Her murder is the second reported death of a black transwoman in New Orleans this month, occur...

Trump rescinds transgender student protections

Much to the dismay of the LGBT advocates who sought to keep guidance barring discrimination against transgender kids in schools, the Trump administration on Wednesday revoked the guidance. White House Press ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 23

1. Donald Trump rescinded Obama's guidance document regarding the right for transgender students to use school bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity. The Trump administration said this is something...